Sachem North HS (NY) midfielder Jake Castorf will be playing his college lacrosse at Franklin Pierce

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It’s the busiest time of year for major D-I commitments in the nation’s No. 1 hotspot for lacrosse, the NY/NJ/CT tristate region. Get caught up right here, right now. Jake Castorf made his mark in his first varsity season at Sachem North High School in Suffolk County. “He made an instant impact,’ Sachem North coach Jason […]

Sachem North (NY) midfielder Will Russo will grow his game at newly upgraded UMass Lowell’s D-I program

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William Russo continues to grow and develop as a player, according to his coach at Sachem North High School in Suffolk County (NY), Jason Mauro. “He’s just starting to come into his own and we look forward to watching him continue to improve,” said Mauro. That makes Russo, a Class of 2015 midfielder, a perfect […]

Sachem North (NY) 2017 A/M James Avanzato makes Maryland his choice

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Two of the top performers at the 2017 all-star game at the Maverik Showtime National Lacrosse Recruiting Spotlight held last week at Western Connecticut State University were a pair of University of Maryland commits who play for varsity teams in Suffolk County (NY). Commack High School midfielder Kevin Snyder, who, as we told you when […]

Lacrosse Insider: Chaminade (NY) 2015 attackman decides; Sachem North (NY), Trinity-Pawling each tack on another 2014

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Defending New York CHSAA AAA Nassau/Suffolk champion Chaminade High School has picked up another Class of 2015 commit. A former Long Island standout, now in the midst of a post-grad year in the Hudson Valley, has committed to a defending NCAA national champion. Sachem North High School in Suffolk County (N.Y.) has see its 11th […]

2016 attackman Haun becomes Sachem North’s fourth Stony Brook-bound commit

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After learning that yet another one of his players has decided on Stony Brook University, Sachem North coach Jay Mauro took a moment to reflect. “It’s kind of crazy how it’s working out,” Mauro said. Indeed, four current Flaming Arrows have now verballed to the Seawolves. And three former Sachem North players are current on […]

Lacrosse Insider: Army gets its sixth Class of 2014 tristate commit

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Army has now received six commitments from rising seniors in the nation’s No. 1 hotbed for lacrosse, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate region. Before we get to the latest Black Knight verbal, here’s a rundown of the five commits: * Tommy Marino (Smithtown East, NY), attack * Kieran Mullins (Islip, NY), attack * Andrew Nadjari […]

Lacrosse Insider: Army gets 2015 verbal from skilled LI attackman

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Army broke into the tristate Class of 2015 when Paul Volante of Connecticut power Ridgefield decided on West Point back in December. Now the Black Knights have picked up another verbal from a player in the nation’s No. 1 hotbed for lacrosse, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate region. It came earlier today when one of […]

Ross is third 2014 Sachem North (NY) standout to select Stony Brook

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It takes just over five minutes to travel from Sachem North High School to Stony Brook University. It’s a short trip for sure, but for many Flaming Arrows’ players, it has become the final destination on the long road to Division I lacrosse. Most recently, Anthony Ross. The rising senior defender’s commitment was first reported […]

HS photo gallery: Chaminade celebrates first CHSAA title since ’08; Nassau, Suffolk semis; more games

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MaxPreps photos by Dave Anderson Chaminade players celebrate after beating archrival and four-time defending CHSAA Long Island AAA champion St. Anthony’s 7-5 in the title game on May 23 at Hofstra University. Click here for the complete photo gallery. Chaminade’s J.J. McDaid unleashes a shot on the run against Evan Doodian. McDaid battles for possession […]

Sachem North’s Quinn will be making his stops for Army

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When it comes to standing your ground in goal, size matters. Case in point, John Quinn. The Sachem North rising senior stands 6-foot-1 and weighs 195 pounds. “I take up much of the cage and I am able to control all aspects of the defense,” he said. Quinn’s college desitination is West Point. He verballed […]

Player’s perspective: Rutgers-bound Petillo sizes up Sachem North

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Photo by Chris Vaccaro/Sachem Patch Next up in our preseason “Player’s perspectives” is a standout from one of the top Class A programs on Long Island. And one that has churned out about as many collegiate recruits the last few years as just about anyone. We’re talking about Sachem North and senior attackman/midfielder Cody Petillo. […]

Florida Southern-bound Novak gives Sachem North its 10th senior commit

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If you checked our “Updated recruiting review and commitment rundown” yesterday, you learned Sachem North now has 10 seniors who have committed to play in college. The latest verbal for coach Jay Mauro’s Flaming Arrows came from Tyler Novak, who will attend Florida Southern, an up-and-coming Division II program whose roster now includes eight Long […]

Dellecave becomes Sachem North’s ninth senior commit

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Sachem North has had no shortage of college-bound players of late. The Flaming Arrows sent eight seniors from last spring’s team to college programs. This coming season’s senior class has topped that, with nine commits. Among them is Zach Dellecave. The 6-foot-3, 185-pound righty defenseman has committed to Dowling. Dellecave, who is known for his […]

Inside Lacrosse previews Suffolk Class A race

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Brandon Gamblin enjoyed a prolific scoring performance at this past summer’s Empire State Games. The UMass-bound midfielder finished the tournament with 17 goals in six games as Long Island won its fifth straight gold medal. Gamblin should also have a huge impact this coming varsity season. He’s now a member of the Sachem North Flaming […]

Player's perspective: Sachem North's George Raum, senior defenseman

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It was quite a start to the season. To say the least. Sachem North pulled off one of the biggest upsets imaginable. The Flaming Arrows stunned the nation’s top-ranked team, West Islip, 13-12 in overtime, in an opening-week shocker last season. It proved to be the Lions’ first and only loss in a season in […]

Stephens makes it official; Sachem North honors 7 commits

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There’s just one more full day, gang, and then National Letter of Intent Signing Week, and with it our special  coverage, will come to a close. When that happens, we will be presenting a final rundown of senior signings. In the meantime, you can check the list of D-I commits we posted last week as […]

Gannon selects UMBC, giving Sachem North nine commits

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With the start of the week, we are counting down until National Letter of Intent Signing Week wraps up this Wednesday. As you all know by now, this is the seven-day stretch (which started Nov. 10 and ends Nov. 17) in which seniors make their verbal commitments to Division I or II programs that award […]

Golini will take his speed, hustle to Hartwick

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We told you earlier this week that Sachem North now has seven seniors who have committed to collegiate programs. Among that group is speedy defensive midfielder Fred Golini, who is headed to Hartwick. Here’s a Q&A with Fred on his commitment: What were the main factors in your decision to attend Hartwick? It would have […]

Raum (Adelphi) is Sachem North’s seventh committed senior

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“Don’t look back. Someone might be gaining on you.” The baseball legend Satchel Paige uttered those words. But they also apply to lacrosse. As we told you here yesterday, John Jay is No. 1 among high schools in the nation’s No. 1 lacrosse hotbed (Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut) in seniors who have made college commitments, with […]

Sachem North junior Petillo picks Rutgers

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The recruiting commitments have been coming in at a fast and furious pace this fall. On Friday, we told you about the first sophomore from the nation’s No. 1 lacrosse hotbed, Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut, to commit: Syosset goaltender Ryan Feit, who’s headed to Johns Hopkins. Today, we are taking an up close and personal look […]

Harris will stay close to home at Stony Brook

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Sachem North has been making a lot of noise but on and off the field of late. Last year, the Flaming Arrows started the season by upsetting the nation’s top-ranked team, West Islip. Yesterday, Sachem North’s number of Division I-bound seniors swelled to four with the commitment of defenseman Alex Harris to attend Stony Brook.

Commitments continue to come in

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We hope you are checking out the “Updated recruiting review and commitment rundown” thread each day, gang, because new names are popping up at a feverish pace. Today, we learned of two more major commitments.

Recruit spotlight extra: Sachem North’s Lang selects UMBC

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It was an upset heard ’round the lacrosse world. The West Islip Lions, who entered and ended this past season ranked No. 1 in the nation, started the season with a stunning 13-12 overtime loss to Sachem North. But when you consider the Flaming Arrows had eight players who were committed to play in college, […]

First look at 2011: A (very) early overview of how Suffolk shapes up

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For the last five years, the West Islip Lions have been the dominant force in Suffolk County lacrosse. But next season, the Lions will be minus two of the top 10 graduating seniors in the nation in Nicky Galasso and Andrew Hodgson. So how will Suffolk look next season. Yes, it’s early, but that hasn’t […]

Sachem North coach reflects on stunning win over No. 1 West Islip

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It didn’t take long for the 2010 lax season to have a major upset. The West Islip Lions, the No. 1 ranked team in the nation by Inside Lacrosse, suffered a stunning 13-12 overtime loss to visiting Sachem North today. We caught up with Sachem North coach Jay Mauro (shown here in the photo by […]

Sachem North’s Cabble picks Robert Morris

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Today marked the official start of practices and tryouts for teams throughout the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region. While we’ve been focusing on the arrival of a new season, the recruiting news continues to come in. Today, we have news of a commit from the Class of 2011, Sachem North’s Jake Cabble, a midfielder who is […]

Sachem North’s Andreassi commits to UMass

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The commitments continue to roll in gang. As always, you can check out an archive of the recruiting updates we’ve posted here by clicking here Our updated recruiting review and commitment rundown is also available 24/7. Late tonight, I got word of yet another major junior class commitment. Sachem North’s Michael Andreassi, a junior attackman/midfielder, […]