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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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    By Chris Goldberg TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 10/31/22 CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. – Mara Furneri said her Yellow Jackets North-Williams squad never showed panic when it gave up a lead in its final game Sunday to Dark Horse (MD) in the Victory Events Fall Classic at the Proving Grounds. “Our success came from taking one play at a time,” she said. “In all three games we played as a team.” Furneri, an attack from Ridgefield (CT), scored the go-ahead goal and added an insurance tally late in the game to help YJN claim an 8-5 victory and cap a 3-0 afternoon to win the...
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    By Chris Goldberg TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 10/31/22 CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. – It’s hard to ignore the dominance shown by the Mid Penn Blaze (PA). The stats are indeed impressive: a 3-0 record and a 44-8 goal differential Sunday at the Victory Events Fall Classic at the Proving Grounds and in the past two tournaments the Blaze is 7-0 with a 109-18 advantage. Mid Penn doesn’t draw from a traditional area of lacrosse; all the players are from Central Pennsylvania and few are from the same high school. But the players say the team’s camaraderie is the biggest reason for the success. “I...
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    By Chris Goldberg TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 10/31/22 CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa – Jason Hilton got an early Halloween treat Saturday at the Victory Events Beast National Showcase at the Proving Grounds – a very good team to play with. “I got along with my teammates and we bonded together really well,” said Hilton, a 2024 midfielder from Hempfield and TEAM Lacrosse (PA). “That doesn’t always happen at showcases.” Hilton took advantage of his team’s quick rapport and excelled enough to be named the Showcase MVP (see all-showcase team and comments from others that excelled at bottom). “I was just able to communicate and...
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    11/03/2022 By TopLaxRecruits (Edit) By Chris Goldberg TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 11/3/22 Ben Bobrick may be a little late in the recruiting scene, he has much to show college coaches. “I want to show the coaches all aspects of me, whether it be my skill, personality, coachability, or drive,” said the 2023 goalie from John Carroll Catholic (FL). “This fall club season I’d like to improve on clearing and being more patient with the ball, and seeing the field with all my options.” Bobrick, who plays club for FCA Treasure Coast, is a “Player to Watch” for the Victory Events Liberty National Elite Fall Showcase...
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    10/23/2022 By TopLaxRecruits By Chris Goldberg TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 10/23/22 Dante Avicolli still relishes his days as a youth lacrosse player – especially since his stick skills as a young attackman have helped him as a high school goalie. “One of my strengths is clearing and also handling with my stick,” said Avicolli, a 2024 from Campolindo High, east of Oakland, CA. “I started as an attackman with the U-9 age group and that helped me develop stick skills a lot when I became a goalie. I can clear the ball downfield for fast breaks.” Avicolli, who plays club for the Pinnacle Aces,...
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    By TopLaxRecruits By Chris Goldberg TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 10/11/22 Spencer Hogaboom is looking to expand his recruiting opportunities this fall. “I have a few options right now where I could commit right away,” said the 2023 midfielder from Arlington (N.Y.). “Right now I still want to expand my options and commit before the (spring) season.” Hogaboom had a strong junior season for Arlington, collecting 36 goals, 15 assists and 22 groundballs while earning Section 1-AA Honorable Mention for a 12-5 team. He is a Player to Watch for the Victory Events Beast National Showcase Oct. 29 at the Conshohocken Proving Grounds....
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    By Chris Goldberg TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 7/19/22 NEW CASTLE, Del. – Enzo Grieco was pleasantly surprised to play on a Liberty National Elite showcase team Friday that was unselfish. “My teammates were very good at getting open,” said the 2024 attackman from Mars Area (PA) and CW Elite. “Normally in the showcase setting there is a lot of 1-on-1 dodging, but my teammates were getting open and working well together. That makes it easy to move the ball around.” Grieco’s all-around skills at attack flourished in the Victory Events showcase and for his efforts he was named the MVP of an...
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