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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

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

Le Moyne gets not 3 but FOUR more from Section Five

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Let's make that FOUR recruits for Le Moyne as Penfield goalie, Travis Wagner made his commitment a year ago! He joins ALex Russell, Jagger Kerr and Seth Benedict as freshmen next year. Full Story

Alumni Figure in on Indoor Worlds

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Section Five was well represented in the 2019 Men's Indoor World Championships in September. Penn Yan Head Coach, Brian Hobart, sent along an alumni snapshot taken after the USA team look the bronze medal. Full Story

Rochester Chapter Sponsors Level 1 Training

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The Greater Rochester Chapter of US Lacrosse is, once again, offering Level I training. This time, the Level ONE Clinic will be held on December 8th at the Gates Chili High School (1 Spartan Way, Rochester, NY 14624) from 8:00 AM 11:00 AM. The cost is $50.00 and you must be a member of US Lacrosse to register. Full Story

Local Chapter Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2019

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The Greater Rochester Chapter of the U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame will welcome new members with the induction of John Natti, Jim Paris, Carly Richlin, Ben Wineburg and the 1972 Hobart Mens Team as the class of 2019. The 26th Annual US Lacrosse, Greater Rochester Chapter, Hall of Fame Dinner will take place on Friday, November 1st at the Burgundy Basin Inn at 1361 Marsh Road in Pittsford. Full Story

 

Other Stories of Interest

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

Canandaigua Debuts Braves Lacrosse Network

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It is hard to believe, as it seems like it was just yesterday that the Canandaigua Braves capped a Cinderella season with the winning of the New York State Championship in 2009. Full Story

SportsFive Adds a New Community Forum

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With the closing of the Laxpower.com web site by Active Sports Network last year, the lacrosse community lost another lax-oriented forum board. 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

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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