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Chaminade’s Matt Graham (above) about to unleash the shot that resulted in the game-winning goal in the closing seconds of the Flyers’ 7-6 win over West Islip today, and (below), after releasing it. 

Today’s most highly anticipated high school games in the region did not disappoint.

Yorktown rallied from a two-goal second-half deficit to pick up an 8-6 season-opening win over visiting John Jay.

Frankie Fusco scored from just outside the crease to snap a 6-6 tie early in the fourth quarter. Fusco and teammate Conor Gately each had three goals.

Chaminade’s Matt Graham scored with 13 seconds remaining to lift the Flyers to a 7-6 win over West Islip.

Garden City and Manhasset both turned in strong efforts in a doubleheader against nationally renowned programs played at St. Paul’s High School in Maryland.

Garden City beat host St. Paul’s 9-6, outscoring St. Paul’s 6-2 in the second half. Duke-bound Justin Guterding had two  goals and assist for GC. Devin Dwyer  had one goal and three assists Patric Berkery scored twice.

Patrick Kelly’s overtime goal, his third of the game, gave Calvert Hall a 6-5 win over Manhasset. Evan Molloy made 14 saves for Manhasset. Quinn Moroney had two goals and three assists.

Today’s New Jersey action was highlighted by Ridgewood’s 5-4 five-overtime win over Delbarton. Garcia Logan’s goal with less than three minutes left in the fifth OT was the winning goal.

In another overtime affair, Deerfield (Mass.) outlasted Brunswick (Conn.) 7-6. Brunswick had jumped out to a 3-0 lead and was ahead by one early in the fourth quarter.

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10 Responses to “Yorktown, Chaminade, Garden City prevail; Manhasset falls, Ridgewood, Deerfield prevail in OT”

  1. Lax n stuff says:

    Awesome day of games. It was great following them here as I was stuck at home working on a project all day.

  2. laxwatch says:

    Several of us from Long Island went up to watch the Brunswick-Deerfield game and saw a thriller. Brunswick (Greenwich, CT) was up 3-0 early in the game and up by one in the 4th quarter but lost in OT after several unfortunate unforced errors. Brunswick don’t allow PG’s (they have real high school age players) and should have won this game in our opinion. On our way home we were reminded that Deerfield are #2 in the country and Brunswick is not ranked?? How does that happen?? Brunswick beat St Andrews, Florida 8-5 who are #1 in the Southeast (St Andrews almost beat Boys Latin but lost in OT) and apparently Brunswick destroyed the Greenwich High School in a scrimmage this week 12-2 (it was 10-0 at the half and then Brunswick pulled their starters). Seems to us that the Brunswick School should get more recognition as a top lax power in the country ! We recommend that the lacrosse media (Inside Lacrosse etc) do more homework on the Brunswick School !!

  3. Lax is on says:

    Laxwatch is clearly a homer. Brunswick just earned a big L… how does that rank?

    • laxwatch says:

      Presumably close to DA by our calculation Einstein

      • Lax Novice says:

        I agree totally. Deerfield should be as unranked as Brunswick is.

        • Mass Laxers says:

          We agree totally…. that Lax Novice is well named ! we look forward to another clueless comment from novice boy ! don’t think too hard about it tho , you may give yourself a headache.

  4. WestLax says:

    Section 1 weekly Ranking (Include Private)
    1. Yorktown
    2. John Jay
    3. Somers
    4. Lakeland/Panas
    5. Suffern
    6. Mahopac
    7. Bronxville
    8. Rye
    9. Brewster
    10. Hen Hud

    Watch list: Arlington, Clarkstown South, Horace Greely and Hackley

  5. squarelax4u says:

    Matt Donovan? Anyone heard from him? Was a sweet player here. I’ve heard he’s coming back home to attend Army? True or no? Went to a high school upstate. Any one heard from him?

  6. scott says:

    Brunswick doesn’t have PG’s but does have multiple kids who have repeated 9, 10 or 11th grades. not to take away from how good they are but the no Pg argument is skewed in my opinion

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