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Contenders emerge on Day 2 of Shootout

VAIL — It was Day 2 of the men’s and women’s elite and men’s masters division at the 41st annual Vail Lacrosse Shootout.

The women’s elite division started bracket play and enters into the quarterfinals and semifinals today. The men’s elite completed the quarterfinals, and the men’s masters completed the semifinals on Friday. Today, Jagermeister/Force 5 and Hulu compete in the master’s championship.

Men’s elite

Championship bracket quarterfinals

Big Green Herd 11, Denver City Lax / StyLax 5

Big Green Herd jumped out to an early 3-1 Lead and City Lax never managed to really get going. City Lax suffered from poor shooting accuracy and a few too many turnovers. The Herd played a very unselfish brand of lacrosse with eight different goal scorers.

Brine Elite 16, Millennium Lacrosse 15

It was a nail biter from start to finish. Brine Elite’s Ryan Danehy scored a 2-point goal with four minutes left to steal the game for Brine. Bailey Tills was a bright spot for Millennium with five goals.

Lacrossewear 16, Adrenaline Tropics 8

A close and hard fought game until the second half, Lacrossewear only allowed one second half goal en route to the win. Lacrossewear’s faceoff man Kevin Massa went 21-for-25, giving Lacrossewear the majority of possessions. A 2-point goal from Ryan Tucker solidified the second-half rally from Lacrossewear. Kieran McArdle led the scoring with three goals and one assist.

All Out 15, Rocky Mountain Oysters 12

The teams battled hard in this close game. The Oysters took a 9-8 lead into half time, but All Out locked down its defense in the third quarter not allowing a goal. All Out won 20-of-30 faceoffs and cleared with great efficiency converting on all but six attempts on the day.

Consolation bracket quarterfinals

FCA 18, Warrior X 3

LOFers 16, Team TAMA 10

Jammin’ Salmon 14, True Lacrosse 13

Southern Combat 10, Crease Beavers 5

Other games

Minnesota Chill 16, Colorado Mavs 11

Team Gutman 17, Prestige Lacrosse 5

Women’s elite

Championship bracket

Harrow Honeybadgers 16, CWLA 3

Gang Green 11, The Laxatives 2

Team Wild 12, The Laxatives 6

Colorado Lacrosse Club 15, CWLA 6

Team STX 17, Pappy’s 2

CRSLAX.com 18, #1 Stunner of the Month 2

Lofers 14, Pappy’s 5

Run Around Sue 14, #1 Stunner of the Month 3

Master’s division semifinals

Jagermeister/Force 5 17, Power-Tek 10

Jager dominated from the start. Power-Tek made it interesting in the third but Jager never relinquished the lead and ran away with the game in the fourth quarter.

Hulu 14, Team Adrenaline 13

Adrenaline mounted a furious comeback attempt after falling behind early but couldn’t climb all the way back eventually losing by a goal. John Galvin scored five goals for Hulu and Brian Langtry scored four goals and had one assist for Adrenaline.

Consolation

Silver Oysters 4, Middlebury 3

It was a close game until the bitter end when Collin Knowles from the Oysters scored the game winner with 0:29 left.

Olympic Club 17, Buddha’s Ballers 4

Buddha’s started with the lead but it was short lived, Olympic Club ended the first quarter up 6-2 and never looked back.

Today’s games

Men’s elite

Semifinals

Ford Field

11 a.m. - Brine Elite vs. All Out

1 p.m. - Lacrossewear vs. Big Green Herd

Fifth-place bracket

Ford Field

9 a.m. - Denver City Lax / StyLax vs. Adrenaline Tropics

3 p.m. - Millennium Lacrosse Rocky Mountain Oysters

Consolation Bracket Semifinals

Edwards Turf

1 p.m. – FCA True Lacrosse vs. Jammin’ Salmon

3 p.m. – LOFers vs. Southern Combat

13th Place Bracket

11 a.m. - Edwards Turf – Crease Beavers vs. Team TAMA

10 a.m. ­ Edwards 4 – Warrior X vs. True Lacrosse

Other Games

Edwards 4

Noon – Colorado Mavs vs. Prestige Lacrosse

2 p.m. - Minnesota Chill vs. Team Gutman

Women’s elite quarterfinals

9 a.m. – Athletic – Team Wild vs. Harrow Honeybadgers

9 a.m. – Edwards 2 – Run Around Sue vs. Team STX

10:15 a.m. – Athletic – LOFers vs. CRSLAX.com

10:15 a.m. – Edwards 2 – Colorado Lacrosse Club vs. Gang Green

Semifinals

2 p.m. – Athletic - (winner of Team Wild / Harrow Honeybadgers) vs. (winner of LOFers / CRSLAX.com)

2 p.m, – Edwards 2 - (Run Around Sue / Team STX) vs. (winner of Colorado Lacrosse Club / Gang Green)

Fifth-place bracket

11:30 a.m. – Athletic – (loser of Team Wild / Harrow Honeybadgers) vs. (loser of LOFers / CRSLAX.com)

11:30 a.m. – Edwards 2 – (loser of Run Around Sue / Team STX) vs. (loser of Colorado Lacrosse Club / Gang Green)

Consolation

12:45 p.m. – Athletic – The Laxatives vs. Pappy’s

12:45 p.m. – Edwards 2 – CWLA vs. #1 Stunner of the Month

Master’s division:

Finals

12:30 p.m. – Vail Mountain School - Hulu vs. Jagermeister/Force 5

Third Place

8:30 a.m. - Vail Mountain School – Adrenaline vs. Power-Tek

Consolation Championship

10:30 a.m. - Vail Mountain School – Olympic Club vs. Silver Oysters

Seventh Place

10:30 a.m. – Donovan – Middlebury vs. Buddha’s Ballers


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