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Re: Boys 2028-5th Grade Fall 2020/Summer 2021
TheBackOfTheCage #326543 04/12/21 09:48 AM
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Great to have the kids back out on the lacrosse fields. Suffolk PAL started this weekend. Cold and rainy but well worth it to have them all competing again. Hope all enjoyed Lax again.

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Re: Boys 2028-5th Grade Fall 2020/Summer 2021
TheBackOfTheCage #326592 04/12/21 02:26 PM
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The kids that are the best players now will most likely continue to be the best players in 2-3 years...yes a few will pop onto the scene given practice or a growth spurt, but for the most part, the good athletes are not going to suddenly regress...

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Originally Posted by Anonymous
The kids that are the best players now will most likely continue to be the best players in 2-3 years...yes a few will pop onto the scene given practice or a growth spurt, but for the most part, the good athletes are not going to suddenly regress...


Thanks.

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Anonymous #326658 04/13/21 05:35 AM
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And what are you basing your astute observation on? Kids develop at different rates - some kids won’t grow and other will grow sick of the sport. There will be alot of physical changes from 7-10th grade impacting this group. Look at the top teams in any age group - their rosters are completely different from when they were in 5th grade. The 91 Bandits have always removed the weaker and added stronger players every year. They have kids from out of state on that team. The kids need to keep working or else they will be replaced by those who are better and want it more.

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TheBackOfTheCage #326701 04/13/21 10:37 AM
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Good athletes don't just become non good athletes because of age and growth. You know a good athlete when you see them early on. Lesser athletes can develop their skills further to compensate but very few of the top players will just fade to black.

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Re: Boys 2028-5th Grade Fall 2020/Summer 2021
Anonymous #326979 04/15/21 07:16 AM
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You sound like a deranged Coach who needs to keep his kid propped up. 5th Grade means nothing. Once these kids mix in middle school and HS, they no longer compete with just their age group. Those that succeed are the ones that work hard and keep growing - 2 things you don’t just “know” when they are 10 years old.

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TheBackOfTheCage #327183 04/16/21 02:03 PM
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Completely agree with you. Interest and hard work will lead to skill improvement and being a better player, and if the better athlete has those attributes as well they are going to remain at the top of the class. Not deranged at all. The three freshman from LI starting at Duke this year were all studs from fourth grade and up, they didn't just appear and they didn't fall off. The four best kids on our PAL team in 2nd, 4th 6th and senior year were still the four best...one kid that was spastic early on was passionate and became a highly skilled good player as he got older. The best kids on our rival team were still the best kids from 4th grade to sr. year. They don't magically regress. So those instances are where my astute observations come from. If I ranked the kids from 1-24 in 6th vs 12th there would only be minor shuffling of their rankings. Does anyone really disagree with this that has already seen it unfold? Maybe my group was an outlier, I don't think so though.

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TheBackOfTheCage #327188 04/16/21 02:37 PM
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you fellas are getting weird

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Completely agree with you. Interest and hard work will lead to skill improvement and being a better player, and if the better athlete has those attributes as well they are going to remain at the top of the class. Not deranged at all. The three freshman from LI starting at Duke this year were all studs from fourth grade and up, they didn't just appear and they didn't fall off. The four best kids on our PAL team in 2nd, 4th 6th and senior year were still the four best...one kid that was spastic early on was passionate and became a highly skilled good player as he got older. The best kids on our rival team were still the best kids from 4th grade to sr. year. They don't magically regress. So those instances are where my astute observations come from. If I ranked the kids from 1-24 in 6th vs 12th there would only be minor shuffling of their rankings. Does anyone really disagree with this that has already seen it unfold? Maybe my group was an outlier, I don't think so though.

Makes sense to me

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