It’s our first busy Tuesday of the young season as many teams from the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region start getting ready for the Tuesday-Thursday-Saturday game routine.
Actually, for two of them, the routine of just playing varsity games will take some getting used to, folks.
We’re talking about two of the new varsity programs that will be debuting with games today: Carmel and Blind Brook. (A third new varsity program – Keio – debuted last week with a game against its sister school from Japan, also named Keio.)
As we told you back in January, Carmel’s varsity debut comes just three years after 70 boys tried out for the modified team that provided the launching point for the program back in 2008. In case you missed that story, be sure to click here.
Carmel hosts Hen Hud today. Blind Brook is also marking its debut with a home game, against Briarcliff. Both games are at 4:30 p.m.
There’s also a good amount of games on Long Island, including Garden City looking to improve to 3-0 against a Jericho team that was among the nine squads that competed this past Saturday at the third annual Red/Gray Tournament at Somers. Garden City has a showdown later this week against Ward Melville on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Ward Melville.
Here’s a rundown of what’s on the schedule for today:
Long Island Lutheran at St. Dominic, 4 p.m.
Hempstead at Glen Cove, 4:15 p.m.
Wheatley at Great Neck South, 4:15 p.m.
Uniondale at Malverne, 4:15 p.m.
Cherry Creek at South Side, 4:15 p.m.
Carey at Floral Park, 4:15 p.m.
New Hyde Park at Mineola at Hampton Stadium, 4:15 p.m.
Briarcliff at Blind Brook, 4:30 p.m.
Ossining at Keio, 4:30 p.m.
Pleasantville at Croton, 4:30 p.m.
Garden City at Jericho, 4:30 p.m.
West Hempstead at Island Trees, 4:30 p.m.
Hen Hud at Carmel, 4:30 p.m.
Westlake at Sleepy Hollow, 4:30 p.m.
Clarke at Sewanhaka, 4:30 p.m.
Roslyn at Port Washington, 4:30 p.m.
Farmingdale at Lynbrook, 4:30 p.m.
Plainedge at East Meadow, 4:30 p.m.
Hicksville at Levittown Division, 4:30 p.m.
North Shore at Calhoun, 4:45 p.m.
Brewster at Arlington, 5:15 p.m.
Stepinac at Harrison, 6 p.m.
Hewlett at Long Beach at Long Beach Middle School, 7 p.m.
In a scrimmage of note, Mahopac visits New Canaan.
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Big City Classic, college schedule
The college lax spotlight will be on the metro area on Sunday as the New Meadowlands Stadium serves as the host site once again for the Big City Classic tripleheader. A showdown between Syracuse and defending national champion Duke highlights the slate. For the schedule of games, and the entire D-I slate for this week, click here.
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