Team Florida to Face FCA at 8:00 Sunday in U15 National Championship Semi-Final at Disney

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From USLacrosse.org

Team Florida used a relentless pressure defense to force a number of turnovers and defeated No. 13 seed NESLL, 10-2. Joe Kissick made six saves for Florida and Zach Smith paced a balanced offense with two goals and an assist. Keith Mahler and Addison Lutes also added two goals and Parker Giarratana had two assists. Billy Philpott paced NESLL with a goal and an assist.

No. 11 seed Norcal Talon (Calif.) used a stifling defense to shut down No. 3 seed Blue Devil Elite, 5-3, to join No. 1 seed FCA (Md.), No. 2 seed Long Island Express, and No. 13 seed Florida as quarterfinal winners, blending the sport’s establishment and developing areas in a final four that begins at 8 a.m. tomorrow. FCA will meet Florida, and Norcal Talon, a semifinalist for the third straight year, will play the Express.

 

SCHEDULE FOR SUNDAY, JULY 29
SEMIFINALS
No. 1 FCA vs. No. 13 Florida, 8 a.m.
No. 2 Long Island Express vs. No. 11 Nor Cal Talon, 8 a.m.

CHAMPIONSHIP
Semifinal winners, 12 noon

THIRD PLACE GAME
Semifinal losers, 11 a.m.

CONSOLATION GAMES
Minnesota vs. Palm Beach Storm, 8 am.
Utah vs. Nor Cal Blue, 8 a.m.
Illinois United/Team One vs. Lacrosse Club Orlando, 8 a.m.
Bamalax vs. Atlanta Coyotes, 8 a.m.
3d Select National vs. DH Lax Elite, 9:30 a.m.
No Limit Ballers vs. Long Island Jesters, 9:30 a.m.
Florida Swashbucklers vs. Long Island Outlaws, 9:30 a.m.
Colorado vs. Dukes HHH, 9:30 a.m.
Looney’s vs. For the Love of the Game, 9:30 a.m.
NESLL vs. Blue Devil Elite, 9:30 a.m.
Nor Cal Platinum vs. Minnesota/Palm Beach Storm winner, 11 a.m.
Jacksonville Lacrosse Club vs. Illinois Unted/Orlando winner, 11 a.m.