High School Boys Lacrosse
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Our partners at MSG Varsity will be live streaming Wednesday's Suffolk boys lacrosse finals from Stony Brook University on their website.
Here's the schedule:
Class C: Shoreham-Wading River vs. Bayport-Blue Point, 3 p.m.
Class A: West Islip vs. Ward Melville, 5:30 p.m.
Class B: Comsewogue vs. Sayville, 8 p.m....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 »
As seen on MSG Varsity's SportsDesk last week, here are the 14 boys selected by Newsday to the 2011 All Long Island boys lacrosse first team.
Team photos, bios, and the announcement of the player of the year in each county will be in the special high school All Long Island selection, which comes out on Sunday, June 26.
Also in that issue will be a complete second team.
(Players...Read more »
**FINAL**: Shoreham-Wading River won its eighth county title and first since 2007 with a 13-8 win over Huntington. The Wildcats will play Garden City at 8 p.m. on Saturday back at Stony Brook in the Long Island final.
Drost and Malave each had three goals and one assist, Tom Rotanz scored thre goals and Tim Rotanz had a goal and three assists.
**UPDATE**:...Read more »
The Suffolk public school playoffs are about to begin – Class A opens Thursday; Class B on Friday; Class C next week. So how about one final set of regular-season rankings. Then Zog’s Blog will take a hiatus from the rankings and let the playoffs unfold. I’ll post a final set of rankings when the state tournaments are over.
The top seeds in each class are West Islip (A),...Read more »
West Islip’s winning streak is now at 36 straight after the Lions rallied in the second half to defeat East Islip, 11-7. West Islip is 15-0 this season and should earn the top seed in the Class A playoffs as it chases its third straight state title. The only other unbeaten team on Long Island remains Comsewogue at 13-0 in Division II (Class B). Smithtown West, after one-goal OT losses to Ward...Read more »
West Islip’s winning streak is at 32 after victories over Ward Melville (a 7-6 overtime thriller) last Wednesday and rallying from an 8-2 victory to defeat stubborn Northport, 11-9.
The Lions face another stern test in ultra-tough Division II on Friday night when they host Smithtown West.
Ward Melville recovered from that heartbreaking loss to post an impressive 14-11 victory over...Read more »
This list could look a whole lot different next week depending on what happens in several key games.
The big one, of course, is Wednesday night’s showdown between West Islip and Ward Melville on the Patriots’ turf at 6:30. Two good defenses might make for a low-scoring game. At the same time, Sachem North hosts Smithtown West in what most likely will be a high-scoring...Read more »
Look who is back on top? And did they ever really leave?
It was a statement week for two-time defending state Class A champion West Islip. First, the Lions defeated Sachem North, the team that handed them its last loss on opening day of the 2010 season. Then West Islip defeated Newsday’s No. 1-ranked team, Chaminade, 8-7, in a defensive battle on Saturday.
In that game, the Lions...Read more »
This is the first of our weekly Suffolk boys lacrosse rankings. Chris Mascaro will post a blog with the Nassau rankings. I’d suggest reading this list quickly because it could change rapidly this week.
There are two huge games on Tuesday that could scramble our poll. No. 1 Ward Melville, which defeated highly ranked Garden City, is at No. 5 Smithtown West and No. 2 West Islip is at No....Read more »