We now have our champions in Section 1 and Section 8 who are preparing for the start of the state playoffs (see the state brackets below). On tap for today: the Suffolk championship tripleheader at Stony Brook and the first round of the Connecticut state tournament.
Here’s a look at the Section 11 lineup at Stony Brook:
No. 2 Hauppauge (17-1) vs. No. 1 Comsewogue (16-1), 3 p.m.
No. 2 Bayport-Blue Point (14-3) vs. No. 1 Elwood-John Glenn (10-6), 5:30 p.m.
No. 2 Ward Melville (16-2) vs. No. 1 West Islip (17-1), 8 p.m.
You can get live updates on the games from Chris Kieser on the InsideLacrosse.com high school page by clicking here.
In Connecticut, among the 3 p.m. Class L first-round games: No. 12 Greenwich, hot off an unlikely run to the FCIAC title, playing at No. 5 Ridgefield.
Five-time Class M state champ Darien hopes to start a run for a sixth straight title when it host No. 15 North Haven at 3 p.m. The Blue Wave are the No. 2 seed. North Haven is No. 15. In other action, No. 7 Wilton hosts No. 10 Fairfield Ludlowe.
Connecticut state tournament schedule, brackets
There were some memorable games yesterday, of course. We will have more coverage, including photos and celebration team shots, later today. So be sure to check back.
The three Section 1 champions advance to intersectional action vs. the three Section 2 champions on Saturday at Yorktown.
Here’s a look ahead to that schedule:
1 p.m., Class B: John Jay (18-1) vs. Niskayuna (15-4)
3:30 p.m., Class C: Put Valley (16-4) vs. Glens Falls (11-6)
6 p.m., Class A: Lakeland/Panas (16-3) vs. Shenendehowa (18-1)
Also, you can catch full broadcasts of each of the Section 1 finals on MSG Varsity, Channel 14 in the Hudson Valley/Connecticut. (The games will air other times on Long Island. Check your listings.) Here’s the rundown for Hudson Valley/Connecticut premier days and times:
Class B final (John Jay 9, Somers 6): Thursday, June 3, 8 p.m. and again at 11 p.m.
Class C final (Put Valley 10, Rye 9): Friday, June 4, 8 p.m. and again at 11 p.m.
Class A final (Lakeland/Panas 8, Yorktown 7, OT): Monday, June 7, 8 p.m. and again at 11 p.m.
Be sure to check in with your thoughts/info on the games you attend today.
Below is a look ahead to the New York state tournament, which starts Saturday with intersectional games at Yorktown and continues next Tuesday with the quarterfinals, followed by the June 10 semifinals at Hofstra and June 12 state finals at Stony Brook.
State tournament schedules
Note: Iona Prep (15-6) will play in the Catholic state championship game for the second straight year against Timon St. Jude (14-5) of the Buffalo area on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Iona Prep.
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