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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...Read more »
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) ...Read more »
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...Read more »
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...Read more »
Farmingdale had little trouble in boys lacrosse action, easing past Mountain View, 13-4. Watch highlights here....Read more »
Watch highlights from Garden City's big win over Long Beach....Read more »
Bethpage hit the back of the net 14 times in a win over Carey. Watch highlights from the game....Read more »
Watch highlights from Chaminade's 6-5 win against St. Anthony's....Read more »