Nine players with local connections were named to the National Interscholastic Lacrosse Coaches Association’s inaugural national All-America class for the 2012 season.

The players chosen to the first team were attackman Patrick Kelly (Calvert Hall); attackman Matt Rambo, a Maryland recruit; and defenseman Evan Connell (Calvert Hall).

Named to the second team were attackman Bradlee Lord, a Maryland recruit; midfielder Deemer Class (Loyola High); midfielder Stephen Kelly (Calvert Hall); and midfielder Connor Reed, a Johns Hopkins recruit.

Third-team selections included attackman Mikey Morris, a Hopkins recruit; and defenseman Mac Pons (Boys’ Latin), who is a Maryland recruit.

Midfielder Perkins commits to Loyola

Rising senior midfielder Mike Perkins of Jamesville-DeWitt High in DeWitt, N.Y., has orally committed to Loyola. The 6-foot, 175-pound recruit started on varsity as a sophomore, earning all-league honors.

He was a member of the 2011 state championship squad and helped this year's team to the Section 3 state title. He’s also a member of the CNY Arrows and Cold Brook club teams. This past summer he attended Champ Camp and the Under Armour tryouts.
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