The National High School Lacrosse Showcase is one of the premier events on the summer circuit and for many West Coast teams an important trip East.
Most of the Midwest Region wraps up this week with the Indiana, Illinois and Ohio championship games on Saturday. Michigan wraps up its season on June 8.
The Midwest is heating up with teams preparing for playoff pushes and players setting program records. This week’s Midwest notebook highlights some of those teams and players.
Michael Ward travels to Long Island to watch Loyola Academy (Ill.) take on three of the best high school lacrosse teams in the nation. He recaps his trip in this week’s Ward Report.
This week’s Midwest notebook features several meetings with state champions along with teams in Ohio, Kansas and Wisconsin playing well.
If you follow high school lacrosse in the midwest, you know Loyola Academy versus New Trier. It’s been the championship game almost every year for the last 20 years, so there is history between these teams.
This week’s Midwest notebook features a big Illinois matchup between Loyola Academy (Ill.) at St. Viator (Ill.) along with an interstate matchup between Carmel (Ind.) at Olentangy Liberty (Ohio).
Gavin Tygh from Penn Charter (Pa.) breaks the known record for most faceoff wins in a career to earn Player of the Week for Week 8. Plus 11 players earn Honor Roll status.
Michael Ward breaks down the matchup between Loyola Academy (Ill.) and St. Viator (Ill.) in an early April meeting between championship hopefuls.
With the midwest cranking up in every state, there are several teams that started the year with impressive victories or went to the East Coast to challenge themselves.