Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 7/5/12
From Staff Report and Press Release
Tri-State Lacrosse (N.J.) welcomes 358 high school and youth lacrosse teams from across the country to compete in the 12th annual Tri-State National Summer Lacrosse Festival at Mercer Country. Each year the tournament grows and this year is no exception, as over 7500 athletes and 30,000 attendees are expected.
The first game will face-off on Friday, at 4pm and will conclude with the High School Senior A National Championship game at 6pm on Sunday. Each team plays a minimum of six games over a three-day period, which includes five seeding games and a playoff game.
Thirty-four elite boys’ club teams – including six from the Philly region – will compete this weekend along with dozens of teams from Senior A down to U11.
The Senior AA division will include the two-time defending champion Duke’s Lacrosse Club as well as Mesa Fresh 2013, Man-Up, HEADstrong and LB3. The Dukes also will have a second team, Dukes II.
Other top club teams include the LI Express, MadLax (Va/DC/Md.), FuZe (Va.) and two teams from Tri-State.
The Senior A division includes teams from Twist, Baggataway L.C., the Bandits, LB3 and 380 Lacrosse as well as two more from Tri-State among the 40-team field.
The tournament annually attracts premier lacrosse teams and players from across the country. College coaches from top universities come to recruit players from traditional lacrosse hot beds like Philly, Long Island, Maryland, and New Jersey; as well as burgeoning regions such as Florida, Georgia, California, and Minnesota.
For more information on the Tri-State National Summer Lacrosse Festival, schedules, field maps, please visit the official tournament Web site www.trilax.com or call 1.888.902.8013.
The Senior AA divisions are below.
177 LI Express 2013 Orange (NY)
178 Edge Prep (Canada)
179 Madlax (DC)
180 Dukes I (PA)
181 Tri-State Gold (NJ)
182 Ward Melville Green Elite (NY)
183 Team Long Island White (NY)
184 Team Carolina Red (NC)
185 FuZe Blue (VA)
186 Headstrong Lime (PA)
187 Chesapeake Rock 2013 Elite (MD)
188 Team ESM (NY)
189 Southside Rock Lax (NY)
190 Man-Up Lacrosse (PA)
191 New England Storm (CT)
192 MN Select Loons (MN)
193 Prime Time 2013 (NY)
194 LI Tomahawks (NY)
195 Amped (VA)
196 Mesa 2013 (PA)
197 Resolute Black (OH)
198 CT Chargers 2013 Blue (CT)
199 Sting Black (NY)
200 Team 91 2013 Orange (NY)
201 Team Carolina Elite (NC)
202 LB 3 2013 Blue (PA)
203 BBL Elite 2013 (NJ)
204 CP-Lax 2013 (CT)
205 Team Smithtown East (NY)
206 Team Smithtown West (NY)
207 Titanium Elite 2013 (OH)
208 Tri-State Green (NJ)
209 Dukes II (PA)
210 Recon Lacrosse (NY)