By Tom Peace
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 6/27/13
ANNE ARUNDEL, Md. – Below are 10 players that shined in Thursday night’s 2014, 2015 and 2016 All-Star Games between the Maryland FREESTATES and Virginia-DC WAVELAX teams at Anne Arundel Community College.
Brian Weingast, Langley, WAVELAX, 2016, Defense, Weingast has impressive size and he moves his feet well. The rising sophomore clears the ball well up field and he makes smart plays on the defensive side of the field.
Phillip Robertson, WAVELAX, St. Anne’s Belfield, 2016 Attack, Robertson has tremendous talent. The attackman is fluid when moving towards the cage for a shot. Always moving his feet and has his stick up ready for a feed, Robertson has a bright future in the game.
Christopher Dipretoro, FREESTATE, Northern H.S., 2014, Attack, Amazing lacrosse I.Q. from this young man. The Northern rising senior has a wicked shot on goal and has incredible dodges. Dipretoro looks to be having fun on the lacrosse field at all times.
Jake Anderson, WAVELAX, St. Johns, 2014, Midfield/FO, Anderson took the faceoffs for the Wavelax team. The rising senior has a great pinch and pop move and won the majority of the draws. He distributes the ball well when fast breaking towards the cage after a faceoff win.
Austin Brown, FREESTATE, Boys’ Latin, 2014, Midfield, Brown has some electric stuff on midfield. The BL middie can hustle up and down the field with no signs of laboring. Brown has some nifty dodge moves and can also play some defense.
Rashaad Wise, FREESTATE, Bullis, 2014, Defense, Wise has good lacrosse instincts on defense. The rising senior is quick and makes excellent checks. He has wheels when clearing the ball up field. Isn’t afraid to lay a hit.
Michael Meeks, FREESTATE, Broadneck, 2014, Goalie, Meeks is a bull in the cage. The rising senior is alert and is always talking to his defense. Meeks made some phenomenal saves on some of the best shooters from Wavelax that are committed to DI schools., which builds confidence. Good I.Q.
Cole Abid, FREESTATE, Wootton, 2015, Defense, Abid has some height and a muscular build. Abid has solid stick skills for a rising junior. The Wootton talent has some impressive checks and is always moving his feet.
Acie Newton, FREESTATE, Loyola-Blakefield, 2015, Goalie, Newton is still riding high after leading the Dons to be the 2013 MIAA Championship. Newton makes excellent decisions with the ball on a clear. Gets the ball out of his stick quick. Is talkative and moves his feet well.
David Williamson, WAVELAX, Paul VI, 2015, Midfield, Slater has a good I.Q. and makes good decisions with the ball. Has a motor. Is quick and looks to be a key for the Purple Eagles heading into his junior season.