High School Boys Lacrosse
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With just a little over a week before the Nassau playoffs begin, big shakeups in the top 10, including a new No. 1 -- Garden City.
Chaminade's 3-2 loss at Manhasset on Saturday night allows Garden City to reclaim the top spot for the first time since late March. As for Chaminade, things don't get any easier, as it will take a trip to St. Anthony's for a rematch with the Friars this afternoon.
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The 120th Woodstick Classic is in the books, as Garden City halted Manhasset's 45-game winning streak with a 10-6 win Saturday night.
That means West Islip's 32-game winning streak is now the longest active streak on Long Island.
And there's no rest for the weary Indians. They've got another big-time Saturday night showdown this weekend against Chaminade, our top-ranked team in...Read more »
Not very many changes to the top 10 this week.
Chaminade remains in the top spot, and only movement is Holy Trinity and Wantagh flipping spots.
This group has been tough to crack, as the group just outside seems to be doing a great job knocking each other off.
First the nitty gritty -- in Gregg Sarra's weekly Big 10, Chaminade remains at No. 4. The...Read more »
Chaminade's reign on top of Long Island lacrosse was short-lived, as the Flyers dropped an 8-7 decision at West Islip on Saturday.
But its reign atop Nassau will not end that quickly. After all, there's no shame in losing to a team that has now won 27 straight games.
All of the Flyers' goals for this season remain in tact, as they are still the front-runners for the CHSAA title.
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So quickly things can change.
Garden City came into the season as the rightful owner of the Nassau throne, but has since been unseated by Chaminade, which is off to a phenomenal start.
The Trojans' 10-7 loss to Ward Melville, coupled with the Flyers' 10-5 win over rival St. Anthony's, did the trick.
Not only is Chaminade the top lacrosse team on the Island, it's also the top team...Read more »
Nick Galasso scored five goals and had three assists and Drew Federico added three goals for West Islip in a 13-1 win over Farmingdale in the Long Island Class A championship game Tuesday night at Hofstra.
The top-ranked team in the nation looked like it, going up 5-0 at halftime and 11-0 at the end of the third quarter. Greg Catalano scored Farmingdale’s first goal with 6:04 left in...Read more »
Here's the penultimate Nassau Top 10 list in advance of Tuesday's LIC games at Hofstra. This is the final week of the season for all teams. The LIC winners advance to the downstate state semifinals on Thursday at Hofstra. State finals are then Saturday at Stony Brook. The road to a state title means playing -- and winning -- three games in five days. Quite a task.
1. Manhasset (17-0):...Read more »
West Islip (18-1) vs. Farmingdale (16-2)
Tuesday, Hofstra's Shuart Stadium, 8 p.m.
About Farmingdale: The Dalers are hot, having gone 10-0 in winning the Nassau Conference I title and riding a 14-game winning streak. They like to run and they like to shoot. The offense features the county's No. 6 scorer Sal Tuttle, who has 69 points, including 35 assists, third-best in...Read more »
We’ve arrived at county championship week. Manhasset takes on Cold Spring Harbor, Wantagh faces Garden City and Farmingdale plays Massapequa in a tripleheader Wednesday afternoon and night at Hofstra. All three games are rematches of regular season meetings, which were won by Manhasset, Wantagh, and Farmingdale. But this is playoff time. Throw those results out the window.
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We’re in the thick of the playoffs with 13 Nassau postseason games to be played during the next two weeks at Hofstra. By this Thursday, the A, B and C county finals will be set. The championship games will be played next Wednesday, June 2 at Hofstra.
1. Manhasset (15-0): The undefeated Indians were idle last week thanks to earning the top seed in the Nassau Class C playoffs and a bye...Read more »