When it comes to marquee matchups, today is perhaps the biggest weekday of the season so far. Among the matchups: Darien vs. Manhasset; West Islip vs. Smithtown West; and Rye at Lakeland/Panas. Let’s start with Darien and Manhasset. Darien has a score to settle. Make that three scores to settle. The Blue Wave’s “Battle of [...]
Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com Nassau County Class C champion Cold Spring Harbor is among the teams from the region in a pursuit of a state title. State tournament action is on hold in New York and Connecticut till Saturday. New Jersey’s Group championships are today. So we thought this would be a good time to [...]
Rye is moving up in the world. After a string of six straight Section 1 Class C championship-game appearances, the Garnets will be competing in Class B this season. The most stacked class in the section includes defending champion John Jay, Yorktown (winners of 28 sectional titles the last 31 years) and 2009 Class B [...]
West Islip’s Nick Galasso, who was on the field for all four of the Lions’ state titles the last five years, speaks to reporters after his final championship, which came Saturday in a win against Fairport at Stony Brook University’s LaValle Stadium. Galasso also broke the all-time Long Island record for career points in the [...]
Welcome to Championship Saturday, gang. It’s been an interesting and eventful season. Now it’s time to award state titles. We’ll have team coverage of today’s New York and Connecticut state title games, but don’t let that from stopping you from weighing in with your thoughts and insights as the games unfold.
Well, gang. We’re down to just one day. Championship Saturday, when six state championships will be decided in New York and Connecticut.
Call it David vs. Goliath. There’s Lakeland/Panas, coming off its first sectional championship since 2003, winning two of its playoff games in overtime. Then there’s West Islip, the nation’s No. 1-ranked team, which is looking for its fourth state title in five years. The David vs. Goliath storyline is typified by what promises to be [...]
Is West Islip in line for its fourth state title in the last five years? Be sure to weigh in with your thoughts/prediction on Thursday’s state semifinal vs. Lakeland/Panas at 8 p.m. at Hofstra University in Hempstead. (File photo) We’re almost at the end of the road, gang. On Saturday, both New York and Connecticut [...]
Andrew Fazio, who was one of nine players from the Hudson Valley named to the all-America team last night, hopes to help Lakeland/Panas earn a spot in Thursday’s state semifinals today. The Rebels face Section 9 champion Warwick at Middletown High School. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) In just a few days time, we will have [...]
St. John’s University-bound Ryan Fitzgerald, who had five goals including the game-winner in Putnam Valley’s win over Rye in the Section 1 Class C title game, leads the Tigers into today’s first-round state playoff game against Section 2′s Glens Falls at 3:30 p.m. at Yorktown High School. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) You can look forward [...]
We now have our champions in Section 1 and Section 8 who are preparing for the start of the state playoffs (see the state brackets below). On tap for today: the Suffolk championship tripleheader at Stony Brook and the first round of the Connecticut state tournament.
Somers hopes it’s in line for a second straight Section 1 Class B title. But to get it, the Tuskers will have to beat John Jay, the eighth-ranked team in the nation. Somers has won eight straight entering today’s 3 p.m. game at White Plains High School. John Jay, meanwhile, has won 14 in a [...]
We thought we’d have a CHSAA Class AAA champion crowned yesterday. But the weather got in the way of that (in the form of lightning and such). So St. Anthony’s and Chaminade will resume their suspended game today. Also today, the FCIAC championship will be decided at Brien McMahon in Norwalk, Iona Prep and Holy [...]
Heres the rundown for the Section 1 championship tripleheader Wednesday, June 2 at White Plains High School: Class B No. 6 Somers (13-6) vs. No. 1 John Jay (17-1), 3 p.m. Class C No. 4 Put Valley (15-4) vs. No. 6 Rye (12-7), 5:30 p.m. Class A No. 2 Yorktown (11-7) vs. No. 1 Lakeland/Panas [...]