Irondequoit Over Canandaigua in Semifinals

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*+Irondequoit came out strong in their 10-6 win over Canandaigua.  The Eagles scored five goals in the opening quarter to take the early lead.  Leading that charge was Steven Clinkscales, who finished with 4g-1a.  The game was plagued with multiple penalties and both teams had changes at man-up.  Irondequoit finished with 4 man-up goals; while Canandaigua was only able to capitalize one single man-up goal.  

Irond at CanadThe Gray Wolves came out of the gate swinging, with the first two goals of the quarter.  Alex Rheude scored the opener off a loose ball pickup on the crease.  After saving the first shot, the ball was loose on the crease.  Rheude grabbed the loose ball and put the Gray Wolves on the board.  Two minutes later, they added another with Jack Stanney scoring off a drive down the left side.  Irondequoit settled themselves and scored the next four goals over a 90 second period.  Sophomore Cooper Moore scored the first Eagle's goal during a man-up opportunity.  Fifteen seconds later they tied the game with an inside pass by Steven Clinkscales to Ben Wilson. The go head goal was scored off a face-off fast-break with Jonah Carrier grabbing the loose ball to win the draw and then feeding to Clinkscales.  After another minute, the Eagles took the 4-2 lead with Clinkscales' second goal.  Each team added one more goal before the end of the quarter.  Canandaigua's Drew Williamee scored with a single drive down the right side.  Irondequoit's Colin Giudice scored their final goal during yet another man-up play.  The Eagles led 5-3 after the first quarter.

Irond at CanadIn the second quarter, the scoring slowed down with only 3 more goals in the entire twelve minutes.  Of the three goals, two were scored during man-up with Irondequoit's Oliver Grisdale and Canandaigua's Williamee each scoring.  The third goal of the quarter was another Eagle's goal.  Grisdale scored from the top of the restraining line with a high bounce over Canandaigua goalie Tyler DeRue.  DeRue, who only played the first half, finished with 2 recorded saves.  The Eagles continued to hold the lead 7-4 into halftime.

In the third quarter, Canandaigua opened up the scoring during a slow break.  Junior midfielder Ryan Bremer scored unassisted with 9:28 remaining on the clock.  Two minutes later, the Eagles responded with a fast-break goal with defensive midfielder Jordan Nolan assisting Clinkscales on his third goal of the night.  The Gray Wolves closed out the quarter with an unassisted goal by junior Mike Belles.  The Eagles led 8-6 going into the final quarter.  Irondequoit continued to hold the Gray Wolves scoreless in the final 12 minutes while adding two of their own.  In the cage for the Gray Wolves, Freshman Peyton Fritz finished out the remainder of the game and recorded 4 saves.  For the Eagles, Sven Havitzreuther played the entire game and recorded 9 saves.  Irondequoit moved on to the Finals and will face Victor on Tuesday. Full Story

Pal-Mac survives Scare from Livonia-Avon

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*+Pal-Mac stepped up in the fourth quarter to defeat Livonia-Avon 4-3.  In a game that was plagued with penalties, the teams both had multiple attempts at extra-man offense.  The Red Raiders converted on two of their attempts while the Lakers could not convert on any of their attempts.  The man-down defense for Pal-Mac was a key factor of their win. Full Story

Players of the Week - Group 5

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In our fourth group we have a senior and a sophomore who have had noteworthy performances in the last week. Full Story

Two Games then One day Left

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DAY IN REVIEW: WEDNESDAY - There were two games played today and one was a close one. Livonia-Avon defeated Wayne by a score of 12-10. There is only one day left in the regular season. Full Story

Last Day of the Regular Season

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DAY IN REVIEW: THURSDAY - There were thirteen games played today and four were close ones. Thomas defeated Rush-Henrietta by a score of 10-9. Marcus Whitman was a 11-10 winner over Bloomfield-Honeoye. Midlakes-Red Jacket defeated Gates Chili by a score of 7-5 and Mynderse defeated Jordan Elbridge (Section III) by a score of 5-3.  Full Story

Pal-Mac Get Undefeated Regular Season

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DAY IN REVIEW: TUESDAY - There were thirteen games played mostly in rain today as the regular season starts to unwind and three were close ones. Penfield was a 9-7 winner over Brighton. Hilton defeated Aquinas by a score of 9-7. Canandaigua defeated Pittsford by a score of 7-5. Pal-Mac defeated Gananda to give the Red Raiders a perfect regular season at 16-0. Full Story

Victor Downs Spencerport for Trip to the Finals

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*+Victor defeated Spencerport 10-4 to advance to the Championship game on Tuesday.  The Blue Devils scored the first four goals of the game and never looked back.  Although the Rangers pressed hard to finish the third, the Blue Devils were able to score the final three goals and secure the win.  Leading in scoring for the Blue was senior Jack Herendeen with 2g-4a.  Junior Brody Secker finished with 2g-2a and both Jackson Mead and Aiden Clinkscales finished with 2g.  For the Rangers Zach Tortoara finished with 2g to lead his team.  In the cage for Spencerport, senior Taylor Kaye finished with 13 saves.

Victor at SpencerportThe game started off with Victor controlling the scoring.  They added a single goal in the first quarter with Christian Besaw scoring off a feed from Herendeen.  The Blue Devils kept control for most of the quarter but did not score another goal.  In the second quarter, the Blue Devils added another three goals.  Herendeen scored his first off a feed from Secker to the top of the restraining box.  Two minutes later, they flipped with Secker scoring off a feed from Herendeen also near the top of the box.  The final Blue Devils goal of the quarter was scored by Mead with an assist from long stick defenseman Simon Kowal.  Kowal was a standout on the defensive side of the field and finished with multiple one-on-one takes from the Ranger's offense.  Spencerport got on the board with an unsettled goal by junior Zachary Ajavananda off a feed from junior Jayden Mandarano.  The Blue Devils led 4-1 going into halftime.

Victor at SpencerportVictor came out of halftime and added two more goals.  Clinkscales scored with a drive from the top and Herendeen scored during fast-break (assisted by Besaw).  With 3:07 remaining on the clock, the Blue Devils led 6-1.  Spencerport made a strong effort at a comeback with 3 of the next four goals, but it was not enough.  The Rangers scored during man-up with eighth grader Gavin Brown assisting Tortora followed by Tortora scoring unassisted during a slow break situation.  Ending the third quarter (with 0:17) on the clock was the second goal by Clinkscales.

In the fourth quarter, Spencerport scored first with their final goal of the game.  Ajavananda scored during double man-up with 11:13 remaining on the clock.  The Blue Devils kept up the pressure and added three more goals before the end of the game.  Mead, Secker and sophomore Colin Wheeler scored for Victor.  In the cage for Victor, senior Parker Erwin finished with 6 recorded saves.  The Blue Devils move on to face Irondequoit in the Finals on Tuesday. Full Story

Geneva Takes Wayne in Finger Lakes Contest

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DAY IN REVIEW: MONDAY - There were five games played today and one was a close one. Winners today were Geneva, Bloomfield-Honeoye, Gananda, and Greece Storm. Full Story

Week In Review - Week 6

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There forty-seven games played last week. There are seventy-eight out of section games scheduled and 70 have been played. Section V teams have won 45 and lost 25 (64%). Pal-Mac (15-0) is the only undefeated team at this point. Full Story

Six Out of Section Wins

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DAY IN REVIEW: SATURDAY - There were a dozen games played today and only one was a close ones. Fayetteville-Manlius defeated Pittsford by a score of 9-8. There were eight games played with teams from outside Section V and six were wins. Full Story


Other Stories of Interest

Welcome to BLaxFive.NET

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Welcome to the home of Section Five V Lacrosse. For more than twenty-three years we have provided information about games, players and events. It is fun to think that this site has been around longer than the seniors playing this season. Full Story

List of 100th Year Celebration Stories

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100 Years We expect that there will be a large number of stories about players, coaches and events and will post links to each of them as we celebrate 100 years. Full Story

2023 Season Wrap Up

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There were thirty-five teams playing in Section V. Bishop Kearney scheduled seven games but elected to forgo the tournament at the end of the season. There were 893 players on the final rosters, up 13 players from 2022. Rush-Henrietta and Victor carried the largest roster with thirty-six players and Haverling, Midlakes-Red Jacket and Waterloo with the smallest with sixteen.  Full Story

2022 Season Wrap Up

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Bishop Kearney scheduled twelve games but dropped out just before the tournaments at the end of the season. There were 870 players on the final rosters, down five players from 2021. Rush-Henrietta and Victor carried the largest roster with thirty-seven players and Batavia-Notre Dame had the smallest with thirteen.  Full Story

Hall of Fame Dinner on November 10th

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On Friday, November 10th, the Rochester Chapter of USA Lacrosse will installed the 2023 class. Honored were Liz Hogan, John Houtenbrink, Peter Milliman, Marc Riccio, Dr. Phillip Winslow, and the 2015 and 2016 Boys Victor Teams. Full Story

Hall of Fame Dinner on November 5th

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On Saturday, November 5th, the Rochester Chapter of USA Lacrosse will install its 28th class. The event will take place at the Harro East Ballroom (155 N Chestnut st, Rochester, NY 14604) with a social hour beginning at 6:00 pm.

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100 Years of Scholastic Lacrosse Here

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This year, BLaxFive.NET is celebrating the start of scholastic lacrosse in 1922 when Geneva High School was the first team in the "area" to sponsor a scholastic team. During the preseason we have published stories about some of the noteworthy events of those early years and some more modern accomplishments. A list of the twenty-two stories is available here. Full Story


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