Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 6/14/12
The Crooked Crosse A1 team won the Liberty Lacrosse Shootout this past weekend in the U15A division. The team was undefeated and had victories against the Central PA Dawgs, Ashbee, Great Valley, Jags Lacrosse, and Rose Tree Optimists to reach the title game, where Crooked Crosse defeated the South Jersey Black Storm select team.
The Liberty Lacrosse Shootout championship and recent SEPYLA A1 championship capped a year in which Crooked Crosse finished with a record of 34-0-1.
“Liberty runs a great tournament. A lot of effort went into creating brackets that were competitive and many of the games were close,” said Coach Brian Wall.”Congratulations to all the teams for playing their hearts out on a hot day.
“Our team did a real nice job of focusing on each game to be successful. It became pretty clear to our coaches that the boys wanted to finish their time at Crooked Crosse with an undefeated season and were willing to sacrifice to make that happen. We are so proud of their accomplishment and look forward to seeing many of them play at Upper Dublin High School in the years ahead.”
Crooked Crosse team members included Anthony Giuliani, Michael Gillen, Austin Clibanoff, Nash Potts, Evan Scott, Michael Sowers, Sean Bowers, Ryan Stover, Nick Vernacchio, Liam McCrudden, Rocky Wright, Jack Rapine, Sean McKee, Chris Ferguson, Ryan Templeton, Henry Winebrake, Cody Sweeney, Conor Wall, and Michael Mullen.