High School Boys Lacrosse

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Suffolk Slant: The Top 10

Not exactly a news flash, but West Islip is at it again.

The Lions, who edged Smithtown West, 7-6, on April 19, won another low-scoring thriller against another chief Division I competitor on Thursday. This time it was rival Ward Melville, but the script was different.

The Patriots appeared to be in control, with a 5-1 lead late in the third quarter. But a ramped-up defense and some...

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Watch these games live online

Chaminade's Ryan Lukacovic moves down field during the

(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

MSG Varsity will air these lacrosse games live online this Saturday:

11 a.m. - St. Anthony's at Garden City girls lacrosse

1 p.m. - Manhasset at Chaminade boys lacrosse

3 p.m. - Garden City at Shoreham-Wading River boys lacrosse*

*This game will also be live on MSG Varsity (Ch. 14)  ...

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Suffolk Slant: Top 10

I was fortunate enough to cover two terrific overtime games last week. On Wednesday, Comsewogue outlasted Sayville, 10-9, in triple overtime on Tom Hughes’ goal. On Thursday, West Islip rallied against Smithtown West in the final seconds of regulation to force OT on a goal by Nick Aponte, and then Jon Reese scored halfway through the first overtime for a dramatic 7-6 victory.

Those games told...

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Suffolk Slant: Top 10

My first blog of the 2012 Suffolk boys lacrosse season is all about early statements.

St. Anthony’s, despite playing without North Carolina-bound goalie Kieran Burke, lost a 6-5 thriller to rival Chaminade but looks to have another deep, balanced team. Backup goalie Eric Caliendo started slow, allowing five first-quarter goals against the Flyers, but recovered to play brilliantly and nearly...

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Video: Farmingdale crushes Mountain View

Watch highlights from Farmingdale's 13-4 boys lacrosse win

Farmingdale had little trouble in boys lacrosse action, easing past Mountain View, 13-4. Watch highlights here....

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Video: Garden City cruises by Long Beach

DEVIN DWYER Garden City Senior

(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Watch highlights from Garden City's big win over Long Beach....

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Video: Bethpage's powerful offense too much

Bethpage hit the back of the net 14 times in a win over Carey. Watch highlights from the game....

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Video: Chaminade holds off St. Anthony's

Watch highlights from Chaminade's 6-5 win against St. Anthony's....

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