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And the winner is... MN Boys' Lacrosse Top Performer revealed

By Dominic Davis, SportsEngine, 04/29/19, 5:00PM CDT


See who fans voted as the Top Performer for April 22-27.

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Athletes are considered for the weekly top performer poll only if their stats are entered on the MN Lacrosse Hub by 10 a.m. on Sundays. If coaches or members of their staffs need access to enter stats, please email mnhubs@sportngin.com.

Top Performer winners

William Lemire, White Bear Lake. The junior goalie racked up 38 saves last week in two victories. At Woodbury on April 23, Lemire made 21 saves to help the Bears survive for a 7-6 win. He had another big outing two days later against Wayzata  — keeping out 17 shots to ensure an 8-5 win.

Jackson Phillips, Chisago Lakes. With 15 points in two games last week, Phillips powered Chisago Lakes to a pair of wins. His best display came on April 22 in a 13-3 win over St. Cloud. He scored four goals and dished four assists to his teammates. Phillips recorded seven points (3 goals, 4 assists) in the next game, a 14-6 win at Rocori.  

Top performer candidates

Jack Dempsey, Lakeville South. The junior attackman scored 13 points in two wins last week. His peak performance came against Rosemount on April 25, when he scored a hat trick and added four assists to lead Lakeville South to a 12-11 double-overtime win. Dempsey leads the state with 14 assists. 

Connor O'Neal, Rogers. In Rogers' 24-0 win against Brainerd on April 22, O'Neal provided six assists and scored twice. He is among the state's leaders in assists this season with nine — just five assists from the top spot.

Ian Smith, Providence Academy. In three games last week, Smith netted 12 goals and two assists. He had five goals in a win at Southwest Christian, then he added another five and one assist in a victory over St. Louis Park on April 27. The senior leads the state with 25 goals this year.

*Stats and records as of April 29.

MN Lacrosse Hub polls are for entertainment purposes only. 

Previous winners

Ryan Solz, Irondale. April 12-20

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