Legacy Black went undefeated and claimed the championship in the Girls HS Black division at last weekend’s Santa Barbara Fall Showdown, running its winning streak in Santa Barbara tournaments to three events and 15 games.
Coached by Cressita Bowman of 2017 US Lacrosse Southern Section champion Mater Dei, Legacy Black defeated Flash, based out of Foothill HS, 7-6 in an all-Orange County title game. Legacy went 3-0 in pool play — beating LA Aces 2019 9-7, SoCal Stealth 8-3 and NOC Varsity 10-4 — then beat LA Wave HS Open 7-4 in the semifinals.
Flash also went undefeated in pool play, posting a 38-8 goal-differential, then beat SoCal Stealth 6-2 in the semifinals.
Legacy also won the 2016 SB Fall Showdown and the Santa Barbara Shootout in Feb. 2016 with 5-0 records.
Below is the Legacy Black roster as posted on the SB Showdown Tourney Machine page:
No. Athlete 3 Brianna Pacelli 4 Peyton Smith 5 Hailee Andry 7 Gianna Danese 10 Ivy Nielsen 10 Claire Menzia 17 Georgia Glowaki 18 Bailey Burden 19 Skyler Nielsen 22 Sydney Payne 23 Jamie Ko 24 Tess Keiser 25 Alexis Singleton 28 Sarah Sanchez 31 Nikko Guerra 33 Angelina Larres 35 Anna Rolfes 38 Taylor Banning 40 Lily Molkara 44 Jocelyn Flores 45 Julia Hardiman 46 Parker Reece 50 Ellison Gonzales 50 Tallulah Rehder 52 Juliette Hill