Palos Verdes juniors Stanton Gilbertson and David McCann added to their list of postseason accolades this week. when they were named U.S. Lacrosse All-Americans for the L.A. area. The duo join three other players, two of them fellow Bay League competitors in earning the honor.
Midfielder Elliott Stanger of league champion Culver City was named the Ocean League’s MVP, and Beverly Hills attack Sammy Edwards earned the league’s offensive player of the year award.
Newbury Park junior goalie Mikey Marinelli and junior defender Chucky Smith were named U.S. Lacrosse All-Americans from the Ventura County area for the 2014 season. Two other Panthers also received postseason honors, along with three players from Oak Park.
Junior attack Nick Auger of league-champion Thousand Oaks was named the Marmonte League’s most valuable player, one of eight Lancers honored with selection to the all-league teams.
Palos Verdes didn’t win the Bay League by much, needing a win over rival Peninsula down the stretch to clinch the title, but the Sea Kings pulled it out and were rewarded with 10 selections among the 25 players identified by the league’s coaches for postseason honors.