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Pittsford HS Section V                     Monroe County League-1     Overview:  Pittsford finished the season with a 14-4 overall record, 3-2 within their very competitive league, and theyíre ranked #18 in the state in this weekís New York State... Read More
Posted 8:32am 06/18/13
Early May has brought the top teams in the Midwest together.  This tournament is the MSCLA (Midwest Scholastic Coaches Lacrosse Association) Tournament. Championship game brought to perennial powerhouses together in Upper Arlington and Brother Rice. With over a dozen high quality teams this is a canít miss event.   Justin Wick - 2015 Upper Arlington HS, OH... Read More
Posted 7:43am 06/03/13
Brock Lee Reporting   3d Rising Report:  2013 Georgia State Championship Games   Spring coverage of the Georgia lacrosse scene concludes with the both the 5A-1A and 6A State Championship Games.  Interestingly, both games were rematches of the AJO4Lax Fest match-ups that I covered in March.  The first time around, Northview beat Westminster 9-7... Read More
Posted 12:22pm 05/31/13
Cathedral Catholic, California The Dons are a fun team to watch. They play aggressive on-ball defense; pressuring the ball and shutting off adjacents. Offensively, Cathedral plays through their talented, athletic midfield. They run a lot of big/little on-ball picks and look to throw skip passes. #13 Taylor Esoldi, 2013 Cathedral Catholic, California Position: Attack Sub... Read More
Posted 3:20pm 05/29/13
Chatfield, Colorado I had the opportunity to watch the Chatfield team over the course of a pre-season, spring break, and several games during the season. The transformation this team underwent was incredible. The Chargers played a ton of sophomores and even a freshman in net. As a result the Chargers took some lumps as would be expected. However, co-coaches Kevin... Read More
Posted 11:59am 05/29/13
Episcopal Academy Vs. The Haverford School 5/10   In a rematch of a single goal win by Episcopal earlier in the spring and a preview of their pending playoff game, these two teams met on the palatial Episcopal campus on an extremely warm day. This was a great game, a game of streaks and in the end a game that spoke to depth, and the future of Philly area lacrosse.... Read More
Posted 8:17am 05/24/13
  Tully HS Section III                   Division III     Overview:  Tully finished the regular season 7-9, winning just the minimum number of games required to advance to Sectionals.  Theyíve got some prime-time talent, but depth and balance hurt their... Read More
Posted 7:42am 05/23/13
Cherry Creek High School, Colorado Anyone playing the Bruins this year was in for an athletic challenge. This team was deep with seniors that dominated the first two midfields. Freshman Henry Adams and Junior Ryan Arthur headlined a talented attack unit. As a team Cherry Creek was extremely efficient shooting the ball. #28 Dylan Johnson, 2015 Cherry Creek,... Read More
Posted 4:06pm 05/22/13
Regis Jesuit No one is going to want to play the Raiders over the next two seasons. They are deep with young, talented, versatile attack and mids. Although Regis loses their starting defense they return two dynamic young goalies and several returning lettermen. # 3 Aaron Horvat, 2014 Regis Jesuit, Colorado Position: Midfield Sub-Position: Wing-Dodger College... Read More
Posted 12:29pm 05/21/13
Kent Denver, Colorado This year was supposed to be a transition year after Kent lost a loaded senior class as well as long time coach Tom Graesser. Led by first year Head Coach Ben Brenneman, the Sun Devils surprised many in Colorado by beating state power Cherry Creek and then making a run to the semifinals of the state tournament. Kent had a nice balance of youth and... Read More
Posted 4:41pm 05/17/13