LILacrosseNews.com, Posted 7/22/14
The semifinals Wednesday (8 a.m.) in the US Lacrosse U15 Championships at Aurora, CO, will feature four Long Island teams.
Top-seeded Team Elevate coasted into the semis today with a 16-0 blanking over Eagle Stix (GA) as Kelly George, Katie Igneri and Michele Yu each had three goals and Kennedy Slater added a pair while Kate Kotowski had a goal and three assists. Abbey Ngai posted five saves.
Team Elevate will play one of three Long Island Yellow Jackets teams to reach the semis: Yellow Jackets 2018 Blue, which defeated Liberty (N.Y.), 16-5.
Meanwhile, the Yellow Jackets 2017 Gold team edged the defending champion LI Tops Guns, 9-8, behind five goals by Erica Shea. YJ Gold draws a semifinal with the Yellow Jackets 2017 Blue, which downed STEPS (NJ), 7-5, behind three goals by Jamie Ortega.