TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 4/16/14
Lacrosse continues to grow in the deep Midwest.
There are now 10 teams in the Nebraska High School Lacrosse Association (www.Nebraskalax.com). Two of the schools – West Des Moines Valley and Ankeny – are located in Iowa – as the region’s lacrosse grows slowly but steadily.
Defending state champion Lincoln is 4-0 in state games and 5-2 overall. Millard West is 3-0 in state games and 5-1 overall. These two teams meet on April 27 at Millard West.
Omaha Burke midfielder Caleb Schneider is the Nebraska/Iowa leading scorer with 25 goals, according to Nebraskalax.com.
Other teams include Creighton Prep, Millard North, Westside, Sarpy and Elkhorn South.
There is plenty of twitter promotion. The twitter feed @NE_HS_Lax is sending out scores regularly, and all 10 teams have their own feeds.
Episcopal School of Dallas finishes strong
In a rematch of last year’s Texas Division I championship game, Episcopal School of Dallas defeated St. Mark’s, 12-9, on Saturday to win the Southwest Prep Conference championship as Richie Loftus had three goals and two assists and Nakeie Montgomery added three goals and one assists while Jack Beare scored twice.
ESD fell to St, Mark’s, 8-7, in overtime in last year’s finale.
The Eagles, the top-ranked team in the TopLaxRecruits Southern Rankings, are 14-1 and will take a top seed into the Super regional tournament later this month. St. Mark’s is 10-4.
Coppell (TX) finished 11-5 in the regular season and gears for the Super Regionals later this month.
Through 16 games, senior Nick Hruby (Air Force) led the Cowboys with 56 goals and 14 assists while Ben Dodson has 27 goals and 14 assists and Alex Edens has 23 goals and 22 assists. Goalie Johnathan Ferree has 152 saves while groundballs leaders are LSM Drew Lewis (59) and middie DP Lambert (58).
Tower Hill (DE) junior Pettit scores 100th gioal/strong>
Tower Hill (DE) Junior Andrew Pettit (Lehigh commit) scored his 100th career goal and finished with four tallies and three assists for the Hillers (5-0) in their 17-4 win Saturday over Wilmington Charter.
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