LILacrosseNews.com, Posted 1/3/12
The Tenacious Turtles claimed the U-13 team championships at the Dick’s Tournament of Champions during the weekend in Wesley Chapel, Fla.
The Turtles, a member of the Long Island Express, claimed the national club crown by downing Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), 10-5, in the finsla.
the Turtles, comprised of 7th graders, advanced to the finals by defeating Palm Beach (FL), 10-5, in the semis. the Tenacious Turtles had already handed Palm Beach its first loss after 40 wins during pool play, 8-7.
The Turtles featured Tournament MVP Ian Laviano, who tallied four goals and an assist in the championship game.
Team 91 wins U-11 championship
Team 91, out of Melville, defeated the Arden Diamondbacks (MD), in the finals to claim the U-11 title. Timmy Ley was named MVP.