WEST CHESTER, P.A. - For a season that starts in August for some teams, Championship Monday can feel like it is centuries away. Practice after practice, game after game - it all leads to this day. League playoffs feed into District tournaments, which lead to the National tournament. Teams have been playing since Wednesday at different tournament sites across the country. First it was pool play, followed by the bracket that ends in the crowning of National Champions.
In Kalamazoo, Michigan, the Tier-II 14U North Jersey Kings will be taking on the Allegheny Badgers. Nearby in Pittsburgh, PA, the Girls Tier-I 19U Jr. Flyers will face off against Little Caesars for the title. On the West Coast, the Tier-II 18U Philadelphia Blazers are in a matchup against the AZ Bobcats. And in the Atlantic District, the Girls Tier-II 14U Little Flyers are playing the Canton Blades, while the Girls Tier-II 16U Jr. Flyers are competing with Honeybaked.