West Chester, PA – On June 15-16, Victory Event Series kicked off the 2019 summer season in style at the Summer Rise Tournament. Hosted on ten fields at the Westtown School, the fourth edition of the tournament drew 74 club teams and nearly 30 college coaches to southeastern Pennsylvania.

    Teams from all over the East Coast, including Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania, competed for two days. College coaches from every division attended to scope out the talent in the High School and 2022 divisions. Sunday saw action-packed playoffs that crowned champions in seven divisions. The 2019 Summer Rise champions are:

    2027 (8V8): PA Express 2027 edged Greene Turtle DE 2027/28 for the title in an intense and spirited championship.
    2026: In a final that pitted Philly area teams, Belles Lacrosse Club 2026 won a gritty game against Delco Lacrosse 2026 Select.
    2025: The battle of out-of-state squads saw House of Sports 2025/26 take the championship title against T3 Shore 2025 Black.
    2024: T3 Central 2024 played hard for the win against the Blue Devils 2024.
    2023: Blue Devils 2023 defeated PA Express 2023 Orange for the championship title.
    2022: Greene Turtle DE 2022 won a hard-fought overtime thriller against PA Express Blue 2022.
    High School: Greene Turtle Delaware 2020 defeated Blue Devils 2021 for the High School division championship.

    Summer Rise 2019 was a huge success. Victory Event Series is already receiving reservations for 2020, and the tournament is expected to continue to grow in size and level of play. To view 2020 event information, visit: http://victoryeventseries.com/summer-rise