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Allstate Sugar Bowl High School Lacrosse Classic

The 11th Allstate Sugar Bowl Lacrosse Classic was held January 28-29, 2017 at the Chappapeela Sports Plex in Hammond, La. (19325 Hipark Blvd). This was the second year of the event being held in Hammond.

The Allstate Sugar Bowl also sponsors a fall high school lacrosse event in Baton Rouge. The 2017 fall event is scheduled for Saturday, November 18 at BRED Independence Park (7500 Independence Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70806). All games will be played on the three adjacent fields at the corner of Goodwood and E. Airport Drive.

The St. Paul’s Wolves posted a 7-2 victory over C.E. Byrd High to capture the championship in the 2017 high school event. Hosted by The Louisiana Chapter of US Lacrosse, the tournament featured high school teams from throughout the region, including teams from Mississippi and Alabama.

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St. Paul’s also won the Junior Varsity A bracket and the U-14 A bracket. North Shore Lacrosse won the girls’ tournament and the U-14 B Division. Jesuit High School of New Orleans earned the title in the Junior Varsity B Bracket. The younger division titles were split by Carrollton (U-12) and Christ Episcopal (U-10).

Lacrosse is recognized as one of the fastest growing team sports in the United States; the sport has seen youth participation grow over 500 percent since 1999 to nearly 250,000. The Allstate Sugar Bowl Lacrosse Series shows that growth as well. The inaugural Allstate Sugar Bowl high school lacrosse event in 2007 had eight teams participating. Since that time, the Sugar Bowl has taken on sponsorship of multiple events, including a spring lacrosse tourney with over 50 high school teams participating.

Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Lacrosse Series In addition to its high school lacrosse event, the Allstate Sugar Bowl sponsored a collegiate series for five years. The event featured collegiate club varsity programs.

 

 

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