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Lacrosse event in Pittsford to attract teams from across U.S.

The fifth annual Sweetlax Summer Invitational, presented by Sweetlax Lacrosse, will be held Friday through Sunday in Pittsford. Some 2,000 people—athletes, parents and coaches—are expected to attend.

sweetlax-summer-invitational-logo-100-02-1Club teams from across the U.S. will be coming to the area to be seen by college coaches. There will be over 150 college coaches and 64 club teams participating this year.

The three-day event will be held at Mendon High School, Mendon Center Elementary, Thornell Road Elementary and Calkins Road Middle School.

Prospective college players will participate in two “all-star” games on Saturday at Thornell Farm Park, instructed by college coaches, officials said. The first game begins at 7 p.m. and the second game starts at 8 p.m.

This year the Sweetlax Invitational is partnering with Impact Earth Inc.—a zero-waste company—to make the event more sustainable. Impact Earth will be setting up zero-waste education stations at all field locations, officials said.

Follow Kerry Feltner on Twitter: @KerryFeltner

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