The Faceoff Begins the Game of Lacrosse

2 players facing off one in a red uniform the other in a white uniform standard equipment is regulated lacrosse ball lacrosse stick and regulated protective gear

Lacrosse is a team sport that is often played as a contact sport. The head of the lacrosse stick is strung with loose mesh designed to catch and hold the lacrosse ball. Offensively, the objective of the game is to score by shooting the ball into an opponent’s goal, using the lacrosse stick to catch, carry, and pass the ball to do so. Defensively, the objective is to keep the opposing team from scoring and to gain the ball through the use of stick checking and body contact or positioning. The sport consists of four positions: midfield, attack, defense, and goalie.

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