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Wilson’s county champions highlight BCIAA all-star girls lacrosse team

A competitive league reached a boiling point in 2024, as Wilson defeated Twin Valley 14-8 to win its first Berks championship since 2018 and, in the process, snap the three-time defending champion Raiders’ winning steak in the final.

The all-star team is voted on by BCIAA coaches.

The Bulldogs were led by three-time All-Berks selection and 2024 Player of the Year Alexa Kairis, as well as first-year coach and 2024 Coach of the Year Chelsea Rosiek.

In addition, Twin Valley continued its dominance in District 3, as the Raiders defeated Wyomissing 7-4 to win their third straight Class 2A district championship. Twin Valley also advanced to its third straight PIAA Class 2A final where it fell to Archbishop Carroll.

The Spartans advanced to the PIAA Class 2A quarterfinals for the first time in program history and were led by leading scorer Kacey Maggs, a sophomore.

BCIAA 2024 Girls Lacrosse All-Star Team

Francesca Ditsky, Berks Catholic, Jr.

First-time selection and goalie for the Saints (4-5, Berks, 7-10), recorded a season-high 18 saves in a 13-12 loss against Schuylkill Valley.

Kylie Duke, Twin Valley, Jr.

A repeat selection at attack, scored 63 goals and had 18 assists for the District 3 Class 2A champion and PIAA runner-up Raiders (8-1 Berks, 21-7).

Twin Valley junior Kylie Duke handles the ball against Penn Trafford in a PIAA Class 2A girls lacrosse opener. (COURTESY OF BILL SNOOK)
Twin Valley junior Kylie Duke handles the ball against Penn Trafford in a PIAA Class 2A girls lacrosse opener. (COURTESY OF BILL SNOOK)

Emily Gauker, Gov. Mifflin, Sr.

A first-time selection and midfielder, scored a team-high 36 goals and had five assists for the Mustangs who finished 6-3 in Berks and 6-12 overall.

Molly Giering, Exeter Township, Soph.

A first-time selection and draw control specialist, scored 48 goals and had 15 assists for the Eagles who finished 4-5 in Berks and 9-9 overall.

Anna Givens, Twin Valley, Sr.

A repeat selection and midfielder, scored 71 goals and had 41 assists and finished with a team-high 112 points for the District 3 Class 2A champion and PIAA runner-up Raiders.

Alexa Kairis, Wilson, Sr.

A three-time selection at attack and first-time Player of the Year recipient, the Penn State commit scored 57 goals and had seven assists for the BCIAA champion Bulldogs. Scored a game-high seven goals to give Wilson a 14-8 win over Twin Valley in the BCIAA championship and snap the Raiders’ three-year county championship winning streak.

Wilson's Alexa Kairis shoots and scores the Bulldogs' first goal as Conestoga's Kate Galica defends in a 2023 PIAA Class 3A first-round game at West Lawn. (BILL UHRICH - READING EAGLE)
Wilson’s Alexa Kairis shoots and scores the Bulldogs’ first goal as Conestoga’s Kate Galica defends in a 2023 PIAA Class 3A first-round game at West Lawn. (BILL UHRICH – READING EAGLE)

Maitlyn Keiser, Wilson, Jr.

A first-time selection and midfielder, scored 75 goals and had 18 assists to lead the Bulldogs in points with 93.

Ellison Kaplan, Twin Valley, Sr.

A draw control specialist, midfielder and first-time selection, reached 200 career draw controls and also scored 66 goals and had 45 assists for the District 3 Class 2A champion and PIAA runner-up Raiders.

Twin Valley sophomore Ellie Kaplan. (COURTESY OF BILL SNOOK)
Twin Valley sophomore Ellie Kaplan. (COURTESY OF BILL SNOOK)

Maitlyn Keiser, Wilson, Jr.

A first-time selection and midfielder, scored 75 goals and had 18 assists to lead the Bulldogs in points with 93.

Wilson's Maitlyn Keiser shoots and scores her 100th career goal during an opening-round loss to Penncrest in the PIAA playoffs at George Mack Stadium in West Lawn. (BILL UHRICH - READING EAGLE)
Wilson’s Maitlyn Keiser shoots and scores her 100th career goal during an opening-round loss to Penncrest in the PIAA playoffs at George Mack Stadium in West Lawn. (BILL UHRICH – READING EAGLE)

Kacey Maggs, Wyomissing, Soph.

A first-time selection and attacker, led the District 3 runner-up Spartans in points with 46 goals and 50 assists.

Audrey Miller, Wilson, Sr.

A first-time selection and attacker, scored 50 goals and had 30 assists.

Wilson's Audrey Miller scores during an opening-round loss to Penncrest in the PIAA playoffs at George Mack Stadium in West Lawn. (BILL UHRICH - READING EAGLE)
Wilson’s Audrey Miller scores during an opening-round loss to Penncrest in the PIAA playoffs at George Mack Stadium in West Lawn. (BILL UHRICH – READING EAGLE)

Hadley Munn, Twin Valley, Sr.

A repeat selection and midfielder, scored 54 goals and had 35 assists for the District 3 Class 2A champion and PIAA runner-up Raiders.

Twin Valley senior Hadley Munn runs up with the ball after regaining possession for the Raiders in a PIAA Class 2A girls lacrosse quarterfinal against Chartiers Valley at Mechanicsburg. (COURTESY OF BILL SNOOK)
Twin Valley senior Hadley Munn runs up with the ball after regaining possession for the Raiders in a PIAA Class 2A girls lacrosse quarterfinal against Chartiers Valley at Mechanicsburg. (COURTESY OF BILL SNOOK)

Olivia Reinhart, Wilson, Jr.

A first-time selection and dominant defender who is committed to play lacrosse at West Chester University.

Reese Weddle, Schuylkill Valley, Sr.

A first-time selection, attacker and midfielder scored a league-high 80 goals and had eight assists for the Panthers who finished 4-5 in Berks and 9-8 overall.

Coach of the Year

Chelsea Rosiek, Wilson, coach

First-year head coach led the Bulldogs to a 9-0 league record (19-5 overall), their first BCIAA title since 2018, an appearance in the District 3 Class 3A final and an appearance in the PIAA Class 3A first round.

Best of the Rest

All-BCIAA Division

Alyse Weber, Berks Catholic, Sr.

Kirstin Meredith, Conrad Weiser, Jr.

McKenna Smith, Daniel Boone, Sr.

Morgan Gilbert, Exeter Township, Soph.

Meghan Rodriguez, Governor Mifflin, Soph.

Isabella Seidel, Governor Mifflin, Jr.

Giana Kaylor, Schuylkill Valley, Soph.

Camrynn Owens, Twin Valley, Sr.

Morgan Raines, Twin Valley, Sr.

Amelia Wood, Twin Valley, Sr.

Emmi McLain, Wilson, Sr.

Ainsley McLain, Wilson, Sr.

Caitlin Trickett, Wilson, Sr.

Abigail Noey, Wyomissing, Jr.

Honorable mention: Parker Krajsa, Berks Catholic, Soph. Natalie Biancone, Conrad Weiser, Sr. Marlee Fetrow, Daniel Boone, Sr. Marley Weller, Exeter Township, Soph. Ellie Leffler, Governor Mifflin, Jr. Abbie Hostetler, Schuylkill Valley, Sr. Chelsea Hurley, Twin Valley, Sr. Emily Tholan, Twin Valley, Sr. Makenzie Owens, Twin Valley, Jr. Kaitlyn Coldren, Wilson, Sr. Macy Adams, Wilson, Soph. Lexi Brensinger, Wilson, Fr. Sklyar Maggs, Wyomissing, Soph. Mackey Lentz, Wyomissing, Sr.

 


Source: Berkshire mont

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