Piedmont girls lacrosse season wrap-up

Highlanders celebrate a goal against San Marin in the 2019 NCS championship game

After an historic season culminating in a North Coast Section (NCS) – Division 2 title, the Highlanders earned additional recognition.

The West Alameda County Conference (WACC) all-league first team included Elie Cole, Maria del Rosario Chan, Lily Keville, Widdy Tevis, and Zoe Torok.

Elie Cole (18)
Maria del Rosario Chan (12 at rear)
Ashley Nelson (1) & Lily Keville (13)
Widdy Tevis
Zoe Torok (22)

Caroline Devine, Ashley Nelson, Ivy Smith, and Sadie Tschider earned WACC second-team honors.

Amelia Costello and Lucy Merickel received WACC Honorable Mention.

Coach Carlton Chan said that “the entire team was solid – the girls played together with absolutely no egos. This included the freshman from JV we brought up to help us run practice. In many respects we were like the Warriors – some superstars and a number of role players who worked hard to do their assignment, and do it well.”

Coach Carlton Chan celebrates with the 2019 NCS champions

Chan also handed out several individual awards:

MVPs – Elie Cole & Zoe Torok

Offensive Player of the Year – Widdy Tevis

Defensive Players of the Year – Ashley Nelson & Lucy Merickel

Top Attacker – Sadie Tschider

Top Midfielder – Maria del Rosario Chan

Coaches awards – Lily Keville & Ivy Smith

Unsung Hero awards – Caroline Devine & Sara Zimmerman

2019 girls lacrosse
Highlander fans at the 2019 championship game against San Marin

Photos by Ben Costello

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