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Dave Dawson/The Packet & Times Hannah Morris, right, and Jerica Obee have committed to play women’s field lacrosse at Division 1 schools in the United States. Morris will play at Canisius College in Buffalo, while Obee will join the St. Bonaventure Bonnies in Olean, N.Y. Both started playing at a young age and shone together on two provincial championship-winning teams last summer.

Two Lady Kings drafted south

Two talented local teenagers have been recruited to play NCAA field lacrosse at New York Division 1 schools. Jerica Obee has committed to play at St. Bonaventure University in Olean, N.Y., while Hannah Morris has accepted an athletic scholarship to play at Canisius College in Buffalo.

Dave Dawson/The Packet & Times Five local athletes participated in the National Division 1 Signing Day this week, inking letters of intent to play at Division 1 U.S. schools. Annie Lloyd, right, and Abbi England, left, sign letters to play at Bryant University, while two of their coaches – Pat Morris, who coached both with Orillia Lady Kings teams, and Barb Boyes, who coached them through the Edge program – look on.

Athletes eye U.S. schools

Five outstanding local student athletes, who learned how to play girls’ field lacrosse in Orillia, have officially signed letters of intent to play NCAA Division 1 field lacrosse south of the border next year.

Submitted photo Quintin Hoch-Bullen is one of three nominees for Orillia's Athlete of the Year.

Hoping to make the final cut

Quintin Hoch-Bullen loves a challenge. So, despite being just 16 at the time, the talented and driven Orillia field lacrosse standout opted to fill out an application to play for Team Canada at the 2017 Women's Lacrosse World Cup.

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