Saturday, 6/14: 2014 HS season wraps up with CT state finals

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The high school season in the nation’s No. 1 hotspot for lacrosse, the NY/NJ/CT tristate region, will be one for the books. In a departure from the norm, the state championships in Connecticut will be decided a week later than state-title game day in New York and the New Jersey Tournament of Champions final. Here’s […]

Wednesday, 6/11: It’s state semifinal day in Connecticut

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* Connecticut state tournament boys/girls brackets State championships have been awarded in New York and New Jersey. But the chase for state supremacy marches on in the Nutmeg State. The six teams that will be playing in the three Connecticut class championships games on Saturday, June 14 will all be determined by about 9 p.m. […]

Saturday, 6/7: NY state title-game tripleheader at Hofstra; Summit vs. Delbarton for NJ T of C championship; Greenwich hosts Fairfield Prep in CT state quarterfinals

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It’s title time in two of the three states in the nation’s No. 1 hotspot for lacrosse as New York and New Jersey will be crowning its champions on Saturday. Action starts bright and early at 11 a.m. at Hofstra University’s Shuart Stadium. Here’s the rundown of the state class championship games: * Class A: […]

Wednesday, 6/4: New York state, NJ TOC semifinals highlight the action; CT has full slate of first-round games

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We will have our New York State Tournament and New Jersey Tournament of Champions finalists for championship games that will be played on Saturday, June 7 after a busy day of semifinal action Wednesday. The three downstate representatives in the New York state championships will be determined at Hofstra University’s Shuart Stadium. Here’s the lineup […]

Saturday, 5/31: Long Island Championships, Section 1 vs. Section 2 quartertfinals highlight NY slate; NJ TOC starts with marquee matchups

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It will be the Nassau title winners vs. their counterparts from Suffolk County in the Long Island Championships at Hofstra. The lineup for this New York state quarterfinal round is as follows: Class A: Smithtown East/Section 11 (16-3) vs. Massapequa /Section 8 (16-2), 1 p.m. Class B: No. 1 Rocky Point/Section 11 (18-1) vs. Lynbrook/Section […]

Friday, 5/30: FCIAC will crown boys, girls champions in doubleheader in Norwalk (CT)

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The FCIAC championship game is set for Brien McMahon High School in Norwalk at 7 p.m. The boys final follows the 5 p.m. FCIAC girls title game. It’s No. 1 Darien (18-0) vs. No. 2 Greenwich (16-2) for the boys championship, which follows the girls championship game between No. 1 Darien and No. 2 Wilton, […]

Thursday, 5/29: Fairfield Prep, Guilford meet for SCC title in CT

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* High School Scoreboard, Wednesday, 5/28 After an eventful Wednesday of championship games in the nation’s No. 1 hotspot for lacrosse, it’s a quiet Thursday in NY/NJ/CT. The Southern Connecticut Conference final will be played at Ken Strong Stadium in West Haven at 4:30 p.m. as perennial champ Fairfield Prep faces Guilford. Fairfield Prep, the […]

Wednesday, 5/28: Suffolk (NY) classes A, B will determine LIC representatives; Section 1 meets Section 9 in NY playoff openers; Unbeaten Bergen Catholic batles Delbarton for NJ Non-Public A title, Group finals also will be decided; CT playoffs continue

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* Tristate Top 25 rankings * High School Scoreboard, Tuesday, 5/27 * Section 1 (NY) All-Americans named It’s title time in Section 11 (NY) classes A and B with a title-game doubleheader set for Stony Brook University. The championship of the most talent-laden and deepest conference in the nation, Suffolk Class A, will be held […]

Tuesday, 5/27: FCIAC semifinals feature OT rematches; Nassau (NY) will crown its LIC representatives; Suffolk (NY) Class C final at Dowling

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* Tristate Top 25 rankings * Tristate players, coaches of the week If you’re heading to the FCIAC semifinal doubleheader at Brien McMahon High School in Norwalk, Conn., on Tuesday, you may want to  be prepared to stay a while. Both games, after all, are rematches of overtime regular-season games. Two-time defending champion New Canaan […]

Saturday, 5/24: NJ Group title games will be epicenter of tristate action; Big playoff games in CT, NY

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* High School Scoreboard, Friday, 5/23 While most of the lacrosse world will be focused on the action in the sport’s age-old, proud and traditional home base of Baltimore, host of the Final Four, there are championship games in the sport’s always growing, thriving and vibrant No. 1 hotspot, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate region. […]

Friday, 5/23: Iona Prep vs. Fordham Prep for CHSAA (NY) AA Metro title; Suffolk (NY) Class A semifinals, Section (NY) finals, FCIAC (CT) first-round games also on the schedule

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* High School Scoreboard, Thursday, 5/22 The CHSAA Metro AA title game should once again being a heated battle as familiar foes Iona Prep (14-5) and defending champ Fordham Prep (15-4) square off in a 5 p.m. showdown at Archbishop Stepinac in White Plains. Suffolk Class A will hold its semifinals, with the winners earning […]

Thursday, 5/22: St. Anthony’s, Chaminade play for CHSAA (NY) crown; Title tripleheader in Section 1 (NY); Group semis in NJ; Suffolk (NY) Class B finalists will be determined

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* High School Scoreboard, Wednesday, 5/21 Will St. Anthony’s reclaim the CHSAA Nassau-Suffolk AAA title after its run of four straight titles ended last year with a loss to Chaminade. The teams square off for the title at 4:45 p.m. at Hofstra University after splitting their regular-season meetings, with each game decided by one goal. […]

Wednesday, 5/21: Big day on the Island – Suffolk Class A quarterfinals, Nassau semifinals; Trinity-Pawling (NY) plays at Taft (CT)

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 Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com * High School Scoreboard, Tuesday, 5/20 * Tristate Top 25 team rankings * Tristate players, coach of the week It’s quarterfinal time in the No. 1 high school conference top to bottom from sea to shining sea: Suffolk (N.Y.) Class A. Here’s the rundown: No. 8 Whitman at No. 1 Smithtown […]

Tuesday, 5/20: Section 1, Nassau semifinals set for downstate NY; Busy day of group tournament play in NJ

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* High School Scoreboard, Monday, 5/19 * Tristate Top 25 team rankings * Tristate players, coach of the week Section 1 will determine its finalist in semifinal games played on the home fields of the higher-seeded teams. Here’s the rundown. Class A No. 4 Fox Lane at No. 1 Lakeland/Panas No. 3 North Rockland at […]

Monday, 5/19: Suffolk (NY) Class A playoffs get started; Weston vs. Barlow in CT rivalry game

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* Tristate Top 25 team rankings * Tristate players, coach of the week We’ve waited long enough. Now it’s time to get the playoffs started in the most competitive conference in the nation from top to bottom: Suffolk Class A. Openers had been scheduled for last Saturday, but were moved to Monday after Section 11 […]

Saturday, 5/17: Suffolk (NY) playoffs start for Class B; Section 1 (NY) will determine its semifinalists; Prep powers Delbarton (NJ), Chaminade (NY) collide; Unbeaten Darien visits Ridgefield and New Canaan hosts Fairfield Prep in CT

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* High School Scoreboard, Friday, 5/16 This was supposed to be a huge day of action in the nation’s most competitive conference from top to bottom, Suffolk (NY) Class A, but we’ll have to wait till Monday. An appeal by West Islip protesting a call in its 6-5 double-overtime loss to Sachem North earlier this week […]

Friday, 5/16: Garden City vs. Wantagh, Manhasset vs. Carey in Nassau (NY) quarterfinals; Fordham Prep hosts Stepinac in CHSAA playoffs

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* High School Scoreboard, Thursday, 5/15 Nassau County (NY) quarterfinal play continues at Adelphi University as two-time New York Class B state champ Garden City winner faces Wantagh  at 5 p.m. and Carey takes on  Manhasset at 7 p.m. In Connecticut, defending Class M state champion Wilton hosts upstart Fairfield-Warde. In CHSAA AA first-round playoff […]

Thursday, 5/15: St. Anthony’s (NY) looks to deal Darien (CT) its first loss; Summit hosts Ridgewood in NJ showdown; Section 1, Nassau (NY) Class B quarterfinals start

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* High School Scoreboard, Wednesday, 5/14 Two of the hottest teams in the tristate will go at it as Darien (12-0) hosts CHSAA (NY) power St. Anthony’s in a 3:45 p.m. game at Darien High School’s Oval Turf Field. In another interstate clash, two-time FCIAC champion New Canaan hosts Don Bosco Prep (NJ). Game-time is […]

Wednesday, 5/14: Nassau A quarterfinal doubleheader set for Hofstra; Big showdowns as Suffolk (NY) Class B wraps up regular season

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* High School Scoreboard, Tuesday, 5/13 It’s Day 2 of the Nassau County Class A playoffs. Fifth-seeded Farmindale faces fourth-seeded Port Washington at 5 p.m. and top-seeded Massapequa takes on eighth-seeded Calhoun at 7 p.m. in action at Hofstra University. There are a couple of marquee matchups as the regular season winds to a close […]

Tuesday, 5/13: West Islip hosts Sachem North in showdown of red-hot Suffolk (NY) squads; Delbarton, Mountain Lakes meet for Morris County (NJ) title; Greenwich (11-2) visits McMahon (10-1) in CT; Iona Prep (NY) visits unbeaten Bergen Catholic (NJ); Playoff seedings will be decided in Section 1 (NY)

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* High School Scoreboard, Monday, 5/12 Two of the hottest teams on Long Island go head to head as Sachem North (12-3), winners of nine straight, plays at West Islip (10-5), which has won nine of its last 10. National powers and LaxLessons Top 25 ranked Delbarton and Mountain Lakes meet for the Morris County […]

Monday, 5/12: Nassau (NY) playoffs start; Fordham Prep (NY) hosts Rye (NY); NJ will decided Union, Essex titles; Busy day as Section 1 (NY) ends regular season; Big showdowns in Suffolk (NY), CT

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We begin this week with news about two teams coming together in a show of support for U.S. troops. The first-ever meeting between Section 1 (NY) power Rye and defending CHSAA (NY) AA champion Fordham Prep, set for 5:30 p.m. at FP, will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. What’s better than a good game for […]

Saturday, 5/10: NJ county championships; Chaminade/Fairfield Prep clash in Battle of Catholic powers; Darien hosts Greenwich in FCIAC showdown; Yorktown visits St. Anthony’s

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* High School Scoreboard, Friday, May 9 It’s county championship time in New Jersey. Northern Highlands faces favorite Bergen Catholic for the Bergen County title at 5 p.m. It will be Ridge vs. Pingry in the Somerset Conference semis. Two of the tristate’s top Catholic school powers, Chaminade (NY) and Fairfield Prep (CT), will square […]

Friday, 5/9: CSH, Friends meet in Nassau (NY) title rematch; Port Washington, Hicksville meet in Nassau (NY) clash; Rocky Point visits Sayville in Suffolk (NY); It’s Brunswick at Salisbury in CT prep showdown

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* High School Scoreboard, Thursday, May 8 It will be Cold Spring Harbor taking on Friends for the first time since the teams met in last year’s Section 8 (NY) Class C title game, won by Friends. The Quakers will be playing host to the matchup. Port Washington, which advanced to the Nassau (NY) Class […]

Thursday, 5/8: Yorktown (NY) hosts unbeaten Darien (CT); Round 2 of Chaminade/St. Anthony’s CHSAA (NY) rivalry; NY state finalist Bronxville plays at Greenwich (CT); Bergen (NJ) semis

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Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com * High School Scoreboard Central, Wednesday, 5/7 Darien and Yorktown renew their CT/NY rivalry and will play for the Tom Lener Memorial Cup when the Blue Wave, one of the few remaining unbeaten teams in the tristate at 10-0, visit Charlie Murphy Field for a 7 p.m. game. Yorktown is looking […]

Wednesday, 5/7: Salisbury visits Taft in battle of CT prep powers; Kings Park hosts Huntington in Suffolk (NY)

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* High School Scoreboard, Tuesday, 5/6 Two of the nation’s top prep programs go at it when the Taft School (10-1) hosts Salisbury (9-2) in a Connecticut showdown. Kings Park has been a bit under the radar this season. The Kingsmen are a solid 7-5 and certainly capable of springing the upset when they host […]

Tuesday, 5/6: West Islip takes eight-game win streak into Suffolk (NY) showdown vs. Ward Melville; Red-hot Ramapo hosts Don Bosco Prep in Bergen (NJ) quarterfinals

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* High School Scoreboard, Monday, 5/5 Ward Melville has had its ups and downs during a season in which it has welcomed a large number of first-year varsity players after finishing 22-0 and winning the state title last year. West Islip (9-4) saw its string of nine straight Suffolk County titles end last season (in […]

Monday, 5/5: Ridgefield (CT) hosts Summit (NJ), Fairfield Prep (CT) plays at St. Anthony’s (NY) in interstate playoffs; County playoffs in NJ

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* Tristate Top 25 weekly rankings Connecticut power Ridgefield has wins over a pair of New York state powers in Garden City and Yorktown. Now it hopes to beat one of the top teams in New Jersey — and do it for the second straight year. Ridgefield (8-1) hosts Summit (13-1) at 4:30 p.m. at […]

Saturday, 5/3: Premier rivalries renewed — Woodstick Classic, Murphy Cup in downstate NY, New Canaan vs. Darien (CT); Huntington hosts CSH on LI; Bridgewater-Raritan battles Mountain Lakes in NJ

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Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com * This week’s LaxLessons Top 25 Tristate rankings * High School Scoreboard, Friday, May 2 Call it Rivalry Saturday. We start on Long Island. There’s no rivalry quite like it. Just say its name, and you need say no more. Woodstick Classic. The age-old and tradition-rich showdown of two of the […]

Friday, 5/2: Massapequa faces Hicksville, Syosset takes on Port Washington in Nassau (NY), Comsewogue hosts BBP in Suffolk (NY)

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Brian Willetts was one of the stars of Smithtown East’s 11-10 win over previously unbeaten intra-district rival Smithtown West on Thursday. For more on the game, click here. * This week’s LaxLessons Top 25 Tristate rankings * High School Scoreboard, Thursday, May 1 It was quite a Thursday indeed. For starters, the top-ranked team in […]

Thursday, 5/1: East meets West in Battle of Smithtown (NY); New Canaan visits Greenwich (CT); Ridgefield (CT) takes on Yorktown (NY); Iona Prep (NY) hosts John Jay (NY)

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* This week’s LaxLessons Top 25 Tristate rankings * High School Scoreboard, Wednesday, April 30 April went out kicking and screaming, with an array of postponements caused by heavy rain in the nation’s No. 1 hotspot for lacrosse, the NY/NJ/CT tristate region. Now, May gets under way with some mega matchups. We begin — where […]

Wednesday, 4/30: Friends, Cold Spring Harbor meet in Nassau (NY) title-game rematch; Ward Melville looks to end Sachem North’s win streak in Suffolk (NY); Fairfield Prep (CT) hosts St. Anthony’s (NY) as Catholic powers collide; Ridgewood faces Ridge, Seton Hall Prep battles Summit in NJ

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* This week’s LaxLessons Top 25 Tristate rankings * High School Scoreboard, Tuesday, April 29 It’s going to be a wet, wild and windy one in the tristate region on Wednesday, with the heaviest of the rain expected to bring up to 4 inches of precipitation through midday Thursday set to arrive. The action on […]

Tuesday, 4/29: Fairfield-Warde hopes to beat intra-district rival Fairfield-Ludlowe for first time in CT; Carey (9-3) hosts South Side, Huntington (7-1) visits Sayville on LI; John Jay hosts Somers, Pleasantville visits Greeley in Section 1 (NY)

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* This week’s LaxLessons Top 25 Tristate rankings * High School Scoreboard, Monday, April 28 Connecticut rivals Fairfield-Warde and Fairfield-Ludlowe renew their rivalry. Warde is off to a strong start and hoping to pick up its first-ever win against its intra-district rival. Ludlowe has won eight straight games in the all-time series, which began after […]

Monday, 4/28: Seton Hall Prep hosts Glen Ridge, Ramapo visits Mahwah in NJ; Sayville battles BBP in Suffolk (NY); Section 1 (NY) rivalries renewed

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* This week’s LaxLessons Top 25 Tristate rankings Fairfield Prep, the defending Connecticut Class L defending state champion, is looking to build some momentum after a big win last week against previously undefeated Greenwich. The Jesuits visit Guilford (4-2), which is coming off an 11-10 overtime victory against Cheshire. In New Jersey, Seton Hall Prep […]

Saturday, 4/26: Yorktown looks to deal Chaminade first loss for second straight year, Bronxville visits Sachem North among big games on LI; Ridge battles Bridgewater-Raritan, Ridgewood hosts unbeaten Somerville in NJ; Fairfield Prep (CT) visits Delbarton (NJ)

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* HS Scoreboard Central, Friday, 4/25 * Saturday score predictions Yorktown and Chaminade meet for the first time since Yorktown beat the Flyers 12-8 last season to deal ‘Nade its first loss of the season. The Huskers check in at 8-2. Chaminade (8-0) is coming off an overtime win against rival St. Anthony’s. Game time […]

Friday, 4/25: LI showdowns as Rocky Point (8-1) faces Huntington (7-0), Smithtown West (10-0) visits Hauppauge (8-3)

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* High School Scoreboard Central, Thursday, 4/24 A big showdown on Long Island highlights the day’s slate as Rocky Point (8-1) visits Huntington (7-0). Rocky Point dealt Smithtown East its lone loss. Huntington started the week unbeaten. Also of note in Suffolk, another unbeaten team, Smithtown West (10-0), faces Hauppauge (8-3). Ward Melville hosts Patchogue-Medford. […]

Thursday, 4/24: St. Anthony’s, Chaminade will play Round 1 in CHSAA (NY); Red-hot Hills West takes on West Islip on LI (NY); Brameiers battle as Darien hosts Wilton in CT

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* High School Scoreboard Central, Wednesday, April 23 Chaminade may be unbeaten and have the higher ranking, but St. Anthony’s is in the midst of an impressive five-game win streak that includes wins over New Canaan (CT) and Haverford (PA). The CHSAA rivals meet for the first time since Chaminade beat St. A’s in the […]

Wednesday, 4/23: Garden City visits South Side in Nassau (NY); Bridgewater-Raritan visits Pingry in NJ

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* HS Scoreboard Central, Tuesday, 4/22 The day we billed “Telltale Tuesday,” proved to be just that. Among the headlines, Lakeland/Panas and Sachem North each ended eight-game win streaks for both John Jay and Smithtown East in the Hudson Valley and on Long Island in New York. New Jersey power Don Bosco Prep stayed unbeaten […]

Tuesday, 4/22: Syosset visits Massapequa, Smithtown East host Sachem North, Ward Melville plays at Smithtown West on LI; Unbeaten Bergen Catholic (NJ) plays Colorado power; Wilton vs. Ridgefield in CT; John Jay battles Lakeland/Panas, Yorktown faces Mahopac in Hudson Valley

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* Lacrosse Insider: Games to watch this week * Lacrosse Insider: Tristate HS players, coach of the week * Lacrosse Insider: Tristate Top 25 rankings * High School Scoreboard Central, Monday, 4/21 Call it Telltale Tuesday. There’s no shortage of matchups on the slate that will reveal plenty as we get set for the regular-season […]

Monday, 4/21: Defending Section 1 (NY) champs Mamaroneck, Bronxville meet to highlight start of huge week of action

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* Lacrosse Insider: Games to watch this week * Lacrosse Insider: Tristate HS players, coach of the week * Lacrosse Insider: Tristate Top 25 rankings Get set for a week featuring plenty of rivalry games and other megamatchups of lacrosse superpowers in the nation’s No. 1 hotspot for the sport, the NY/NJ/CT tristate region. Defending […]

Saturday, 4/19: Battle of the Sound tripleheader; NJ showdown between Delbarton, Mountain Lakes; Some big games on LI; John Jay (NY) hosts Wilton (CT); Two of NY’s top programs collide upstate

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* Lacrosse Insider: Saturday score predictions It was NY vs. MD in three varsity games — all played at different sites — on Thursday. Saturday, it will be LI vs. CT in three games played at one site — Darien High School in Connecticut. The Battle of the Sound Tournament begins at 11 a.m. with […]

Friday, 4/18: Upstate NY steals spotlight on a light Friday of tristate action

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* High School Scoreboard Central, Thursday, 4/17 It was quite a Thursday in the varsity lacrosse world. Three NY vs. MD games were highlighted by two-time NY state champ Garden City’s decisive 13-6 win over St. Paul’s and Bishop Timon St. Jude of Buffalo taking the nation’s consensus No. 1-ranked team, Boys Latin, from the […]

Thursday, 4/17: Who’s got the best? NY or MD? Three interstate matchups could provide an answer

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* High School Scoreboard, Thursday, 4/16 Before we get to Thursday’s slate, a quick look back at an eventful Wednesday. It started with many in the tristate waking up to a surprise — snow that had accumulated overnight, marking the first time that’s happened in the New York City region in three years. For the […]

Wednesday, 4/16: Manhasset, John Jay renew downstate NY rivalry; Hills East, West have big showdowns on LI; Unbeaten Deerfield (MA) faces Trinity-Pawling in prep showdown

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* High School Scoreboard, Tuesday, 4/15 Manhasset and John Jay renew their Long Island/Hudson Valley rivalry at 6 p.m. at ‘Set, which will look to avenge for a John Jay win last year. In New Jersey, Ridge (6-1) visits Immaculata (5-2). On Long Island, Ward Melville at Half Hollow Hills East should be a good […]

Tuesday, 4/15: Catholic school showdowns, FCIAC battles highlight slate

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* High School Scoreboard Central, Monday, 4/14 Make sure you’ve filed your taxes so you can enjoy one of the big ones on tap for Tuesday. There’s a marquee NY vs. NJ clash as Bergen Catholic hosts Chaminade. BC is 6-0, Chaminade is 5-0. That’s not the only big Catholic battle as Fordham Prep and […]

Monday, 4/14: LI rivalries renewed to start a big week of interstate action

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Interstate matchups will be more prominent than ever — and that’s saying something — this coming week. (For a rundown of all that’s ahead this spring break week, click here.) But today, to start the week, we spotlight two intercounty rivalries on Long Island. Sayville at Comsewogue in Suffolk County and  Long Beach at Hicksville […]

Saturday, 4/12: New Canaan faces St. Anthony’s in CT vs. NY clash at Princeton; Manhasset, Chaminade renew rivalry; NY state powers Bronxville, Garden City collide at Checking for Cancer tourney; Niskayuna (NY) visits Darien (CT); Locust Valley, Friends meet in battle of Nassau (NY) 5-1 teams

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* High School Scoreboard Central, Friday, 4/11: Smithtown East edges defending NY state champ Ward Melville; West Islip wins in OT A marquee CT vs. NY matchup at a neutral site — and state — highlights a stacked Saturday of varsity action. Two-time FCIAC (CT) champion New Canaan (1-0) plays St. Anthony’s, winner of four CHSAA […]

High School Scoreboard Central, Friday, 4/11: Smithtown East edges defending NY state champ Ward Melville; West Islip wins in OT

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Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com We now transition from our High School Gameday Center for Friday, April 11 to our score rundown. NY: Canandaigua 10, McQuaid Jesuit 7 Christian Brothers 14, Howell 5 Commack 17, Copiague 5 Dobbs Ferry 8, Ardsley 7 Hackley 15, Trinity 4 Hastings 12, Irvington 10 Hauppauge 14, Middle Country 5 Horace […]

Friday, 4/11: Smithtown East visits Ward Melville in Suffolk (NY) clash; New Rochelle visits Mamaroneck in Sound Shore (NY) matchup; Massapequa hosts Farmingdale in Nassau (NY)

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* High School Scoreboard Central, Thursday, 4/10: LI – Babylon deals Rocky Point first loss; NJ – Mountain Lakes beats Ridgewood in OT; Yorktown downs Somers Suffolk County (N.Y.) Class A powers Smithtown East (5-1), winner of five straight since started the season with an upset loss to Rocky Point, visits a red-hot and defending […]

Thursday, 4/10: Section 1 (NY) rivals Yorktown, Somers square off; NJ powers Mountain Lakes, Ridgewood collide; Islip visits Huntington on the Island

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* High School Scoreboard Central, Wednesday, 4/9: Half Hollow Hills West upsets Northport on LI (NY); FCIAC powers all pick up impressive opening wins It was the first day of varsity action for Connecticut public school teams, and all the top contenders in the ultra competitive FCIAC — New Canaan, Ridgefield, Darien, Greenwich, Staples and […]

Wednesday, 4/9: CT public schools start season, but state’s best matchup is Taft-Brunswick prep showdown

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Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com * High School Scoreboard, Tuesday, April 8 The start of the regular season in Connecticut headlines the day as public schools get things going. But the day’s best matchup in the Nutmeg State may be in the prep ranks as Taft School hosts Brunswick at 4 p.m. in a clash of […]

Tuesday, 4/8: LI (NY) – Hicksville heads to Syosset; Smithtown East visits Walt Whitman; HV (NY) – Rye vs. Harrison, Fox Lane vs. John Jay

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 * High School Scoreboard, Monday, 4/7 The week in tristate varsity lacrosse got off to a roaring start on Monday. In New Jersey, Somerville (4-0) won a battle of unbeatens against Ridge 6-5. On Long Island, South Side, coming off a historic win over Manhasset, beat Floral Park 10-5. Out in Suffolk, Sachem East doubled […]

Monday, 4/7: Big week begins in the nation’s No. 1 lacrosse hotspot, the NY/NJ/CT tristate region

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Varsity games to watch this week One quick glance at our “Games to watch this week” Sunday feature is all you need to know what a big week ahead we have. The latest Tristate Top 25 rankings show the importance of each game and how one upset here or there can cause a complete upheaval […]

Saturday, 4/5: National, NY powers Yorktown, Ward Melville renew rivalry; CSH visits ‘Set on LI; St. Anthony vs. Delbarton in NY/NJ battle; Ridgewood visits Bergen Catholic in battle of NJ unbeatens

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* High School Scoreboard Central, Friday, 4/4 They’ve combined for 14 New York state titles. Today, they will be renewing their rivalry. In a development first reported by Joe Lombardi on LaxLessons.com’s Lacrosse Insider premium coverage section back in December, one of the nation’s most tradition-rich rivalries is being renewed this season. Two of the […]

Friday, 4/4: Trinity-Pawling (NY) hosts Brewster Academy (NH); Syosset (NY) plays at Farmingdale; Big games in NJ, Rockland County (NY); Hill (ONT) continues CT swing; Some big games beyond the Northeast

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Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com Brendan Sunday and Arlington fell to Mahopac 13-9 in a Section 1 (NY) Class A clash. High School Scoreboard Central, Thursday, 4/3 It was a wild Thursday in the nation’s No. 1 hotspot for lacrosse, the NY/NJ/CT tristate region, with a couple of monumental results on Long Island headlining the action. […]

Thursday, 4/3: NJ powers collide; West Islip visits Smithtown West, Ward Melville hosts Northport in Suffolk (NY); Hudson Valley (NY) has a couple of big ones

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High School Scoreboard Central, Wednesday, 4/2 It was a day in which defending champions went head-to-head. In New York’s Section 1 on Wednesday, defending Class B champion Yorktown built a six-goal, second-half lead but had to hold off a late run for a 13-10 win over defending Class C titlist Bronxville. Also in the Empire […]

Wednesday, 4/2: Yorktown, Bronxville (Section 1, NY), Fordham Prep, Chaminade (CHSAA, NY) meet up in matchups of defending champs

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* High School Scoreboard Central, Tuesday, 4/1 There were a couple of double-overtime thrillers in New Jersey as Chatham outlasted Summit and Don Bosco Prep beat Glen Ridge. A Hudson Valley (NY) player scored a tristate best nine goals (Tyler Pollack in Tappan Zee’s 14-5 win over Carmel). On Long Island, St. Anthony’s picked up […]

Tuesday, 4/1: Iona Prep visits St. Anthony’s in CHSAA (NY) clash; NJ titans Bergen Catholic, Mountain Lakes collides; Hicksville heads over to Farmingdale in Nassau (NY)

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* HS Scoreboard Central, Monday, 3/31 The phrase “March goes in like a lion and out like a lamb” sure doesn’t apply to 2014 weather-wise. A surprise spring snowstorm dumped up to 5 inches of the white stuff within a 15-mile horizontal stretch of central Suffolk County on Long Island on Monday. That same stretch […]

Monday, 3/31: Busy week of tristate action gets under way with some big matchups

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With New Jersey and Hudson Valley teams now off and running, we’re set for our first big week of wall-to-wall varsity action as Connecticut gets set for its April 9 season-opening date for public schools. How do the tristate’s finest stack up heading into the week. Check the latest LaxLessons Tristate Top 25 rankings here. […]

Saturday, 3/29: John Jay, Yorktown renew Westchester (NY) rivalry; St. Anthony’s (NY) visits Immaculata (NJ); Delbarton, Summit clash in NJ showdown; New England prep powers square off

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* High School Scoreboard Central, Friday, 3/28 * Saturday score predictions Before we get to the first Stacked Saturday of 2014 that includes teams from outside Long Island and the CHSAA, let’s take a quick look back at Friday. There were quite a few one-goal games: * Matt Whitcher had six goals and Ben Kocis […]

Friday, 3/28: Iona Prep (NY) plays at Somers (NY); Smithtown East (NY) hosts West Islip (NY); Some big interstate games to watch

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* High School Scoreboard Central, Thursday, 3/27 Two of the top programs in programs in New York’s Hudson Valley got things started Thursday, as Yorktown beat Putnam and John Jay downed Arlington. John Jay and Yorktown will each take 1-0 records into their annual showdown Saturday. For a look at Thursday’s varsity’s scores, click here. […]

Thursday, 3/27: Yorktown, John Jay start seasons in Section 1 (NY)

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* High School Scoreboard Central, Wednesday, 3/26 If was quite a Wednesday in the nation’s No. 1 hotspot for lacrosse, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate region. Among the highlights: * The New Jersey season started as Delbarton outlasted Seton Hall Prep 10-9 in the teams’ rematch of their postseason clash won by SHP and Bergen […]

Wednesday, 3/26: New Jersey teams get going; Chaminade (NY) hosts ‘Pequa; Busy day in Suffolk (NY)

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New Jersey, come on down. If the lacrosse season played out like “The Price is Right,” that’s what we’d all be hearing this morning. After all, when it comes to the nation’s No. 1 lacrosse hotspot, Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island have gotten things started. Now, so too has much of the Hudson […]

Tuesday, 3/25: Nassau (NY) powers Manhasset, Syosset clash under the lights; Lakeland/Panas looks to get revenge vs. Section 1 (NY) foe Arlington

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* High School Scoreboard Central for Monday, March 24 The week is off to a roaring start. In case you weren’t with us at our High School Scoreboard Central for Monday, March 24, there were several down-to-the-wire games played yesterday. Danny Grossman had four goals, including the winner, as 2013 Nassau County (N.Y.) Class A […]

Monday, 3/24: Trinity-Pawling (NY) plays at Calvert Hall (MD); Defending Section 1 (NY) champs Bronxville, Mamaroneck get things started; Friends (NY) hosts Port Washington (NY)

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The first LaxLessons.com Top 25 Tristate regular-season rankings have been published. Now, it’s time to get Week 2 of the season started for Long Island and CHSAA teams. For teams in the Hudson Valley and New Jersey, this will be the first full week of the regular season. For public schools in Connecticut, Monday marks […]

Saturday, 3/22: Chaminade’s new stadium, Ward Melville’s new coach make their debuts; Top-ranked tristate teams, Smithtown West and Garden City, square off

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* Friday, 3/20: High School Scoreboard Welcome to the first Stacked Saturday of varsity action in the nation’s No. 1 hotspot for  lacrosse, the NY/NJ/CT tristate region. And keep in mind, New York’s Hudson Valley, Connecticut and New Jersey have not even started their regular seasons. So that means, once again, the spotlight is on […]

Friday, 3/21: St. Anthony’s (NY) gets things started against Loyola-Blakefield (MD)

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We’re not even through the first full week of games, and already it’s been an eventful season on Long Island. In the span of just over 24 hours, a pair of teams coming off six-win seasons picked up upset wins. Locust Valley did it on Wednesday, beating 2013 Nassau County Class A finalist Port Washington […]

Thursday, 3/20: Smithtown East gets things started vs. Rocky Point, Syosset locks to bounce back

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Before we get to today’s action, let’s quickly recap Wednesday’s results. In the first big upset of the brand, spanking new season, Locust Valley (N.Y.), coming off a 6-11 record in 2013, beat 2013 Nassau County finalist Port Washington 10-9. St. John’s-bound sophomore Mike Madsen finished with five goals and an assist. Madsen’s twin brother, […]

Wednesday, 3/19: Smithtown West meets Cold Spring Harbor in matchup of LI powers

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Garden City vs. Syosset. When it comes to marquee matchups, it’s been the unofficial lid lifter for the start of a new season seven years running on Long Island, and because LI starts the season earliest, for the entire tristate as well. Yesterday, GC won for the sixth time during that span, pulling away for […]

Tuesday, 3/18: Two-time NY state champ Garden City meets Syosset in traditional LI lid lifter

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It’s been  the traditional Long Island lid lifter for the new season each of the last seven years. It’s also a matchup of two of the top programs in Nassau County that is made more interesting by the fact they cannot play in the postseason. Two-time New York Class B state champion Garden City plays […]

Saturday, 3/17: Tristate season starts as CT power Brunswick has big test; Garden City vs. Delbarton, Smithtown West Jamboree highlight preseason slate

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Here we go. Saturday marks Day 1 of the regular season in the nation’s No. 1 hotspot for lacrosse, the NY/NJ/CT tristate region. There is only one regular-season game on the season, but it’s a big one as Connecticut prep power Brunswick visits Haverford (Pa.). Game-time is 11 a.m. More tristate powers will also be […]

Here are your 2013 tristate boys/girls varsity championship teams

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NEW YORK Boys Class A: Ward Melville 16, West Genesee 4 Class B: Garden City 13, Jamesville-DeWitt 8 Class C:  Cazenovia 13, Bronxville 11 Girls Class A: Farmingdale 8, Baldwinsville 5 Class B: CBA 14, Brighton 7 Class C: Mount Sinai 15, Skaneateles 6 CONNECTICUT Boys Division L: Fairfield Prep 14, Staples 8 Division M: […]

Saturday, 6/8: It’s title time in the tristate; rundown of today’s boys/girls final schedules

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It’s judgment day in high school lacrosse. State titles will be awarded in New York and Connecticut and the Tournament of Champions will be decided in New Jersey. So let’s get right to it. The New York boys title tripleheader at Growney Stadium on the campus of St. John Fisher College in Rochester features three […]

Wednesday, 6/5: Teams are a win away from finals as NY, CT holds state semifinals, NJ T of C semis

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The final word on the 2013 high school season will be on Saturday when New York and Connecticut hold their state title games and New Jersey its Tournament of Champions final. Today, we’ll find out who will be playing for those titles. The most awaited matchup of the day will be at Marist College in […]

Saturday, 6/1: State semis one step away in NY, CT; NJ starts Tournament of Champions

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In less than 24 hours, we will have our 2013 state semifinal matchups completed in New York and Connecticut. New York is holding its two downstate quarterfinals, highlighted by the Long Island championship games, as well as two upstate quarterfinals. The LIC is a tripleheader at Hofstra University that begins at 2 p.m. with Miller […]

Friday, 5/31: We’re a day away from NY quarterfinals, start of Tournament of Champions; Ridgefield, New Canaan play state quarterfinal games today

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We’ve a day away from the downstate quarterfinals in the New York state tournament. For a rundown of what’s on tap for tomorrow, click here. New Jersey will also have a big day on Saturday, with the start of the season-ending Tournament of Championships. There will also be a full slate of Connecticut quarterfinal-round state […]

Thursday, 5/30: Section 1 vs. Section 2 opening-round state tourney tripleheader in Albany features Yorktown vs. Niskayuna, Mamaroneck vs. Shenendehowa; Stepinac vs. St. Mary’s Stepinac vs. St. Mary’s play for “A” downstate title

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Before we get to today’s schedule, let’s look ahead. Opening-round games were completed in Connecticut yesterday, and quarterfinal-action is set for Saturday, June 1. Among the June 1 matchups: Greenwich at Staples (Division L) and Wilton at Darien (Division M). Check the brackets and full schedule here. Group champions were crowned in New Jersey yesterday, […]

Wednesday, 5/29: Unbeaten Ward Melville faces Smithtown West for Suffolk Class A supremacy; Connecticut state tourney opening-round games; New Jersey group championships; Nassau girls championships

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Before we get to today’s array of title games, we have a weather-related development. The stormy conditions have resulted in the postponement of today’s scheduled Section 1 vs. Section 2 tripleheader at the University at Albany till tomorrow. The times for the games remain the same: Niskayuna vs. Yorktown (Class B) 3:30; Bronxville vs. Glens […]

Tuesday, 5/28: Nassau title tripleheader at Hofstra; Shoreham-Wading River vs. Bayport-Blue Point in Suffolk C final

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We are now in state tournament play throughout the nation’s No. 1 hotbed for lacrosse, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate region. For updated brackets for all three states, click here. Long Island, however, still has to crown its county champions prior to the Long Island Championships (state quarterfinals) on Saturday, June 1 at Stony Brook […]

Sunday, 5/26: Chatman/Summit among four sectional finals in NJ

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New York and Connecticut are awaiting the start of the state tournament on Wednesday. New Jersey, meanwhile, continues to wrap up its NJSIAA finals en route to the start of the Tournament of Championships. Here’s a rundown of the four sectional finals on today’s schedule: Madison at Mountain Lakes, 11 a.m. (Group 1); Chatham at […]

Updated NY/NJ state semis/finals schedules, NJ T of C schedule

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Saturday, 5/25: Section 1 champs will learn first-round state tourney foes after Section 2 title games; Bosco vs. Bergen Catholic

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There is a limited slate of postseason varsity games, but some big ones on this rainy Final Four Weekend. Bergen Catholic is visiting Don Bosco Prep in a New Jersey Non-Public A semifinal that begins at 10:30 a.m. Section 1 champions Mamaroneck (Class A), Yorktown (Class B) and Bronxville (Class C) will learn who their […]

Friday, 5/24: Section 1, FCIAC finals, Suffolk Class A semifinal showdowns, Fordham Prep/Iona Prep highlight big day

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The postponement of yesterday’s Section 1 boys and girls finals to today has made what would have already been a big day even bigger. Boys and girls finals will also be awarded in the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference in a doubleheader at Brien McMahon High School in Norwalk, Conn. Fordham Prep and Iona Prep, […]

Section 1 boys/girls finals postponed till tomorrow

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Because of the threat of strong thunderstorms today, all Section 1 playoff games scheduled for today, including the boys and girls finals, have been moved to tomorrow – same sites and times. BOYS Finals Friday, May 24  at White Plains High School Class B: No. 1 Yorktown vs. No. 3 John Jay, 3 p.m. Class […]

Thursday, 5/23: Chaminade, St. A’s play for title; Section 1 boys/girls finals tripleheaders; Suffolk Class B, C semis

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From middle afternoon till late in the evening, there will be plenty of mega matchups, with most of them for championships. First, a word about the weather forecast. There is a likelihood of precipitation and thunderstorms passing throughout the area during this time frame. So be sure to bring your rain gear to whichever game […]

Wednesday, 5/22: Nassau semifinal Day 2 tripleheader set; Looking back at an eventful Tuesday and ahead to Section 1, FCIAC boys/girls finals; Hackley, Trinity face off for NYSIAA crown; Trinity-Pawling, Taft play for Founders’ title

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There was no shortage of huge stories yesterday in the tristate. Among them: * Smithtown East ended West Islip’s run of nine straight Suffolk County championships by beating the Lions 12-4 in the Section 11 Class A quarterfinals. * For the second straight year, the No. 1 seed fell in the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic […]

Tuesday, 5/21: Semis set for Section 1, 8, FCIAC; Section 11 has Class A, B quarterfinals; Unbeaten Delbarton starts NJ tourney play

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We’re inching closer to the finals. Today is a huge day for sectional and conference semifinals in the tristate region. In Section 1 in New York’s Hudson Valley, there are a total of 12 semifinals in boys and girls classes A, B and C. Among the featured boys matchups: No. 7 Lakeland/Panas at No. 3 […]

Monday, 5/20: NJ state tourney action continues; NYSAISAA semifinals feature Hackley vs. Fieldston, Trinity vs. Poly Prep

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It will be quite a week in the tristate with sectional and conference championship tournaments in New York and Connecticut and state tournament play on the menu in New Jersey. State tourney play continues today in New Jersey. Among the second-round games, No. 7-seeded St. Peter’s Prep plays at No. 10 St. Joseph’s-Metuchen in a […]

Sunday, 5/19: Top-seeded Hackley among teams playing in NYSAISAA quarterfinals today

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On a day when the two remaining NCAA Division I quarterfinals will determine today’s Final Four field, quarterfinal-round games in the New York State Association of Independent Schools Athletic Association Tournament are also set for today. Here’s the lineup: No. 8 Riverdale at No. 1 Hackley, 11 a.m. No. 5 Fieldston at No. 4 Rye […]

Saturday, 5/18: Big day for playoff action in the tristate – sectional, conference playoffs in NY/CT; state tourney in NJ; Chaminade vs. Delbarton could be for nation’s No. 1 ranking

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It’s one and you’re done for teams not only in today’s NCAA quarterfinals, but varsity squads in the the tristate as far as sectional and conference tournaments go in New York’s Hudson Valley and Connecticut and the state tournament in New Jersey. Let’s start in the Hudson Valley. There are 12 Section 1 (Westchester, Rockland, […]

Friday, 5/17: Nassau quarterfinal doubleheader at Hofstra; Stepinac visits Fordham Prep in CHSAA playoffs; Fairfield Prep (11-4), Guilford (12-3) meet under the lights; NJ state tourney starts

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It’s playoff time and we are inching our way closer to the championship rounds. Saturday, May 18 quarterfinal matchups are set in New York’s Section 1 as well as the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference in Connecticut. Quarterfinal games are set in Suffolk Class A for Tuesday, May 21: Connetquot at Ward Melville, West Islip […]

Thursday, 5/16: Full slate of Section 1 opening-round games; Suffolk Class A playoffs start; Nassau Class B quarterfinal doubleheader at Hofstra; Suffolk playoffs start; St. Anthony visits Don Bosco

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The Section 1 tournament started yesterday with a pair of outbracket games as Pearl River downed Dobbs Ferry 17-5 and Haldane beat Lourdes 11-3 in Class C. Here’s today’s opening-round lineup with the quarterfinals set for Saturday, May 18. The games below are all on the home field of the higher seed. Class A: No. […]

Wednesday, 5/15: Staples plays first home night game; Yorktown, Wilton play for Turnbull Cup; Mahwah visits Suffern

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We are at the midway point of a hybrid week in the nation’s No. 1 hotbed for lacrosse, the NY/NJ/CT tristate region. The mix of final-week regular-season games and playoff contests is creating for a nice variety of exciting action. Staples marks a first in its final regular-season contest as the Wreckers play their first […]

Tuesday, 5/14: Playoffs continue in Nassau; Section 1 seedings to be unveiled; Delbarton battles Chatham for Morris County crown; Chaminade hosts Iona Prep; Ridgefield visits Somers, New Canaan plays at Rye

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It’s playoff time in the nation’s No. 1 hotbed. Last week, New Jersey completed several of its county tournaments. Among the champions: Don Bosco Prep (Bergen) and Seton Hall Prep (Essex). Yesterday, Nassau County started postseason action. Among the highlights: defending New York Class B state champion Garden City beat Bethpage 17-4. Today, we will […]

Monday, 5/13: Yorktown, Arlington, Shoreham-Wading River looking to bounce back; Fairfield Prep (9-4) hosts Xavier (12-2); Trinity-Pawling (10-4) plays at Brunswick (11-2)

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Downstate New York will have its sectional playoff seedings set within the next 24 hours. Be sure to check back for the info. In the meantime, regular-season action is winding to a close. Section 1 powers Yorktown and Arlington will look to bounce back from tough losses when they meet today at 4:30 p.m. at […]

Saturday, 5/11: GC, SWR meet in matchup of defending state champs; St. A’s visits Yorktown; Don Bosco, Bergen Catholic clash for county crown

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It’s the final Saturday of the regular season for many teams in the nation’s No. 1 hotbed for lacrosse, the NY/NJ/CT tristate region, and it will be a wet one. Most of the heaviest storms are expected to hit prior to 9 a.m. and after 3 p.m. in much of the region. Today also marks […]

Friday, 5/10: It’s East (12-2) vs. West (13-2) in Battle for Smithtown; Darien visits Greenwich; Brunswick hosts Salisbury; Rockland clashes highlight Section 1 slate

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They’re the two best teams in Smithtown. But that doesn’t begin to explain the importance of this year’s annual showdown between Smithtown West (13-2) and Smithtown East (12-2). After all, they’re also two of the two teams  not only in Suffolk County, but the entire tristate region, and, in fact, the nation. (Both teams have […]

Thursday, 5/9: Chaminade visits St. Anthony’s for Round 2; New Canaan, Ridgefield clash under the lights; John Jay hosts Iona Prep; Lakeland/Panas visits Mahopac; Bosco vs. Ridgewood in Bergen County semis

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They’ll play for the championship two weeks from today at Hofstra University. While Round 3 will decide the CHSAA Division AAA title, Round 2 could give us a good idea of what’s in store. It will be Chaminade (12-1) at St. Anthony’s (9-2) at 6 p.m. today. You can watch it live on MSGVarsity.com. Chaminade […]

Wednesday, 5/8: Bronxville hosts White Plains; Farmingdale visits Syosset, ‘Pequa hosts Port; Friends vs. CSH; Fairfield Prep visits Wilton

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White Plains will try to beat a defending Section 1 champion for the second straight game. The Tigers (8-4) play at two-time New York Class C state semifinalist Bronxville (13-1) in a 4:30 p.m. meeting that follows a 5-3 win over defending Class A sectional champion Mamaroneck. Also in Section 1, North Rockland plays at […]

Tuesday, 5/7: Yorktown, Hen Hud, Smithtown East celebrate their seniors; Ridgefield visits Darien; Don Bosco Prep hosts Mahwah in Bergen County playoffs

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Yorktown closes out its regular-season home schedule on Saturday when the Huskers host St. Anthony’s. But tonight marks Yorktown’s final 2013 home game under the lights, and it will be even more meaningful because it will be Senior Night as Yorktown faces Arlington, coached by former Yorktown standout Donny Connolly, at 7 p.m. Senior Night […]

Monday, 5/6: Iona Prep visits Don Bosco; Mamaroneck hosts Bronxville in matchup of defending Section 1 champs; Kellenberg visits Massapequa; Amity plays at Fairfield Prep

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The Kentucky Derby was held this past Saturday, and a phrase from that event holds true for high school lacrosse in the tristate. Namely: “And down the stretch they come.” With college playoff action starting this week, the HS regular season has less than two weeks worth of games, so each game prior to the […]