BALTIMORE, July 3, 2012 – Nearly 200 of the nation’s top high school boys’ and girls’ lacrosse players have been selected by US Lacrosse to compete in the 2012 Champion All-American Showcase, a US Lacrosse event. The boys’ and girls’ showcases will be held as part of the ESPNHS Games, July 22-27 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
For the girls’ event, July 22-24, US Lacrosse All-Americans were selected from across the country. For the boys’ showcase, July 25-27, players were selected by US Lacrosse’s High School Area Chairmen, and invited after careful consultation with high school coaches in all regions across the country.
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The girls’ showcase features a four-team round-robin pool and a welcome dinner the evening of July 22. A total of 84 players from 30 states have been selected to four teams that will compete in three pool-play games before the championship and consolation games, Tuesday, July 24. The girls’ championship game will stream live at 1 p.m. ET, on ESPN3.
The boys’ event also features a four-team round-robin pool and a welcome dinner the evening of July 25. Ninety-four players representing 32 states and the District of Columbia have been selected to four teams that will compete in three pool-play games before the championship and consolation games, Friday, July 27. The boys’ championship game at 1 p.m. ET is slated to air on ESPNU later that evening at 7 p.m. ET.
In addition, eight girls’ and eight boys’ coaches were selected to lead the four teams for each showcase. Please click here for the coaches announcement.
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