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Newport Harbor’s Olivia Gritzmacher (pictured right) was named the Sunset League’s Most Valuable Player and Scholar Athlete for the 2021 girls lacrosse season. Gritzmacher, scored 135 points while excelling in the classroom to help lead the Sailors’ to their second straight league title. According to MaxPreps, Gritzmacher was the top scorer in the state. The 2021 All Sunset League girls lacrosse teams are presented below.

League Most Valuable Player: Olivia Gritzmacher, 11, Newport Harbor

Scholar Athlete: Olivia Gritzmacher, 11, Newport Harbor

1st Team:

Olivia Gritzmacher. 11, Newport Harbor

Joelle Rothbard, 12, Newport Harbor

Caroline Close, 10, Newport Harbor

Lucy Valdes, 10, Newport Harbor

Ali Bryant, 12, Edison

Blakely Malpass, 12, Edison

Sydney Hoggard, 11, Edison

Ellie Spotts, 11, Corona Del Mar

Belle Grace, 11, Corona Del Mar

Sam Wehr, 12, Los Alamitos

Macie Buell, 10, Los Alamitos

2nd Team:

Catherine McRory, 11, Newport Harbor

Claire Abraham, 10, Newport Harbor

Rowdy Farmer, 11, Newport Harbor

Savannah Buyan, 12, Edison

Taya Riley, 12, Edison

Melanie Wieland, 12, Edison

Abby Grace, 10, Corona Del Mar

Amanda Cord, 11, Corona Del Mar

Frankie Garcia, 10, Corona Del Mar

Faye Deal, 12, Los Alamitos

Makenna Evans, 9, Los Alamitos