All Greater Rochester 2017

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The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle announced their 2017 All-Greater Rochester Lacrosse team today. The list features the top sixteen players and a number of honorable mentions were led by Canandaigua senior Attackman, Devin Andrews who was named "Player of the Year". Andrews, who was also a US Lacrosse All-American, scored 72 goals and 47 assists this year. The SportsFive Offensive Player of the Year plans to study and play at Stony Brook next year. Full Story

Colby Barker To Play In North/South Game

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Pittsford senior midfielder Colby Barker (Ohio State) was selected and will play on the "North Team" in the Under Amour All American Senior Boys Game on Saturday, July 1st. Full Story

Monroe County Awards for 2017

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The All Star list is out recognizing the Monroe County League players for the 2017 season. Senior attackman Brett Randall (Brighton), senior attackman Devin Andrews (Canandaigua) and junior goalie Chayse Ierlan (Victor) were named US Lacrosse All Americans from Monroe County. Full Story

Finger Lakes Awards for 2017

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The All Star list is out recognizing the Finger Lakes League players for the 2017 season. Senior defenseman Nate Arnold (Pal-Mac) was named US Lacrosse All Americans from the Finger Lakes. Full Story

GRALL Awards for 2017

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The All Star list is out recognizing the GRALL players for the 2017 season. Senior defenseman Tyler Olbrich (Aquinas) was named US Lacrosse All Americans from the GRALL. Full Story

Class D State Title - CBA over Westlake

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The Christian Brothers Academy took an early three goal lead and never trailed in their 12-5 win over Westlake to secure their first ever State Title and the first ever Class D Title.  The Brother’s Alex Calkins led with 4g-1a and was named tournament MVP.  Defensive Player of the tournament was awarded to Peyton Bowler.  Although Westlake fought back hard in the first quarter, the Brothers continued their pressure and increased their lead all the way through the final quarter.  Full Story

Class C State Title - CSH over JD

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Today’s contest saw the defending Class B Champions (Jamesville Dewitt) playing the defending Class C Champions (Cold Spring Harbor) and CSH followed Victor in winning their third consecutive State Championship.  The Seahawks completed an undefeated season at 21-0 when they defeated JD 11-9 after coming back from a 5-1 deficit in the second quarter and an 8-6 deficit in the fourth quarter.  Offensive MVP Taylor Strough finished with 4g for CSH.  The defensive player of the tournament was awarded to Dylan Guarneri.  Full Story

Class B State Title - Victor over Yorktown

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Victor won their third straight State Title with a 9-3 win over Yorktown.  The Blue Devils trailed briefly after Yorktown scored the opening goal.  However, they responded with seven goals and controlled the pace of the entire game.  The Huskers added two goals in the third, but they never came back within range.  The Blue Devils were led in scoring by Class B Offensive MVP Alexander Mabbett with 2g-2a.  Matt Gardner was named Defensive Player of the Game. Full Story

Class A State Title - Ward Melville over Pittsford

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After trailing by five with 4:26 remaining, Ward Melville scored the final six goals of the game to win the Class A State Championship 10-9 in the first overtime period.  Tournament MVP Eddie Munoz scored three of the five goals to force overtime and was a key offensive player for the Patriots.  Defensive MVP Michael Giaquinto was also demonstrative in the win.  He finished 19/22 (86%) at the face off and gave Ward Melville multiple extra attempts at the ball.  His pick-ups allowed four goals in the final 1:01.  Matthew Grillo finished with 3g-1a including the game tying and game winning goals.  Later in the day, the Pittsford girls also played in the State Finals.  Just like the boy’s game, the girl’s matchup went to overtime after a 9-9 tie in regulation.  Pittsford girls defeated Middle Country 10-9 (HERE). Full Story

Wednesday: Pittsford, Victor Move on to the Finals

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DAY IN REVIEW: Section Five will have two teams in the Championship round on Saturday as both Pittsford (Class A) and Victor (Class B) earned their tickets today at St. John Fisher College. Pal-Mac (Class C) played in Syracuse and ended their 18-3 season with a loss to Jamesville-DeWitt. Full Story

 

Other Stories of Interest

Over 70 Alumni Make NCAA Tournaments

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With the start of the NCCA tournament this week, we thought it might be interesting to see how many alumni for Section Five were on teams that made the three divisions in the 2017 tournament. Full Story

Canandaigua to Host Shootout for Soldiers

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Canandaigua Lacrosse and brand new Head Coach Deven York received a great honor recently when it was announced that the Braves won a bid and will be an expansion site for the Shootout for Soldiers next summer. More than eighty applications for the expansion were filed and Canandaigua was among the four that were accepted. Full Story

2017 Section Five All-Americans Announced

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The head Coaches of Section Five meet last week to listen to the presentations of thirty players who had been nominated for All-American and All-Academic awards. The awards, sponsored by US Lacrosse, identify some of the best players from each area around the country. Each of the thirty-six coaches in the section has a vote on each of the awards. Full Story

 


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