High School Girls Lacrosse
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FINAL 12-6 Garen City The Trojans (21-0) win their sixth straight state championship and have won 48 straight games, the fourth longest streak in state history for girls lacrosse.
Weis makes her fifth save of the half as the game has taken on a totally different ace in the last five minutes.
12-6 Garden City 3:09: Catherine McTiernan gets her first with an assist to Tarzian.
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Here are some of the quotes from Mt. Sinai which didn't make it into the game story or sidebar from Friday's Class C state semifinal.
Mt. Sinai coach Courtney Leonard:When did you feel like the win was safe?At the end of the game with about two minutes left and a seven-goal lead I felt pretty good.What changed after halftime? It went from 6-4 to 10-3.I think the girls made a lot of mental...Read more »
Here are the quotes from Northport which didn't make it into the game story or sidebar from Friday's Class A semifinal.Northport coach Carol Rose:Thoughts on the game...We have the utmost respect for Lakeland, their coaching staff and their entire team. We just came out ready. These kids want this really bad and they came out on fire.What does it mean to get Erin Magnuson back for the final?It’s...Read more »
Final: 18-5, Northport
The Tigers dominated from start to finish and, most notably, Cortney Fortunato scored nine goals. Northport will face Pittsford in the final at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday.
Halftime: Northport has a commanding, 11-2 lead.
It's been the Cortney Fortunato show early on. The sophomore scored at 21:55 off a feed from Shannon Gilroy to put Northport on the board....Read more »
Mt. Sinai (14-4) defeated Section I champion Pearl River (16-5-1), 16-7, in a Class C semifinal this afternoon at SUNY-Cortland. The Mustangs will play Christian Brothers Academy (19-3) in the finals at noon tomorrow. CBA defeated Marcus Whitman 15-9 in the other semifinal.
FINAL: 16-7 Mt. Sinai
16-7 Mt Sinai 0.7:
15-7 Mt. Sinai 1:29: Shayna Pirreca scores her second
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Caroline Tarzian, Alex Bruno and Mikaela Rix each had 4 goals and 1 assist for Garden City which crusied past Section I champion Yorktown, 15-6, in a Class B semifinal this morning at SUNY-Cortland. Garden City (20-0) will take on Section V champion Brighton (17-3) in the finals tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. Brighton defeated Oswego 15-9 in the other semifinal.
The five-time defending champs and Brighton...Read more »
Mount Sinai makes its first trip upstate after defeating North Shore, 12-10, in Saturday’s Long Island Championship. Mt. Sinai (13-4) will face Section I champion Pearl River (16-4-1) in the state Class C semifinals at noon on Friday.
Mt. Sinai has survived scares in both of its playoff games despite five-goal leads in each. A 5-0 halftime lead over Bayport-Blue Point in the county final...Read more »
Northport, the wire-to-wire best team in Suffolk, is headed to Cortland to try and capture its first state crown following a 14-7 win over two-time defending state champion Farmingdale in the Long Island Championship. First up for Northport is Section I champion Lakeland-Panas at 2:30 p.m. Friday in the semifinals.
The Tigers have a roster full of Division I-bound players, led by attacks Shannon...Read more »
In Sunday's paper we ran three articles about and relating to helmets and concussions in girls lacrosse. (Here’s a link to the main story if you haven’t read it.) The article was long enough as is, with lots of different voices, but there were plenty of others we couldn’t include. I figure it’s only right to put those out, especially those of the players, coaches and parents...Read more »
Psst! Are you ready for some stunning news? The Garden City girls lacrosse team is headed to the state tournament at SUNY-Cortland. In other startling developments – water left to freeze became ice.
Garden City booked another trip upstate after defeating Hauppauge, 13-7, on Saturday to capture a seventh consecutive Long Island Championship. The Trojans now seek a sixth straight Class...Read more »