22 BOYS FROM SOUTH FLORIDA QUALIFY FOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Fort Lauderdale, FL – Casey Powell’s World Lacrosse Foundation U13 team qualified for the World Series of Youth Lacrosse to be held in Denver, CO July 2-4. The talented team made up of 22 boys from Delray Beach to Naples travelled to Charlotte, NC to successfully qualify this past weekend. They beat teams from Virginia, North Carolina and Florida to make the championship game before losing to the region’s top seed Team Carolina 8-5.
“The team arrived in Charlotte as a top player in South Florida and left as one of the top teams in all of the Southeastern United States,” said Casey Powell, Co-Founder of CPWLF. “We enjoyed watching the boys play and interacting with them off the field. We are very proud of the players, parents, and coaches display of sportsmanship. The conduct of the team is a reflection of the foundation and we really appreciate the way all represented. In addition, a very special thanks to our outstanding coaching staff.”
The team is coached by Pine Crest Head Coach and Florida Launch Assistant George Harris. Brendan Gleason from St. Andrews coaches the defense. Mark Geddis and Bo Lamon also serve on the staff.
About the Warrior World Series of Youth Lacrosse
The Warrior World Series of Youth Lacrosse presented by The Coca-Cola Company crowned Team 91 Crush from Long Island, NY as its inaugural World Champion on July 4, 2015 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver.
The Championship Game was broadcast live on ESPN2. Warrior WorldSeries of Youth Lacrosse Founder Jake Steinfeld, along with Founding Partners Steve Bornstein, Dave Morrow and Ray Schulmeyer, have created the ultimate experience for the youth lacrosse player.
More information on the Warrior World Series of Youth Lacrosse presented by The Coca-Cola Company can be found at www.worldseriesofyouthlacrosse.com