The Grand Haven boys lacrosse team finished last year ranked 14th in the state.
The Bucs are hoping for similar results this season.
“We want to be at the top part of our conference,” said coach Murle Greer, whose squad sits at 15th in the opening 2014 rankings. “We want to go deep into the regional and state tournament. That’s always been the goal for this program.
“We got moved up from Tier 2 to Tier 1 last year; we competed, beat some very good programs, and we feel like we’re still getting better. Our goals aren’t really in terms of wins and losses, it’s more about what we know we’re capable of doing.”
The Buccaneers have certainly started out strong.
SL lacrosse hopes to keep moving up
The Spring Lake boys lacrosse team went 9-7 last season, the best record in the program’s six-year history.
Coach Doug Sharp hopes to continue the Lakers’ momentum this season.
“We’ve got a lot of kids back, a lot of experience,” Sharp said. “I’m excited about the potential of this team. We’re still trying to find out our identity as a program.
“There’s no magic shortcut to playing good lacrosse. We’ve worked hard and put our time in the offseason. I’m hoping we can enjoy some of the fruits of those labors.”
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