The Cannons are excited to bring high school lacrosse players a new oppurtunity this summer wtih the The Muscle Milk High School Skills Challenge. During May and June, 14 qualifying events will be held at high schools acrosse Massachusetts with the top athletes in each group then competing in the MLL All-Star Game skills competition on July 9, 2011 at Harvard Stadium.
The competition will be split up into eight different categories. There will be freshman, sophomore, junior and senior age divisions for both girls and boys. In each category, athletes will compete in three different events to accumulate points. The person with the most points from each group at each site will be eligible to compete during the MLL All-Star Game.
The three events are:
- The Scoop and Shoot – Contestants will run from cone to cone, scooping and shooting at a goal. The ten contestants with the best times will receive points based on their times, with a one second deduction per goal scored.
- The Fastest Shot – The contestants will get three shots at the goal, the fastest of which will count for that contestant.
- Accuracy – Contestants will be given 10 shots on goal to hit one of four targets.
Thursday May 19th – Charlestown HS & MetroLacrosse
Tuesday May 24th – Bishop Feehan HS, Attleboro
Wednesday 25th – Assabet Valley Regional HS, Marlborough
Thursday 26th – Duxbury High School
Tuesday May 31st – Weston High School
Wednesday, June 1st - Dover Sherborn High School
Tuesday, June 7th - St. Johns High School
Thursday, June 9th - Waltham High School
All times are TBA. Make sure to check back soon for the dates and locations of the June competitions.
For additional information please contact Jon Knochel at the Boston Cannons at (617)-746 9933 or by email at JKnochel@bostoncannons.com.