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Memorial Boys 3d Houston Select Lacrosse team
The Memorial Boys 3d Houston Select Lacrosse team (pictured) won The University of Texas Longhorn Shootout Tournament in Austin. The eighth graders were undefeated in tournament play, beating teams from Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. After winning in the semifinals, 3d Houston advanced to the final divisional game against Austin Elite. The score was 3-3 at the end of regulation time, and 3d Houston won in sudden-death overtime with a goal in the first 45 seconds of play. In addition to winning every game, 3d Houston had a tournament 25-goal differential, scoring 32 goals and allowing only 7. The lacrosse champs are (top row, from left) coach Kiernan Limming, Alec Ruiz, Charlie Fett, Owen Jones, Brayden Jones, Rhett Davenport, Jacques Henry Ballette, coach Kevin Lever, Ryan Kearns, Enzo Poropat, Hayden Mixon and Mason Acosta; (middle row, from left) Connor Tilton, William Barr and Dean Davis; (bottom row, from left) Harris Kimzey, Layton Speer, Slater DeLaCruz, Ryan Estay, Brody Rhee (blocked) and Robert Strock.
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