Vail Lacrosse Shootout Day Five

Both of last year’s championship teams were defeated today in the final day of the Elite division. Cole Roofing took down Gang Green with a one-point difference in the Women’s division. On the Men’s side, Maverik Elite took down Merrill Lynch by six points after a brief lightning delay.

Results for Tuesday 7/4

Men’s Elite
Maverik Elite 16, Merrill Lynch 10
The 40th Vail Lacrosse Shootout came to a culmination in an even match between Maverik Elite and Merrill Lynch. Both teams went goal for goal for almost the entire first half, including an impressive longpole goal from Merrill Lynch’s Goran Murray. Despite lightning and nature conspiring against us, the second half of the game showed Maverik Elite pulling ahead with an impressive shooting display from a deeply talented offensive squad. The all-tournament team was named, as well as the Keeper of Lacrosse award, and the 40th annual Vail Men’s Elite came to an impressive close.

3rd Place Game
Rocky Mountain Oysters 14, Brine Elite 13
In what initially seemed to be a Brine-dominated game, Rocky Mountain Oysters stepped in up in the second half and took the win.
Consolation Championship
Team One’s Jammin’ Salmon 18, Balance Bar 12
Jammin’ Salmon defeated Balance Bar in a relaxed, steady-paced Consolation Championship game.
Remaining Games
Denver City Lax 15, Team Harrow 7
Big Green Herd 8, FCA 4
Team Gutman 9, Prestige 8
Warrior X 10, Tunesquad 9
Southern Combat 7, LOFers 6
Crease Beavers 9, Back Country Brewery 8 (OT)
True Lacrosse 8, Eager Beavers 3

Maverik Elite won their second Vail Lacrosse Shootout Men’s Elite Championship

Final Standings
1st Place- Maverik Elite
2nd Place- Merrill Lynch
3rd Place- Rocky Mountain Oysters
4th Place- Brine Elite
5th Place- Denver City Lax
6th Place- Team Harrow
7th Place- Big Green Herd
8th Place- FCA
9th Place- Team One’s Jammin’ Salmon
10th Place- Balance Bar
11th Place- Southern Combat
12th Place- LOfers
13th Place- Warrior X
14th Place-Tunesquad
15th Place-True Lacrosse
16th Place- Crease Beavers
17th Place- True Lacrosse
18th Place– Team Gutman
19th Place- Prestige Lacrosse
20th Place- Eager Beavers

Men’s Elite All-Tournament Team
Keeper of Lacrosse
Kyle Harrison- Denver City Lax/Encore – Johns Hopkins

Offensive MVP
Peter Baum- Maverik Elite – Colgate

Defensive MVP
Brian McGill- Maverik Elite – Syracuse

Alex Love- Team One’s Jammin’ Salmon – Hobart
Garret Thul- Merrill Lynch/Lacrossewear – Army
Eric Law- Rocky Mountain Oysters/ – Denver

Kyle Harrison- Denver City Lax/Encore – Johns Hopkins
JoJo Marasco- Maverik Elite – Syracuse
Pete Schwartz- Merrill Lynch – Harvard

Nick Maggio- Brine Elite – Merrimack

Short-Stick Defense
Josh Hawkins- Merrill Lynch – Loyola

Ryan Kilpatrick- Maverik Elite – North Carolina
Sam Mayes- Brine Elite – Pfeiffer
Scott Ratliff- Merrill Lynch – Loyola

Niko Amato – Maverik Elite – Maryland

Women’s Elite
Cole Roofing 13, Gang Green 12

The Championship game between Gang Green and Cole Roofing ended in dramatic fashion for the Women’s Elite Division. It was a competitive game with both teams proving why they were the best in the field of 15 teams.

Gang Green, the reigning champion, went into the Championship Game under the leadership of Aly Josephs, and Ashley Heist. Cole Roofing, also coming in undefeated, were led by Morgan Kelly and Sally Roberts. Both teams have the ability to score, relentless defense, and top goalies that have the ability to make clutch saves.

The Championship game ended in a back and forth battle with both goalies, each came up with key saves to keep their teams within reach of the title. Cole Roofing was able to tie the game with 3:48 left on a goal by Courtney Aburn Then with 1:22 left Cole Roofing scored the winning goal on a clutch shot from Sally Roberts. Cole Roofing secured the last draw and was able to run out the clock to secure the win the game 13-12. In an incredibly impressive display Cole Roofing was playing with a player down after an injury late in the 2nd half.

Aly Josephs led the way for Gang Green with four points on two goals and two assists. Annie Lebovitez chipped in with three points on two goals and an assist; Ashley Heist finished with 12 saves.

For Cole Roofing, Sally Roberts scored a goal and added five assist. In goal, Morgan Kelly made seven saves in the championship.
3rd Place Game 7, Portland Purple 5

5th Place Game
LOFers 9, True Lacrosse 8

7th Place Game
TexLax 14, Brat Pack 9

Consolation Championship (9th Place)
Mile High 16, Lakeshore 9

11th Place Game
Chipotle wins, Team Wild forfeits

13th Place Game
Texas Swagger 12, #1 Stunner of the Month 11

Final Standings
1. Cole Roofing
2. Gang Green
4. Portland Purple
5. LOFers
6. True Lacrosse
7. TexLax
8. Brat Pack
9. Mile High Elite
10. Lakeshore
11. Team Chipotle
12. Team Wild
13. Texas Swagger
14. #1 Stunner of the Month
15. Paradise City

Women’s Elite — All-Tournament Team

Keeper of Lacrosse
Paradise Lacrosse Team

Ashley Heist – Gang Green

All-Tournament Team
Kelsy McDonald — Portland Purple
Ali Draut — Portland Purple
Maribell Gallegos – LOFers
Maddie Garcia – LOFers
Bailey Zerr — Team Chipotle
Val Feldman – TexLax
Aly Josephs — Gang Green
Caroline Atwater – Caroline Atwater
Sally Roberts – Cole Roofing
Catie O’Mahoney – Cole Roofing
Courtney Aburn – Cole Roofing
Ali Berg – Portland Purple – Coach/Organizer

Schedule for Thursday 7/5

U-19 Boys
Conference A
10am-Homestake Peak School- Team Ohio vs. FCA
11am-Homestake Peak School- Western Colo vs. Team Ohio
1pm-Homestake Peak School- Western Colo vs. FCA

Conference B
10am-Avon 1-Buddha’s Ballers vs. Brady’s Bunch
11am-Avon 1-Blue Lion Elite vs. Laxachusetts
12pm- Avon 1-Blue Lion Elite vs. Buddha’s Ballers
1pm- Avon 1- Laxachusetts vs. Brady’s Bunch
2pm- Avon 1- Laxacusetts vs. Buddha’s Ballers
3pm- Avon 1- Blue Lion Elite vs. Brady’s Bunch

Conference C
10am- Avon 2- HouLaGuns vs. NE 3D Select
11am- Avon 2- Local Favorites vs. True Lacrosse
12pm- Avon 2-Local Favorites vs. HouLaGuns
1pm- Avon 2-True Lacrosse vs. NE 3D Select
2pm- Avon 2-True Lacrosse vs. HouLaGuns
3pm- Avon 2-Local Favorites vs. NE 3D Select

Conference D
10am- Eagle Vail Field- ADRLN Tropics vs. Team Colorado
11:30am- Eagle Vail Field- Winnipeg vs. ADRLN Tropics
1pm- Winnipeg vs. Team Colorado

U-19 Girls

9:30am- Edwards Turf- MN Lakers 2013 vs. Midwestern Force
10:45am- Edwards Turf- Team Colorado vs. Team HLA
12pm- Edwards Turf- Durangatangs vs. Puget Sound Select
1:15pm- Edwards Turf- ALL Idaho vs. Houston Heat
9:30am- Edwards Field 2- Denver Summit vs. Team 180
10:45am-Edwards Field 2- Utah Mamaci Elite vs. Heros 2013
12pm- Edwards Field 2- Indy United vs. Stars
1:15pm- Edwards Field 2- Utah Mamaci Black vs. MN Lakers 2014/15
9:30am-Edwards Field 3- Indy United vs. Puget Sound Select
10:45am- Edwards Field 3- Utah Mamaci black vs. Houston Heat
12pm- Edwards Field 3- SoCal Edge vs. MN Frosties
1:15pm-Edwards Field 3- Denver Summit vs. Midwestern Force
9:30am-Edwards Field 4- Durangatangs vs. Stars
10:45am- Edwards Field 4- ALL Idaho vs. MN Lakers 2014/15
12pm- Edwards Field 4- Blue Lions vs. MN Lakers 2016
1:15pm- Edwards Field 4- MN Lakers 2013 vs. Team 180


Conference A
10:30am- Ford West- Cactus Lacrosse vs. C2C Magic Wands
11:30am-Ford West- Cactus Lacross vs. Mad Greens
12:30am- Ford West- Mad Greens vs. C2C Magic Wands

Conference B
10:30am- Ford East- Navy Old Goats vs. Elder Statesmen
11:30am- Ford East- Navy Old Goats vs. Vendetta’s
12:30am- Ford East- Vendetta’s vs. elder Statesmen

Conference C
12:30pm- Donovan- Galileo vs. Yellow Dog
1:30pm- Donovan- Galileo vs. Moondoggies
2:30pm- Donovan- Moondoggies vs. Yellow Dog

Conference D
10:30am- Athletic- Middlebury vs. Millennium/ Rock-it-Pocket
11:15am- Athletic- Aged Spirits vs. Princeton Obsoletes
12pm- Athletic- Aged Spirits vs. Millennium/ Rock-it-Pocket
12:45pm- Athletic- Middlebury vs. Princeton Obsoletes
1:30pm- Athletic- Princeton Obsoletes vs. Millennium/ Rock-it-Pocket
2:15pm- Athletic- Aged Spirits vs. Middlebury


8:30am- Donovan- Eldest Statesmen vs. AF Greybirds
8:30am- Athletic- Middlebury vs. Colorado Lax Club
8:30am- Ford East- Gravediggers vs. Navy Grand Goats
8:30am- Ford West- Mr. Boh vs. Los Viejos

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