The Second Annual AILA Heritage Cup was held at the Sportsplex in Feasterville (PA) on Sunday, and 15 teams competed in a box lacrosse tournament that was organized into 4 brackets according to “indoor” terminology – Pee Wee (Grades 5/6), Bantam (Grades 7/8), Midget Minor (high school JV) and Midget Major (high school varsity).
The Champions of each the brackets were as follows, team pictures are posted at http://ailacup.heritagelacrosse.com/photo-gallery/.
• Pee Wee Major Bracket (5th/6th grades) – Leading Edge 5/6 (NJ)
• Bantam Major Bracket (7th/8th grades) – Rebel Express (Ottawa, Canada)
• Midget Minor Bracket (High School JV) – Building Blocks Lacrosse / BBL (NJ)
• Midget Major Bracket (high School) – Building Blocks Lacrosse / BBL (NJ)
The event also featured a players/coaches clinic led by Johnny Mouradian, Director of the Canadian National Indoor Lacrosse Program, and other members of the AILA staff. The clinics focused on indoor “Canadian-style” mechanics and techniques to help players become more effective in the outdoor game, consistent with the accelerating convergence of box and field lacrosse concepts and the latest teaching methods.
BBl,Midget Minor champions
Leading Edge, Pee Wee major champions
Ottawa Rebel Expresss, Bantam majors champions
BBL, Midget Major champions