West Side Lacrosse ELITE 25 Power Rankings


Today, West Side Lacrosse released their new ELITE 25 Boys Individual Power Rankings. In a nutshell, this is a list of the best boys high school players from the Western US. According to WSL, “The Elite 25 has been selected by an independent committee of respected lacrosse figures throughout the community” that included Kevin Corrigan, Head Coach of University of Notre Dame, and Dave Campbell, Head Coach of Middlebury College. Check out the full news release here.

West Side Lacrosse Elite 25

WSL Releases Elite 25

West Side Lacrosse, the Western United States’ leader for lacrosse news and information, has released its first-ever Boys Elite 25 Individual Power Rankings. WSL has commissioned an independent panel of national lacrosse figures to select the West’s first Player Rankings. Three times a year, WSL will post the Top 25 seniors, juniors and sophomores in the Western United States. To be eligible for selection, players must participate in WSL Elite 25 sanctioned events so that they can be properly evaluated by the panel. All information can be found at http://www.westsidelax.com.

Here’s a quick look at the Top 5 according to West Side Lacrosse:

1. Patrick Murray, Midfield; Kent Denver, CO
College Selection: Georgetown

2. Peter Baum, Middie; Lincoln, OR
College Selection: Colgate

3. Pierce Bassett, Goalie; Brophy Prep, AZ
College Selection: Johns Hopkins

4. Landon Carr, Middie; Curtis, WA
College Selection: Maryland

5. Mike Beimford, Attackman; Cherry Creek, CO
College Selection: Ohio State


Overall, this looks like a very accurate list of top-notch talent from the West. And it’s great proof that the West Coast is beginning to thrive in the lacrosse scene. More and more talented athletes are heading East for college – to knock heads with East Coast kids who were born with sticks in their hands.

Big props go out to West Side Lax. They are doing a great job at promoting the talent and building a solid foundation for lacrosse in the Western US.


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Founder of Lacrosse All Stars. A West Coast native and product of the MCLA, I moved back East after college where I truly fell in love with the game. I've dedicated my career to LaxAllStars since 2010, and I wouldn't have it any other way. I now live in my hometown of Boise, Idaho, with my wife Zoë, two dogs, and a baby girl expected to arrive around Championship Weekend this May. I'm a technologist at heart, I'm not into snow or the month of January, and one time I kind of stole a football from Gary Gait. Life is crazy busy, but it's worth it when you get to immerse yourself in the medicine of lacrosse every day. We are on a mission to Grow The Game® on a global scale by empowering storytelling by players, for players, and bridging the gap between lacrosse and the mainstream.