It will be state champ vs. state champ as defending Connecticut Class L state champion Fairfield Prep hosts Massachusetts Division 1 champion Duxbury today at 1 p.m. at Alumni Field on the campus of Fairfield University. Duxbury has won nine state titles since 2002.

Also of interest in Connecticut, Brien McMahon hosts Joel Barlow at 4 p.m.

LL_Game-Day-CROPPED16The annual Walker Cup game between Nassau County rivals Massapequa and Hicksville is also among the games on today’s schedule. The opening faceoff is set for 4:15 p.m. in Hicksville.

Also in Section 8, Friends Academy (7-0) looks to stay unbeaten when it visits Island Trees at 4:30 p.m. In 7 p.m. games, Syosset visits Oceanside, Port Washington plays at Mac Arthur and Seaford hosts Oyster Bay.

Turning to Suffolk County, red-hot Smithtown East hosts Sachem North at 4 p.m. among nine games on the slate.

In Section 1 (N.Y.), Putnam Valley made history yesterday as the Tigers defeated Lakeland/Panas for the first time in school history. The Tigers return to action today with a 4:30 p.m. game at North Salem.

Also of note, White Plains hosts Suffern at 4 p.m., and in a pair of Rockland County clashes, Nanuet hosts North Rockland and Clarkstown North visits Pearl River at 4:15 p.m. and Clarkstown South hosts Tappan Zee at 5:15 p.m.

In the CHSAA, Holy Trinity visits Iona Prep at 5 p.m.

Governor’s Academy (Mass.) plays at Phillips Exeter (N.H.) in a prep game of note.

Upstate New York action is highlighted by games between visiting Canandaigua and Hamburg and host Orchard Park and Pittsford.

Lawrenceville plays at Princeton High School in a 4:15 p.m. game to highlight today’s slate in New Jersey.

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Yorktown and Darien renew their rivalry on Saturday at 1 p.m. in a NY/CT matchup of two of the tristate’s top programs.

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Today’s schedule/Regular-season schedule

NEW YORK

* CHSAA boys

* CHSAA girls

* Section 1 (Westchester, Rockland, Putnam and Dutchess counties) boys, girls (click on “Game schedule” tab and use the pull-down menu)

* Section 2 (Albany area) boys, girls

* Section 3 (Syracuse area) boys, girls

* Section 4 (Binghamton area) boys, girls

* Section 5 (Rochester area) boys, girls

* Section 6 independents

* Section 8 (Nassau County) boys, girls (click on “Game schedule” tab and use the pull-down menu)

* Section 9 (Orange and Ulster counties) boys, girls

* Section 10 (Potsdam area) boys, girls

* Section 11 (Suffolk County) boys, girls (click on “Schedule” tab and use the pull-down menu)

* New York City boys

* New York City girls

CONNECTICUT

* CIAC (Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference) boys

* CIAC (Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference) girls

NEW JERSEY

* NJ boys

* New Jersey boys (Public/Parochial)

* New Jersey (Public) girls

* New Jersey (Parochial) girls

NEW ENGLAND

* NE boys

* NE girls

REST OF THE NATION

* Beyond the tristate region/boys

* Beyond the tristate region/girls

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7 Responses to “Friday, 4/19: Fairfield Prep hosts Duxbury in CT/MA clash of defending state champions; ‘Pequa, Hicksville battle for Walker Cup; Put Valley visits North Salem; White Plains hosts Suffern; Lawrenceville plays Princeton HS to highlight NJ slate”

  1. CT Lax says:

    Final – Fairfield Prep 6, Duxbury 2

  2. LaxLessons.com says:

    At the half, Smithtown East leads Sachem North 7-5. The game is being streamed live on MSGVarsity.com.

  3. Gael Wins says:

    Iona 12, H-Trinity 6 … Gaels now 7-1!!!

  4. LaxLessons.com says:

    Final: North Rockland 15, Nanuet 3

  5. Laxer says:

    PV 16 NS 2

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