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Maryland power Loyola-Blakefield will look to even its record against teams from the nation’s No. 1 hotbed for lacrosse, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate region today.

L-B takes on Lakeland/Panas in a 4 p.m game at West Point.

Lakeland/Panas is hardly the only team from Section 1 in action.

Among the matchups: Somers at Brewster (4 p.m.), Ossining at Harrison (4:30 p.m.), Horace Greeley at Rye (5 p.m.), Arlington at Clarkstown South (5:15 p.m.) and Hen Hud at John Jay ( 6 p.m.).

Among six games in Nassau County, Friends Academy hosts Port Washington at 4:30 p.m.

In its final game before Saturday’s NY vs. NJ showdown against Delbarton, St. Anthony’s visits  St. John the Baptist.

In Suffolk, Huntington hosts defending New York Class C state champ Shoreham-Wading River at 4:30 p.m. at Breezy Park among 13 games on the Section 11 slate.

Archbishop Stepinac of the CHSAA plays St. Dominic’s in Oyster Bay at noon.

In upstate action, Liverpool hosts West Genesee and Cazaenovia plays at LaFayette.

Defending Connecticut Class S state champion Joel Barlow starts its season with a 4:15 p.m. game at Immaculate.

The girls lacrosse spotlight is on New Jersey today as nationally ranked Chatham plays at West Essex. Chatham went 23-3 last year. West Essex finished 14-8.

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18 Responses to “Thursday, 4/4: Maryland power Loyola-Blakefield faces Lakeland/Panas at West Point; Some interesting Section 1 matchups; Defending CT state champ Joel Barlow gets started; NJ girls have one to watch today”

  1. Coach Lou or Guy F says:

    OK, Here we go with the Vegas picks of the Day

    Loyola -15
    L/P-3

    J Barlowe-14
    Imm-5

    Horae Greeley-9
    Rye-8

    Ossining-7
    Harrison-6

    Arlington-12
    CL South-4

    Brewster-9
    Somers-6

    John Jay-11
    Hen Hud-8

    Let er Rip!!

  2. slacrosse says:

    Got to hand it to Lakeland Panas today. They’re taking on one heck of a team from the MIAA in Loyola-Blakefield who only lost to Garden City by 1 goal. Will make LP a better team.

  3. lax4 says:

    St. Anthony’s barely beats St. John the Baptist, 8-7. Amazing game by St. John the Baptist who was leading the game in the 4th quarter 7-5.

  4. slacrosse says:

    4-3 Greeley over Rye after 2

  5. slacrosse says:

    5-4 Greeley end 3

  6. LaxLessons.com says:

    Final: Loyola-Blakefield 9, Lakeland/Panas 2

  7. LaxLessons.com says:

    Final: Somers 13, Brewster 8

  8. slacrosse says:

    7-5 Rye wins- 1 empty net

  9. slacrosse says:

    Nice for Rye to get that opening season win. Rusty is all phases but probably more so on D with some missed slides after 1st defender was beat. Also felt Rye shot selection not great (partial credit to Greeley D) but got better as te ame progressed. Fortunately for Rye their goalie White had an MVP game including a couple of almost point blank saves.

    Greeley is well coached and definitely in the mix for being one of the stronger Class B teams and to be reckoned with for anyone this season. Some strong players and a very good goalie.

  10. hanson says:

    11-4 Kennedy beats Edgemont.

  11. katy says:

    JJ 3 Hen Hud 3 Half

  12. katy says:

    6-3 JJ 4th quarter

  13. Bronco Bob says:

    Bronxville over White Plains 17-4

  14. Jaybird says:

    Final is 12-3 for JJ. Nice strong finish.

  15. LI Guy says:

    Finals….

    SWR 11, Huntington 5

    Wogue 13, Westhampton 6

    ESM 9, Rocky Pt 2

    Hewlett 3, South Side 2

    Friends 9, Port 1

  16. Laxb says:

    Ledwin Hen Hud’s best player left the game with an injury in the 1st half and didn’t return.

  17. Jimmy Olsen for Matt says:

    Arlington 15,Clarkstown South 5

    Scoring for Arlington

    Dingman 2 G 2 A
    Hanson 2 G 3 A
    Doherty 2 G
    Terrilli. 1 G
    Graham 3 G
    Koenitzer 2 G
    Hyde. 1 A
    Sunday. 3 G. 6 A

    Pls Another strong game by Jd Colarusso and the defense

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