Factory Elite won the Boys HS Elite division at the Pacific Lacrosse Festival in San Diego for the third consecutive year, posting an 8-7 win over Alpha Elite in the title game to finish 5-0 for the event.
Factory breezed through pool play with victories over 3d Southland 2018 by an 11-4 score, Mad Dog HS by a 14-1 score and Angel City by 9-1. That set up a semifinal matchup with the LA Mavs, who had gone 2-1 in their pool, beating Goon 2018/19 9-4 and Kings LC Gold 5-4 before falling 6-5 to Alpha Elite.
The Mavs played their third consecutive one-goal game in the semis but came up short against Factory in an 8-7 contest. Mavs went on to defeat Angel City 12-2 in the third-place game.
Factory then defeated Alpha in the title game, with attack Paul Rodriguez (Harvard Westlake) scoring the game-winner.
Elsewhere at the PacLax tourney:
- Goon 2018/19 finished third in its pool in the HS Elite division, then beat Mad Dog and 3d Southland 2018 to win the consolation bracket.
- 3d Southland 2019 went 5-0 and won its pool in the Boys HS division. Southland outscored its opponents 56-13 in the event, with its closest contest a 7-5 win over Factory HS on Saturday. Factory finished 3-2 in the pool, losing to Yorba Linda Stangs and 3d Southland on Saturday but winning three in a row on Sunday.
- Team West Coast 2020 won the Boys 15U Tournament division, going 4-0 in pool play — with wins over Alpha, Factory, Mad Dog and 3d Southland — and beating LA Mavs 11-1 in the title game. Mavs won its pool, also going 4-0, to reach the title game. Mavs beat Team NorCal, Goon, Rogue 56 and Woverines.
- Factory Select went 4-0 to win its pool in the Boys 13U Tournament division but lost 11-3 to 3d San Diego 2021 in the championship game. Team West Coast 2021 finished second in pool play behind 3d San Diego, going 3-0 on Saturday but falling to 3d SD on Sunday morning. TWC 2021 then beat 208 Lacrosse in the third-place game to finish 4-1 on the weekend.
Complete tournament results are available here.