High School Girls

July 6, 2009

CheckHers 2012 Earns Top Seed

by Brian Logue, Lacrosse Magazine Online Staff

Wissahickon (Pa.) and Greene Turtle (Md.) were two of the 16 teams to advance to the championship bracket.

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BEL AIR, Md. – CheckHers 2012 (Md.) earned the top seed after girls’ pool play at the inaugural US Lacrosse U-15 National Championship, presented by Modell’s Sporting Goods. CheckHers 2012 allowed just 10 goals in its three victories, beating Greater Houston 13-3, Ohio Chapter 15-4 and Synergy Lacrosse (Mass.) 20-3.

The event, featuring 30 girls’ teams, is being held at Cedar Lane Sports Park and the girls portion of the event runs through Wednesday, July 8 with the championship game slated for 2 p.m. The 32-team boys’ field begins play on Wednesday, July 8 and that championship will be held on Friday, July 10.

CheckHers was one of six Maryland teams to advance to the 16-team championship bracket. Also advancing were TLC 2013 (No. 3 seed), CheckHers 2013 (No. 6 seed), Top of the Bay (No. 9 seed), Team Integrity (No. 13 seed) and Greene Turtle Lacrosse Club (No. 16 seed).

One of the more intriguing opening round games in the championship bracket will feature the No. 8 seed Long Island Yellow Jackets against the No. 9 seed Top of the Bay. The two teams tied for the top seed in Pool B and tied their pool play game 10-10.

The first round games in the championship bracket begin at 10 a.m. on Tuesday and the winners will advance to afternoon quarterfinal games.

The complete seedings follow:

Championship Bracket
1 Check Hers 2012 (Md.)
2 Wissahickon LC (Pa.)
3 TLC 2013 (Md.)
4 Relentless Hustle (N.Y.)
5 Phantastix Purple (Pa.)
6 Check Hers 2013 (Md.)
7 Western Mass
8 LI Yellow Jackets (N.Y.)
9 Top of the Bay (Md.)
10 Phantastix White (Pa.)
11 Stars Gold (Va.)
12 Upstate NY
13 Team Integrity (Md.)
14 Long Island Liberty (N.Y.)
15 Synergy Lacrosse (Mass.)
16 GTLC 2013 (Md.)

Consolation Bracket
1 Cardinal Lacrosse (Va.)
2 Ohio Chapter
3 NVYLL (Va.)
4 Team 180 (Colo.)
5 Rhode Island
6 SEPA 2013 White (Pa.)
7 NESLL (Mass.)
8 Nor Cal Blue (Calif.)
9 Pacific Falcons (Calif.)
10 Lax Maniax (Fla.)
11 Nor Cal Gold (Calif.)
12 Greater Houston (Texas)
13 Amherst Lacrosse (N.H.)
14 Fat Cat Lacrosse (Mich.)

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