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2020 Rules Committee Release Changes

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The full listing of rules changes for the 2020 season were recently released and contain ten approved changes which include a new procedure for restartups, a definition of "possession" and notice of changes in required equipment (that will go into effect in 2021 and 2020). Full Story

Le Moyne gets not 3 but FOUR more from Section Five

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Let's make that FOUR recruits for Le Moyne as Penfield goalie, Travis Wagner made his commitment a year ago! He joins ALex Russell, Jagger Kerr and Seth Benedict as freshmen next year. Full Story

Alumni Figure in on Indoor Worlds

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WorldsSection Five was well represented in the 2019 Men's Indoor World Championships in September. Penn Yan Head Coach, Brian Hobart, sent along an alumni snapshot taken after the USA team look the bronze medal. Full Story

Rochester Chapter Sponsors Level 1 Training

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The Greater Rochester Chapter of US Lacrosse is, once again, offering Level I training. This time, the Level ONE Clinic will be held on December 8th at the Gates Chili High School (1 Spartan Way, Rochester, NY 14624) from 8:00 AM 11:00 AM. The cost is $50.00 and you must be a member of US Lacrosse to register. Full Story

Local Chapter Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2019

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The Greater Rochester Chapter of the U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame will welcome new members with the induction of John Natti, Jim Paris, Carly Richlin, Ben Wineburg and the 1972 Hobart Mens Team as the class of 2019. The 26th Annual US Lacrosse, Greater Rochester Chapter, Hall of Fame Dinner will take place on Friday, November 1st at the Burgundy Basin Inn at 1361 Marsh Road in Pittsford. Full Story

New Developmental Program Offered

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Churchville-Chili Head Coach Cubby Chalmers, in partnership with Roberts Wesleyan is starting a new developmental lacrosse program for boys in divisions from third grade to Varsity.

The first session (September 22 to October 27 meets at the Roberts Wesleyan athletic fields on Sunday. For more details check out their flyer. Full Story

Thirty Five Teams in 2020

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There are currently thirty-five teams that play in the Section. They are divided among four classes that compete for Sectional championships and later, the New York State tournaments. Full Story

Catching Up: Sweetlax Summer Tournament

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The June Sweetlax Summer Invitational was their most successfu eventl to date as they hosted 83 teams represented by 31 different Clubs from the Northeast, Midwest, South, and even Canada. With over 140 College Coaches checking in over the weekend, there was no shortage of opportunities for exposure for the players that participated Full Story

Greece Storm Need Head Coach

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The Greece Central School Districtis looking for a Head Varsity Coach. The Storm is a combined team, with players from al four schools. The team plays as part of Monroe County League (MC-1)and finished the 2019 season with an 11-6 record. Full Story

West Irondequoit Need Head Coach

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The West Irondequoit School District is looking for a Head Varsity Coach. The Eagles are one of the most storied teams in the section with teams dating back to 1959. They have won 16 Sectional Championships, with the most recent in 2012. They have produced 37 All Americans inclduing the first from the Section when Andrew Gallina was selected in 1971. Full Story

Harvest and USMC Sponsor Leadership Program

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This fall, Harvest Lacrosse is collaborating with the United States Marine Corps Sports Leadership Academy.

On Saturday, September 14, 2019, the U.S. Marine Corps & Harvest Lacrosse will host a FREE clinic (for ages 14-19) that will build your physical strength, lacrosse expertise, and leadership skills. The event will be from 8:30am to 4:00pm at Total Sports Experience (880 Elmgrove Road, Rochester, NY 14623). You will receive instruction from elite coaches and learn leadership qualities from current U.S. Marines. Event flyer is available. Full Story

Lukas Stanat Commits to Princeton

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Brighton rising senior attackman Lukas Stanat has recently announced his commitment to play lacrosse at Princeton University after his graduation in 2020. Full Story

Survey Results

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After opening the new view for BLaxFive.NET, we have been asking people to give us their thoughts. We have received quite a few positive reactions and a few that were not so positive. Full Story

Harvest Lacrosse Club Commitments

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Four rising seniors ( Evan Alfano, Lukas Stanat, Joey Urlacher and Ben Wildman), playing with the Harvest Lacrosse Club, have announced their college plans. Full Story

Catching Up - July 2019

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The folks at SportsFive.NET were pretty much sequestered in July as they made the final adjustments for the new look for the BLaxFive. NET website, so posting stories were on hold. Nevertheless, there were several noteworthy stories that need to be remembered. Stories include Sutton Boland making USA team - Ryan Maloney Injured - Shootout a success and AGR Team Announced. Full Story

Livonia-Avon Need Coach

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The Livonia-Avon Lakers are looking for a Head Junior Varsity Coach. Those interested should contact Head Coach Don Manard at and Athletic Director Mark Kress at  Full Story

2019 Season Wrap Up

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Batavia joined with boyth Attica and Notre Dame (to form what we canlled BAND) and otherwise the teams remained the same with thirty-five playing in Section Five this year. There were 1,129 players on the rosters at the during of the season and 914 on the final rosters. Fairport carried the largest roster with forty-one players and Spencerport had the smallest with sixteen.  Full Story

2019 Scholar-Athlete Teams

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At the end of each sport season, the NYSPHSAA honors those teams that excel in the classroom. For lacrosse, a team must have at least eleven players who have a 90% average or better during the spring season. Full Story

Lacrosse Officials Year-End Awards

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At their "Year-End Gathering" the members of the Genesee Valley Lacrosse Officials Association announced their annual Frank Mangione Award for Excellence award winner.

The award is given to a person who has demonstrated the highest ideals of professionalism, leadership, passion and above all, respect for the game of lacrosse at any level both on and off the field. Mangione served in many capacities within the organization for more than forty years. Full Story

Massapequa Wins Second State Title

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Massapequa won their second State Title in school history with a 10-6 win over Fairport.  The Chiefs won their first title in 2014 with a 16-2 win over Fayetteville-Manlius.  The Chiefs scored the opening two goals and led throughout the contest.  They won the first three quarters (and tied 2-2 in the fourth).   Full Story

Haller Leads Victor to Fourth State Title

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Victor won their fourth NYS Finals in five years today with a 9-7 win over John Jay.  Blue Devil’s senior goalie Liam Haller was the pillar that lifted them to their Title.  He finished with 21 saves (75%) and played one of the best games of his career in today’s matchup.  The Indians recorded 39 shots with 28 on cage (72% on cage).  Haller often faced not only the primary shot, but secondary shots from the doorstep; he was repeatedly on point and came up with multiple saves that were stellar.  Offensively, Jack LaRue (4g) and Camden Hay (3g-1a) led in scoring.  For John Jay, Jack Browne played the entire game between the pipes and recorded 2 saves.  Offensively, Dean Ford finished with 3g-1a. Full Story

Shoreham-Wading River Wins Fourth State Title

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Shoreham-Wading River won their fourth State Title with a 12-7 win over Jamesville-Dewitt.  The Wildcats offensive was led by Xavier Arline with 5g-2a.  He was demonstrative on offense with both goals and assists and set the strong offensive pacing for the Wildcats.  Overall, SWR was demonstrative on both sides of the field.  They played a strong defense that forced JD into not taking a shot or taking a bad shot.  Additionally, on offense they kept driving to the cage with multiple scoring threats not letting the Red Rams defense stop them.  In the cage for SWR, Liam Daly finished with 7 saves.  JD’s offense was led by Tanner Burns (1g-2a); defensively, in the cage, Jamison MacLachlan recorded 9 saves.  Full Story

LaFayette/Onondaga Comeback to Win in OT

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LaFayette/Onondaga came back from behind to defeat Briarcliff 9-8 in OT.  The Lancers scored the last three goals of regulation to force overtime with a little over 2 minutes left on the clock.  LaFayette, before combining with Onondaga, had previously won two State Titles (the last of which was in 2005 as a Class C school).  With their win tonight, they become the 2nd Team from Section III to win a State Title in Class D (third year with a Class D Tournament).  Leading in scoring for the Lancers was Mason Homer with 3g.  Senior Reid Jackowski finished with 2g.  He was responsible for the tying goal, as well as the game winner in overtime.  In the cage for L/O, Collin Dix recorded 12 saves.  For Briarcliff, their offense was led by Jack Ricciardi (1g-2a) and Kyle Proctor (2g-1a).  Between the pipes was Ian Leahy with 5 recorded saves. Full Story

Victor and SWR Win Fourth Titles

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Saturday: DAY IN REVIEW: Both Victor and Shoreham-Wading River won their fourth NYS Championships today at St. John Fisher College. SWR defeated Jamesville-DeWitt 12-7 and Victor beat John Jay 9-7. Fairport played a good game against Massapequa, but lost 10-6 and LaFayette/Onondaga won their title in an Overtime match with Briarcliff. Full Story

2019 Senior All-Star Games

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The Rochester Chapter of USLacrosse recently announced the 2019 Herb Fitch Lacrosse All Star Game player selections. This year's contest, featuring some of the best of the graduating seniors will be held on Thursday, June 13th at Victor High School. The boys' game will start at 6:00 PM and the girls' play at 8:00 PM. Full Story



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