Head JV Coach Position Open

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The Webster Thomas Lacrosse program is looking for a Head Coach for their Junior Varsity team. Full Story

Webster Coach Chris Barnes is Mourned

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It is with sadness that the lacrosse community recently heard of the passing of long-time Webster girls' lacrosse coach Chris Barnes. Full Story

Shootout for Soldiers Next Weekend

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Shootout for Soldiers is a 24 hour lacrosse event with a mission to use lacrosse as a platform to support American veterans and foster community engagement. The games are fun - and are meant to bring the community together in support of our nation's heroes. There is no championship or all-star team and the score runs for all 24 hours.  Full Story

Tanner Hay and Chayse Ierlan To Under Armour Game

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Under Armour recently announced their rosters for the 13th Annual All-American game in July. Named to the "South team" were defenseman Tanner Hay and goalie Chayse Ierlan, both from Victor. Full Story

2018 Players of the Week Awards List

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During the season noteworthy player efforts are recognized each week.   Full Story

Monroe County Awards for 2018

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The All Star list is out recognizing the Monroe County League players for the 2018 season. Senior offensiveman Reese Burek (Fairport), senior attackman Trevor Ford (Thomas), senior golaie goalie Chayse Ierlan (Victor), senior midfielder Alexander Mabbett (Victor), senior attackman Brady McDermott (Brighton) and senior midfielder Garrett Ruff (HF-L) were named US Lacrosse All Americans from Monroe County. Full Story

Penn Yan Falls in State Finals

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Pleasantville came into the State Final game for the first time in their program history and defeated Penn Yan 16-2.  The Panthers have made the State Semi Finals in the past, but this was their first time at the big game.  Both teams played a close game for the first quarter before Pleasantville pulled away.  The Panthers held the Mustangs scoreless for the final 36 minutes as they slowly added to their offensive count. Full Story

Ward Melville Over West Genesee in Finals

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Ward Melville came to play and won their tenth NYS Title.  Today, they defeated perennial rival West Genesee 15-2.  The Patriots have faced the West Genesee 7 times in the State Finals and with today’s win move to 4-3 against the Wildcats.  The Patriots took early control of the game with four unanswered goals to start off the game and never really looked back.  They increased their lead through the final 33 minutes where they held West Genesee scoreless. Full Story

Victor Falls to Garden City

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Garden City returned to the State Finals for the first time since 2013 when they won the Title game over Jamesville-Dewitt 13-8.  Today they defeated the three-time defending State Champion Victor Blue Devils.  The Trojans came to win and took and early 3-1 lead that they never quite gave back.  The first and fourth quarters were a flurry of activity while the middle two quarters showed a lot of testing from both teams.  The Trojans were led in offensive by junior James Basile (3g) and Liam Muldoon (2g-1a).  Basile’s final goal was the winning goal that was scored with 0:01 remaining on the clock. Full Story

Islip Wins First State Title

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Islip came into the State Finals game after winning the first Section XI Title in their program history.  They faced off against Westhill, who also won their first Sectional Title (Section III). Islip was led in scoring by Mike Bienkowski, who was named Class C Most Valuable Player.  Beinkowski was demonstrative on the offense.  He scored or assisted the first six goals and led his offense throughout.  The Most Outstanding Defensive Player Award was given to junior goalie Devin DeGennaro who finished with 8 saves. Full Story

 

Other Stories of Interest

Tournaments Open with Three Upsets

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Monday: DAY IN REVIEW: As it happens in the outbracket round, upsets make for excitement and the 2018 edition saw three out of five games won by the lower seeded team. In Class B, Churchville-Chili avenged an earlier loss by beating Spencerport 7-5. Brighton and Canandagigua had no difficulty with their lower seeds by beating Brockport and Gates Chili. In Class D both out bracket games were won by the lower seeds as Waterloo defeated Marcus Whitman 9-7 and Bloomfield-Honeoye beat Mynderse 12-9. Full Story

Class A and C See Higher Seeds Win

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Tuesday: DAY IN REVIEW: The quarter final rounds in Classes A and C held with the higher seeded teams winning their games. Pittsford had a 6-3 win over Hilton, Penfield won their game with East United and Greece Storm had a 9-6 win over Rush-Henrietta. In Class C, Newark defeated Eastridge, Wayne ended Batavia's season and HF-L beat Livonia-Avon. Full Story

Final Four Set in Class B and D

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Wednesday: DAY IN REVIEW: Both B and D brackets were broken today, but the final four are now set for the semi finals on Saturday. In the Class D bracket, #5 Bath defeated #4 Midlakes 14-9 and #6 Aquinas had upset #3 Pal-Mac 17-5. #2 Gananda beat #10 Bloomfield-Honeoye and #1 Penn Yan beat #9 Waterloo in the other quarters. Full Story

Fairport vs Penfield and Geneva vs Wayne in Finals

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The Championship round in Classes A and C are now set with #2 Penfield playing #1 Fairport in Class A. In Class C, #2 Wayne will play #1 Geneva. The games will be played at St. John Fisher College on Tuesday, May 29th with the Class C game at 5:00 and the Class A game at 7:30. Full Story

Victor vs Thomas and Penn Yan vs Aquinas in Finals

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Saturday: DAY IN REVIEW: The championship games are now set for Classes B and C. In the Class B bracket, #1 Victor defeated #5 Schroeder 7-4 and #2 Thomas defeated #3 McQuaid Jesuit 16-7. In the Class D bracket, #1 Penn Yan defeated #5 Bath 12-4 and #6 Aquinas had upset #2 Gananda 16-7. Full Story

Lacrosse Officials Announce Awards

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At their "Year-End Gathering" the members of the Genesee Valley Lacrosse Officials Asociation announced their annual Frank Mangione Award for Excellence award winner. Full Story

2018 Hall of Fame Dinner Preview

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On Friday, November 2nd, the Rochester Chapter of US Lacrosse will install its XX 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. Full Story

More Than 70 Alumni Make NCAA Tournaments

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With the start of the NCCA tournament this week, we thought it might be interesting to see how many alumni for Section Five were on teams that made the three divisions in the 2018 tournament. Full Story

US Lacrosse Rochester Hall of Fame Class of 2017

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The Greater Rochester Chapter of US Lacrosse held their twenty-fifth Hall of Fame dinner Friday night at the Burgundy Basin Inn in Pittsford. Full Story

Boys and Girls Lacrosse Continue to Grow

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The NFHS (National Federation of State High School Associations) released their annual participation statistics last month that shows that participation in High School sports has, for the twenty-eighth time, increased again. The report states that almost eight million students play on interscholastic athletic teams, which is up by about 95,000 players in the last year. Full Story

Local Chapter Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2018

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The Greater Rochester Chapter of the U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame will welcome new members with the induction of Dick Baran, Andrew Copelan, Terry Cotton, Ed Mulheron, Danielle Spencer, 2004 Penn Yan Girls Team and 2009 Canandaigua Boys Team as the Class of 2018. The 25th Annual US Lacrosse, Greater Rochester Chapter, Hall of Fame Dinner will take place on Friday, November 2nd at the Burgundy Basin Inn at 1361 Marsh Road in Pittsford. Full Story

 


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