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FCA wins U15 title at Dick’s Sporting Goods Tournament of Champions

Wednesday, 1st January 2014

Categories Boy's/Men's, Club  

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 1/1/14

FCA defeated Madlax Nationals, 9-7, Tuesday in the title game of the U15 Division at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Tournament of Champions at Wesley Chapel, Fla.

FCA’s Alec Van de Bovenkamp (Culver Academy 2016, Furman commit) was named championship game MVP with 11 saves and 1 assist. FCA has won four of the last five championships.

Sweetlax (N.Y.) used a 7-1 run at the end of the first half and to open the second half and coasted to a 12-7 victory over the Road Warriors (N.C.) in the championship game of the Elite Division.

Sweetlax, from Upstate New York, was leading 5-4 near the end of the first half before going on its tear. Troy Nicholas Lauder, a 2016, was awarded the championship game MVP award.

In the Rising Stars (9th-10th grade) Division finals, Mesa Fresh 2016 (PA) thumped the Checkmate Sharks (N.Y.), 9-3 behind championship game MVP Forry Smith (Haverford School, Johns Hopkins commit), who had four goals and two assists.
Mesa Fresh teams have won three straight Rising Stars titles.

In the U13 finals, Madlax Nationals toppled Grand River Ironmen, 16-6, as Ross Pridemore earned the championship game MVP award.

In the U11 finals, Team 91 Crush whipped Long Island rival LI Express Terps, 18-0. Team 91 outscored its playoff foes 78-4.

Dick’s Sporting Goods Tournament of Champions, presented by Pasco County
Wesley Chapel, FL

Click here for NDP scores, standings, schedule

Tuesday’s Playoffs
Elite Division

Semifinals, Tuesday, 8 a.m.
Road Warriors (NC) 11, Delaware Silverbacks 4
Sweetlax (NY) 11, Florida Elite 5

Championship, 12:30 p.m.
Sweetlax 12, Road Warriors 7

Third Place, 11 a.m.
Florida Elite 9, Delaware Silverbacks 7 (2nd half)

Rising Stars Division

Semifinals, 8 a.m.
Checkmate Sharks (NY) 10, Northern Lacrosse (ONT) 6
Mesa Fresh 2016 (PA) 14, Six Nations Thunder Tribe (ONT) 11

Championship, 11 a.m.
Mesa Fresh 2016 (PA) 9, Checkmate Sharks (NY) 3 (FINAL)

Third place, 12:30 p.m.
Six Nations Thunder Tribe (ONT) 8, Northern Lacrosse (ONT) 4

U15 Division
Championship, Tuesday, 9:30 a.m.
FCA Lacrosse 9, Madlax National U15 7 (FINAL)

Third place, 8 a.m.
Burnaby Mountain Selects 14, Atlanta Crush 6

U13 Division

Semifinals, Tuesday, 11 a.m.
Grand River Ironmen (ONT) 11, FCA Lacrosse (ONT) 5
Madlax Nationals U13 14, Jr. Mammoth (CO) 8

strong>Championship, 3:30 p.m.
Madlax Nationals U13 16, Grand River Ironmen 6

Third-place game, 2 p.m.
FCA 10, Jr. Hammoth 9

U11 Division

Semifinals, Tuesday, 11 a.m.
Team 91 Crush (NY) 20, FCA Lacrosse 2
LI Express 2020 Terps (NY) 9, Looney’s 2020 Orange (MD) 2

Championship, 2 p.m.
Team 91 Crush 18, LI Express Terps 0

Third place, 3:30 p.m.
Looney 6, FCA 4


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