Teams did not waste time getting their seasons cranked to 11, despite being in the first week of some of their seasons. Around the nation, there were plenty of meetings between inter-state and intra-state powers, including Florida and Georgia. This week’s notebook looks at some of the players and teams off to a hot start towards the end of winter.
Gabe Goforth helped lead Bishop Shanahan (Pa.) to its first PIAA championship after 11 goals in the final two games of the year. Also included in today’s Honorable Mentions are players from Garden City (N.Y.), Islip (N.Y.), Ridgefield (Conn.), Stone Bridge (Va.), Oakton (Va.), South Portland (Maine), Ward Melville (N.Y.), Manheim Township (Pa.) and Detroit Catholic Central (Mich.).