Cambridge Middle School have secured a rare lacrosse double by winning both the Girls A and Boys’ Divisions of the Waikato Lacrosse Intermediate School League for 2020.
In the Girls A Division, CMS Power won all their games by a margin of several goals. In the finals, they completed the season with a convincing 15-2 win over Berkley Hawks.
“They played really well. I just tried to let them have fun while they were playing and let them play their own game,” Coach Aishlyn Lawton said.
CMS Power includes some of the first players to emerge from the Cambridge Primary School League which was started two years ago. That may have been a contributing factor to their consistency and strength of play.
“A few did Primary School League, so their skill level is so much better than before as well as their understanding of the game,” Lawton said.
In the large Girls B Division, Matamata Blue proved to be the strongest team, winning the finals against St Peters Red 16-7.
In the Boys Division, CMS Titans emerged as overall winners after a close match with league favourites Morrinsville Cobalt. The Morrinsville side couldn’t seem to get a foothold in the tight game, and Titans won 5-3.
In the Women’s Club League A Division semi-finals, Suburbs Falcons beat Kaipaki Phoenix by 13-8 and Cambridge TVP Titans downed Te Awamutu Sports Lions 16-9.
The Women’s Club League finals will be staged on Saturday at Tamahere Park.
Men – Matangi Hillcrest Mustangs 11 Hamilton Marist 5, Te Awamutu Marist Braves 4 Suburbs 12.
Women – A Division, Kaipaki Phoenix 8 Suburbs Falcons 13, Kaipaki Phoenix Yellow 12 Suburbs Eagles 14, TAS Lions 9 TVP Titans 16. B Division, Hinuera 22 TAS Emerald 8, Kaipaki Green 8 Suburbs Ravens 14, Morrinsville 9 TVP Rush 23, Suburbs Hawks 16 TVP Young Guns 16. C Division, TVP Saints 12 Wahine Toa 3, TAS Navy 8 TVP Liberty 11, TVP Legends 9 Suburbs Keas 3.
Intermediate School League – Girls, A Division final, CMS Power 15 Berkley Hawks 2, third place playoff, Morrinsville Gold 6 CMS Sting 4, fifth place, Saints Utd A 8 TAI Girls A 7. B Division final, Matamata Blue 16 St Peters Red 7, third place, St Peters Blue 12 Matamata Yellow 9, fifth place, CMS Storm 6 Berkley Eagles 13, seventh place, TAI Gold 10 CMS Thunder 18, ninth place, Morrinsville Royal, 10th place, CMS Flames 6 CMS Lightning 16. Boys Division final, Morrinsville Cobalt 3 CMS Titans 5, third place, Hautapu/Kaipaki 3 TAI Boys Gold 2.