High School Girls Lacrosse
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As the challengers keep falling, the cream is rising to the top.
Garden City, the top girls lacrosse team for the entire spring season thus far, remains at No. 2 in Week 5 of the spring edition of the Big 10, behind a seemingly unstoppable Bay Shore softball team. On Saturday, the Trojans avenged an overtime loss to Manhasset last year with a 19-9 demolition of the Indians (more on this game...Read more »
A good mix of local and league rivalries highlight this week's slate of big games.
Tuesday, April 27: Eastport-South Manor (8-1) at Rocky Point (8-0), 4:30 p.m.: ESM has been one of Division II’s best teams this year. The Sharks were tied at halftime against Shoreham-Wading River on Wednesday, before falling 15-9 to the perennial division champions. With 56 points, Tara Gerstacker is...Read more »
After big shakeups in last week's Big 10, not as much movement for girls lax teams in Week 4 of the spring edition, except for Northport. The Tigers' 19-11 win over West Islip on Tuesday in a rematch of the Suffolk Class A final vaulted them into the Big 10 for the first time this season at No. 10.
Garden City and St. Anthony's remain at No. 2 and 3, respectively (behind Bay Shore softball)....Read more »
Here’s a look at some of the best girls lacrosse games on Long Island for the coming week:
Wednesday April 21:
Rocky Point (6-0) at Sayville (5-2) 4 p.m.: Sayville ended Rocky Point’s run of four consecutive Suffolk Class B titles with an 8-7 victory in last June’s county final. The Eagles, led by Kara Mupo (25 goals), have picked up where they left off and won...Read more »
Big shakeups in Week 3 of the Spring Big 10, mostly due to St. Anthony's 16-12 home win over defending state Class A champ Farmingdale, which thrusted the Friars into the Big 10 for the first time at No. 3.
Garden City moves up two spots this week to No. 2 (behind Bay Shore softball), while West Babylon remains at No. 7 despite two Division I wins last week. Farmingdale, which was No. 3 last...Read more »
In Week 2 of the Spring Big 10, three Long Island girls lacrosse teams remain in the rankings — Farmingdale stays at No. 3 (behind Bay Shore softball and St. Anthony's boys lacrosse), Garden City remains at No. 4, and West Babylon moves up a spot to No. 7.
Gregg Sarra believes Garden City may have an edge over Farmingdale, as he states in this MSG Varsity video, but he deferred to us...Read more »
In the debut of the Spring Big 10, three Long Island girls lacrosse teams found their way into the rankings — defending state Class A champion Farmingdale checks in at No. 3 (behind Bay Shore softball and St. Anthony's boys lacrosse), four-time defending state Class B champ Garden City is at No. 4, and West Babylon debuts at No. 8.
Onto the rankings...
1. Farmingdale (2-0, 0-0...Read more »