The Boys Philly Showcase attracts elite talent and college coaches from across the country to one of the top venues on the east coast, United Sports in Downingtown, PA. The 10-Year Anniversary of the Boys Philly Showcase attracted over 600 athletes and 180 college coaches from the Division l, ll, and lll levels. Players traveled from 27 states and Canada to compete at this one-day event.
The Showcase featured athletes from 2020, 2021 and 2022 graduation years. Players competed throughout the day to be selected for the Fab 40 All-Star team. All-Star recipients received a Nike gear pack with bag, hat, t-shirt, and jacket and an Epoch gear pack with a shaft, early released Z-One strung head, sideline bag, and Integra gloves. Prior to the start of the All-Star games, an impressive face-off battle, King of the X, took place on field one. Face-off players, surrounded by college coaches under the lights, battled for the elusive title which was captured by 2021 FO Richie Hughson from Kennett/Freedom.
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The Fab 40 All-Star games from all three graduation years were filmed by NLV Productions and will air on Lax Sports Network this week. Follow our social media channels for updates on times.
Featured below are four of the top 2021 lacrosse players that Brett Manney has highlighted as Manney's Men for this year's showcase.
Brett Manney is an assistant captain and standout defenseman for the New England Black Wolves. He also won a bronze medal with USA's National Indoor Team, where he was also an assistant captain. He played on Delaware's 2007 Final Four team, captained the 2008 team, made the North-South All-Star Game and is the driving force behind Showcase Lacrosse's nationally-known events. Manney sees players from all over the country at NXT's events, including those in Georgia, Maryland, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. He also coaches the NXT 2019 team, which allows him to see many of the country's elite players. Here are the players who stood out the most to him at the Philly Summer Showcase.