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Re: Girls 2022 - 8th Grade Fall 2017/Summer 2018 [Re: Anonymous] #266643
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[quote=Anonymous]Not very many good matchups for Summer Club Championships.

Let's see how YJ does against Monster


they beat them once this summer already...

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Re: Girls 2022 - 8th Grade Fall 2017/Summer 2018 [Re: Anonymous] #266682
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Not very many good matchups for Summer Club Championships.

i hope M&D 22 black does not strain themselves to bad with their schedule. avoiding Heros and LI top guns. must be nice when the owner runs the tournament and makes the schedule


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Re: Girls 2022 - 8th Grade Fall 2017/Summer 2018 [Re: Anonymous] #266713
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TG game against Heros will be a must win for both teams.

Re: Girls 2022 - 8th Grade Fall 2017/Summer 2018 [Re: TM@BOTC] #266936
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Whats the tryout landscape like at this age? Will there be movement at the top? Obviously YJ and TG A teams are dominant but does it make sense to move on if you’re stuck at a lower level team at a top club? After YJ/TG what are the next best teams: Elevate, Empire, Legacy? 91 has 2 teams - are they both equal or is one A and the other B? Thoughts? I’d rather not have my daughter stuck on a YJ C or D team as she approaches HS....

Re: Girls 2022 - 8th Grade Fall 2017/Summer 2018 [Re: Anonymous] #267276
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Whats the tryout landscape like at this age? Will there be movement at the top? Obviously YJ and TG A teams are dominant but does it make sense to move on if you’re stuck at a lower level team at a top club? After YJ/TG what are the next best teams: Elevate, Empire, Legacy? 91 has 2 teams - are they both equal or is one A and the other B? Thoughts? I’d rather not have my daughter stuck on a YJ C or D team as she approaches HS....



1 of the 2022 91 teams played up (91 22 Orange) and did very well in the JV division this weekend while the other played in a weak 23/22 division. This gives a good indication of how 91 views the abilities of these teams: 1 is A, the other B

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Re: Girls 2022 - 8th Grade Fall 2017/Summer 2018 [Re: Anonymous] #267302
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Originally Posted by Anonymous
[quote=Anonymous][quote=Anonymous]Not very many good matchups for Summer Club Championships.

Let's see how YJ does against Monster


they beat them once this summer already...

Monster over YJ. YJ didn't even make the playoffs what happened

Re: Girls 2022 - 8th Grade Fall 2017/Summer 2018 [Re: Anonymous] #267322
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[quote=Anonymous][quote=Anonymous]Not very many good matchups for Summer Club Championships.

Let's see how YJ does against Monster


they beat them once this summer already...

Monster over YJ. YJ didn't even make the playoffs what happened


CR sent a looney tune to coach. I guess drug testing of YJ directors isn’t mandatory.

Re: Girls 2022 - 8th Grade Fall 2017/Summer 2018 [Re: Anonymous] #267324
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Originally Posted by Anonymous
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[quote=Anonymous][quote=Anonymous]Not very many good matchups for Summer Club Championships.

Let's see how YJ does against Monster


they beat them once this summer already...

Monster over YJ. YJ didn't even make the playoffs what happened


lost by a goal in a close game..It was a 10 team bracket, top 2 teams move on.. YJ had 1 loss ( to Monster) the top 2 finishers each had 3 wins and a tie.
you cant point fingers when the teams dont play the same opponents.
congrats to Monster.. they are in the conversation at this age group no doubt

Re: Girls 2022 - 8th Grade Fall 2017/Summer 2018 [Re: Anonymous] #267408
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Originally Posted by Anonymous
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[quote=Anonymous][quote=Anonymous]Not very many good matchups for Summer Club Championships.

Let's see how YJ does against Monster


they beat them once this summer already...

Monster over YJ. YJ didn't even make the playoffs what happened


lost by a goal in a close game..It was a 10 team bracket, top 2 teams move on.. YJ had 1 loss ( to Monster) the top 2 finishers each had 3 wins and a tie.
you cant point fingers when the teams dont play the same opponents.
congrats to Monster.. they are in the conversation at this age group no doubt


M&D parent here. Monster is a very good team, well coached, the offense never stops moving their feet or the ball. One of these days we will beat you. Congratulations on the tournament win.

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Originally Posted by Anonymous
Whats the tryout landscape like at this age? Will there be movement at the top? Obviously YJ and TG A teams are dominant but does it make sense to move on if you’re stuck at a lower level team at a top club? After YJ/TG what are the next best teams: Elevate, Empire, Legacy? 91 has 2 teams - are they both equal or is one A and the other B? Thoughts? I’d rather not have my daughter stuck on a YJ C or D team as she approaches HS....


ELevate 22 has not played in one strong tournament all summer. How do you even know how good or bad they are? What would you base that on? This weekend they went to a tournament in MD and won all their games by an average of 13 goals.

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Whats the tryout landscape like at this age? Will there be movement at the top? Obviously YJ and TG A teams are dominant but does it make sense to move on if you’re stuck at a lower level team at a top club? After YJ/TG what are the next best teams: Elevate, Empire, Legacy? 91 has 2 teams - are they both equal or is one A and the other B? Thoughts? I’d rather not have my daughter stuck on a YJ C or D team as she approaches HS....


ELevate 22 has not played in one strong tournament all summer. How do you even know how good or bad they are? What would you base that on? This weekend they went to a tournament in MD and won all their games by an average of 13 goals.


I have an actual question (please refrain from sarcasm). My daughter played Elevate this year and as stated above, we went to several tournaments and the competition was weak at best. the other poster is correct, we drove to MD to play some very bad competition. We did win and get a t-shirt for the win but my daughter got NOTHING out of this season. My 2022 is above average player. I also have a 2023 who is much better than average but did nit play travel this summer and will likely start next summer. The goal of joining travel this year was for her to play with much better kids, push herself and improve and play strong competition and get good coaching. With Elevate we unfortunately did not get any of those things. It was nice, with the tent, and the gear and the dinners but for the amount of money we spent and the time and money we spent on travel it was not what we were looking for. This weekend was a microcosm of the entire season. We won all of our games in blowouts and the highlight was setting up one girl for a BTB goal and everyone on the field knew it was coming. The club owner and his daughter acted as if it was the highlight of the summer. The club owner and the daughter are just not what we are looking for when it comes to travel lax. So my question is, where do we go for tryouts in August and September. We are truly looking for them to be challenged, be coached and to get better. On Elevate my 2022 was one of the best kids and honestly, she is only slightly above average in the lacrosse world. We live on the boarder on Nassau and Suffolk and would think we have some real options. Again, I have a 2022 and a 2023. I will post in the 2023 forum as well for input. Thanks in advance for your reply.

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Whats the tryout landscape like at this age? Will there be movement at the top? Obviously YJ and TG A teams are dominant but does it make sense to move on if you’re stuck at a lower level team at a top club? After YJ/TG what are the next best teams: Elevate, Empire, Legacy? 91 has 2 teams - are they both equal or is one A and the other B? Thoughts? I’d rather not have my daughter stuck on a YJ C or D team as she approaches HS....


ELevate 22 has not played in one strong tournament all summer. How do you even know how good or bad they are? What would you base that on? This weekend they went to a tournament in MD and won all their games by an average of 13 goals.


I have an actual question (please refrain from sarcasm). My daughter played Elevate this year and as stated above, we went to several tournaments and the competition was weak at best. the other poster is correct, we drove to MD to play some very bad competition. We did win and get a t-shirt for the win but my daughter got NOTHING out of this season. My 2022 is above average player. I also have a 2023 who is much better than average but did nit play travel this summer and will likely start next summer. The goal of joining travel this year was for her to play with much better kids, push herself and improve and play strong competition and get good coaching. With Elevate we unfortunately did not get any of those things. It was nice, with the tent, and the gear and the dinners but for the amount of money we spent and the time and money we spent on travel it was not what we were looking for. This weekend was a microcosm of the entire season. We won all of our games in blowouts and the highlight was setting up one girl for a BTB goal and everyone on the field knew it was coming. The club owner and his daughter acted as if it was the highlight of the summer. The club owner and the daughter are just not what we are looking for when it comes to travel lax. So my question is, where do we go for tryouts in August and September. We are truly looking for them to be challenged, be coached and to get better. On Elevate my 2022 was one of the best kids and honestly, she is only slightly above average in the lacrosse world. We live on the boarder on Nassau and Suffolk and would think we have some real options. Again, I have a 2022 and a 2023. I will post in the 2023 forum as well for input. Thanks in advance for your reply.


We are in the same position. Looking for better coaching and more competitive games. Don't want to travel to MD for blowouts. Any thoughts on Liberty? Was forwarded an email regarding tryouts in late august.

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Whats the tryout landscape like at this age? Will there be movement at the top? Obviously YJ and TG A teams are dominant but does it make sense to move on if you’re stuck at a lower level team at a top club? After YJ/TG what are the next best teams: Elevate, Empire, Legacy? 91 has 2 teams - are they both equal or is one A and the other B? Thoughts? I’d rather not have my daughter stuck on a YJ C or D team as she approaches HS....


ELevate 22 has not played in one strong tournament all summer. How do you even know how good or bad they are? What would you base that on? This weekend they went to a tournament in MD and won all their games by an average of 13 goals.


I have an actual question (please refrain from sarcasm). My daughter played Elevate this year and as stated above, we went to several tournaments and the competition was weak at best. the other poster is correct, we drove to MD to play some very bad competition. We did win and get a t-shirt for the win but my daughter got NOTHING out of this season. My 2022 is above average player. I also have a 2023 who is much better than average but did nit play travel this summer and will likely start next summer. The goal of joining travel this year was for her to play with much better kids, push herself and improve and play strong competition and get good coaching. With Elevate we unfortunately did not get any of those things. It was nice, with the tent, and the gear and the dinners but for the amount of money we spent and the time and money we spent on travel it was not what we were looking for. This weekend was a microcosm of the entire season. We won all of our games in blowouts and the highlight was setting up one girl for a BTB goal and everyone on the field knew it was coming. The club owner and his daughter acted as if it was the highlight of the summer. The club owner and the daughter are just not what we are looking for when it comes to travel lax. So my question is, where do we go for tryouts in August and September. We are truly looking for them to be challenged, be coached and to get better. On Elevate my 2022 was one of the best kids and honestly, she is only slightly above average in the lacrosse world. We live on the boarder on Nassau and Suffolk and would think we have some real options. Again, I have a 2022 and a 2023. I will post in the 2023 forum as well for input. Thanks in advance for your reply.


We are in the same position. Looking for better coaching and more competitive games. Don't want to travel to MD for blowouts. Any thoughts on Liberty? Was forwarded an email regarding tryouts in late august.


We are having a great experience at liberty. It is run by Danielle and Meg. Danielle is not returning as the Manhasset coach but assume that meg will be. They are both running the program year round which is what makes the coaching so good. Unlike other clubs where they bring in college kids for the summer and parent coaches the rest of the year Danielle and meg are there year round. I know they are running some clinics before tryouts - have your kid go to one so you can see. Don’t listen to people on here - go experience it. Again we had a great experience at liberty and my daughter improved tremendously which is what we were looking for.

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For Liberty - make sure to ask Danielle and Meg about the private lessons they give on the side, very helpful!!! I think that they will have some open slots going forward.

Re: Girls 2022 - 8th Grade Fall 2017/Summer 2018 [Re: TM@BOTC] #267546
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Dude ..who gives a rats patooey about the lessons on the side..if they are good and meaningful, then its worth it..
But we were at Liberty for 3 years..and contrary to whatever the above mom states, they have college kids coaching the teams..up and down the program..lived it for 3 years.
If your daughter is an "A" player at a certain age, she will be coached by Meg or DG..but if not, count on her being coached by a college kid(s).
Liberty a decent program..but be aware--again--that if your daughter is not an "A" player, she will never have DG as a coach...
As for getting scorched by Elevate director/daughter...blame yourself for not heeding the postings on BOTC ....guy is a bottom-feeder..hey, but the $2.50 1st place tee-shirt looks good on the website

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