This week’s special guest is Sheldon Shealer from TopDrawerSoccer.com … yes, you read that right. Mike and Michael have a soccer guy on to talk about lacrosse playoffs. Why? Shealer has covered high school sports for almost 30 years. He worked as the interim Director with the Maryland Public Secondary School Athletic Association (MPSSAA) for one year and provides insight into playoff systems around the country.
This week’s West Region Notebook recaps the final California and Colorado championships of the 2019 high school lacrosse season.
This week’s Midwest notebook highlights two Ohio players who are working their way up the best-known records. We also follow up on the Michigan and Ohio playoffs where blowouts have been commonplace.
With this year’s Cardinal program, it’s impossible to single out one player who made the most significant impact. Calvert Hall completed its mission with a 15-7 win over St. Mary’s (Md.) to claim its third-consecutive MIAA A Conference championship.
This week’s Mid-Atlantic notebook highlights more Maryland champions, a one-eyed goalie in Virginia, New Jersey’s nine seeds dominating and firsts in Maryland and Virginia.
thedral and Carmel are used to playing for state championships, but the rivals met on the final day of the regular season. Michael Ward has the breakdown.
This episode was recorded in November 2018 with Chris Goldberg of PhillyLacrosse.com to discuss the evolution of the Pennsylvania lacrosse playoff format. With all the discussion about playoff formats, especially in states that are growing, it’s a good episode to listen to how an established state had its own share of growing pains and how it’s continuing to modify its format.