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It was a Wednesday marked by one-goal thrillers in New York, with two in overtime.
Connetquot earned its first-ever appearance in the Section 11 final by defeating two-time Suffolk County (NY) champ Smithtown East 13-12 on a goal by GP Grippo off a feed from his brother Collin.
Just up the road in Section 1, Pleasantville won its second straight Class C title, defeating Bronxville 4-3 in overtime on a goal by All-America defender Jack Drillock. For more on the game, including video interviews, click here.
The evening at White Plains was capped by a dramatic 13-12 win for Lakeland/Panas in the Class A final on a goal with six seconds left in regulation by Griffin Shiland. For more on the game, click here.
The day started with Yorktown winning its 39th sectional title, and sixth straight, by beating John Jay 8-5 in the Class B final. For more on the game, including video interviews, click here.
So the question for Thursday’s big slate of postseason games, headlined by conference finals n Connecticut, is – Can we top this?
We shall see.
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Now, here’s the rundown of games we’re highlighting for today.
FCIAC final (CT) at Brien McMahon HS, Norwalk: No. 1 Darien vs. No. 3 New Canaan, 7 p.m.
SWC final (CT) at Newtown HS: No. 3 Weston vs. No. 4 Newtown, 7 p.m.
SCC final (CT) at Ken Strong Stadium, West Haven: Fairfield Prep vs. Guilford, 8 p.m.
Section 8 (NY) semifinals (at Hofstra)
Class A: No. 2 Massapequa vs. No. 3 Farmingdale, 3:30 p.m.
Class B: B1-1 Garden City vs. B2-2 South Side, 8 p.m.
Class C: No. 2 Cold Spring Harbor vs. No. 3 Seaford, 5:30 p.m.
Section 11 (NY) semifinals
No. 4 Sayville at No. 1 Bayport-Blue Point
No. 3 Comsewogue at No. 2 Shoreham-Wading River
Section 9 (NY) semifinals
at No. 1 Minisink, at No. 2 Valley Central
Did we miss a big game in our list of games to watch for today? Be sure to post a comment here or send us a note on Twitter or Facebook or to email@example.com.
Now, here are links to boys and girls high school games.
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