Leigh Failla Receives Jackie Pitts Award from USA Lacrosse
Recently graduated lacrosse standout, Leigh Failla, has been honored as the Jackie Pitts Award recipient by USA Lacrosse for the 2023 season. The Jackie Pitts Award is a distinguished accolade, going to only one player from the WPIAL each year.
Failla was also recently named first-team all-section in Section 2-AAA. She was the team leader in scoring with 45 goals and was a unanimous first-team selection.
More information on the Jackie Pitts Award from USA Lacrosse is below:
JACKIE PITTS AWARD AND BOB SCOTT AWARD
These awards recognize high school seniors who go above and beyond in service to their team, school, and community. These athletes, who truly honor the game of lacrosse, are invested in the development of the game in their town and are exemplary teammates. In addition, they must be outstanding students with high academic achievement and serve as role models within their school community.