The McKinney Lacrosse Association’s boy’s and girl’s youth teams completed their fall season as hosts of the 2nd Annual McKinney Lacrosse Shootout events.
Conducted at Al Ruschhaupt Park over two weekends, the event draws teams from the surrounding local area as well as from out of town.
The youth boy’s event this past weekend, Nov. 12-13, featured 42 total teams competing in 1st/2nd grade, 3rd/4th grade, 5th/6th grade, 7th/8th grade divisions. Several local associations entered multiple teams in each age group and the 7/8 division consisted of 14 total teams including teams from the Austin and Houston areas.
The weekend was highlighted by the McKinney 5/6 Gold team posting a 4-0 record and the 7/8 Gold and Navy teams each going 3-1. The girl’s event, held the weekend of Nov. 5-6, increased to 23 teams this year including teams from Austin, Houston and Shreveport, LA. The participating teams competed in 4 divisions: 3rd/4th grade, 5th/6th grade, 7th/8th grade and high school.
The McKinney girl’s teams, showed well in each of their games with the 5/6 team enjoying competitive contests against the Allen Eagles and Highland Park squads while the High School team tested themselves against the out of town teams.
The McKinney Lacrosse Shootout events are run by the high school boy’s and girl’s lacrosse teams to support the club’s fund raising efforts. The events are scheduled in a round-robin style format in which each team plays four games.
The McKinney Lacrosse Association, which offers teams for beginners and experienced players, invites boys and girls interested in learning the game to visit the club’s website at www.mckinneylacrosse.org for more information and contact details.
The lacrosse teams will begin practicing in late January for the 2012 spring season.
Contact: Alex Heppner, President Company: McKinney Lacrosse Association Phone: 214/551-2500 Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org Website Address: www.mckinneylacrosse.com