Premier lacrosse competition starts Tuesday in Columbia

The National High School Lacrosse Showcase, one of the country’s top summer recruiting events, returns Tuesday morning at Blandair Park in Howard County.

The 2020 event was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

For the first time, there will be a girls tourney. IAAM A Conference programs Severn School, St. Paul’s School, Notre Dame Prep, Roland Park Country School and Glenelg Country School will participate.

There will be two boys sessions, Red and White, with Red starting Tuesday. Mount St. Joseph and Loyola Blakefield will be competing in the Red session.

The White session runs Thursday thru Friday. MIAA A champ Boys’ Latin School, Calvert Hall College, Gilman School, McDonogh School and Loyola will compete.


When: Tuesday June 22 – Friday June 25

Where: Blandair Park, Columbia

Tuesday’s schedule


Blazers vs. Severn, 9 a.m.

Green Machine vs. ABC (PA), 9 a.m.

Agnes Irwin (PA) vs. Gators Lax, 10 a.m.

Roland Park Country vs. Rowdy Red (MD), 10 a.m.

Dragons Lax (MD) vs. Anne Arundel County, 11 a.m.

Garrison Forest vs. Stone Ridge, 11 a.m.

ABC vs. Severn, 12 p.m.

Blazers vs. Green Machine, 12 p.m.

Rowdy Red vs. Gators Lax, 1 p.m.

Agnes Irwin vs. Roland Park Country, 1 p.m.

Garrison Forest vs. Dragons Lax, 2 p.m.

Anne Arundel vs. Stone Ridge, 2 p.m.

Severn vs. Green Machine, 3 p.m.

Blazers vs. ABC, 3 p.m.

Gators Lax vs. Roland Park Country, 4 p.m.

Agnes Irwin vs. Rowdy Red, 4 p.m.

Stone Ridge vs. Dragons Lax, 5 p.m.

Garrison Forest vs. Anne Arundel, 5 p.m.

Boys (Red session)

Mount St. Joseph vs. DeMatha Catholic, 10 a.m.

Loyola vs. Jesuit School (FL), 11 a.m.

Potomac (VA) vs. Mount St. Joseph, 12 p.m.

Georgetown Prep vs. Loyola, 1 p.m.

Salisbury (CT) vs. Mount St. Joseph, 2 p.m.

St. Joe Prep (PA) vs. Loyola, 4 p.m.


Wednesday’s schedule


Playoffs (matchups determined after Tuesday’s pool play), 9 a.m. – 12 p.m

Semifinals, 1 p.m. & 2 p.m.

BOYS (Red session)

Playoffs (matchups determined after Tuesday’s pool play), 9 a.m.

Semifinals, 11 a.m & 12 p.m.

Final, 2 p.m.


Thursday’s schedule


Final, 7 p.m.

BOYS (White session)

Gilman vs. Baldwinsville (NY), 9 a.m.

Ridgewood (NJ) vs. Calvert Hall, 10 a.m.

Gonzaga College (DC) vs. Loyola, 10 a.m.

McDonogh vs. The Forest (VA), 11 a.m.

Gilman vs. Deerfield Academy (MA), 11 a.m.

Calvert Hall vs. Episcopal (VA), 12 p.m.

Boys’ Latin vs. Landon School, 12 p.m.

McDonogh vs. Big Red (NJ), 1 p.m.

Lovett (GA) vs. Loyola, 1 p.m.

Calvert Hall vs. Taft School (CT), 3 p.m.

Boys’ Latin vs. Seton Hall Prep (NJ), 3 p.m.

Loyola vs. Black Grizzlies (MI), 4 p.m.

ESD (TX) vs. McDonogh, 5 p.m.

Montgomery Bell (TN) vs. Boys’ Latin, 6 p.m.


Friday’s schedule

White session playoffs (matchups determined after Thursday’s pool play)

Semifinals, 1 p.m. & 2 p.m.

Final, 7 p.m.