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Head JV Coach Position Open
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The Webster Thomas Lacrosse program is looking for a Head Coach for their Junior Varsity team. Full Story

Craig Lapiane New Coach at Hilton
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The first coaching change for 2019 has been made as Hilton Head Coach Sean Roche has been replaced with Craig Lepiane. Full Story

Local Chapter Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2018
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The Greater Rochester Chapter of the U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame will welcome new members with the induction of Dick Baran, Andrew Copelan, Terry Cotton, Ed Mulheron, Danielle Spencer, 2004 Penn Yan Girls Team and 2009 Canandaigua Boys Team as the Class of 2018. The 25th Annual US Lacrosse, Greater Rochester Chapter, Hall of Fame Dinner will take place on Friday, November 2nd at the Burgundy Basin Inn at 1361 Marsh Road in Pittsford. Full Story

Webster Coach Chris Barnes is Mourned
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It is with sadness that the lacrosse community recently heard of the passing of long-time Webster girls' lacrosse coach Chris Barnes. Full Story

Shootout for Soldiers Next Weekend
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Shootout for Soldiers is a 24 hour lacrosse event with a mission to use lacrosse as a platform to support American veterans and foster community engagement. The games are fun - and are meant to bring the community together in support of our nation's heroes. There is no championship or all-star team and the score runs for all 24 hours.  Full Story

Tanner Hay and Chayse Ierlan To Under Armour Game
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Under Armour recently announced their rosters for the 13th Annual All-American game in July. Named to the "South team" were defenseman Tanner Hay and goalie Chayse Ierlan, both from Victor. Full Story

2018 Players of the Week Awards List
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During the season noteworthy player efforts are recognized each week.   Full Story

2018 Season Wrap Up
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Section Five lacrosse saw some changes in teams as Greece combined four schools into the Greece Storm and Livonia joined with Avon to form the Lakers. The Rochester city schools combined to form East United. With the changes and combinations, there were thirty-five teams and 942 players. Fairport carried the largest roster with forty players and Batavia had the smallest with sixteen.  Full Story

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

Monroe County Awards for 2018
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The All Star list is out recognizing the Monroe County League players for the 2018 season. Senior offensiveman Reese Burek (Fairport), senior attackman Trevor Ford (Thomas), senior golaie goalie Chayse Ierlan (Victor), senior midfielder Alexander Mabbett (Victor), senior attackman Brady McDermott (Brighton) and senior midfielder Garrett Ruff (HF-L) were named US Lacrosse All Americans from Monroe County. Full Story

Penn Yan Falls in State Finals
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Pleasantville came into the State Final game for the first time in their program history and defeated Penn Yan 16-2.  The Panthers have made the State Semi Finals in the past, but this was their first time at the big game.  Both teams played a close game for the first quarter before Pleasantville pulled away.  The Panthers held the Mustangs scoreless for the final 36 minutes as they slowly added to their offensive count. Full Story

Ward Melville Over West Genesee in Finals
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Ward Melville came to play and won their tenth NYS Title.  Today, they defeated perennial rival West Genesee 15-2.  The Patriots have faced the West Genesee 7 times in the State Finals and with today’s win move to 4-3 against the Wildcats.  The Patriots took early control of the game with four unanswered goals to start off the game and never really looked back.  They increased their lead through the final 33 minutes where they held West Genesee scoreless. Full Story

Victor Falls to Garden City
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Garden City returned to the State Finals for the first time since 2013 when they won the Title game over Jamesville-Dewitt 13-8.  Today they defeated the three-time defending State Champion Victor Blue Devils.  The Trojans came to win and took and early 3-1 lead that they never quite gave back.  The first and fourth quarters were a flurry of activity while the middle two quarters showed a lot of testing from both teams.  The Trojans were led in offensive by junior James Basile (3g) and Liam Muldoon (2g-1a).  Basile’s final goal was the winning goal that was scored with 0:01 remaining on the clock. Full Story

Islip Wins First State Title
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Islip came into the State Finals game after winning the first Section XI Title in their program history.  They faced off against Westhill, who also won their first Sectional Title (Section III). Islip was led in scoring by Mike Bienkowski, who was named Class C Most Valuable Player.  Beinkowski was demonstrative on the offense.  He scored or assisted the first six goals and led his offense throughout.  The Most Outstanding Defensive Player Award was given to junior goalie Devin DeGennaro who finished with 8 saves. Full Story

2018 NYS Championships
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Pleasantville came into the State Final game for the first time in their program history and defeated Penn Yan 16-2. The Panthers have made the State Semi Finals in the past, but this was their first time at the big game. Both teams played a close game for the first quarter before Pleasantville pulled away. The Panthers held the Mustangs scoreless for the final 36 minutes as they slowly added to their offensive count. Story Continues... Full Story

GRALL Awards for 2018
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The All Star list is out recognizing the GRALL players for the 2018 season. Senior defenseman Jack Bilitier (McQuaid) was named US Lacrosse All Academic from the GRALL and was their Player of the Year. Full Story

Finger Lakes Awards for 2018
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The All Star list is out recognizing the Finger Lakes League players for the 2018 season.  Full Story

Next Up: NYS Championships
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The New York State Championships are up next on Saturday, June 8th at St. John Fisher College, here in Section Five. Admission is $8.00. Full Story

Penn Yan On To The Championships
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Penn Yan scored eight of the last nine goals in thier 10-7 win over Chenango Forks. The Mustangs return to the Finals for the first time since 2016. In 2016, they lost to Cold Spring Harbor 15-4. The Mustangs won the State Title in 2001 over Manhassett 9-8. For this year's Tournament, Penn Yan will face Pleasantville, who defeated Mattituck 20-7 in the other Semi Final game. The leading scorer tonight for the Mustangs was Colton Smith, who finished with 1g-4a. Austin Blumbergs finished with 4g and was instrumental at the face-off to give the Mustangs possession through the second half. Overall, Penn Yan won 11 straight face-offs to finish the game. Full Story

Westhill over West Seneca East
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After winning their first Sectional Title in program history, Westhill moves on to the State Finals with a 17-3 win over West Seneca East. West Seneca East also celebrated their first Sectional Title this year. Westhill came into game strong and scored 10 of the first 11 goals to take a strong lead into the second half. They scored nine straight goals spanning the first three quarters. The Warriors return to St. John Fisher to face Islip who defeated Pelham Memorial 14-4 to advance to the Finals.  Full Story

Penn Yan and Victor Advance to Championship
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Penn Yan scored eight of the last nine goals in their 10-7 win over Chenango Forks. The Mustangs return to the Finals for the first time since 2016. Victor, playing in Syracuse against ESM easily won their game 18-3 and will advance to play Garden City on Saturday. Full Story

2018 Herb Fitch Senior Game Teams Announced
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The Rochester Chapter of USLacrosse has announced the 2018 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 14th at Victor High School. The boys` game will start at 8:00 PM after the girls` play at 6:00 PM and the youth clinic which starts at 4:30. Full Story

Next Up: NYS Semi-finals
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The New York State semi-finals are up next on Wednesday, June 6th at various places around the state. Full Story

New York State Results and Brackets
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The New York State Tournaments are now underway. Saturday, throught the state there are quarter-final games being played to detrmine who will advance to the Wednesday sem-final round. The Championships will be played here, in Section Five, at St. John Fisher College on Saturday, June 9th. Full Story

Victor and Penn Yan Continue to Final Four
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Section Five had two winners in the New York State quarter finals in Buffalo today and two that finished their seasons. Penn Yan overcame a six goal deficit to beat Akron in overtime and Victor scored the first thirteen goals and beat Hamburg 15-3. Penfield scored two quick goals in the third quarter to tie at 5-5 but eventually fell to Lancaster 11-7. After Geneva posted a 6-2 lead, West Seneca-East rallied for an 8-6 win the Class C. Full Story

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