Daily Archives: April 23, 2011
National High School Boys Lacrosse: Video Highlights Of #1 Haverford School Boys Lacrosse (PA) 11-5 Victory Over #2 Darien (CT) On April 16
Colorado High School Lacrosse: Cherry Creek Boys And Girls Lacrosse Teams Ranked #1 In State With Playoffs Looming
Cherry Creek took over the top spot in the boys ranking after previous No. 1 Regis Jesuit fell to Kent Denver last week.
Elsewhere, Rock Canyon made its return to the boys poll after a one-week abscense, and Air Academy — winner of seven games in a row — checked in for the first time this season at No. 10.
Arapahoe, fresh off a 3-0 week, made its debut in the girls ranking this week, at No. 8.
NCAA Lacrosse: #7 Stanford Women’s Lacrosse Travels To #5 Northwestern For Big Game On April 24 With NCAA Tournament Implications
All of a sudden, this game has really significant postseason implications, considering that both of these NCAA tournament-bound programs tend to get the short end of the geographic stick when it comes to first-round matchups.
Has Northwestern, with two straight losses, played itself out of a home seed? Not quite yet, and a win here would lock it up. As LaxMagazine.com’s Sheehan Stanwick Burch pointed out in her column and on the Lacrosse Magazine Podcast, poor shooting — including on free positions — and careless turnovers led to the Wildcats’ demise last week. You have to figure there were plenty of up-tempo, pressure-simulated practices in Evanston this week.