Bruckner, Edmonds lead WM to upset victory

Smithtown West's #20 Chris Watson, left, and Ward

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Smithtown West's #20 Chris Watson, left, and Ward Melville's #13 Sean Finnigan exchange blows while a Smithtown West assistant tries to break up the scuffle during an altercation at the conclusion of Ward Melville's 13-9 win in a Suffolk boys lacrosse Class A semifinal. (May 25, 2012) (Credit: James Escher)

Led by Jack Bruckner and John Edmonds, who each had three goals and an assist, third-seeded Ward Melville upset No. 2 Smithtown West, 13-9, Friday in a Suffolk Class A boys lacrosse semifinal that ended with a skirmish between the two teams.

The Patriots will face defending champion West Islip in the final at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Stony Brook University.

Friday's semifinal was marked...

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