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Legacy Lacrosse Cup Comes to Milton High School

The Legacy Lacrosse Cup honors Parker Jackson, a Milton High lacrosse player who was killed in a car accident in 2006.

Legacy Lacrosse Cup Comes to Milton High School
The 7th Annual Legacy Lacrosse Cup will come to Milton High School later this month.

The tournament will be held Friday and Saturday, April 25 and 26, and will feature 26 men's and women's elite high school teams across the country

These teams will go head-to-head to embrace competition, develop character and honor the legacy of Milton High School lacrosse player Parker Jackson, who was killed in a car accident in 2006. 

Weekend tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students. To catch all the action, The full schedule for both the men's and women's games can be viewed online

Parker Jackson's parents Bo and Lauren Jackson started the tournament in 2007 to promote his passion about friendship, competitive lacrosse and spirituality. 

The tournament aims to honor Jackson's legacy by communicating to student athletes how their everyday decisions can lead them to positively influence others, said Lauren Parker. 

"To accomplish the level of success we have had is extraordinary," she said. 

This 25-game tournament features a high level of competition, with eight of the 16 men's teams and eight of the 10 women's teams playing in their respective state championships last year. 

The marquee game, which starts at 3 p.m., will showcase NCAA Division I heavyweights Mercer University vs. Bellarmine University. 

To learn more about the cup, Parker Jackson or to volunteer, please visit  www.legacylacrosscup.com or visit the cup's  Facebook or  Twitter pages.

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