The month of June was filled with club teams and players traveling near and far with something going on almost every week. Here is a quick run down of all that went on (that we know about).
The 9th annual Ski Town Shootout was a huge success with more than 90 teams making their way to the high elevations for some great lacrosse. Relive the tournament with our picture galleries (Womens, Girls, Boys) and the first ULN Show episode that Fish Bartlett and myself recorded while at Ski Town.
Warrior Vail Colorado Lacrosse Tournament
The Utah Starz and Jolly Rogers boys teams and the Utah Liberty on the girls side headed East for the Warrior Vail Colorado Lacrosse Tournament, showcasing their talent among some great teams.
In the U-17 A Division, several Utahns joined the Bradys Bunch team that made it to the Championship game but were forced to forfeit due to ineligible players.
In the B Division, the Jolly Rogers went 2-1 with wins over KC Blue Lion, 9-5, Minnesota Stealth 12-9 and a loss to Denver Boom, 8-7, claiming 3rd place. The Utah Starz went 3-0 with wins over Vail Huskies, 3-1, Minnesota Stealth, 7-4 and winning the championship over Denver Boom, 12-7.
In the U-15 age group, again several Utahns played for the Bradys Bunch, winning the Championship 10-0 over the C2C Black team. In Division B, Jolly Rogers went 1-2 losing to Westlake, 7-6, Wild, 6-5 and beating the Utah Starz for 7th place, 11-0. The Starz went 0-3 losing to Three Frogs, 10-5, MN Yeti, 8-7 and the Jolly Rogers, 11-0.
In the U-13 age group, Jolly Rogers went 2-1 losing to Sentry, 9-1, beating KC Blue Lion, 8-5, and claiming 5th place with a 2-1 win over Wild.
The U-11 Jolly Rogers went 0-3 losing to Team NorCal Bears, 5-2, Team Texas, 7-3 and Junior Mammoth, 4-0.
On the girls side, the Utah Liberty U-17 went 1-7 overall. The U-15 team went 5-3, losing in the championship game to Denver Summit Lacrosse 2017 Black by the score of 13-3.
2013 Adrenaline Pioneer Challenge
The Utah Blackhawks went to the Denver Pioneer Challenge, winning the Championship after going 7-1 overall. 6 players made the All-Star team (Casey Rose – JD, Logan Lund – Brighton, Luke Fairman – Brighton, Bubba Fairman – Brighton, Coleman Dunn – Olympus, Tanner Duyrea – Sky View).
NSCLA – Club Championships in Philly
Garrett Bullet (Corner Canyon), Matt Graney (Juan Diego) and Bo Long (Juan Diego) played for the West Coast Starz at the NSCLA Club Championships.
Adrenaline Blackcard Showcase
Garrett Bullett played in the Blackcard Showcase, earning a ‘Top 10 Players who impressed’ award.
Mason Barnhill (Corner Canyon), Luke Fairman (Brighton) and Nick Carrigan (Brighton) have been plying their trade with the FCA Lacrosse club this summer as well.
Rocky Mountain Showcase
The Rocky Mountain Showcase is an annual tournament hosted by Mason Goodhand. This year featured four local teams, Griffins, Chaos, Wildcats and Blackhawks. The Griffins team beat the Blackhawks 7-5 in the final.
In upcoming stories, we will catch up with the Mamaci girls team and take a look at the Patriot games that started today! If you have news, please feel free to email us: firstname.lastname@example.org