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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT - SEASON CANCELLED
03/11/2020
Parents - Due to ongoing issues around the pandemic, the Spring 2020...
SPRING 2020 TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
02/25/2020
Hello!  Below is our tentative schedule for Spring 2020. ...
 
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT - SEASON CANCELLED

Parents - Due to ongoing issues around the pandemic, the Spring 2020 season is cancelled.

We hate to take these actions, but feel they are necessary. 

Please be safe and take care of your families.  Also, keep an eye on any at-risk neighbors.

Chris Froeb

President, Winchester Youth Lax 


by posted 03/11/2020
SPRING 2020 TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

Hello!  Below is our tentative schedule for Spring 2020.  NOTE, the Town and DPW has not finalized our Spring field assignments, but we were told we would have at least as much field time as we did last Spring.  With that in mind, we have mapped out the following schedule.  SECOND NOTE, for the older kids, there is a lot of "pre-season" this year - all of which is subject to having enough kids to participate.

WYL SPRING SEASON 2020 – INITIAL SPRING SCHEDULE

  • 5th – 8th Grade Tryouts – March 1st and 15th
  • Pre-Season Meeting - Friday, March 27th – 6:30PM at WHS.  3rd-8th Graders Only.

 

HOUSE LEAGUE - APRIL 10TH – JUNE 7TH

  • Pre-Season Clinic on March 15th at Danvers Indoor from 1:00-2:30PM.  All registered players may attend.
    • For first year players that want to attend this practice and are borrowing HL gear, or any other first year player that wants their gear early, we will have an equipment handout on March 7th at Skillings Field.  Time TBD.
  • First Practice – April 10th (see below for time and location).
    • Before first practice, we will have a meeting to discuss the HL, hand out pinnies and hand out gear for 1st year players.
  • Games start on April 26th.  Final game on June 7th.  Season is subject to being extended due to weather cancellations.
  • June 6th or 7th – House league tournament.

 

3RD AND 4TH GRADERS (“Small Ball”)

  • Pre-Season Clinic on March 15th at Danvers Indoor from 1:00-2:30PM.  All registered players may attend.
  • March 27th – 6:30PM at WHS.  Pre-season WYL meeting.  Kids receive pinnies and socks, then hear about WYL/TPL Updates.
  • March 29th – Small ball jamboree at Marlborough Fore Kicks for all 3rd and 4th Graders. 
  • April 1nd - First formal practice at 6:00PM. Location TBD.  Only 1 practice this week.
  • April 4th - Small ball jamboree for all 3rd and 4th Graders at Taunton Fore Kicks.
  • April 6th – Practice and games proceed per TPL schedule (see below for 3rd and 4th practice times and locations).

5th – 8th GRADERS (Full Field Play)

  • 5th – 8th Grade Tryouts – March 1st and 15th.   Players only have to attend 1 practice.  If they attend both, we will take their top score (not their average).
  • March 27th – 6:30PM at WHS.  Pre-season WYL meeting.  Kids receive pinnies and socks, then hear about WYL/TPL Updates.
  • March 29th – Small ball jamboree at Marlborough Fore Kicks for all 5th and 6th Graders.
  • March 29th – Small ball jamboree at LS for 7th and 8th Graders.
  • March 30th Week – Practices as determined by HCs for each grade.
  • April 4th6th Grade A Team – “Connecticut Challenge” (in Darien CT).
  • April 5th - Small ball jamboree for all 5th Graders at Taunton Fore Kicks.
  • April 5th – Small ball jamboree for all 6th Graders (B team only) at LS.
  • April 5th - Small ball jamboree in Winchester for 7th and 8th Graders.
  • April 6th – Practice and games proceed per TPL schedule (see below for practice times and locations).

TPL Games (2 games per game-day for each team):

  • Weekend of April 26th
  • Weekend of May 3rd
  • Weekend of May 17th
  • 1 or 2 Weekends of Memorial Day or May 31st (conflict with Border Battle)

Tournaments:

  • Weekend of May 10th – All A-Teams to LS; All B-Teams to Hingham for TPL tourney.
  • Border Battle – All teams will attend.  May 30th or 31st.

TENTATIVE PRACTICE SCHEDULE FOR SPRING 2020

MONDAY

  • 3rd and 4th grade (location and time, TBD).  Likely 6 or 6:30 at Skillings.
  • We will book additional fields for makeup practices or additional practices (or if any of you want to have a regular Monday practice)

TUESDAY

  • 8th Grade A / 7TH Grade A – 6:30PM at Skillings (turf or grass TBD)
  • 8th Grade B / 7th Grade B – 6:30PM at Manchester

WEDNESDAY

  • 3rd and 4th grade (location and time, TBD). Likely 6 or 6:30 at Skillings.
  • 6th Grade A / 5TH Grade A – 6:30PM at Manchester
  • 6th Grade B / 5th Grade B – 6:30PM at Skillings (turf or grass TBD)

THURSDAY

  • 8th Grade A / 7TH Grade A – 6:30PM at Manchester
  • 8th Grade B / 7th Grade B – 6:30PM at Skillings (turf or grass TBD)

FRIDAY

  • House League – 5:30PM at Skillings
  • 6th Grade A / 5TH Grade A – 6:30PM at Skillings (turf or grass TBD)
  • 6th Grade B / 5th Grade B – 6:30PM at Manchester

by posted 02/25/2020
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