SPARKS, Md. - A showdown of the most elite high school senior lacrosse players from across
the nation ended with University of Maryland-bound Spencer Ford finishing a game-winning
shot to cap an electrifying 15-14 overtime victory for the Nationals. The finest talent from
around the country showcased their ability in the high-paced, action-packed contest that was
the fourth-annual National Senior All American Game on July 21, 2024 on Tierney Field at the
USA Lacrosse facility in Sparks, Maryland.

With his five-goal, two-assist performance, including the game-winning overtime goal, Spencer
Ford was named Most Valuable Player. He led all players with seven points and guided the
Nationals to victory. Caden Harshbarger (North Carolina) scored two goals and dished out one
assist for three points, Hunter Aquino (Penn State) totaled two goals and Daylin John-Hill
(Jacksonville) had two points on one goal and one assist to round out Nationals players with
multi-point performances.

The Americans were paced offensively by Peter Buonanno (Princeton) who scored a team-
leading four goals. Jack Ransom (Georgetown) tallied four points with two goals and two
assists in the outing. Brady Porkorny (Notre Dame) had two goals and Connor Gately (Yale)
produced one goal and one assist to cap the American performers with multiple points.
After 15 minutes of play, the Americans owned a 4-2 advantage over the Nationals. A defense-
oriented second quarter saw the Nationals inch closer as the sides went into halftime with the
Americans in front, 5-4. The offense opened up in the second half for both sides with 12 total
goals in the third quarter and seven in the fourth.

The Nationals racked up seven goals in the third period to propel ahead of the Americans and
have an 11-10 edge heading into the final 15 minutes of play. The intensity kicked up in the
fourth-quarter battle that saw the Americans score four goals and the Nationals score three to
force extra lacrosse. Tensions was through the roof heading into the sudden-victory overtime
before Ford delivered the game-ending shot and secured the 15-14 victory for the Nationals.
Statistically, both squads were evenly matched in shots, ground balls and turnovers, reflecting
the energy and passion the players brought to the contest. Goalkeepers Ben Friedman (Yale)
and Hayes Schreiner (Penn State) stopped 11 total shots for the Nationals, Freidman with six
saves and Schreiner with five. Graham Stevens (Harvard) finished with six total saves for the

The 2024 National Senior All American Game was a testament to the talent and
competitiveness that the future stars of men’s lacrosse embody. The highest-performing
lacrosse players in America displayed the results of their hard work and contributed to another
year of representing the sport of lacrosse with excellence.

Americans vs. Nationals
6/21/2024 at US Lacrosse Stadium (Sparks Glencoe, MD)

AMERICANS Goals: Peter Buonanno (4), Jack Ransom (2), Brady Pokorny (2), Connor Gately
(1), Ben Firlie (1), Hudson Hausmann (1), Ben McCarthy (1), John Draley (1), Nate Cobery (1).
Assists: Jack Ransom (2), Connor Gately (1), Porter Malkiel (1), Connor Nolen (1), Payton
Anderson (1).

NATIONALS Goals: Spencer Ford (5), Caden Harshbarger (2), Hunter Aquino (2), Daylin John-
Hill (1), Luke Breslin (1), Paul VanBastelaar (1), Kyle Bilello (1), Joe Hobot (1), Kyle Colsey (1).
Assists: Spencer Ford (2), Daylin John-Hill (1), Austin Hicks (1), Ian Dykes (1), Caden
Harshbarger (1), Mason Szewczyk (1), Tommy Snyder (1).

Shots: Americans 39; Nationals 42
Saves: Americans 6 (Graham Stevens); Nationals 11 (Ben Friedman 6, Hayes Schreiner 5)
Turnovers: Americans 15; Nationals 13
Ground Balls: Americans 36; Nationals 38
Faceoffs: Americans 16-29 (Ben McCarthy 6-15, Ross Prince 10-14); Nationals 13-29 (Reid
Gills 10-14, Joe Robot 3-15)
Penalties: None

2024 Senior All American Game Rosters


Jersey First Name Last Name Position High School State Club Commitment
1 Brady Pokorny Attack (L) Darien Conn. Eclipse Notre Dame
2 Peter Buonanno Attack (L) Deerfield Mass. 3d New England Princeton
3 Connor Gately Attack Lawrenceville N.J. Shore2Shore Yale
4 Jack Ransom Attack Charlotte Catholic N.C. Team 91 Charlotte Georgetown
5 Porter Malkiel Attack Jesuit Ore. West Coast Starz Princeton
6 Sean Browne Midfield (L) Episcopal School of Dallas Texas Mad Dog Virginia
7 Ben Firlie Midfield McDonogh Md. Team 91 Maryland Georgetown
8 Hudson Hausmann Midfield Brunswick Conn. Eclipse Virginia
9 Andrew Cook Goalie Torrey Pines Calif. West Coast Starz Johns Hopkins
10 Ben McCarthy Faceoff Haverford School Pa. Freedom Duke
11 John Draley Midfield St. John's D.C. Next Level Maryland
12 Connor Nolen SSDM Haverford School Pa. Brotherly Love Duke
13 Ross Prince Faceoff Springside Chestnut Hill Pa. Freedom Georgetown
14 Jimmy Kenney LSM (L) Needham Mass. Laxachusetts Notre Dame
15 Cooper Simpson LSM St. Francis DeSales Ohio Resolute Cornell
16 Michael Marshall Defense (L) Westfield N.J. Leading Edge Cornell
17 Dillon Stephens Defense New Canaan Conn. Eclipse Syracuse
18 Payton Anderson Midfield (L) Brunswick Conn. Prime Time Syracuse
19 Finn Fox Defense Belmont Hill Mass. Laxachusetts Princeton
20 Luke Hublitz Defense Brunswick Conn. Eclipse Virginia
21 Dante Vardaro Defense St. Anthony's N.Y. Team 91 LI Penn
22 Graham Stevens Goalie Pingry N.J. Leading Edge Harvard
23 Nate Cobery Midfield Loomis Chaffee Conn. Fighting Clams Harvard
24 Joey Bambrick Midfield Bellarmine Prep Wash. ADVNC / West Coast Starz Notre Dame


Jersey First Name Last Name Position High School State Club Commitment
1 Daylin John-Hill Attack (L) Bolles Fla. Florida Crabs Jacksonville
2 Austin Hicks Attack Santa Margaret's Calif. Mad Dog Duke
3 Luke Breslin Attack St. Anthony's N.Y. Team 91 LI Lehigh
18 Spencer Ford Attack Boys' Latin Md. Crabs Maryland
4 Ian Dykes Midfield (L) Sacred Heart Prep Calif. ADVNC / West Coast Starz Duke
6 Caden Harshbarger Midfield Lake Mary Fla. SweetLax Florida North Carolina
7 Hunter Aquino Midfield Academy of the New Church Pa. Team 91 LI Penn State
8 Mason Szewczyk Midfield Culver Ind. True Illinois North Carolina
9 Paul VanBastelaar Midfield La Salle Pa. Big 4 HHH Penn
10 Kyle Bilello SSDM St. Anthony's N.Y. LI Express Brown
11 Joe Hobot Faceoff Loomis Chaffee Conn. Annapolis Hawks Johns Hopkins
12 Reid Gills Faceoff Severn Md. Crabs Penn State
13 Kyle Colsey Attack (L) Ridgefield Conn. Eclipse Virginia
14 Davis Owens LSM Landon Md. MadLax Tufts
15 Nikolas Menendez Defense (L) Culver Ind. True Illinois Duke
16 Ben Fox Defense Chaminade N.Y. Team 91 LI North Carolina
17 Chase Cellucci Defense Salesianum Del. Brotherly Love North Carolina
19 Pete Laake Defense Loyola Blakefield Md. Crabs Maryland
20 Tommy Snyder Defense St. Anthony's N.Y. LI Express Virginia
21 Ben Friedman Goalie Taft Conn. Prime Time Yale
22 Hayes Schreiner Goalie Springside Chestnut Hill Pa. Big 4 HHH Penn State
23 Lucca DiBartolomeo LSM Malvern Prep Pa. Brotherly Love Penn State