To help girls in grades 1-8 who live in Dover or Sherborn learn to play and enjoy lacrosse.

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The Positions

In 2008, DS Girls Youth Lacrosse adopted the "new" positions in Girls/Womens lacrosse.
The positions on the field are now as follows:

Grades 7/8 and 5/6 play 12v12‚Äč

  • 1 square of Attack
  • 3 Midfielders
  • 1 square of Defense
  • Goalie

<--  Left                                    Right  -->

                         Low Attack                       Low Attack

 

                        High Attack                        High Attack

 

Restraining line              

  

         Midfield                         Midfield                         Midfield

 

 Restraining line              

 
                        High Defense                    High Defense

  
                        Low Defense                     Low Defense

  

Goalie

 

The Draw
Starts each half; starts play after each goal (unless there is a 4 goal differential where free position is awarded)
Up to 4 players can stand around the center circle until the opposing centers take the draw; then players can rush in for the ball. 


 

 

Grades 3/4 play 8v8

  • 2 Attack
  • 3 Midfielders
  • 2 Defense
  • Goalie

 
                                    Left                     Center                   Right

 
                     Attack                                             Attack
 
Restraining line              
 
 
                     Midfield                  Midfield                     Midfield
 
 
Restraining line              
 
                     Defense                                          Defense
 
 
                                                    Goalie
 

 

 

 

Grades 1/2 play 7v7 + optional goalie

  • 2 Attack
  • 3 Midfielders
  • 2 Defense

 
                                    Left                     Center                   Right

 
                     Attack                                             Attack
 
Restraining line              
 
 
                     Midfield                  Midfield                     Midfield
 
 
Restraining line              
 
                     Defense                                          Defense