After advancing to the championship bracket as the No. 2 seed, RC Elite handled Evolve Elite 2018 in the semifinals before outlasting top-seeded 212 Lacrosse (Utah) 6-5 to win the championship. Before the bracket games, the closest any opponent came to beating RC Elite was Team 12’s 11-4 loss. Team 12 finished 3-1-1 in pool play.
The win also caps an undefeated winter season for RC Elite, which also won the Adrenaline Challenge on Jan. 7.
Both RC High School and Denver Elite went 5-0 in pool play, with RC racking up an impressive 57-8 goal differential. Their closes margin was a 10-4 win over SC Sharks to close out pool play. But Denver Elite was even more impressive in pool, beating its five opponents by a combined score of 71-3. Until the title game, no team had scored more than one goal against the squad, and only one team had held Denver Elite to single-digit scoring.