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Wissahickon L. C. advances to semifinals of US Lacrosse U-15 National tourney; Phantastix Purple falls in quarters

Wednesday, 8th July 2009

Categories Youth, Posted 7/8/09

Olivia Gannon scored the game-winner to break a 9-9 tie and Wissahickon Lacrosse Club continued its amazing run by defeating Western Mass, 14-10, Tuesday and advancing to the semifinals of the inaugural U.S. Lacrosse National U-15 Tournament at Cedar Lane Sports Park in Bel Air, Md.

Wissahickon, seeded second in the championship round, is 5-0 after two days of action in the 30-team field. It plays Stars Gold this morning at 9 a.m. in the semifinals. The other semifinal matchup features top-seeded CheskHers 2012 (Md.) vs. Relentless Hustle.

Wissahickon had a 7-2 lead in its quarterfinal game, but Western Mass rallied to tie. Lizzie Tillger led Wissahickon with four goals and Haley Schweizer added three goals. In the Round of 16, Wissahickon scored the final four goals of the contest to topple Synergy Lacrosse, 14-10, as Emilee Ehret had four goals and two assists.

More information can be found on where Wissahickon’s Laura Frankenfield is blogging from the tourney. Frankenfield noted that Wissahickon is a township team while most of the rest of the squads are all-star club teams.

Also in the championship round, Phantastix Purple fell to Relentless Hustle, 18-14, in the quarterfinals despite two goals apiece by Natalie Schmitt, Kelly Cross and Brooke Callahan. Purple had outscored Upstate New York, 22-21, in the Round of 16 as Schmitt netted five goals.

Also in the Round of 16, Phantastix White fell to Western Mass, 17-14, despite four goals from Catie Smith. In the consolation bracket, SEPA 2013 fell to NVYLL, 18-5, despite three goals from Alissa Salvitti.

Today in boys’ action, Twist Lacrosse and PennStar open play in pool action.
General Schedule


Wednesday, July 8
Semifinals – 9 a.m.
Third Place game – noon.
Championship – 2 p.m.

Wednesday, July 8
Pool play 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Thursday, July 9
Consolation game – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Quarterfinals – 2:30 p.m. & 4:30 p.m.

Friday, July 10
Semifinals – 9 a.m.
Third Place game – noon
Championship – 2 p.m.



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