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Chatham Lacrosse Club Hosts Annual Fishawack LAX Festival

The Alternative Press Staff

Monday, June 9, 2014 • 11:24am

CHATHAM, N.J. – The Cougar Lacrosse Club, which includes over 1,200 boys and girls from Chatham, held their annual Fishawack Lax Festival on June 1 at Cougar Field.

Featuring a multitude of games and events, the Fishawack Festival packed the Cougar’s home field for the day of fun.

Past Chatham High School greats were on hand for the annual alumni games, which featured some of the most elite high school and college players in the United States returning home to the program that sparked their interest as elementary school students.

Outside of grade-specific intra-squad games, the premiere events of the day were the Coaches vs. 8th Grade boys’ game and the fastest shot competition. TAP into Chatham would like to congratulate the following winners:

Boys
9th Geoff O’Malley  85 mph
8th Ryan Chase  79 mph
7th Jake Wingate  73 mph
6th Alex LaFerriere  67 mph
5th Jack Berger  66 mph
4th Cullen Decker  68 mph
Under 4th: Jack LaFerriere/Flynn Decker  55 mph

Girls
9th Kennedy Kraus  54 mph
6th Lizzie O’Neill  49 mph
5th Megan Joel  43 mph
4th Grace Torterella  57 mph
3rd Olivia Hargrove  49 mph


The Chatham Lacrosse Club also hosted their annual gently used equipment drive and exchange. Multiple pieces of equipment, ranging from helmets, arm pads, gloves and sticks will be put to good use by needy families in a city program.

Editor's Note: For more pictures of the event, go to the TAP into Chatham Facebook page. 

 

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