Ward Melville boys lacrosse atop Big 10 after winning first state title since 2000

Ward Melville players hoist the state championship plaque Ward Melville players hoist the state championship plaque following their win in the Class A NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championships over West Genesee. (June 8, 2013) Photo Credit: Adrian Kraus

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1. WARD MELVILLE BOYS LACROSSE

The Patriots' magical season concluded with a whopping 16-4 victory over 15-time state champ West Genesee in the Class A state title game for Ward Melville's first state crown since 2000 and first under coach Mike Hoppey, who announced his retirement. The Pats also finished as the No. 1-ranked team in the country, according to Inside Lacrosse, after a 22-0 season. Seniors Jack Bruckner, Christian Mazzone and Brendan Hegarty excelled in the state semis and final. The perfect run to the state title earned Ward Melville the Spring BIG 10 title.

2. ST. ANTHONY'S GIRLS LACROSSE

The Friars finished another stellar season with a sixth straight CHSAA Class AA title and earned a No. 2 national ranking. Maggie Bill was named league MVP and Ella Bonafede's five goals led St. Anthony's over St. John the Baptist for the championship. The Friars' season was highlighted by wins over other national powers, including St. Stephen's & St. Agnes (Va.), Garden City and Manhasset.

3. CHAMINADE BOYS LACROSSE

The Flyers' season ended splendidly when they defeated rival St. Anthony's, 7-5, on May 28, to complete a three-game sweep of the defending CHSAA champs and take home league and state honors in Class AAA. Ryan Lukacovic concluded his senior year with a goal and four assists and fellow senior, goalie Dan Fowler, made 10 saves to earn game MVP.

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4. KELLENBERG GIRLS TRACK

Jazmine Fray finished second in the 800 at the New York State Championships. Her 2:09.07 was only bested by Cardozo's (Queens) Sabrina Southerland, who set a meet record. Kellenberg won the CHSAA Intersectional title.

5. BAYPORT BLUE POINT BASEBALL

Righthander Chris Brewer spun a gem in the state title game in a 5-3 win over Williamsville South as Bayport won the Class A championship. Lefty Jack Piekos was flawless in a 4-0 win in the state semifinal over Queensbury. The Phantoms produced the first perfect season in Suffolk in 64 years, finishing 27-0. P.J. Weeks was 2-for-3 in both games and totaled five RBI's.

6. HALF HOLLOW HILLS EAST BOYS TENNIS

Hills East completed a perfect season with a narrow 4-3 victory over Cold Spring Harbor in the Long Island championship. The T-Birds will take a 79-match winning streak against Suffolk opponents into next season. Zain Ali was the most successful Long Island player at the state championships, finishing third.

7. MT. SINAI GIRLS LACROSSE

The Mustangs (20-0) ran the table and routed Skaneateles, 15-6, to capture the program's first state championship. Shayna and Sydney Pirreca scored four goals apiece and Caroline Fitzgerald had three as Mt. Sinai dominated. The Mustangs defense held opponents to 6.1 goals per game.

8. FARMINGDALE GIRLS LACROSSE

The Dalers, in a "rebuilding" year, upset Bay Shore in the Long Island championship and surged in the state tournament for their first Class A championship since 2010. Nadine Hadnagy had 12 points, while the Dalers defense, led by Samantha Brescia and goalie Olivia Kirk, kept their upstate opponents to 11 goals total.

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9. GARDEN CITY BOYS LACROSSE

Make it two state Class B crowns in a row for the Trojans, who turned back Jamesville-Dewitt on Saturday, 13-8, in the state final. Cody George led the way with five goals and James Sullivan won 18 of 25 faceoffs. Justin Guterding totaled 11 points in the semis and final.

10. GARDEN CITY GIRLS MAROON GOLF

Garden City Maroon finished the year undefeated, winning its fourth Long Island championship in the past six years. Sam Sessa led the way in the Long Island Championship, shooting a 7-over 78 at Bethpage Green. One of the most storied programs in Long Island golf history, Garden City Maroon has won eight straight Nassau titles, 11 straight Conference II titles and 106 straight conference matches.

On the outside looking in; Smithtown West boys track, Bay Shore girls track, East Meadow softball and Half Hollow girls badminton.

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BOYS LACROSSE

1. Ward Melville (22-0)

2. Chaminade (15-2)

3. Garden City (19-3)

4. Shoreham-Wading River (18-2)

5. Massapequa (15-3)

6. Smithtown West (16-3)

7. Manhasset (15-4)

8. St. Anthony's (14-5)

9. Huntington (15-4)

10. Port Washington (12-5)

GIRLS LACROSSE

1. St. Anthony's (17-1)

2. Mt. Sinai (20-0)

3. Farmingdale (16-3)

4. Manhasset (16-4)

5. Garden City (17-2)

6. Bay Shore (18-2)

7. Ward Melville (14-5)

8. Wantagh (12-6)

9. Eastport-South Manor (15-5)

10. Sayville (15-3)

BASEBALL

1. Bayport-Blue Point (27-0)

2. Ward Melville (20-6)

3. St. John the Baptist (18-5)

4. Massapequa (20-6)

5. Connetquot (17-10)

6. MacArthur (20-5)

7. Half Hollow Hills West (18-7)

8. Clarke (22-6)

9. Longwood (15-10)

10. Wantagh (19-2)

GIRLS SOFTBALL

1. Bay Shore (20-1)

2. East Meadow (16-8)

3. Kellenberg (20-4)

4. St. John the Baptist (15-4)

5. Longwood (19-3)

6. Island Trees (19-6)

7. MacArthur (15-11)

8. Hauppauge (18-4)

9. Miller Place (18-3)

10. Sachem East (16-7)

GIRLS TRACK

1. Kellenberg

2. Bay Shore

3. Garden City

4. North Babylon

5. Bayport-Blue Point

BOYS TRACK

1. Smithtown West

2. St. Anthony's

3. Northport

4. Syosset

5. Longwood

BOYS TENNIS

1. Half Hollow Hills East (20-0)

2. Cold Spring Harbor (14-1)

3. Syosset (12-3)

4. Hills West (16-3)

5. Ward Melville (15-2)

GIRLS GOLF

1. Garden City Maroon (11-0)

2. Smithtown West (14-1)

3. Kellenberg (14-2)

4. Smithtown East (12-2)

5. Friends Academy (12-0)

BOYS GOLF

1. Chaminade (12-0)

2. Bellmore JFK (11-1)

3. Northport (9-1)

4. Holy Trinity (10-2)

5. Syosset (8-2)

GIRLS BADMINTON

1. Half Hollow Hills (16-0)

2. Calhoun (14-1)

3. Port Washington (13-2)

4. Oceanside (14-0)

5. St. John the Baptist (12-0)

BOYS BADMINTON

1. Half Hollow Hills (14-2)

2. Smithtown East (12-4)

3. Smithtown West (10-5)

4. Miller Place (10-5)

5. Patchogue-Medford (5-8)