Massena girls lacrosse players attend lacrosse festival in Akwesasne
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 2:31 pm

The girls modified lacrosse team from Massena recently attended a lacrosse festival. From left are Aryssa Hopps, Maddy Cusworth, Madison Bentley, Lindsey LaDue, Hayleigh Armstrong (sitting), Emma Kenny, Coach Ed Letham, Kania Swamp, Millie King and Jolie Gibson.

MASSENA -- Massena Central High School students participated in a field trip to the Tewa'araton Lacrosse Festival recently.

More than 90 players from the Massena boys' and girls' varsity and modified teams went to the Anowarakowa Arena on Cornwall Island, Ontario to take part in the third annual festival.

This festival is put on each year by the Native North American Traveling College and the purpose to educate young people on the cultural importance of the game and to learn about the history of lacrosse.