Westwood Youth Lacrosse (U13) select team celebrates undefeated season
and Division 1A state championship at Fort Devens, MA on Saturday, June 18th.
On Saturday, June 18th the U13 select team faced off against the #8 seed Mansfield for the Division 1A state title. Westwood finished the season #1 out of eighteen (18) teams, going undefeated along the way. On the journey, the Westwood boys faced difficult games against Framingham and Swampscott, but emerged victorious in the single-elimination tournament. Said Head Coach, Paul Demaio, "The boys on this team have been together for many years, and it feels like I have been coaching each of them for a long time. Every player knows and embraces his role, and put forward best effort towards our common goals. I am proud of their efforts, and will miss this group now that the season is over."
Boys top U13 & U15 divisions to take home Kradin Cup.
CANTON, MA -- Westwood Youth Lacrosse has won the the MRK/TG Tounament for the second year in a row. Teams from U11, U13, and U15 competed in the weekend long tournament Sat., June 11th & Sunday, June 12th against Canton, Norwood, Sharon, and Milton. For the 2nd year running, Westwood won the overall tournament title, taking home The Kradin Cup. In addition, both the U15 and U13 squads were tops in their divisions.
MRK/TG Canton Tournament The Canton Tournament is a benefit event raising money for the Melissa Rose Kradin foundation and the family of Tom Gunning, the late President of Canton Youth Lacrosse. Rick and Audrey Kradin created the Foundation in memory of their daughter, Melissa Rose, who passed away in 1998 at the age of 12 after a two-year battle with a malignant brain tumor. This foundation works together with the Cam Neeley Foundation to fund research activities to advance the treatment of childhood cancers and to provide support to the families of critically ill children.