8 meter arc hash mark distances
I am a grounds keeper for Saline High School in Michigan. We just started up a girls lacrosse league and I'm lining it for the first time. After reading the field layout information and looking at diagrams I am still confused about the 8 meter arc hash mark distances. I worked off my center hash mark 13'2" to position the other hash marks. To do this I used my tape measure and laid it directly on the arc. Afterwards I reviewed my picture again and wondered if I was supposed to use a straight 13'2" line to measure over from the center hash. )- The hash marks will be closer together if I measure 13'2" on the arc and further apart if using a straight line to intersect the arc. Should I be measuring on the arc with a curved 13'2" line or across the arc with a straight line.
Take a look at the rule book here:
2010 Womens Rule book
Page 12 of 108 spells out how to line it pretty clear. If you are still having trouble let me know, and we will try again.
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