Blue Hen First State Shootout Boys Lacrosse Tournament

The Predators from West Chester, N.Y. run out onto the field to compete in the 64-team tournament Saturday at DE Turf. (Special to Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh)

FREDERICA — NXT Lacrosse held its Blue Hen First State Shootout Boys Lacrosse Tournament at DE Turf Sports Complex on Saturday. For the last five years, NXT Lacrosse has held this popular event at Caravel Academy. This weekend is their first time to hold an event at DE Turf. Sixty-four teams, primarily fifth- through ninth-graders, from the Mid-Atlantic area are playing in the event.

Special to Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh

Coaches of the Atlanta (Ga.) Lightning call out starters names for their game against Baltimore Rock. (Special To The Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh)

Hundreds of families and fans line the fields at DE Turf for the multi-state lacrosse tournament. (Special To The Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh)

Amanda Much, of Wayne, Pa., shopping at one of the vendors set up at DE Turf Saturday. (Special To The Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh)

Young lacrosse players watching action out on the field. (Special To The Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh)

Brady Covey of the Atlanta Lightning races up field with the ball past Baltimore Rock defender Brian Edwards. (Special To The Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh)

Hudson Gregory of Atlanta Lightning comes up from behind to knock the ball loose from Jackson Zaranski of Baltimore Rock. (Special To The Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh)

Baltimore Rock’s Will Talmage puts a block on Andrew Carey of the Atlanta Lightning. (Special To The Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh)

 

 

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