MONTVILLE _ Chatham earned the top seed for the Morris County Girls Lacrosse Tournament at a meeting held on Thursday, April 23.
Defending champion Mountain Lakes, Mendham and West Morris rounded out the top four teams.
All of the Cougars' losses - Summit, Oak Knoll, Bridgewater-Raritan, Ridgewood - were out of county and against highly regarded teams. Chatham edged Mountain Lakes in its opener, 11-10.
The tournament begins with preliminary-round games, which must be played by Thursday, April 30. Opening-round games are scheduled for Saturday, May 2.
The quarterfinals will be contested on Tuesday, May 5 at the site of the higher-seeded teams. The semifinals will be on Thursday, May 7 and the final is slated for Saturday, May 9 at Montville High School.
Winner of No. 17 Morris Hills (5-5) at No. 16 Montville (2-8) plays at No. 1 Chatham (5-4)
No. 9 Madison (5-4) at No. 8 Roxbury (9-2)
No. 12 Pequannock (5-5) plays at No. 5 Morristown (8-4)
Winner of No. 20 Morristown-Beard (0-8) at No. 13 Morris Knolls (3-4) plays at No. 4 West Morris (3-6)
Winner of No. 19 Boonton at No. 14 Kinnelon (2-8) plays at No. 3 Mendham (6-5)
No. 11 Morris Catholic (5-7) plays at No. 6 Villa Walsh (5-4)
No. 10 Randolph (6-4) plays at No. 7 Mount Olive (9-1)
Winner of No. 18 Park Regional (1-7) at No. 15 Jefferson (2-10) plays at No. 2 Mountain Lakes (3-8)