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Nassau boys lacrosse top performers for the period April 9-15:
1. Tim Muller, Chaminade
After Chaminade’s win against Manhasset last week, coach Jack Moran said, “People sitting in the stands look for stats, but our kids know they get to play on offense because we’re really good on the other end.”
Senior Tim Muller is a big reason why. He held Manhasset’s top scorer, Mike Fahey,...Read more »
Some shakeup in our rankings this week after Ward Melville belted Smithtown West on Monday, 13-4. West Islip isn’t done yet, either, as its 7-6 comeback victory over previously unbeaten Northport demonstrated. Sayville also suffered its first loss last week and has a big game at Comswewogue on Thursday night.
Zog's Top 10
1. Ward Melville (7-0)
2. Smithtown West (7-1)
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Is this the year West Islip finally is dethroned?
The Lions, who have won nine straight Suffolk championships in boys lacrosse, and five of the last seven state Class A crowns, have already lost twice, including a rare league defeat to Smithtown East.
The two top contenders in Suffolk League I, for the moment, Ward Melville (6-0) and Smithtown West (7-0), meet Monday at 5 p.m. in a showdown...Read more »
Port Washington boys lacrosse coach Tom Rooney knows Oceanside is a team with three lethal scorers in Will Remsen, Luke Schwasnick and Ryan McCarthy. The game plan for Friday’s Conference I away game at 7 p.m., he said, is to let the top trio get theirs — just don’t let anyone else score.
“I know they are going to play well,” Rooney said. “But we cannot be letting other kids get goals and...Read more »
St. John the Baptist sure didn’t play like a fatigued team without its best player Thursday.
Without Tim Nowak (injured) and playing for the fifth time in seven days, SJB defeated host St. Mary’s, 8-2, in a CHSAA boys lacrosse game. Filling the void left by Nowak, who coach Larry Collins describes as the quarterback of the offense, Christian Turri racked up three goals and an assist.
“Turri...Read more »
Nassau boys lacrosse top performers for the period April 2-8
1. Jake Brown, Long Beach
With his team down 4-2 at halftime last Friday against Oceanside, Brown, a defenseman, became very offensively-minded and decided to run an idea by his head coach.
“I noticed their faceoff guy was only in for that initial play and then ran off the field,” Brown said. “I knew we needed to figure...Read more »
Before the season, St. Anthony’s boys lacrosse coach Keith Wieczorek said the team would have a bit of a different feel to it this year because he believed his players would have to create offensive opportunities.
In past years, St. Anthony’s didn’t need much creativity. Sheer talent was enough, evidenced by four straight CHSAA championships. And it’s not as if they’ve been getting shut down...Read more »
Here’s the weekly installment of top five Nassau boys lacrosse performers for the period of March 26-April 1. The list takes into account offense and defense, including the context of the game. For example, a game-winning goal in a game featuring two top-tier teams may weigh more than a five-goal game in a lopsided victory.
If you believe a deserving player is missing from this list, kindly...Read more »
Losing to Chaminade for the second straight year has its benefits for the West Islip boys lacrosse team.
After Saturday’s 9-4 home defeat, coach Scott Craig said the Flyers might have been just a little too much to handle for the younger, less experienced Lions.
“They’re the No. 2 team in the nation and their defense is very large, imposing and physical,” Craig said. “It’s one of the...Read more »