Future UVA Lacrosse Players Shine at Under Armour All-America Game
The fifth annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic showcased 88 of the top girls and boys high school lax players in North America at Towson University in Maryland Saturday night.
The girls' game featured three future UVA players. There were also three future 'Hoos in the boys' game.
In the girls' game Saturday night, the North team beat the South 17-16. Future Wahoo Liza Blue (Butler, Maryland) scored the last goal before the half at midfield for the South team. Future Cavalier and defender Meghan Helm (Ellicott City, Maryland) started for the South. She had one ground ball in the game. Future 'Hoo Ashlee Warner (Corning, New York) started on defense for the North team.
In the boys' game Saturday night, the North team beat the South 17-12. Future Cavalier Mark Cockerton (Oshawa, Ontario, Canada), the first ever Canadian to make the Under Armour All-America Classic, earned game MVP honors. He scored four goals and had three ground balls in the win. He played alongside his future UVA teammate, Rob Emery (San Francisco, California). The midfielder had one shot. Scott McWilliams (Mountain Lakes, New Jersey) started on defense for the South team. He had four grounds balls and two caused turnovers in the game.