07/11/2016 2:58 AM
It was great weekend for Team 91 Lacrosse at the NXT Cup in Downingtown, Pennsylvania on July 9th - July 10th. Team 91 sent 13 teams down for a shot at the NXT Cup title, these teams included, 2025 Blast, 2024 Wolfpack, 2024 Maryland, 2023 Warrior, 2023 Bandits, 2023 Maryland, 2022 Smash, 2022 United, 2022 Maryland, 2021 Blaze, 2021 Maryland, 2020 Orange, and 2020 Maryland Platinum. Competiting in the AA and A bracket all teams played their hearts out. The talent was top notch! Four 91 teams were crowned NXT Cup champions, congratulations to 2025 Blast, 2023 Bandits, 2022 United and 2021 Blaze on your titles!
2025 Blast blasted their way through tournament play, posting an undefeated record on their way to the tournament title. Along the road their, they had to battle through some tough teams, defeating Rochester FCA 12-1, Mesa Futures Orange 12-4, and NXT 16-0 to finish their first day of play. On Sunday, they continued their great play, beating SJ Shamrocks 12-2 and beating Legacy Golden Geese 8-3 before advancing to the championship, against Legacy Golden Geese again, who they beat again, 9-3 for the title.
2023 Bandits ran away with the competition, posting an undefeated record for their division title. They dominated the first day of play, outscoring their 3 opponents, 40-2. They dominated Mesa Futures Orange by a score of 15-0, beat Rochester FCA by a margin 13-1 and beat Predators Lacrosse by a score of 12-1 to finish the first day. On Sunday, they played a tight one against LI Express 2023 Haugen and pulled out with a 4-3 victory to advance to the final, where they beat Shore 2 Shore by a score of 8-2 to take home the title.
2022 United stood together in a tough division to come away with an undefeated record. They battled against teams like the PA Roughriders whom they beat 8-1, and then pulled out a close one against STEPS Elite where they won 3-2 and then finished the day with a strong 8-0 win against Predators Lacrosse. On day 2, they played another close match, pulling out a 6-4 win over Freedom 2022 Red and then beat GC34 by a margin of 7-1 to advance to the championship, where they dated the API Diamondbacks by a score of 9-7 to finish the tournament as undefeated champs.
2021 Blaze blazed their way throughout the entire tournament, where they outscored opponents 69-7. They dominated through day 1, winning 13-2 against Juiced Cherries, 8-2 against ICON, and 17-1 against Team Superstar. Day 2 was even more dominating for the Blaze as they put up two consecutive shutouts, winning 9-0 against 3D Colorado, and 11-0 against LI Outlaws Select, before advancing to the championship where they defeated Mesa Futures Orange 11-2 to cap off their dominating performance for the title.
It was a great weekend of lacrosse for all Team 91 Lacrosse teams, congrats to all for your accomplishments!