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Summer tournament roundup: Twist White wins high school JV A championship at Patriot Games Showcase

Tuesday, 26th July 2011

Categories Boy's/Men's, High School, Posted 7/26/11

Twist Lacrosse White claimed the JV A Division championship Sunday at the 4th Patriot Games Youth Lacrosse Summer Showcase at Herbst Complex in Plumstead.

Twist White won the JV A Division title at the Patriots Games Showcase

Twist White, made up of all rising sophomores, defeated Trilogy Jersey Shore, 5-2, in the title game. Twist finished the summer with a 22-6 record and two tournament championships.

Twist started off the tournament with wins over Team Total (8-5) and Team Turnpike (6-4) and then fell to the LI Outlaws (8-3), finishing the day with the No. 2 seed going to the semifinals on Sunday.

After a tough battle in the semi final, Twist defeated Brotherhood, 5-4, setting up a second meeting against Trilogy Jersey Shore.

Playing shorthanded all weekend, Twist had strong contributions from Andrew Del Brocco at the face-off circle and defensively from Kyle Lawlor, Keith Cameron, Riley Smith, Ryan Sullivan, Jack Kane, Alex Simpson, backed by Colin MacDougal and Matt Messerle in goal.

Twist scoring:
Game 1: Jackson Klientz (3a), Ryan Kearns (2g), Eric Giannetti (1g, 1a), Trent Melsheimer (1g), Matt Close (1g), Riley Smith (1g), Derek Bitzer (1g), Tasso Karras (1g)

Game 2: Jackson Klientz (1g,1a), Ryan Kearns (1g), Tasso Karras (2a), Matt Close (1g)

Game 3: Jackson Klientz (1g), Ryan Kearns (1g), Eric Giannetti (1a)

Game 4: Ryan Kearns (2g, 1a), Jackson Klientz (1a), Tasso Karras (1g), Eric Giannetti (2g)

Game 5: Jackson Klientz (1g,2a), Ryan Kearns (1g), Tasso Karras (1g), Matt Close (1a), Matt Shermot (1a)


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