Category: Press Release

    By Chris Goldberg Phillylacrosse.com All-Showcase pick Ella Pittenger said Friday’s Victory Events Philly Summer Kickoff Showcase was the perfect opportunity to begin her comeback from a season lost to the COVID-19 pandemic. Belles 2023 All-Showcase picks Ella Pittenger (left), AnnMarie Davenport “It was extremely hard for me to accept the fact that our season was canceled after all the hours of hard work during preseason I put in for not only my school team, but for my club team as well,” said Pittenger, a 2023 midfielder from the Belles and Coatesville High. “It made it a lot easier to jump...
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    By Chris Goldberg Phillylacrosse.com Dave Pietramala told nearly 300 showcase participants today that we are in “unprecedented and challenging times” but that high school lacrosse players still have “control of their fate.” The former Johns Hopkins head coach was the guest speaker at a recruiting seminar to kick off the Victory Events Liberty National Elite Showcase at Maple Zone in Aston. Pietramala admitted that his life has drastically changed since he and Hopkins parted ways in April after 20 successful seasons in Baltimore. Dave Pietramala speaks to hundreds at the Victory Liberty National Showcase And Pietramala used his situation as...
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    By Chris Goldberg Phillylacrosse.com Henry Tarr said he had extra motivation coming into Friday’s Victory Events Beast of the East Showcase at Maple Zone Sports Village – an event that came a day after he found out he didn’t make the Team Philly Under Armour squad. BEAST OF THE EAST: Henry Tarr, 2021 DEF/LSM “I made the call back, but Thursday I found out I had not made the team,” said the Hotchkiss School (CT) and Duke’s LC 2021 defenseman/LSM.  “That gave me a little bit of extra motivation to play hard in the showcase,” he said. “I was trying...
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    Victory Event Series is closely monitoring the current situation regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), including heeding the guidance of the World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and local officials. To that end, our staff is working from home and using video conferencing to continue to plan for the summer and stay connected with team directors, coaches, players, and parents. In addition, schedule updates and other announcements will be posted below.   Southeast Elite 150 Showcase (originally scheduled for June 12) has been rescheduled to Friday, July 31. Southeast Shootout (originally scheduled for June 13-14) has been rescheduled to August 1-2. Beast...
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    Victory Event Series signed a new partnership agreement with Cascade Maverik Lacrosse covering eight lacrosse Showcases and 13 different lacrosse team tournaments, including the prestigious National Prep Lacrosse Championship.  Cascade Maverik is also a longtime partner of the U.S. National Team and US Lacrosse. “This new partnership with Cascade Maverik provides exclusivity in product sales and branding while raising the overall experience for our quarter-million plus attendees,” said Jeff Long, President of Victory Event Series. “This partnership compliments Cascade Maverik’s relationship with US Lacrosse and the accomplished National Team players since Victory serves up both boys and girls youth players.”...
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    On February 9, Victory Event Series announced the hiring of former Syracuse player and current Harriton High School Head Coach Jeff Desko and Gwynned Mercy Assistant Coach Blase Cesarone as new Team Sales and Recruiting Showcase Managers.   “Jeff and Blase are tremendous additions to our team,” said Victory’s Bob Dignazio. “They bring impressive resumes as collegiate players and have coached at the elite travel, high school, and college levels. We are excited to welcome them aboard.”   During Coach Desko’s years as a player at Syracuse, the Orange were NCAA Championship Runner-up (2013), Big East Champs (2013) and ACC...
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    Plano, TX - The 2019 Cowboy Cup All-Tournament Team was released on Wednesday, as voted upon by the more than 30 college coaches in attendance. 36 elite high school players were selected to the team and are listed below!   2019 Cowboy Cup All-Tournament Team BOYS GIRLS Attack: Attack: Josh Healy (Keller) Kate Severson (Westlake Select) Keenan Ybarra (Dirty Birds) Grace Hathorn (Cy-Fair) Ben Dreher (Fellowship) Carly Walker (Cy-Fair) Bryce Walker (Iron Horse) Lindsay Hutchins (Stratford) Brian Alber (Keller) Claire Bryant (Coppell) Cristian Reno (Iron Horse) Alaina Gilson (Roadrunner) Midfield: MidField: Seaver Sasso (Kingwood) Elizabeth Ohnesorge (Cy-Fair) Zeke Mullendore (OK...
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    Cheng Headlines All-Showcase Team at Liberty National Elite Fall Showcase By Chris Goldberg, Phillylacrosse.com Mark Cheng said his teammates made it was easy to succeed at Saturday’s Liberty National Elite Showcase at the Proving Grounds in Conshohocken. “I think the great thing about this showcase as compared to others is that I had really great teammates that understood ball motion and cycling,” said Cheng, a lefty 2022 attackman from Miramonte High (CA) and the Duke’s Lacrosse Club. “That helps your 1-on-1 game; having people cut instead of standing in the middle really helps your passing ability and helps you get...
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    By Chris Goldberg Phillylacrosse.com, 10/27/19 Chris Pucciarelli was hardly bothered by the wind and the cold Saturday at the Beast of the East National Showcase at the Delaware Turf Complex in Frederica. After all, the 2021 attackman from Team Turnpike and Monroe Township High (N.J.) was making his first appearance on the field after missing four months due to a broken left foot. So, being named the Beast National MVP was just an added bonus for a player itching to get back on the field. “I was very excited because I couldn’t play all summer and it was hard to...
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