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The Face-Off Factory and Crease Coach, which have partnered for their summer events this year, return to Orange County on Sunday for their final stop of the summer. Both companies are currently partnered with Adrenaline, with Crease Coach being run by LXM PRO goalie Johnny Rodriguez and Face-Off Factory previously having run Adrenaline Faceoff Challenge events. The event will take place at Yorba Linda High School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
In its second year, the TribzLacrosse California Showcase drew over 40 teams to the Orange County Great Park the first weekend of August for two days of summer lacrosse. Building on last year's success, TribzLacrosse Director Andreas Gaynor attracted many of SoCal's leading youth and high school clubs, such as the OC Crush, Buku Lacrosse, Crespi-based Liv Lax, and 3d lacrosse, in addition to Open and Masters division teams from around California and Arizona.
The highlight video you've been waiting for... Full Highlights of #TeamTLN 2014. Outscoring opponents 38-11 over the tournament, The Lacrosse Network's squad captured their second consecutive TribzLacrosse California Showcase open division championship with great plays throughout the weekend.
The third individual highlight from #TeamTLN 2014 features The Lacrosse Network's own Brad Calder of the TLN series "Pat and Brad." Brad sticks a backhanded bouncer from the crease off a nice feed from Colorado's Jace Gan. Check it out after the jump!
Our second installment of 2014 #TeamTLN highlights is here with recent Harvard-Westlake graduate and The Lacrosse Network intern Noah Pompan. Noah is heading to NCAA Division III Gettysburg after the summer, and he tore it up last weekend at the Tribz tournament.
Last summer, The Lacrosse Network put together the first ever Team TLN for the TribzLacrosse California Showcase in Orange County, CA. The team put together highlight-reel plays throughout the 2013 tournament, and after repeating as open division champs at the 2014 tournament last weekend, this year's highlights have begun to surface as well. First up, we have a goalie goal from Salisbury's Johnny Rodriguez!
LaxAllStars partner Trilogy Lacrosse is coming to the Southland this summer with multiple programs, including an overnight camp in Irvine at the end of June and a day camp in Thousand Oaks in July.
Buku Lacrosse, a Trabuco based club run by LXM PRO goalie Johnny Rodriguez, is the newest Adrenaline Starz team in the Southland, and it's kicking things off with a bang: a June camp featuring coaches like Albany's Thompson Trio of Lyle, Miles, and Ty, as well as LXM PRO stars (and now MLL players) Sam Bradman and Erik Krum.
Southland Lax was recently contacted by Marymount College head coach Aaron Karsh about a new summer camp coming to Peninsula High School this June: the Black Cat Lacrosse Camp. Along with Karsh, the camp will be led by Peninsula coach -- and former UCLA and UCSB head coach -- Lane Jaffe.
Building on a successful Bruins Lacrosse Camp last summer, UCLA Men's Lacrosse is excited to offer two boys lacrosse camps in the Summer of 2014: a night camp at the end of June and a day camp at the end of July.
Orange County has played host to many players returning home for the 2014 MCLA National Championships, but none have had bigger games than Colorado's Jack Cranston. Cranston, from nearby Santa Margarita, Calif., led his No. 2 Buffs team to a 12-10 victory over No. 6 UC Santa Barbara in the semifinals to earn a shot at the MCLA Division I championship on Saturday.
After trailing 3-0 early in the first quarter, the No. 1-seeded Foothill Knights came back to defeat No. 3 JSerra 12-8 in the 2014 Orange County championship game Wednesday night at Aliso Niguel High School.
As the MCLA National Tournament comes to Southern California this week, 32 teams from around the country have made the journey to Orange County with the same dream: Winning a national championship. But for some teams, the journey was longer than others.
On Saturday night, the top four Orange County seeds met at Laguna Hills High School to decide who will vie for the county championship on Wednesday. Playing in the nightcap, No. 2-seed Corona del Mar fell just short in a comeback attempt against No. 3 JSerra, while top-seeded Foothill controlled from start to finish to beat No. 4 San Clemente.
The field in the South bracket of the the U.S. Lacrosse Southern Section playoffs is deep and balanced, with as many as six teams capable of winning it all. Here's a quick look at storylines in each of the first-round games.