Senior face-off midfielder Aidan Hesse of three-time US Lacrosse Los Angeles-area and Southern Section champion Loyola was named Player of the Year on the 2018 LA All-Area Team, the US Lacrosse LA chapter announced Monday.
Junior goalie Will Parducci of Loyola was named Defensive POY, and freshman attack Bradley Sharp of Palos Verdes was named Offensive POY.
Hesse and Parducci were among nine Loyola players named to the 41-player 2018 All-Area Team. Juniors Speed Fry and Kaiser Fry were first-team selections, while senior attack Henry Hasenberg, junior defender Will Kupiec and sophomore defender Shane McAusland were named to the second team. Seniors Wes Priestly and Pat Casani were named honorable mention.
LA runner-up Palos Verdes placed eight players on the list, with junior goalie Kyle McCann, senior defender Kyle McBride and senior middie Beau Sabosky on the first team.
Nineteen underclassmen were honored among the 41 players selected, including one freshman and three sophomores. In addition to the freshman Sharp and sophomore McAusland, sophomores Cole Garvey (Mira Costa) and Douglas McCarthy (Agoura) also made the list.
2018 LA All-Area Team
Player of the Year: Aidan Hesse, Loyola, senior, face-off middie Offensive POY: Brad Sharp, Palos Verdes, freshman, attack Defensive POY: Will Parducci, Loyola, junior, goalie First Team Goalie Zach Tripp 2019 Agoura Goalie Kyle McCann 2019 Palos Verdes Defense Cole Garvey 2020 Mira Costa Defense Kyle McBride 2018 Palos Verdes Defense/LSM Cooper Issacs 2018 Agoura Midfield Logan Soelberg 2019 Crespi Midfield Speed Fry 2019 Loyola Midfield Beau Sabosky 2018 Palos Verdes Midfield Kyler Konjoyan 2019 Village Christian Middie/FO Mitch Myers 2019 St. John Bosco Attack Paul Rodriguez 2018 Harvard Westlake Attack Kaiser Fry 2019 Loyola Attack Tyler Bradbury 2019 Oak Park Attack Nick Reilly 2019 Westlake Second Team Goalie Trevor Clark 2018 Sierra Canyon Defense Will Kupiec 2019 Loyola Defense Shane McAusland 2020 Loyola Defense/LSM Donovan Econn 2019 Harvard Westlake Defense/LSM Neil Randall 2019 Palos Verdes Defense Hart Swan 2018 Palos Verdes Midfield Mac Griffin 2018 Chaminade Midfield Owen Larson 2019 Chaminade Midfield Jake Nolls 2018 Palos verdes Midfield Griffin Rodas 2018 Village Christian Middie/FO Colin Fitt 2018 Palos Verdes Attack Henry Hasenberg 2018 Loyola Attack Cort Rogers 2018 Oaks Christian Attack Macchio Rissone 2018 Palisades Attack Doug McCarthy 2020 Agoura Honorable Mention Attack Duke Cohen 2018 Westlake Defense Sebastian Bernt 2019 Agoura Defense/LSM Pat Casani 2018 Loyola Midfield Weston Priestly 2018 Loyola Attack Zach Horowitz 2018 Mira Costa Midfield JT Shoop 2019 Newbury Park Midfield Matt Chopp 2018 Sierra Canyon Attack Mac Maclean 2019 Sierra Canyon Attack Nick Riggio 2018 Thousand Oaks