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Severe weather causes many high school playoff postponements

Ward Melville's Ryan Hynes (25) hits a base

Ward Melville's Ryan Hynes (25) hits a base hit in the second inning during the Suffolk Class AA baseball semifinals between Ward Melville and West Islip on Wednesday May 29, 2019 at West Islip High School. Photo Credit: Bob Sorensen

Severe storms rolled across Long Island on Wednesday evening, causing numerous high school playoff games to be postponed, and one suspended.

Game 2 of the Suffolk Class AA semifinals between Ward Melville and West Islip was suspended in the bottom of the second inning and will be resumed Thursday at 3 p.m. Ward Melville leads 1-0.

In boys lacrosse, the Suffolk Class A final at Farmingdale State between No. 1 Smithtown West and No. 2 Ward Melville also was postponed. The game is rescheduled for 3 p.m. on Thursday.

The threat of thunder and lightning caused games in Nassau to be pushed back as well.

On the girls side, the Class A final between No. 2 Massapequa and No. 4 Farmingdale was postponed, and rescheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday at Adelphi.

Game 1 of the Nassau Class B softball final between No. 1 East Rockaway and No. 2 Oyster Bay also was postponed and will be played Thursday at 2:30 p.m. Game 1 of the Nassau Class AA final between No. 1 East Meadow and No. 2 Oceanside was also postponed and will be rescheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Thursday at Hofstra.

THURSDAY'S PLAYOFF SCHEDULE

BASEBALL

Suffolk Class AA semifinals, completion of suspended Game 2, Ward Melville at West Islip, 3 p.m.; Suffolk Class AA semifinals, Game 3, Longwood at Connetquot, 4 p.m.

BOYS TENNIS

State boys championships, Day 1, Individual Tournament, 1st and 2nd rounds, at National Tennis Center, 8 a.m.

BOYS LACROSSE

Suffolk Class A Final, (1) Smithtown West vs. (2) Ward Melville at Sachem North, 3 p.m.

GIRLS LACROSSE

Nassau Class A final, (2) Massapequa vs. (4) Farmingdale at Adelphi University, 2 p.m.; Nassau Class B final, (1) Manhasset vs. (2) Garden City at Adelphi University, 4 p.m.; Nassau Class C final, (1) Cold Spring Harbor vs. (2) Wantagh at Adelphi University, 6:30 p.m.

Suffolk Class D final, (1) Mattituck vs. (2) Babylon at Farmingdale State College, 2 p.m.; Suffolk Class A final, (1) Middle Country vs. (2) Northport at Farmingdale State College, 4 p.m.; Suffolk Class B final, (1) Eastport-South Manor vs. (2) West Babylon at Farmingdale State College, 6 p.m.; Suffolk Class C final, (1) Mt. Sinai vs. (2) Bayport at Farmingdale State College, 8 p.m.

SOFTBALL

Suffolk Class B final at Eastport Complex, Babylon vs. Center Moriches, 4 p.m.; Nassau Class A final, Game 2, (1) Mepham vs. (3) Division at Hofstra University, 1:30 p.m.

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