July 7, 2013

Vail Shootout: Elite Finals Set; Jager/Force Five Takes Master's

from Press Release

The 41st annual Vail Lacrosse Shootout is nearing its end. The Men's Masters division came to a close with Team Jaegermeister/Force 5 winning the championship game over Hulu 13-9. This is their second consecutive championship win.

Tomorrow will mark the end of the 41st Shootout with Team STX and Honey Badgers of the Women's Elite division heading to the championship on Ford field at 10am. Lacrossewear and All Out will duke it out in the first-place game of the Men's Elite division on Ford Field at 1pm.

July 7th Results

Men's Elite

Championship Bracket

Semifinals
All Out 15, Brine Elite 13

All Out dominated the first half, but Brine went on a fourth quarter run with two big two pointers. The goals, however, just weren't enough to steal the win. All Out's Billy Ward led the way to victory with three goals and three assists.

Lacrossewear 16, Big Green Herd 15 (OT)

5th Place Bracket
Adrenaline Tropics 19, Denver City Lax / StyLax 15

The game was mostly controlled by the Tropics. Every time it looked like City Lax was making a comeback the Tropics pulled away with quick goals. The Tropics face-off man Robby Grabher made the win possible.

Rocky Mountain Oysters 19, Millennium Lacrosse 18

Consolation Bracket

Semifinals
FCA True Lacrosse 12, Jammin' Salmon 8

The game started off with a battle to take the lead. During the second quarter, FCA dominated the play of the game, firing accurate shots, winning ground ball battles, and putting four quarters together. FCA had many good connections and teamwork for all goals.

LOFers 12, Southern Combat 10

In this exciting game, Southern Combat dominated on face offs. Davie of the Beavers had great shots and two goals to make it a closer game.

13th Place Bracket
Crease Beavers 13, Team TAMA 11

True Lacrosse 17, Warrior X 8

True Lacrosse dominated in this action-packed game. They outshot Warrior X 56 to 29 and finished with more than double their score.

Other Games
Prestige Lacrosse 13, Colorado Mavs 7

Prestige came out with their first win of the weekend over Colorado Mavs. Jamie McClintock domination on the face offs and Adam Hughes's four goals really made the difference.

Team Gutman 8, Minnesota Chill 7

This was a close, physical game with frequent possession changes. At the end of the first half, the game was tied 4-4, but in the end, Gutman pulled ahead with one goal over the Chill.

Women's Elite

Quarterfinals
9:00am - Athletic - Harrow Honeybadgers 11, Team Wild 3
9:00am - Edwards 2 - Team STX 15, Run Around Sue 7

Run Around Sue lacked the aggressiveness to tame Team STX. During the moments where Run Around Sue got going Team STX was quick to answer and left little doubt as to who was the more talented team.

10:15am - Athletic - CRSLAX.com 9, LOFers 6

CRSLax and the LOFers started out trading goals and long possessions, but CRSLax pulled away in the last ten minutes of the first half, scoring five unanswered goals. The LOFers came out strong in the second half, but couldn't overcome the sizeable deficit. CRSLax held on at the end to win 9 to 6.
10:15am - Edwards 2 - Gang Green 11, Colorado Lacrosse Club 7

Semi-Finals
2:00pm - Athletic - Harrow Honeybadgers 12, CRSLAX.com 6

The Harrow Honeybadgers came out rabid putting up seven goals in the first half; it was only close because of the eight saves by CRSLax's Caitlin Carducci. CRSLax started the second half much stronger and were led by Rachel Culp's hat trick, but it wasn't enough against the strength of the entire Badger team with ten players tallying goals in the win.

2:00pm - Edwards 2 - Team STX 21, Gang Green 4

5th Place Bracket
11:30am - Athletic - LOFers 12, Team Wild 5
11:30am - Edwards 2 - Run Around Sue 13, Colorado Lacrosse Club 4

Consolation
12:45pm - Athletic - Pappy's 10, The Laxatives 8

The Laxatives, made up primarily of CSU students/grads, and Pappy's, made up mostly of CU students/grads, continued their in-state rivalry at the Shootout. With the game tied 4-4 at the half, The Laxatives Grace Jackson scored four goals and when combined with the eight saves by Baer Kenzie the Laxatives were eying a comeback win. However, they couldn't stop the spread of Pappy's seven different goal scorers.

12:45pm - Edwards 2 - #1 Stunner of the Month 11, CWLA 4

Men's Master's

Championship
Jagermeister/Force 5 13, Hulu 9

At the end of the first half Jager led 10-2 and looked to be cruising to a Masters title. Hulu wasn't ready to give up though and mounted a comeback in the second half. Unfortunately for Hulu it was too little too late, as they only managed to close the gap to four goals. Jager repeats as Vail Lacrosse Shootout Master's division Champions.

3rd Place
Adrenaline 10, Power-Tek 7

Adrenaline started out strong backed stopped by some impressive goalie play. Derek Lamb kept Power-Tek in the game with four goals. Adrenaline played solid defense, stifling Power-Tek's comeback bid.

Consolation Championship
Silver Oysters 5, Olympic Club 4

The game was very close thorough out as possessions were lengthy and methodical by both teams. In the second half the Oyster offense got going and with the only goal in the fourth quarter the Silver Oyster won the Master's Consolation Championship.

7th Place
Middlebury 20, Buddha's Ballers 5

All-Tournament midfielder Dave Leach scored four goals to lead Middlebury to an impressive victory over Buddha's.

Final Standings

  • 1st: Jagermeister/Force 5
  • 2nd: Hulu
  • 3rd: Team Adrenaline
  • 4th: Power-Tek
  • 5th: Silver Oysters
  • 6th: Olympic Club
  • 7th: Middlebury
  • 8th: Buddha's Ballers

July 8th Schedule

Men's Elite

Championship Bracket

Finals
1:00pm - Ford Field - Lacrossewear vs. All Out

3rd Place
11:30am - Ford Field - Brine Elite vs. Big Green Herd

5th Place
10:00am – Edwards Turf - Adrenaline Tropics vs. Rocky Mountain Oysters

7th Place
11:30am - Edwards Turf - Denver City Lax / StyLax vs. Millennium Lacrosse

Consolation Bracket

Finals
8:30am - Ford Field - FCA vs. LOFers

11rd Place
11:30am – Edwards 4 – Jammin' Salmon vs. Southern Combat

13th Place
10:00am – Edwards 4 - Crease Beavers vs. True Lacrosse

15th Place
1:00pm - Edwards Turf - Warrior X vs. Team TAMA

Other Games
8:30am – Edwards Turf – Team Gutman vs. Colorado Mavs
8:30am – Edwards 4 – Prestige Lacrosse vs. Minnesota Chill

Women's Elite

Championship Game - Ford Field
10:00am- Harrow Honeybadgers vs. STX

3rd Place Game -
CRSLAX.com 1, Gang Green 0 (forfeit)

Edwards 2
8:00am- LOFers vs. Run Around Sue
9:15am- Pappy's vs. #1 Stunner of the Month

Edwards 3
9:15am- The Laxatives vs. CWLA
Colorado Lacrosse Club 1, Team Wild 0 (forfeit)


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