Normally, I’d say it is sad when a high school kid has scored the best goal of the year so far, but even John Grant Jr. would be jealous of Gale Thorpe’s effort:
Want to see that again? Of course you do. How about some high def, slow mo?
Gale Thorpe plays for Sweet Lax, and scored this goal at the Tri-State National High School Lacrosse Championship (MLK Tournament) at the The Peddie School in Hightstown, NJ.
Thanks to Tom Gibson for the find! Plenty more excellence in this week’s Crosse Clicks!
According to Inside Lacrosse,
Gale Thorpe, A, Jordan-Elbridge (N.Y.) has verbally committed to Syracuse. Section 3′s leading goal scorer in 2012, Thorpe finished the season with 64 goals and 14 assists, tied for the sixth-most points in Central New York and earning first-team All-League honors. The son of former Syracuse defender, Hamilton Nationals coach, current Syracuse women’s assistant coach and Rochester Knighthawks Hall of Fame inductee Regy Thorpe, he has 157 career points after three varsity seasons. This summer, he was a member of the Upstate team at the Under Armour Underclassmen Games, played with Liberty Lacrosse in Lake Placid and was on the Central roster at the inaugural Empire State Cup, where he was named to the All-Tournament team. Thorpe also considered Virginia, Albany, Rutgers and Loyola.