Team Info
 LEAGUE: Monroe 1
 STUDENTS: 1,508
 MAIN FIELD: Pittsford Mendon High School
Head Coach

Andrew Whipple

Head Coach at Pittsford since 2005

Win/Loss Record at Pittsford: 197-97

Scholastic Career Record: 197-97

Played High School lacrosse at Irondequoit

Assistants: Ted Rund - Cory Bottiglier - Colby Barker

Team Honors History
Section Five Champions: 5
    2017 (Class A)    2015 (Class A)    2011 (Class A)    1999 (Class A)    1994 (Class A)


US Lacrosse All Americans: 17
    Jared Conners (2016)    Jared Conners (2015)    Brandon Barker (2015)    Stephen Quinzi (2014)    Albie DiPasquale (2013)    Corey Parke (2012)    James Burke (2011)    Joe Dupra (2010)    Jake Boyce (2005)    R.J. Lamontagne (2004)    Mike Levin (2000)    Andy Copelan (1999)    Ken Yanicky (1996)    Phil Chesler (1994)    Mike Eckert (1992)    Dave Chaney (1989)    Dave Russell (1987)


US Lacrosse All Academics: 4
    Harrison Cross (2021)    John Galbraith (2017)    Jack Kaufman (2016)    Nick Panara (2014)


US Lacrosse Bob Scott Awards: 1
    Kevin Sanna (2012)


Pittsford Panthers

Previous Game
Home Team
Away Team
5/02 Pittsford - 12 St. Joseph - 11
5/05 Pittsford - 7 Fairport - 10
5/07 Schroeder - 3 Pittsford - 16
5/10 Pittsford - 11 Penfield - 12 OT
5/12 Rush-Henrietta - 9 Pittsford - 14
5/14 Thomas - 8 Pittsford - 4
5/17 Pittsford - 2 Canandaigua - 11
5/19 Pittsford - 9 Hilton - 5
5/21 Brighton - 5 Pittsford - 6
5/22 Spencerport - 8 Pittsford - 6
5/26 Greece Storm - 9 Pittsford - 17
5/28 Pittsford - 8 Irondequoit - 6
6/02 Pittsford - 8 Victor - 10
6/09 Pittsford - 16 Rush-Henrietta - 7
6/12 McQuaid Jesuit - 10 Pittsford - 11 OT
6/15 Fairport - 6 Pittsford - 5 OT
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Fairport Wins in Overtime

Pittsford at FairportFairport defeated Pittsford in overtime 6-5 tonight to secure their 10th Sectional Title and second consecutive title (2019 win over Hilton 9-4). This is the fourth straight tournament that have seen the Red Raiders in the finals. With tonight's win, the Red Raiders moved into third for the most titles by any program in Section Five. The game winning goal was scored off a face-off fast-break. Joey Giggie won the draw and raced up field, he offloaded the ball to Trey Terzo who fed inside to the crease and found Jackson Monte open for the goal.

In addition to the game winning overtime goal, Monte led his team in scoring (4g-2a) in the Semi-Final game vs. Hilton. Pittsford at FairportAs a result, he was named Class A Tournament MVP at the conclusion of the ceremony. At the final ceremony in Thomas' win over Canandaigua, the Section Five season awards were also revealed. Offensive Player of Year was presented to Victor face-off midfielder Logan Callahan. Defensive Player of the Year was presented to Thomas goalie Ethan Ruller and Sportsman of the Year was presented to Penfield's Will Hand.

The first half of the game saw a lot of slow back and forth between the two teams. Fairport scored the only goal of the first quarter with Brendan Riley driving inside and finding Trey Terzo open after the slide. The Red Raiders held the 1-0 lead into the quarter break. In the second quarter, Pittsford added three goals (one in man-up). Rex Kesselring scored with a feed from Quinn Whipple with 9:35 remaining to tie the game at 1-1. Pittsford at FairportWhipple then added the first of his 2g-2a with a drive along the top of the restraining line. He also assisted the third goal to Shane Lenard. Pittsford led 3-1 going into the halftime break.

In the second half, the scoring kicked off with each team adding two in the third and Fairport adding two more in the fourth to force overtime. The Panthers were held scoreless in both the first and fourth quarters. Harrison Cross scored with a hard outside shot to put Pittsford up 4-1 (their largest lead of the game). Kole Stuver responded with back-to-back goals to put Fairport back within one. Both were hard midrange shots. The final Panther goal of the night was scored by Whipple with a feed from Cross. Whipple finished with a hand in four of the five Pittsford goals.

Jackson Monte MVPIn the final quarter, Fairport scored both of their goals within the first four minutes. Rob Crowley scored the first and Terzo scored the second. Terzo's goal was scored during man-up after he grabbed the loose ball on the crease and finished into the back of the net. The game was back and forth in the final eight minutes with both teams having a shot at the goal; however, the game stayed tied into the end of regulation.   [BOX SCORE] More images are available in the gallery.


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Fairport scores last three in win over Pittsford

Fairport had a strong showing in three of the four quarters in their 10-7 win over Pittsford.  The Panthers kept the game close and led at two different points before Fairport scored the final three goals of the game to secure the win.  Attackman Jackson Monte had a strong game for the Red Raiders with 2g-2a as well as opening up a few other goals for the Fairport offense.


Expected Returners
who won awards in 2021

James Cook - 2022 - A
All-League 2nd Team Attack (MC-d1)

Charlie DeBiase - 2022 - D
AGR D&C All-Greater Rochester (Honorable Mention-MC), All-League 1st Team Defense (MC-d1)

Gustav Murphy - 2022 - M
All-League Honorable Mention Midfield (MC-d1)

John Santowski - 2022 - D
All-League 2nd Team Defense (MC-d1)

Caleb Lewis - 2023 - D
All-League Honorable Mention Defense (MC-d1)

Ben Steingass - 2023 - M
All-League Honorable Mention Midfield (MC-d1)

Ben Norten - 2024 - D
All-League Honorable Mention LSM (MC-d1)

Previous Seniors
who won awards in 2021

Harrison Cross - 2021 - A
All-League Honorable Mention LSM (MC-d1), US Lacrosse Academic All-American, AGR D&C All-Greater Rochester Super 16 (A/M), All-League 1st Team Attack (MC-d1)

Shane Leonard - 2021 - M
All-League 2nd Team Midfield (MC-d1)

Sean Regan - 2021 - G
All-League 2nd Team Golaie (MC-d1)

Jack Wallace - 2021 - D
AGR D&C All-Greater Rochester (Honorable Mention-MC), All-League 1st Team Defense (MC-d1)

Plans for College Teams
and have not yet made their college teams

Harrison Cross (Williams) - Jake Erskine (Canton) - Shane Leonard (Tampa) - Sean Regan (St Michaels)

Graduates Currently Playing on College Teams (32)

John Avery (Utica) - Matt Bender (OCC) - Brecken Catalano (Allegheny) - Gavin Catalano (St Johns) - Thomas Cincebox (Nazareth) - Jared Conners (Virginia) - Ben DiGiovanni (Dartmouth) - Nick Dominic (SUNY Cobleskill) - Ryan Dumont (Oswego) - Connor Fitzgerald (Tampa) - Andrew Forte (GCC) - John Galbraith (Colgate) - Michael Gigantelli (St Lawrence) - Bernie Haims (Oswego) - Connor Haims (Le Moyne) - Trevar Hall (Tufts) - Frank Imburgia (Hobart) - Sonny Imburgia (Binghamton) - Jeremy Jacob (Nazareth) - Jack Kaufman (Union) - Michael Mascitti (Geneseo) - Chase Morley (Adelphi) - John Mozrall (RIT) - Jake Robinson (Buffalo) - Matthew Rodenhouse (Baldwin Wallace) - Patrick Sanna (Clarkson) - Nathan Strauf (Ohio Northern) - Patrick Sullivan (Lenoir-Rhyne) - Dylan Sulzbach (Penn State) - Jordan Testa (Brockport) - Sammy Thomolaris (Seton Hill) - Connor Thornton (Rollins)

Current Stat leaders

Scoring Leader:   Harrison Cross with 41.

Assists Leader:   Harrison Cross with 27.

Points Leader:   Harrison Cross with 68.

Ground Ball Leader:   Ben Norten and Sean Regan with 32.

Takes Leader:   John Santowski with 10.

The rest of the stats are on the Statistics Page..

5/02 Pit-12 StJ-11
5/05 Pit-7 Fpt-10
5/07 Schr-3 Pit-16
5/10 Pit-11 Pen-12 OT
5/12 R-H-9 Pit-14
5/14 Thom-8 Pit-4
5/17 Pit-2 CA-11
5/19 Pit-9 Hilt-5
5/21 Bri-5 Pit-6
5/22 Spen-8 Pit-6
5/26 Storm-9 Pit-17
5/28 Pit-8 IRQ-6
6/02 Pit-8 Vic-10
6/09 Pit-16 R-H-7
6/12 McQ-10 Pit-11 OT
6/15 Fpt-6 Pit-5 OT
9 wins and 7 losses
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