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Re: Boys 2029 Grads - Mid Atlantic Region
Anonymous #381037 05/23/22 08:54 PM
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Whoever said the heat didn't help the Hawks?? the AC wasn't on for Madlax. stunad. Putting up 8 on the best goalie by far in the division is pretty impressive while holding this top Hawks team to only 4 goals. Defenders were relentless and the team played with intensity. They are both hard to beat.

I think that dude was saying that with Injuries to the hawks that the heat didn’t help.

No one is downplaying that madlax had to stink it up. Stop puffing your bird chests.

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Re: Boys 2029 Grads - Mid Atlantic Region
Anonymous #381041 05/23/22 09:14 PM
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If you are referring to the key component as the their faceoff guy, Madlax was over 70% against him last time. Keefer(#36) was tough! He played hard for the hawks

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Anonymous #381046 05/23/22 09:31 PM
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Their D is viscous. Unique combination of power, smarts and speed with the ML close defenders. Hard to get around. And each of the ML D guys can clear the ball even if by themselves often times outrunning opposing middies.

From what I saw, ML also avoiding penalties/numerous man-down situations yesterday which isn’t always the case.

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TheBackOfTheCage #381049 05/23/22 09:35 PM
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Madlax has the 2 best faceoffs in the division. One single handily beat NL the first time they played. He is new to the team it seems.

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Anonymous #381050 05/23/22 09:37 PM
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These teams are great to watch. They may be something beyond elite. Great coaching staffs too. Definitely always a battle when they play each other.

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Re: Boys 2029 Grads - Mid Atlantic Region
TheBackOfTheCage #381057 05/23/22 10:31 PM
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If Hawks had full roster, game would have been different. They will play again.

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Anonymous #381084 05/24/22 06:57 AM
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If Hawks had full roster, game would have been different. They will play again.
Hawks got doubled up. Move on.

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Anonymous #381092 05/24/22 07:29 AM
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Two powerhouse 2029 teams part of powerhouse programs. Nice to have this primarily national rivalry right in our DMV backyard.

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Anonymous #381207 05/24/22 01:00 PM
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Madlax has the 2 best faceoffs in the division. One single handily beat NL the first time they played. He is new to the team it seems.

In what division? The northern Virginia division? The hawks main guy went like 100% in the fall against madlax. Then madlax did a nice job of scrapping things up in the regular season,(it was great to see them battle back) and frankly Sunday hawks didn’t finish the faceoffs…which is on them. Give credit to madlax and their boys. But don’t say foolish things Because your their daddy.

Hawks main guy is a stud. Give him some credit while he heals, instead of talking trash from one halfway decent day against him.


Ps. Pretty sure Hawks were like 100% at the X against NL…what are you boasting about?

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Anonymous #381212 05/24/22 01:09 PM
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Congrats to ML 29, who managed the mild upset of the Hawks for the first time in a few games (4?). Great rivalry.

Taking nothing from ML but Hawks had some injuries, just could never get the offense going. The heat didn’t help.

The standard NFL response applies here. This is the season. There are multiple teams missing players to COVID, injuries, etc. This is not a November one-off tournament (aka "all our studs were at football) and the clubs have about 8 months to prepare their rosters for HoCo. If you don't have adequate depth to beat their #1 with your #2, that's just how that goes. It's lacrosse season. Come in heavy.

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Anonymous #381234 05/24/22 02:15 PM
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Congrats to ML 29, who managed the mild upset of the Hawks for the first time in a few games (4?). Great rivalry.

Taking nothing from ML but Hawks had some injuries, just could never get the offense going. The heat didn’t help.

The standard NFL response applies here. This is the season. There are multiple teams missing players to COVID, injuries, etc. This is not a November one-off tournament (aka "all our studs were at football) and the clubs have about 8 months to prepare their rosters for HoCo. If you don't have adequate depth to beat their #1 with your #2, that's just how that goes. It's lacrosse season. Come in heavy.

Agree. And I’m not a ML parent. Is what it is. No excuses. Def relevant but doesn’t matter. The game still has to be played.

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Re: Boys 2029 Grads - Mid Atlantic Region
TheBackOfTheCage #381315 05/25/22 01:58 AM
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Had the chance to stop by and watch the MYLA 2029 Championships last night. Great game between LTLC and FCA, with FCA holding on for the 4-3 win. FCA will bump up next year to HOCO elite for sure.

To me It's incredible to see LTLC so strong and I wonder if that will continue with this "rec-club" level at all ages. Also reminded me that having so many teams dilutes the best talent in Balt Co. If you combined best talent from LTLC, FCA, Team 91, Koopers, and Predators you'd be dominant at every age group.

On to summer tournaments we go...........................

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Anonymous #381378 05/25/22 01:10 PM
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Had the chance to stop by and watch the MYLA 2029 Championships last night. Great game between LTLC and FCA, with FCA holding on for the 4-3 win. FCA will bump up next year to HOCO elite for sure.

To me It's incredible to see LTLC so strong and I wonder if that will continue with this "rec-club" level at all ages. Also reminded me that having so many teams dilutes the best talent in Balt Co. If you combined best talent from LTLC, FCA, Team 91, Koopers, and Predators you'd be dominant at every age group.

On to summer tournaments we go...........................

Good point for discussion. The great "rec club" rosters don't really dominate in multiple grad years. 2028 Blue Claws, 2028 KP, 2029 LTLC are all fantastic. And I think there will be continued occasional greatness for this model as more of them keep together into HS years....which is a new thing. Rec clubs used to all disband after 8th grade. No more (it seems). And let's not forget that the rec clubs cost half as much as Crabs, FCA, Predators etc. Very much a "your mileage may vary" but it's not a bad product 1 out of 3 years.

As for the "too many teams" argument, I dunno. That assumes a singular outcome: that every kid who could possibly make an elite roster, will be on an elite roster. And that everyone else should be playing A-ball or rec. In areas like central PA and southern VA this is the case but there's 1/10 the # of players.

It's not like each of these AA and AAA teams only have 3 kids who can throw and catch. And it's not like the starters of all of those teams need to - or should - be playing on a Towson all star elite team. But you have to admit that FCA, Team MD, and Predators (to name a few) put good 2029 products on the field this year. Elite? No, but solid in all 3 cases.

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Anonymous #381599 05/26/22 02:32 PM
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The LTLC FCA game was a good game. Also if you look at the score differential of some of LTLC' s hoco games some were closer than you think. 8-4 loss to Hawks, 9-10 to VLC, 8-9 next level. May not be at the elite level yet, however they don't fold to tougher teams. Only way you get better is the play tougher opponents.

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Anonymous #381621 05/26/22 04:30 PM
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Congrats to ML 29, who managed the mild upset of the Hawks for the first time in a few games (4?). Great rivalry.

Taking nothing from ML but Hawks had some injuries, just could never get the offense going. The heat didn’t help.

You lost to a better team, get over it.

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