FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. - Five of the six high school boys' lacrosse teams that made state finals this season were from Fairfield County and players from those squads are being recognized at a national level.
Fourteen players from seven Fairfield County high schools made the cut as Connecticut's representatives on the U.S. Lacrosse All-American First Team.
Class M state champion Darien features four First Team All-Americans, including three-time honoree Case Matheis, midfielders Henry West and Corey Eppley and defender Tony Britton. The four All-Americans were the most in the state for one school.
Class L state champion Fairfield Prep had three players honored, including midfielder Matt Brophy, defender Andrew Hatton and attacker Kevin Brown.
Midfielder Michael Mattson and attacker Nolan Stauffer of Class S champion Joel Barlow also were named First Team All-Americans.
New Canaan, the Class M runner-up and conference champion, had its goalie Tom Carey and defenseman Eric Perky recognized as All-Americans.
Attacker Sean Wilkinson of Class L runner-up Ridgefield also made the cut as an All-American.
Other honorees include attacker Drew D'Antonio of Brien McMahon (Norwalk) and attacker Chris Nugent of Wilton.
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