Thirty Four Teams in 2020

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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

Ben DiGiovanni Signs with Dartmouth

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Pittsford senior midfielder Ben DiGiovanni celebrated the signing of his National Letter of Intent to study and play at Dartmouth yesterday with family and many friends. The Panther midfielder will start his thrid year on the varsity with 43g-26a. Full Story

Mike Pane Scholarship Benefit

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(From Release): Friends of Mike Pane are doing a fundraiser for their scholarship fund (read below). Hoodies and T-Shirts are available to order with all proceeds going to the Mike Pane Memorial Scholarship Fund. An order form is available. Full Story

Cal Lambert Commits to Army

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A three-sport athlete, Victor junior midfielder Cal Lambert has announced his commitment to attend the US Millitary Academy at West Point after his graduation in 2021. "Cal knew early on that West Point was a perfect fit. Cal is ready to serve his country and test himself at the highest level." says Head Coach Jim Andre. Full Story

Another Geneva Commitment

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Geneva midfielder Nick Askin as recently announced his commitment to study and play lacrosse at SUNY Oswego after gradutation this spring. Nick will start his third year on the Panther varsity with 93g-19a. His five goals in the Class C tournament last year earned him a spot on the All-Tournament team. He was also a second team All-League player (FL).  Full Story

Reverdy Clarke First to Sign at Avon

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Reverdy Clarke became the first boys lacrosse player from the Livonia-Avon Lakers to sign a National Letter of Intent to Tampa, when he gathered with family and Coach Don Manard for a brief ceremony.  Full Story

Three at Hilton Sign NLIs

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The Hilton Cadets saw three of their seniors sign National Letters of Intent in a ceremony at school on Thursday. Austin Holley who returns to Hilton this season will go to St. Bonaventure. Attackman Zach Boyatzies will be off to Mercyhurst and Ben Mitrano who also plays in the attack will be moving on to Marist. Full Story

Casey McDermott Honors Commitment to Hopkins

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Three years after making his commitment to Johns Hopkins University, senior attackman, Casey McDermott made it official today with the signing of his National Letter of Intent. Casey has been an important part of the Baron offense since he arrived on the Varsity as an eight grader. He will start his senior year with 115g-116a. Last season his 31g-42a perfromance helped him to earn first All Section Five honors along with the D&C super 16 team. Inside Lacrosse lists him as 37 in the 2020 class.  Full Story

Penfield Celebrates NLI Signings

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Penfield families and friends celebrated with three players who signed National Letters of Intent this afternoon. Ben Wildman will play at Babson, Travis Wagner will play at Le Moyne and Buddy Pelish is planning of playing at Haverford Full Story

Hall of Fame Dinner on November 1st

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On Friday, November 1st, the Rochester Chapter of US Lacrosse will install its 27th class. The event will take place at the Burgundy Basin Inn on Marsh Road in Pittsford with a social hour beginning at 6:00 pm. Entering the Class of 2019 are John Natti (Geneva), Carley Ritchlin (Penfield), Jim Paris (Irondequoit), Ben Wineburg (Nazareth/Brockport) and the 1972 Hobart Lacrosse Team. Full Story


Other Stories of Interest

2019 Hall of Fame Class Dinner

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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

Rule Changes for 2019 Announced

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The NFHS Rules Committee has announced their list of rules changes for 2018 and have been approved by the FHHS Board of Directors.  Full Story

Lots of Coverage This Season

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As the scholastic lacrosse movement continues to grow, the opportunities for exposure also increase.
Varsity Media, a regional sports video production company, will be live streaming fifteen games this season (including three for the girls teams) on their YouTube Channel: Full Story

2019 All-Americans Announced

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*+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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