High School Boys Lacrosse

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Live blog: New York Class A final, Farmingdale vs. Ithaca

Farmingdale's Greg Catalano, left, celebrates after scoring a

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**FINAL**: Wow, what a way to start the day here in Cicero. Korey Hendrickson scores his third of the day 42 seconds into overtime to give Farmingdale its first state title with an 12-11 win over Ithaca. **UPDATE**: At the 6:34 mark, Lasda scored his third of the game (all in the second half) on a bounce shot past a double team to tie it yet again, this time at 10. **UPDATE**: Just 10 seconds after...

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Boys lacrosse state previews

Bayport-Blue Point's Brian Ward moves ball down field

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Farmingdale (16-4) vs. Ithaca (19-1)

State Class A final, 11 a.m. on Saturday at Cicero-North Syracuse High

The Dalers have been magnificent in the playoffs, especially on offense. Farmingdale’s run-and-gun attack, led by Sal Tuttle and Korey Hendrickson, is averaging 14 goals per game. They’ve been aggressive on ground balls and faceoffs, too,...

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A familiar foe for Garden City

Garden City's boys lacrosse team celebrates their victory

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Garden City (19-2) vs. Jamesville-DeWitt (21-0)

State Class B final, 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at Cicero-North Syracuse High

With West Islip out of the mix, this game is between arguably the two best teams in the state. The Trojans have won 15 in a row by a combined 178-46, including Wednesday night's 10-8 semifinal victory over Yorktown in the sweltering White Plains heat. They...

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Bayport-BP wins state semis

Bayport's Mike DeBlasio (7) scores with a shot

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WHITE PLAINS – Phantom phanatics were everywhere. From Mike DeBlasio’s father, Jack, who drove from Ohio where he was on a business trip on Wednesday morning and drove back home after the game. To hundreds of students from Bayport-Blue Point High School who drove an hour and a half and provided an enthusiastic soundtrack of bleacher-rattling stomps, chants and cheers...

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Blog: Garden City wins in Class B state semis

Garden City's Patic Berkery (26) puts on a

(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Garden City defeated Yorktown (Section I) 10-8 at White Plains High School in the boys lacrosse Class B state semifinals. Follow along with Chris Mascaro as he live blogs below, and watch the action with a livecast by clicking here.

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Blog: Farmingdale wins in Class A state semis

Farmingdale's Kevin Wahl (40) defends West Islip's Conor

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Farmingdale defeated Shenendehowa (Section II) 14-10 at White Plains High School in the boys lacrosse Class A state semifinals. 

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State semifinals pushed back due to heat

Cold Spring Harbor's Danny Simonetti stick checks the

(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Tonight's boys lacrosse state semifinals at White Plains H.S. in Westchester have been delayed by one hour each due to excessive heat. Farmingdale and Shenendehowa's Class A semi originally scheduled for 3:30 p.m. will now begin at 4:30 p.m. The Class B semi between Garden City and Yorktown will now begin at 6:30 p.m. instead of 5:30. The Class C semi between Bayport-Blue Point and Bronxville...

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State semifinal preview

Garden City defender Stephen Jahelka and Manhasset's Joe

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Wednesday at White Plains High School are the East Regional semifinals (a.k.a. the state semifinals). Long Island champions Farmingdale (Class A), Garden City (Class B) and Bayport-Blue Point (Class C) will be representing the Island.  Here is a quick breakdown of each game...

CLASS A: Farmingdale (15-4) vs. Shenendehowa (19-1), 3:30 p.m. The biggest challenge for coach Bob Hartranft...

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New York State boys lacrosse playoff brackets

West Islip's Conor Braddish defends Farmingdale's Brian Prendergast

(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Below are the New York State championship brackets. The semifinals will be held Wednesday at White Plains High School and the finals will be played Saturday at Cicero-North Syracuse High. Nassau and Suffolk brackets are also listed below. Final conference standings can be viewed here.


Class A


Class B



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Live blog: Long Island Class A final, West Islip vs. Farmingdale

West Islip goalie Kyle Turri (1) makes a

(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

**FINAL**: The streak is over. West Islip's 40-game winning streak was snapped when senior middie Mike Perettine scored on a low bouncer to the far post to give Farmingdale a 10-9 win. The Dalers won their first Long Island title since 2003. **End of regulation**: Yet again,  West Islip is headed to overtime. We're tied at 9.

Federico scored two in a row, the second coming with 3:33...

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