Schools Closed Due to Virus
Section V released the following statement:
"Due to the unprecedented events as a result of the coronavirus many local county health departments have recommend school closings. This obviously puts a pause on the spring sports season. We will continue to communicate with our members schools, sport coordinators as well as NYSPHSAA leadership. We will remain positive and optimistic, while focusing on the health and safety of all involved."
When new information becomes available we will post it here. Full Story
Current State - March 14th
Monroe County Executive Adam Bell announced (in part) on Saturday afternoon:
“After consultation with Public Health Commissioner Dr. Mike Mendoza and the Superintendents of all 22 Monroe County School Districts, all Monroe County public schools will be closed to students beginning Monday, March 16 until further notice."
"This closing includes all school-related activities, including sports and other extracurricular activities."
He stated that there would be an update by March 20th.
Stuben County has announced that schools (including Bath) will be closed from March 18th to April 13th.
Penn Yan (Yates County) will be closed from March 18th to April 13th as well.
There has been some misinformation on social media about the status of High School lacrosse in our area.
When we are notified of changes by the Section V administration or school officials, we will post it here. Full Story
Livonia-Avon Need Varsity Head Coach
The Livonia-Avon Lakers are in immediate need of a Varsity Head Coach for the season which starts in less than two weeks.
The Lakers finished last year at 10-8, finishing third in the Class C Tournament with an offense that was tied for fourth in the Section.
If interested, contact Athletic Director Mark Kress at 585-705-7602 or email@example.com Full Story
SportsFive.NET Offers Annual Clinic for Statisticians
Kyle Barrett and Paul Wilson will once again offer a clinic for team statisticians. This year the clinic will be offered at the Pittsford Recreation Center on Lincoln Avenue. Full Story
Bloomfield-Honeoye Need Mod Coach
New Head Coach Mike Denely reports that the Bloomfield-Honeoye Pride needs a coach for their modified team this season.
Luke Delavak to Play for Roberts
Long Stick Midfielder Luke Delavak has announced his decision to go to Roberts Wesleyan where he hopes to study and play lacrosse for Rocky Delfino. Not afraid to go to the goal, Luke scored 15g-9a last season and earned an honorable mention in the Monroe County League list last year (MC-d1). Full Story
Baldwin Wallace Get MacMillan
Rush-Henrietta attackman Gunner MacMillan has announced that he will continue his studies and play lacrosse for Baldwin Wallace (Ohio). Leading the Royal Comets in assists last year (26g-37a) Gunner earned a second team All-League spot (MC-d1). He will start his senior year with a career record of 47g-59a. Full Story
Thirty Four Teams in 2020
There are currently thirty-four 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
Connor Fundis Commits to Albany
Fairport Junior Connor Fundis announced last week his commitment to Albany. The rising junior was an honorable mention All League defenseman last season. Full Story
Connor Thornton Signs for Rollins
Pittsford defenseman Connor Thornton recently signed his National Letter of Intent to Rollins College (Florida). Connor will start his third year on the Panther varsity after earning first team All-League (MC-d1) honors and an honorable mention on the All-Section Five list. Full Story
Other Stories of Interest
2019 Hall of Fame Class Dinner
The Greater Rochester Chapter of US Lacrosse held their twenty-sixth Hall of Fame dinner Friday night at the Burgundy Basin Inn in Pittsford. With about eighty-five in attendance, teammates, friends and family along with many members of the Hall of Fame, gathered to induct four individuals, and one team into the Greater Rochester Lacrosse Hall of Fame. Full Story
Lots of Coverage This Season
As the scholastic lacrosse movement continues to grow, the opportunities for exposure also increase.
2019 All-Americans Announced
*+The Head Coaches of Section Five recently considered 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 Head Coaches in the section is allowed to vote on each of the awards. Full Story
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