Four L.A. Players Named to 2015 UA Underclass West roster

Defender Jarrett Jones (left) and midfielder Peter Henkhaus (right) of Palos Verdes, along with teammate Shane Sharp and Harvard Westlake faceoff specialist Philip Thompson, were named to the West roster for the 2015 Under Armour Underclass Lacrosse Tournament.

The tournament will take place July 3-5 at Towson University in Baltimore and feature 10 teams of players in the graduating classes of 2016-18 representing Baltimore, Long Island, the Midwest, New England, New Jersey, Philadelphia, the South, Upstate New York, Washington, D.C., and the West.

All four L.A. players selected are rising seniors.

The roster, announced on the Recruiting Rundown website, was selected under the direction of Under Armour Inc. and Corrigan Sports Enterprises. The West team will be coached by Jono Zissi (Torrey Pines, Calif.) as well as assistants Matt Plitnick (Columbine, Colo.), Beau Pich (Brophy Prep, Ariz.) and Nick Gradinger (Park City, Ut.).

Corrigan Sports Enterprises had this to say about PV’s Jones:

One of the top defensemen in the country, he has the total package with size, speed, stick, feet, and IQ.

Additionally, five players from Orange County were selected to the West roster: Attacks Sam Harnisch (St. Margaret’s) and Kevin Kodzis (Foothill); faceoff middie Jason Simaan (Corona del Mar); LSM Scott Barger (Trabuco Hills); and defender Nick Bauer (Mater Dei). All five are rising seniors.

Here is the full West roster:

A – JoJo Biddle ’16 – Pacific Ridge (Calif.) – Penn
A – Bubba Fairman ’16 – Calverton (Md.) – Navy
A – Samuel Harnisch ’16 – St. Margaret’s Catholic (Calif.) – Denver
A – Kevin Kodzis ’16 – Foothill (Calif.) – Holy Cross
A – Josh Stout ’16 – Lone Peak (Ut.) – Uncommitted
M – Nick Clarke ’17 – St. Ignatius (Calif.) – Uncommitted
M – Tristan Courtney ’16 – Juan Diego Catholic (Ut.) – Uncommitted
M – Isaiah Dawson ’18 – Bishop’s (Calif.) – Ivy League
M – Bryn Evans ’17 – St. Ignatius Prep (Calif.) – Harvard
M – Peter Henkhaus ’16 – Palos Verdes (Calif.) – Marquette
M – Keaton Komatz ’16 – Heritage (Colo.) – Notre Dame
M – Christian Marshall ’17 – Faith Lutheran (Nev.) – Air Force
M – Mo Mirer ’17 – Cathedral Catholic (Calif.) – Notre Dame
FO – Jason Simaan ’16 – Corona Del Mar (Calif.) – Brown
FO – Philip Thompson ’16 – Harvard Westlake (Calif.) – Princeton
LSM – Scott Barger ’16 – Trabuco Hills (Calif.) – Towson
LSM – Beau Botkiss ’16 – Torrey Pines (Calif.) – Harvard
D – Nick Bauer ’16 – Mater Dei (Calif.) – Princeton
D – Drake Gillis ’17 – Regis Jesuit (Colo.) – Uncommitted
D – Jarrett Jones ’16 – Palos Verdes (Calif.) – Georgetown
D – Stephen MacLeod ’16 – St. Ignatius (Calif.) – Georgetown
D – Shane Sharp ’16 – Palos Verdes (Calif.) – Lafayette
G – Philip Goss ’16 – Deerfield (Mass.) – Brown
G – Jake Miller ’16 – Columbine (Colo.) – Uncommitted