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    By Chris Goldberg Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 7/19/23 Giovanni Daddario had no doubt he’d make a good showing Friday at the Victory Events Liberty National Elite Showcase at Kirkwood Sports Club in New Castle, DE. “I went to the showcase confident; that’s kind of what helped me be successful,” said the 2024 midfielder from Boyertown High and True Valley club. Daddario’s confidence clearly paid off. He was named the showcase MVP by the attending coaches. “My dodging was really good,” he said. “Every time I dodged I was able to create a shot for myself. And I think my shooting was pretty...
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    By Chris Goldberg Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 7/12/23 Reece Millison is as motivated as anyone for this summer lacrosse recruiting season. The 2024 attackman from Archmere Academy (DE) and Duke’s Elite was ineligible to play this spring after transferring from Ridley High as he waits for his waiver to be accepted. He will hear soon if his 2024 high school season waiver is accepted. At Ridley in 2022, he scored over 30 goals as an X attackman. He’s thrilled to return to the field after spending the spring as a practice player for an Auks team that reached the Delaware state semifinals...
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    By Chris Goldberg Phillylacrosse.com. Posted 6/30/23 Cullen Gorman was thankful for playing on a showcase team that helped him shine last Friday at the Victory Events Gold Standard at Calvert Regional Park, MD. “I think overall on offense and defense I played well, and overall I also think I played well IQ-wise with other players on my team,” said Gorman, a 2025 midfielder from Ramsey HS (NJ) and Building Blocks, who was named MVP. “I definitely liked seeing the looks I was getting and taking the good matchups on offense against short sticks. “I was taking every advantage that I...
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    By Chris Goldberg For Victory Events Nolensville 2024 defenseman Jesse Garcia believes that being a key member of this spring's Tennessee Division 2 Public A state champion will provide him with a blueprint for future success. “We had our ups and downs during the season, losing to some upper division teams,” he said. “But one thing we did was never lose high sight of the real goal.  “Staying in the moment was key for our team. One game at a time. I learned that I must worry about what I can control, do my job, and be a good teammate....
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    By Chris Goldberg Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 6/12/23 Mason Barndt scored 65 goals this spring as a junior attackman at Boyertown, but he takes pride more in his ability to make his teammates better. “My strengths include my stick handling skills; specifically my ability to use both hands fluidly, and also my complete dedication to my teammates and the game,” he said. Barndt is a Player to Watch for Friday’s Victory Events Beast of the East Showcase. The event is being held at MSI Sports Village in Aston, PA, and will feature over 170 elite players. Check-in begins at 11 a.m. There...
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    Hill Academy Wins National Prep Championship By Chris Goldberg Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/21/23 BEL AIR, Md. - After losing twice to Culver Academy (IN) last year, The Hill Academy (Ont.) clearly had something to prove in 2023. Today The Hill did just that in the Victory Events National Prep Championship title game at Cedar Lane Regional Park. Willem Firth scored five second-half goals and Dylan Sanderson pumped in three while Cameron Sterritt posted 11 saves as The Pride toppled Culver 12-7. Hill (ranked No. 7 by Inside Lacrosse) closes its season 11-3, including a sweep of the Eagles, which last year...
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    March 31, 2023 by Chris Goldberg By Chris Goldberg Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/31/23 Some of the top-ranked scholastic boys’ teams in North America will compete May 19-21 in the Victory Events National Prep Championship. The tourney will feature 12 teams and also at least two more competing in exhibitions. All games will be held at Cedar Lane Regional Park in Bel Air, MD. The tourney has added powers from Canada, the Midwest, and the Washington D.C. region from last year. Headline teams include Culver Academy (IN), Hill Academy (Ontario), Bullis School (MD), Western Reserve (OH), IMG Lacrosse, and Gonzaga College (D.C.) as well...
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    By Chris Goldberg Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 11/12/22 WILMINGTON, Del. – Midfielder Will Gilfillan says his Tri-State (N.J.) 2024 Gold teammates “all know our roles.” “It all works for us. we know when to dodge or when to pass,” he said. “We figure it out and do it together.” Tri-State’s plan worked well today in the Victory Events Liberty National Elite Fall Classic at Chase Fieldhouse. Tri-State was the unofficial winner of the 2023/24 AA Division with a perfect 3-0 mark, capped by a 13-2 win over True Philadelphia 2024. The big victory was a 2-1 triumph over Black Bear; Tri-State also...
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    11/14/2022 By TopLaxRecruits By Chris Goldberg TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 11/14/22 WILMINGTON, Del. – Owen Orpana had to drive 8 hours from his home in Guelph, Ontario, to attend Saturday’s Victory Events Liberty National Elite Fall Showcase at Chase Fieldhouse. The trip was well worth the effort. “It was an 8-hour grind,” said Orpana, a 2024 midfielder from 1Lax and John F. Ross Collegiate Vocational Institute. “I was supposed to meet another player from my town down there, but he (recently) committed and didn’t attend. I decided to follow through and give it a shot.” Orpana’s shot looked strong. He earned the Showcase MVP...
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    By Chris Goldberg TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 11/12/22 WILMINGTON, Del. – Team Money (PA) 2024 surprised even its own players with its success today at the Liberty National Elite Fall Showcase at Chase Fieldhouse. “It’s awesome, I was really not expecting us to be this successful,” said Nathan Campisi, a 2024 defenseman from Cumberland Valley. “We just put it together.” Campisi meant that his team had not played a fall tournament and had minimal practice since the summer when the club focuses most of its energy. But Team Money dominated its three games in the 2023/24 division, claiming three wins by a...
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