South Florida Repeats at US Lacrosse Nationals, Wins Tuscarora Title!

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via USLacrosse.Org – pictures provided by the team

 

In the Tuscarora Division title game, South Florida scored three goals in the opening five minutes of the second half to move out to a 6-1 lead and went on to beat San Diego 9-5. Tara Shecter and Caitlyn Wurzburger each scored twice for South Florida. San Diego had five different goal scorers.

South Florida downed San Diego 9-5 to win the Tuscarora Division and was one of two teams from the Sunshine State to win division titles. North Florida won the Haudenosaunee Division.

 

 

Game 1:

South Florida 15 Northern California 4

Game 2:

South Florida 15 Philadelphia 9

Game 3:

South Florida 15 DC Metro 9

Championship:

South Florida 9 San Diego 5

 

 

Head Coach Mike Skonieczki wrote in:

“It was another amazing weekend playing in the US Lacrosse Girls HS National Tournament. South Florida has now won back to back championships in the Tuscarora Division.  I’m so proud of this group. 22 players came together and played as one unit.  It’s always tough to make a team gel with only 1 practice, but these kids played so unselfish and kept the ball moving!”

In the last two years, South Florida is now 8-0 at the US Lacrosse Girls HS National Tournament.