High School Girls Lacrosse
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The Dowling Sports Complex will host the Long Island Championships on Sunday (so the Suffolk teams, technically, are home) and the game schedules are in reverse alphabetical order. The Class C game starts first, followed by the "B" and then "A."
Class A: Bay Shore vs. Farmingdale, 5 p.m.
Bay Shore captured its second Suffolk championship in three years with an 11-5...Read more »
Here are some of the leftover items from the Nassau Class B game, which Garden City won, 14-12, over Wantagh. You can read the game story here.
Catherine Dickinson scored six goals, Alexandra Bruno added five goals and an assist, and Jenna Fuchs had a goal and four assists.
Trojans senior defender Liz Stutzmann The strategic change in the defense in guarding Kaleigh Crag (who scored...Read more »
On Wednesday, Nassau will settle all girls lacrosse business with three county finals, all played at Adelphi.
Our partners at MSG Varsity will stream them live on their website.
The schedule is as follows:
Class C: Cold Spring Harbor vs. North Shore, 4 p.m.
Class B: Garden City vs. Wantagh, 6 p.m.
Class A: Farmingdale vs. Massapequa, 8 p.m....Read more »
Catherine McTiernan scored a season-high six goals to lead Garden City in a 17-5 win over Long Beach on Wednesday in a Nassau Class B semifinal at Adelphi.
(Again, if I ever start an article like that – so bland – anyone mentioned in said article has my permission to slap me.)
“It’s do-or-die time,” McTiernan said of her motivation. She scored five of her goals in a 12-3 first half....Read more »
Say, Manhasset, how you doin’?
Coming off Monday’s huge win over Farmingdale, it had to be wondered: How much momentum do they take from this? And how far does that momentum go?” The answer: far enough. The Indians capped their regular season on Wednesday with an impressive 13-9 win over rival Garden City – their first since 2009.
Julia Glynn scored five goals and Halle Majorana had...Read more »
It was all on the table for Farmingdale – with one win, the opportunity to prove exactly what this 2012 group is capable of; to make itself a large blip on the national radar; to muzzle the mouths of any doubters – and the Dalers cleaned up.
Cassie Perettine scored the winner with 1:41 left as Farmingdale edged Garden City, 13-12, on Tuesday in a highly-anticipated non-league matchup.
With...Read more »
Yep-yep! We’ve gone a step farther with the manager props, including a photo on this one. This comes from the St. Anthony’s vs. Garden City game on Saturday. The Friars won, 14-9, but you can read about all that here.
This post is about giving kudos to the folks doing the books and helping us needy reporters out.
Louisa Boliver and Gabby Giannone kept the book for Garden City (with an...Read more »
You ever look at those LaxPower, MaxPreps and ESPN Rise national rankings and think, "OK, but it's kind of arbitrary"? They are a pretty good gauge - and the best we've got on a national scope - but without those teams playing each other there's always room for debate. We've all heard or made some form of despite-the-rankings argument: "___ has played tougher competition" or...Read more »
How's that for an attention-grabbing statement?
Truth is, not many teams can stand toe-to-toe with the six-time Class B state champions (an NYS record), but after falling to Garden City in the Long Island championships last year, coach Abby Zeltmann thinks her squad can entertain the possibility.
"We're feeling good," she said after the 17-7 away win over last year's Class...Read more »
April 7: Chatham (N.J.) at St. Anthony’s, noon – In a showdown of nationally-ranked powerhouses, the defending Group II New Jersey champs take on the Friars, winners of three straight CHSAA Class AA titles. Both teams boast star-studded rosters.
April 13: Sayville at Hauppauge, 5:30 p.m. -Hauppauge, last year's Suffolk Class B champion, takes on Sayville in what could easily be a postseason...Read more »