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Messenger makes final 50

Langley’s Michael Messenger is among the final 50 players invited to attend the Canadian Lacrosse Association’s tryouts for the U19 national team.

More than 200 players from across the country for one of the 50 available spots.

The players are competing for one of the 23 roster spots on the squad, which will play at the world U19 world championships in Finland.

Messenger is a midfielder. Set to graduate this June, he has verbally committed to High Point University.

Of the 50 players, 22 are currently playing in the NCAA while another 15 have verbally committed to the NCAA.

The players will head to Oshawa, Ont. Nov. 24-27 for the final selection camp.

The world championships are in July.

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