It looks like Lakeland/Panas (Class A), Yorktown (Class B) and Bronxville (Class C) are locks to be the top seeds, but there’s plenty of other determinations to be made this morning as Section 1 coaches hold their postseason meeting to determine the pairings for the 2012 postseason tournament.

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So look for them there late morning/early afternoon today.

The section 1 playoffs start Friday with opening-round games.

The quarterfinals will be Tuesday, May 22 at higher seeds, followed by the Thursday, May 24 semifinals at higher seeds.

White Plains High School hosts the finals on Wednesday, May 30. The lineup is as follows: Class C 3 p.m., Class A 5:30 p.m., Class B 8 p.m. (Raindate is Thursday, May 31.)

Within 24 hours after the Section 1 seedings are unveiled, the pairings for the FCIAC tournament should be set.

Quarterfinal-round action is set for Saturday, May 19. Semifinals are Tuesday, May 22, with the finals set for 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 25 at Brien McMahon High School in Norwalk.

FCIAC regular-season action ends today. Among the matchups: Darien, looking to finish unbeaten in conference play, visits Stamford at 4 p.m.; Greenwich hosts Westhill at 5 p.m.; and rivals Fairfield Warde and Fairfield Ludlowe meet at 7 p.m. at Ludlowe’s Taft Field.

In a Section 1/South-West Connecticut crossover game, defending Section 1 Class A champion Mahopac plays the likely top seed in the upcoming SWC playoffs, Joel Barlow, at 7 p.m. at Brookfield High School Turf.

The Southern Connecticut Conference tournament gets under way with quarterfinals on Monday.

Section 8 Class C opening-round games are set for today at Hofstra University as  No. 6 Clarke plays No. 3 Friends Academy (with the winner advancing to the semifinals next week to meet No. 2 Locust Valley) and No. 4 Seaford faces No.  5 North Shore (with the winner facing No. 1 Cold Spring in the semis).

Of note in the CHSAA, red-hot Iona Prep takes on Chaminade at 5 p.m.

The PA/NJ Inter-Ac Invitational quarterfinals are on the campuses of the four highest seeds today: No. 1 Haverford hosts No. 9 Shipley, No. 2 Episcopal hosts No. 7 The Hill School, No. 3 Lawrenceville hosts No. 6 Germantown and No. 4 Seed Malvern Prep hosts No. 5 Penn Charter.

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In the span of a few days, several games showed the Section 1 Class A race is wide open as defending champ Mahopac ended a five-game losing streak by beating Suffern, which then turned around and beat two-time finalist Lakeland/Panas, which earlier this season beat Mahopac. The week ended with Arlington picking up what coach Donny Connolly described as “the biggest win in program history” by beating Suffern.

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18 Responses to “Wednesday, 5/16: Section 1 tournament seed selections; Darien hopes to finish unbeaten in FCIAC as regular season ends; Barlow hosts Mahopac in intriguing crossover”

  1. says:

    You can check out all the seeds for the Section 1 boys lax tournament now on Matchups to come.

  2. laxman says:

    Isn’t scarsdale in Class A, MSGVARISTY has them in Class B as an 11 seed and should be somewhere in A

    • SirLaxalot says:

      Scarsdale is the largest school enrollment wise in Class B. Just made the cutoff.

      • slacrosse says:

        Thx but sorry for still being thick on this one. Scarsdale has always been considered a Class A school in lax (all sports I think for that matter)–so should not be any connection with Class B?

        • Sec12012 says:

          Slacrosse-diff sports have different cutoff enrollment numbers.In football-AA,A,B,C,and D.In lacrosse there is only A,B,and C.

          • slacrosse says:

            Thx. Aware of that. Wht I’m saying is that Scdale has always been in Class A for lax and is listed as Class A in Laxpower–so why are they in the Class B play-offs?

  3. says:

    Here are this week’s New York State boys lacrosse rankings:

    Here are the latest Connecticut state rankings (New Haven Register poll), with Darien a unanimous No. 1:

    • lax spectator says:

      It’s a farce that Dobbs Ferry is up there on that list. They are playing some of the worst teams in the entire state. Dobbs would have no chance against any of those teams on that list.

  4. says:

    They’ve just started the third quarter. Red-hot Iona Prep and Chaminade are tied at 4-4.

  5. says:

    Darien boys lax finishes regular season 15-1 and 11-0 in FCIAC after beating Stamford 18-2. Blue Wave will be the No. 1 seed in FCIACs.

  6. says:

    Darien 6-7-3-2 = 18
    Stamford 1-0-1-0 = 2

    Darien Record: 15-1 (11-0 FCIAC)
    Stamford Record: 6-10 (3-8 FCIAC)

    Darien Scoring:
    Case Matheis 4-1
    Tim Murphy 3-0
    Henry West 2-1
    Peter Lindley 2-1
    George Gregory 3-0
    John Reed 1-1
    Kevin Seiler 1-0
    Connor Waldron 1-0
    Jamie Kerr 1-0
    Tony Britton 0-1
    Jon Magnusson 0-1

    Stamford scoring:
    Jeter 1-0
    Bouldin 1-0
    Sterling 0-1

    Darien Goalie Saves:
    Phil Huffard 2
    Hunt Bartram 5

    Stamford Goalie Saves:
    Devin Camlin 17

  7. Wizard2 says:

    The “A” bracket is good, the top 4 teams should meet in the 1/4’s. L/p vs Pac and Arl. vs Suffern. Could be arlingtons first run at a sect. title.
    As for “B” brackets are OK, It’s Town vs JJ/ Somers in final.
    The “C” bracket is a mess. Bxville, PV, B hills, Pville all on one side of bracket. Hen Hud has a very easy road to finals on other side of bracket.
    how is croton and JFK above PV they beat them both by 6 or more. Bxville the #1 seed plays 3 of the best teams in C just to get to the finals.
    Bring back the Power league!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • slacrosse says:

      In CT believe 2 step system with formula determinant followed by THE COACHES making adjustments to the seedings to insure realism. That would take care of the Croton/Kennedy issue.

    • Dpac says:

      Not that they are a sleeper, but I think Arlington will be the team to beat in the playoffs. They are playing great right now. Great ball movement and crisp passing. There D is playing well too. Lookout Pac and LP!

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