The final day of the 2016 Vail Lacrosse Shootout proved exciting as always as the Men’s Masters and Men’s and Women’s Elite divisions finished play and crowned their victors. Houston Texarados earned a hard-fought win in the Women’s Elite championship over Lady LOFers. Later in the day, Dynasty/Lacrossewear took their third straight championship trophy home after their win over Flying Dutchmen.
Coverage: Mens Elite Womens Elite Masters
Day 8 of the Vail Lacrosse Shootout was once again rain soaked, but exciting. The Men’s Masters and Women’s Elite divisions continued round-robin play with the Masters champions being decided on Sunday based on record. Meanwhile, the Men’s Elite completed the semi-final round of their bracket. Dynasty/Lacrossewear and Flying Dutchmen will face off in tomorrow’s Men’s Elite Championship. The Women’s Elite division championship will be played between Lady LOFers and Houston Texarados.
Coverage: Mens Elite Womens Elite Masters
A rainy day 7 of the Vail Lacrosse Shootout added a third division with the Men’s Master’s division and continued with day two of play for the Men’s and Women’s Elite divisions. With many close games and some upsets in all divisions, it’s anyone’s guess who our victors will be. Fans should stay tuned for some high-caliber and hopefully, dryer, lacrosse.
Day two of the Men’s Elite division determined who will head to the semi-final games on Saturday and ultimately the championship game on Sunday. Dynasty/Lacrossewear, Big Green Herd, Rocky Mountain Oysters, and thanks to a major win over Epoch, Flying Dutchman are the only remaining teams with perfect records thus far.
It became apparent in the first day of Master’s play that the competition will be fierce for the rest of the tournament. Both Middlebury and last year’s champions Boonedoggle are the frontrunner so far with no losses.Coverage: Mens Elite Womens Elite Masters
Day one of the Men’s and Women’s elite tournaments saw pool play on the lady’s side and the first round of bracket play on the men’s fields. It was a high scoring day in vail in the fella’s division, with 15 teams scoring double digit goals. Tournament favorites Dynasty/Lacrossewear, lead with way with 26 goals are trailed closely in total scoring by the Big Green Herd with 24 goals. For the women, the favored team won every game, except for the most lopsided result of the day, Lakshore topping the Lady Tigz 17-4. Friday’s schedule is for the Men’s Eilte quarterfinals, the second day of pool play for the Women’s Elite tournament and the beginning of the Men’s Masters tournament.Coverage: Mens Elite Womens Elite
The first half of the Vail Lacrosse Shootout completed on Wednesday with the final games of the U19 Boys and Girls tournaments. Hero’s 2017 defeated Team HLA in the Girls’ Gold Bracket finals. Meanwhile, newcomers, Red Bandana, took down Colorado in the U19 Boys division. Thursday begins the Men’s and Women’s Elite divisions.Coverage: HS Boys HS Girls
Day four of the Vail Lacrosse Shootout saw another champion crowned, as the Elder Statesmen took first in the Supermasters division once again. This marks the fourth consecutive championship win for the Statesmen. Colorado and the Red Bandanas defeated their opponents in the semi-final games and will face off in Wednesday’s championship game for the U19 Boys. The Florida Kings and Brady’s Bunch will compete for the Division 2 Championship. Hero’s 2017 and Team HLA will be competing for first in the U19 Girls division Gold Bracket. Summit Elite and Team 180 2019 will play for first in the Silver Bracket.
Coverage: Supermasters HS Boys HS Girls
Day three of the Vail Lacrosse Shootout continued with play in five divisions, U19 Boys and Girls, Supermasters, Grandmasters, and Zenmasters. Both Grandmasters and Zenmasters champions were crowned, with the Eldest Statesmen taking first in the Grandmasters once again and Los Abuelos de C2C taking their second straight championship in the Zenmasters.
Tuesday, the Elder Statesmen will take on Moondoggies to decide the next Supermasters champion. The U19 Girls will begin their first day of bracket play and the U19 Boys will decide which semi finalists will play in the championship game.Coverage: Grandmasters Supermasters Zenmasters HS Boys HS Girls
The Supermasters (age 40+) division is left with four undefeated teams heading into the semi-finals on Monday. The Grandmasters (age 50+) division is down to the Eldest Statesmen vs. Mr. Boh for tomorrow's championship game. Our Zenmasters (age 60+) division looks to be crowning a new champion for it's second year of action. The first day of pool play for HS Boys and Girls is complete with most of the seedings intact.
Coverage: Grandmasters Supermasters Zenmasters HS Boys HS Girls
The 44th Annual Vail Lacrosse Shootout began play on Saturday, June 25. Players as young as 6 and older than 60 convened for the first day of play. Youth players honed their skills during a clinic and Chumash tournament. The Supermasters (age 40+) participated in pool play to determine the bracket for the division, while the Grandmasters (age 50+) and Zenmasters (age 60+) divisions completed their first day of play.Tomorrow’s tournament play will expand to include both the High School Boys and Girls divisions. The Under 19 Boys will start with pool play to determine bracket placement for the remainder of the tournament. The Under 19 High School Girls tournament will also get started with all games being played at the Edwards fields. Coverage: Grandmasters Supermasters Zenmasters
Saturday, June 25th to Sunday, July 3rd 2016Chumash (Boys 7-12): June 25th
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