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/

In just a few days time, we will have state champions in both New York and Connecticut. But there are a couple of big days of lax left before Saturday’s state title games. Starting today.

But first, in case you missed the news last night, the nine all-Americans representing the Hudson Valley were selected. The group is headed up by three players from Lakeland/Panas, the Section 1 Class A champions: senior midfielder Shawn Honovich, senior defenseman Andrew Fazio and junior midfielder Conor Prunty.

Yorktown’s Kevin Interlicchio, who became the school’s all-time leading goal scorer, is the lone two-time honoree. Section 1 Class B champion John Jay was represented by a pair of Johns Hopkins-bound players: junior attackman Mike Daniello and senior defenseman Jameson Pickel. St. John’s University-bound senior attackman Ryan Fitzgerald, the all-time leading scorer in Put Valley history, represented the Class C champion Tigers. Also named were senior attackman John Brandofino (Mahopac) and senior goaltender Bobby Sincero (Hen Hud).

Here’s the rundown of today’s New York state quarterfinals and Connecticut semifinals.

The winners of the Middletown and Hofstra brackets in each class will meet on Thursday in the downstate semifinals at Hofstra. (See links to the brackets below.) The New York state championship tripleheader is on Saturday at Stony Brook University.

New York state quarterfinals

Hofstra University bracket (Long Island championships)

Class B: Comsewogue (17-1) vs. Garden City (16-3), 3:30 p.m.

Class C:  John Glenn-Elwood (11-6) vs. Manhasset (17-0), 6 p.m.

Class A: West Islip (18-1) vs. Farmingdale (16-2), 8: 30 p.m.

Middletown High School bracket (Section 1/Section 2 winner vs. Section 9 champion)

Class B: Niskayuna (16-4) vs. Saugerties (13-2), 3:30 p.m.

Class C: Putnam Valley (17-4) vs. Red Hook (12-4), 5:30 p.m.

Class A: Lakeland/Panas (17-3) vs. Warwick Valley (17-1), 8 p.m.

CIAC semifinals

Class L

at Brien McMahon

Staples (18-0) vs. Fairfield Prep (14-4), 7:15 p.m.

at West Haven

Cheshire (16-2) vs. Glastonbury (14-4), 7:15 p.m.

Class M

at Fairfield-Ludlowe

Darien (16-2) vs. New Canaan (15-3), 5 p.m.

New Fairfield (15-2) vs. Conard (13-5), 7:15 p.m.

Class S

Ledyard (18-0) vs. Monday’s St. Joseph’s-Trumbull (13-6)/Somers (9-8) winner at West Haven, 5 p.m.

Weston (16-2) vs. Stonington (13-5) at Brien McMahon, 5 p.m.

As always, be sure to weigh in with scores/info on any games you attend today. You can get real time updates on the Long Island championships by checking out Chirs Kieser’s report on the high school page at Inside Lacrosse by clicking here.

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* Class L

* Class M

* Class S

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* Class A

* Class B

* Class C

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57 Responses to “NY quarterfinals, including LI championships, CT semis, set for today”

  1. wizard2 says:

    Any info on the upstate teams still playing( where’s RicB)

  2. Joe Lombardi says:

    wizard2 –

    Just check the brackets to see how the other side of the bracket (upstate) is going:

    * Class A

    * Class B

    * Class C

  3. Love Lax says:

    Should be some good games!

    Final Four Should Be:

    A: WI – L/P
    WG – OP

    B: Nisky – GC
    JD – Ham

    C: Set – PV
    Skan – Aquinas

  4. Lax Novice says:

    In Connecticut Class S, undefeated Ledyard is playing St. Joseph’s of Trumbull, who threw the switch on Somers by a count of 12 – 4 yesterday. An intriguing matchup of a good FCIAC team versus a team which dominated their opposition in Eastern Connecticut.

  5. somlaxfan says:

    The Somers honorees this year for All-League and All- Section:

    Erik Pfiffner
    Eddie Schurr
    Greg Petre
    John Bello
    Matt Deiana


  6. LI Lax says:

    Ithaca will handle WG today…I expect them to be in the finals against WI.

  7. LI Lax says:

    And Fairport should easily handle OP

  8. LaxItUp2010 says:

    somlaxfan –

    Have these actually been announced? or is this just your list?

  9. somlaxfan says:

    LaxItUp2010 –

    The team received notice from coach late last night.
    Once again, congratulation boys, well done !!

  10. Joe Lombardi says:

    Just a reminder, gang. You can get real time updates on the Long Island championships by checking out Chirs Kieser’s report on the high school page at Inside Lacrosse.

    Here’s the link:

  11. xlax says:

    darien 5-4 (2 ot)
    dewitt 17-3
    irondequoit 8-4
    garden city 9-8 (2 ot)

  12. Sgt Hulka says:

    Nisky 17-1

  13. mad_lax says:

    Putnam Valley moves on 15-2

  14. lax the bat says:

    congrats put valley! keep it going

  15. Just sayin says:

    I’ll be first…

    A- WI 14, LP 6

    B – GC 8, Nisky 7

    C – Set 12, PV 4

  16. mad_lax says:

    6-0 L/P still in 1st qtr

  17. mad_lax says:

    7-0 L/P caffrey 3-3

  18. mad_lax says:

    11-2 L/P at the half… looks like caffrey(5-3) is out to prove he belongs with the AA’s

  19. mad_lax says:

    12-2 L/P prunty scores his first tonite

  20. mad_lax says:

    14-4 caffrey w/ 2 more goals… 7 on the nite

  21. Syracuse says:

    Gimme a break mad_lax … L/P is playing a scrimmage today.

  22. mad_lax says:

    so what ‘cuse what’s your point? they’re playing for a chance to face the winner of WI/farmingdale. you’re the scrimmage

  23. mad_lax says:

    16-5 L/P caffrey w/ 8 goals

  24. mad_lax says:

    yeah syracuse, and so was the nisky,p valley, manhassett, dewitt and most likely WI game… do us a favor and give us a break

  25. mr lax says:

    Thanks for the updates mad lax..

    Congrats to Jim Lindsay with coach of the YEAR AWARD..

    GO L/P !!!!!.


  26. slacrosse says:

    Congrats and great that LP and PV have beaten Section 9 but keep an even keel. These teams and section are very weak as usual.

    The real test comes Th.

  27. mad_lax says:

    and congratulations to all the teams that made it to their regional scrimmages today! ‘cuse, you just helped lax take a step backwards. i don’t get you????

  28. mad_lax says:

    slacrosse, i agree with you wholeheartedly about sec 9 being weak but LP and PV did not look ahead and took care of the job at hand. and, yes, thurs at hofstra is going to be almost impossible for these two teams to move onto stoney brook. great season tho!!

  29. hudson valley lax says:

    hey syracuse, what’s that all about? the guy is providing updates to and important game to most of us here. scrimmage? wow!

  30. mr lax says:

    18 – 6 LAKELAND / PANAS

  31. always around says:

    If he puts them numbers up against West Islip he has a bitch about not makeing over AA one of his teammates.

  32. Joe Lombardi says:

    Here are your downstate semifinal matchups:

    Thursday, June 10 at Hofstra University in Hempstead:

    Class B: Niskayuna (Section 2) vs. Garden City (Section 8), 3:30 p.m.

    Class C: Put Valley (Section 1) vs. Manhasset (Section 8), 5:30 p.m.

    Class A: Lakeland/Panas (Section 1) vs. West Islip (Section 11), 8 p.m.

    Winners advance to the state finals on Saturday, June 12 at Stony Brook University: Class B (11 a.m.), Class C (1:30 p.m.), Class A (4 p.m.)

    Thanks for all the color/info on today’s quarterfinals, gang, especially mad_lax. It’s much appreciated by all.

  33. Joe Lombardi says:

    Here are your Connecticut state championship matchups on Saturday, June 12 at Brien McMahon High School in Norwalk (times TBD):

    Class L: Fairfield Prep (17-5) vs. Cheshire (20-2)

    Class M: New Fairfield (19-2) vs. Darien (18-3)

    Class S: St. Joseph-Trumbull (15-6) vs. Weston (19-3)

  34. pac8 says:

    goodluck to PV and LP ill be there

  35. nitter says:

    ha ha. syracuse is such a silly old man!

  36. green alum says:

    I wouldn’t read much into the LP win. If you look at Town’s road to the semi’s each year they crush the 1/4 final team (sec. 9–who is usually the playdown team) and then lose to WI or LI. As nice a run as LP is having, they have no answer for the WI Offense. Can’t imagine Scotty Craig intends to have Galasso sit still for Fazio the way that Town had KI play the finals. Galasso creates so much OP around him that it doesn’t even matter if he shoots–though his shooting skills are awesome too. WI 14 to LP 5–if its even that close.

    PV will get crushed again by an even stronger Manhasset team. 17-3.

  37. mad_lax says:

    joe, here to help… thanks. going to be a tough day on the desk today. guys from garden city, guy w/ a nephew on manhassett, former LI aa’s and little ol’ me from LP/PV area. helppppppp!

    also, wondering how many goals i should be getting in the PV/manhassett & LP/WI games? alot of guys to be buying luch for you know.

  38. T.B. Toad says:

    Is there a place to find all league and all section selections?

  39. dee-up says:

    Syracuse- Green alumni– thanks to both of you folks on here for your support of the last 2 section 1 teams still in it. You both have shown yourselves for what you really are. I have a tough time understanding your logic. During the season maybe as we all compete with one another, but in sectionals most of us support our section 1 teams. NOt the haters and the jealous.
    Last year I remember being proud of each section one team as they took to the fields in Albany. A respect for the Talent in our section, then rooting for each accordingly. What a shame for you two and a few other, but I’m glad many poster on here feel the same way about our section 1 teams as I do
    Good luck to both the Valley & Lakeland , I always stand tall at work in NYC , when i tell my co-workers we are Section 1 lacrosse , some of the best talent anywhere . Way to be Mr. Lax , Slacrosse and Mad_Lax

  40. slacrosse says:

    Good luck to LP and PV. Play well. Regardless of the outcome it will be a great experience for both these teams to have the chance to play 2 of the truly best teams in the country. LP and PV will have some kids on the field that can absolutely play with the best that WI and Sett can throw at them!

  41. Old Rugger says:

    Good Luck PV and L/P slow it down and keep possesion. Easier said than done but this is why they play the games.

  42. green alum says:

    dee-up: weak effort. Just calling it like I see it. It is not a question of supporting a section one team. Lets not be blind. In addition, I don’t want to hear how everyone should support sec one teams when the bulk of the bloggers simply hate on yorktown for sport. If you can give me a reason why WI won’t win lets hear it. Otherwise, face the facts: WI is a more talented team with mroe depth and the best O player in the country. Fazio will be in way over his head on Galasso. He went 3-1 on Fennessy last year.

  43. Lax12 says:

    Agreed Green As I remember KI neeted 4 in the Cup Galasso is a different animal and the double that was coming against KI,Brando,Daniello etc will just open up another weapon that WI has Hodgson for example.Gonna be a tough task but anything can happen.
    Also I think that PV is in way over their heads with set.Buhr is a beast.

  44. Syracuse says:

    Man people are overly sensitive and twist comments any way they like to be combative. Mad-lax and dee-up and all you other guys quick to pull the trigger, chill out. I didnt slam L/P. I have never seen so many people so overly protective. Gimme a break. I merely said L/P is playing an easy team today and if Caffrey goes for 47 goals it’s not saying a whole heck of a lot. Lord almighty.

    I’ve been backing L/P all season and have not taken a shot at anyone in Section 1. I’m so confident of that assertion I dare anyone to find a comment where I have, anywhere on this site. And making a prediction against a team you support doesn’t exactly qualify.

    So happy hunting gentlemen.

  45. Syracuse says:

    green alum,

    Just wanted to say your last post was spot on.

  46. Lax Novice says:

    “Let me know when Mamaroneck beats somebody”

  47. Syracuse says:

    What’s inaccurate about that statement? Mamaroneck played nobody this season. Its best win was over White Plains, which is not saying a lot. They also lost to under .500 Brewster and 10-8 Hen Hud. Again, let me know when they beat someone. Not a shot. A fact.

  48. mad_lax says:

    ‘cuse, what you merely said was “L/P is playing a scrimmage today”. yes, section 9 is weak but to come out and say that shows a total disrespect to the game and that’s where you struck a nerve. do you think any of the teams that were routed last night thought they were playing a scrimmage?

  49. Syracuse says:


    C’mon man. History is history. With all the banter that goes back and forth on this site about seemingly everything, you choose to single out that comment? When Section 2 totally blew people used to view that state game as glorified line drills. Do you support L/P? If so, then I stand by what I said before. I think you were taking my comment as a slight against the Rebels, which is bogus. If you don’t support L/P, you’re being too sensitive. I’m sure Section 9 kids are not home right now saying “Oh that terrible lad ‘Cuse. How dare he.”

  50. Lax Novice says:

    I think the subject was whether you had taken a shot at anyone in Section 1, and I would think that qualifies. What was most notable about that comment was if anyone had said something similar about Arlington that comment would have been deleted without hesitation.

  51. Carrie says:

    odds are all both section 1 teams will lose. Yorktown lost last year with one of the best teams they had. Long Island is far more superior then us. The last time section 1 beat the island in the semi was the fluke win jj had against hungtington.

  52. no_style_points says:

    Carrie, you sound suspiciously like a Long Islander. lol.

    But I think you’re right. The way Yorktown lost last year will definitely impact the way L/P plays this year. I see the connection.

    Odds are nothing. We’ll know who wins after the game I suppose.

  53. Syracuse says:

    Lax Novice,

    You are so misinformed. I have no power to delete comments. And if you think I actually care either way what is said about any team you’re sorely mistaken. Please man.

  54. Syracuse says:

    Someone who shall remain nameless tried to convince me that West Islip will running time L/P today. I hope to God that doesn’t happen. Section 1 needs a strong showing, even if it won’t get a win.

  55. Lax Novice says:

    Hey, Syr, no worries. This year’s done after tomorrow, been an interesting one with some shifts in the typical paradym, hasn’t it? Have a good summer.

  56. BSX says:

    Who is up for doing what NJ does for the State champ…

    Heck with the region by region do a seeding thing – a bit hard in this economy when school budgets are being scrutinized.. but the best way to say who is the best (or rather second best)

  57. BSX says:

    Not saying to use LP ranking but some sort of ranking.. So 2 HV teams can potentially play in the champ game (oh I mean 2 LI teams could play). Sorry Sect 3

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