McCallie Has Two Lacrosse All-Americans

Baylor has two, second team all-state choices

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Led by McCallie all-state and All-American selections Braiden Davis and Tate Boyce, Baylor and McCalllie had a combined seven players on the 2014 TSLA all-state teams and 18 on the all-region teams.

First Team All-State

Braiden Davis, midfield (McCallie) All-American

Tate Boyce, goalie (McCallie), All-American

Jeff Durden, defense (McCallie)

Second Team All-State

Gavin Baugh, long stick midfield (Baylor)

Hayden Brown, defense (McCallie)

Ian Jump, attack (Baylor)

Tyler Wilks, attack (McCallie)

First Team All-Region

Gavin Baugh, longstick midfield (Baylor)

Tate Boyce, goalie (McCallie)

Braiden Davis, midfield (McCallie)

Jeff Durden, defense (McCallie)

Peyton Heard, midfield (Baylor)

Ian Jump, attack (Baylor)

Jackson Linkous, defense (Baylor

Haden LaManse, defense (Baylor)

Connor Sims, goalie (Baylor)

Tyler Wilks, attack (McCalie)

Second Team All-Region

Haden Brown, defense (McCallie)

Blake Harmon, midfield  (Baylor)

Walker Norris, attack (Baylor)

Justin Powers, midfield (McCallie)

Ben Shuptrine, attack (Baylor)

Paul Silverblatt, midfield (McCallie)

Samuel Viscomi, midfield (McCallie)

Alex Wood, defense (Baylor)


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