Thursday, June 30, 2011
Laxachusetts cleans up in Pennsylvania
Last weekend, the Laxachusetts lacrosse club's 2012 AA team won the King of the Hill Lacrosse Tournament at Swathmore College in Swathmore,PA.
A number of Division 1 and Division 3 college lacrosse coaches were in attendance to watch 28 top club teams from Massachusetts, Connecticut, Long Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, California and the Midwest.
After preliminary play for seedings, Laxachusetts beat Titanium (the Under Armour Midwest Regional team), 13 - 6, in the quarterfinals before beating the Fighting Clams of Massachusetts, 9 - 6, in the semis. Laxachusetts beat the Alcatraz Outlaws (Calif. ) to take the championship by a score of 9-2.
Among the locals bestowed with tournament All-Star status were Kevin Blair (Hingham), Henry Buonagurio (Duxbury), James Burke (Duxbury), Jack Connelly (St. Sebastians), Seamus Connolly (Duxbury), Joe Kruy (Phillips Andover), Jay McDermott (Duxbury), Matt O'Keefe ( Duxbury ).