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from The Lacrosse Network

from US Lacrosse Magazine
HAMILTON, Ontario — Nobody was happier than Regy Thorpe to see Tom Schreiber excel with the Toronto Rock in his rookie season in the National Lacrosse League.

from Syracuse.com

from Spectrum Sports
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The St. Joe's Marauders used an 11-0 run to cruise past Canisius, 14-5, en route to claiming the 2017 Monsignor Martin championship. (Video 0:29)

from Spectrum Sports
SPECTRUM NEWS VIDEO: Chenango Forks bounced back from a sectional title loss to beat Chenango Valley in the Class D title game. The Blue Devils will face Christian Brothers Academy in the regionals next week. (Video 0:43)

from Spectrum Sports
SPECTRUM NEWS VIDEO: Vestal used a strong third quarter to avenge a loss in last year's section final to claim this year's crown. The Golden Bears face Section 3 champ East Syracuse Minoa in the regionals. (Video 0:54)

from BLaxFive.net
News on four games from Saturday.

from GLaxFive.net
Class A and C games from Saturday.

10:40AM
Sectional and NYS Playoff Updates

from RIT Athletics
ROCHESTER, NY -- Senior attack Ryan Lee (Sharon, Ontario/The Hill Academy) of the RIT men's lacrosse team was named the 2017 Lt. Col. J.I. (Jack) Turnbull Award as the outstanding attackman in Division III by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association on Friday, May 26. It is the second time Lee has won the award, also earning the prestigious honor in 2015.

from US Lacrosse Magazine
In Jake Coon’s opinion, there’s little doubt where Ryan Lee stacks up in the lore of men’s lacrosse at Rochester Institute of Technology.

“He’s the all-time leading scorer at RIT, broken almost every record,” said Coon, the Tigers’ head coach. “There’s no doubt about it that he’s one of the best to ever play here. With the body of work he’s put in over his four years, there’s no question in my mind.”

from RIT Athletics
FOXBOROUGH, MA -- John Hill (Webster Thomas), a senior on the RIT men's lacrosse team, was the recipient of the Elite 90 award for the 2017 NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse Championship. Hill, a computer and information technologies major, currently carries a 3.99 grade-point average. He was presented with the award during the championship banquet on Friday, May 26, at Gillette Stadium.

from Inside Lacrosse
For the first time, RIT and Salisbury will be facing each other, and it will be on the biggest stage.

Sunday at 5 p.m., the two DIII powers will face off for the 2017 DIII NCAA Championship. Salisbury is trying to capture its 12th and second in a row, while RIT is trying to win its first title. Both teams were the top seeds in their respective regions. RIT advanced to the title game with a decisive 22-9 win over Wesleyan, while Salisbury edged Denison 12-11.

from the Democrat & Chronicle

from BLaxFive.net
DAY IN REVIEW: The top two teams advanced in the Class A and Class C semifinals today. `Pittsford (#1) will take on Fairport (#2) and HF-L (#1) will play Pal-Mac (#2) in the championship rounds next Wednesday.

from GLaxFive.net
Friday's results and a look at today's Girls Section 5 games.

from the Democrat & Chronicle
Garrett Ruff scored four goals to lead No. 1 Honeoye Falls-Lima to a 12-7 win over No. 5 Aquinas in a Class C boys lacrosse sectional semifinal on Friday.

from Spectrum Sports
Fourth-seeded Webster Thomas beat previously unbeaten Brighton in the Class B Girls Lacrosse semifinals, 8-6 on Friday night. Emily Glagolev scored twice, the first time 59 seconds into the game and the other with four and a half minutes left for the game-winner. (Video 0:30)

from the Albany Times Union
Luke Julien scored in the third overtime to give Shaker a 5-4 win over a pesky Bethlehem squad in the Class A boys' lacrosse semifinals.

from The Daily Gazette
Scotia-Glenville blew open what was a close game at halftime and hammered South Glens Falls 20-7 in the Section II Class C semifinals on Friday.

from The Daily Gazette
CLIFTON PARK — Tied after the third quarter of Friday’s Section II Class A boys’ lacrosse tournament semifinal, Shenendehowa head coach Jason Gifford told his Plainsmen to embrace the stress of the upcoming final period.

from CaseyPowell.com
I received some of the most exciting news since the birth of my daughter, Bella, so I thought I would rekindle the TWOSLETTER and share some thoughts with you. This is my favorite time of year and it was recently accompanied by a dream come true. I will be inducted to the Lacrosse Hall of Fame, in the Class of 2017.

from US Lacrosse Magazine
For the men, the players vying for the championship won’t be the only ones with something at stake over the weekend. The 2017 Major League Lacrosse collegiate draft also will take place Sunday in Foxborough, Mass., home to NCAA championship weekend.

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Friday May 26, 2017 8:15PM
from SUNY Albany Athletics
ALBANY, N.Y. – After earning a Division I best 117 points this season, Connor Fields has been honored with the Lt. Col. J.I. (Jack) Turnbull Award for most outstanding attackman in DI, announced by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) on Friday.

The Turnbull Award is given to the top attack in the country in each NCAA division. UAlbany has been the recipient of the Turnbull Award for three of the last four years, with Lyle Thompson earning the honor in 2014 and 2015.

from Marist Athletics
POUGHKEEPSIE, New York - Former Marist women's lacrosse goalkeeper Abigail Witczak and midfielder Natalie Bonaroti will compete in the 2017 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches' Association Senior All-Star Game.

from SUNY Albany Athletics
SPARKS, Md. – UAlbany standouts Sarah Martin and Sierra McIver (Endicott) will play in the 2017 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Senior Division I All-Star Game on June 3rd.

from USILA.org
The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association is proud to announce its 2017 USILA/Nike Position Players of the Year.

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from Syracuse.com
There have only been two men to serve as head coach of the boys lacrosse program at Fayetteville-Manlius High School. There will be a new leader next season. Chris Kenneally told his players at their closing practice on Thursday that he is retiring as head coach of the Hornets.

from Hartwick Athletics
PERRY, NY – The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) recently announced its rosters for the 76th annual USILA/Nike North-South All-Star Games. Hartwick College senior attack Jake Sachse (Lutherville, MD/Boys' Latin School of MD) earned a spot and will compete in the Division III game for the North squad.

from PressConnects.com
Scoring at nearly a goal-a-minute clip through the opening six minutes, 10 seconds of the third quarter allowed Vestal’s boys to take back the Section 4 Class B lacrosse title from visiting Horseheads on Thursday night.

from YourNiskayuna.com
ROTTERDAM — That it went down to the wire surprised nobody. Niskayuna and Queensbury met Thursday for the third consecutive year in the Section II Class B girls’ lacrosse championship game, and the latest installment in their trilogy produced another hotly-contested final.

from Spectrum Sports
SPECTRUM NEWS VIDEO: Thursday's edition of Sports Night has highlights and postgame reaction from four Section III boys' lacrosse title games and highlights from four girls' semifinal games, plus a look back at the Crunch's game three win on Wednesday.

from Legacy Global Lacrosse
Portsmouth, N.H. - LEGACY Global Sports, a worldwide leader in sporting event logistics and sports management services has completed the acquisition of MCC Sports based in Jacksonville, Florida.

from St. Lawrence University Athletics
Conor Healey, Andrew Jarrett, Caleb Kane and Alec Dietsch Clarence) from the St. Lawrence University men's lacrosse team were selected to play on the north roster in the Division III USILA/Nike North-South game this Friday. This is one of the most storied traditions in college lacrosse in which the highest caliber seniors from the across the country are showcased on the same field.

from Paul Rabil
When asked to address both the men's and women's Championship Weekend lacrosse finalist, I humbly accepted. Here's my message on playing in the moment, creating a career, and leaving a legacy.

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from US News & World Report
Together with cousin Ty, the Thompsons gave a jolt to the sport's popularity, and they're hopeful that a new documentary titled "Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation" will offer a deeper understanding of lacrosse's origins and its impact on Native Americans. The 90-minute movie, directed by Peter Spirer and Peter Baxter, debuts Friday, on the eve of the men's national semifinals, in select theaters around the country. It will be available on video on demand services on June 20.

from LATimes.com
Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation” isn’t a standard sports documentary. Its focus is on spiritual matters as well as the physical because it deals with a game its adherents believe is just about as old as time.

from the Albany Times Union
"Right of the goalie. Middle, maybe. I don't know. It was low, on the ground somewhere. All muscle memory. I just can't remember," Futia said with a huge smile, and certainly a better feeling than the possible alternative outcome against Shenendehowa in the Class A sectional final.

from the Elmira Star Gazette
Three years of frustration against Corning gave way to a celebration for the Ithaca boys lacrosse team Thursday night on the Hawks' home field.

from Schulerville Schools
The Schuylerville High School varsity girls lacrosse team earned the Class D Section II championship title on Wednesday, May 24 with a 13-4 win over Catholic Central. Coach Erin Lloyd says the victory was a year in the making after the team fell to Scotia in last year’s sectional final.

from the Buffalo News
Early leads turned out to be quite meaningless in both the boys and girls lacrosse championship games of the Monsignor Martin Association on Thursday night.

from WTOP.com
After all, the Pioneers hockey team did earn something this season he thoroughly covets: A national championship.

“We’re trying to strive toward it,” Cannizzaro said. Standing in the way, top-seeded Maryland (14-3), which the Pioneers will face Saturday during a semifinal game in Foxborough, Massachusetts. It’s a program Cannizzaro suited up for as a freshman before transferring to Denver.

from the Democrat & Chronicle
Megan Motkowski knows she can't major in lacrosse at Hofstra University. The Penfield standout plans to start college next fall without declaring a major, but the 90-average student loves her sport so much she hopes to stay connected with it, possibly as a coach, after graduation.

from WWNYTV.com
Watertown and Carthage advanced to the Section III finals in girls' high school lacrosse with convincing wins Thursday. We have video from both games.

from the Buffalo News
Lancaster wanted another opportunity to play for a girls lacrosse sectional title. The Legends will get that chance after holding off Orchard Park, 15-11, in the Class A semifinal.

from Marist Athletics
POUGHKEEPSIE, New York - Recent Marist men's lacrosse graduate J.D. Recor (Lancaster) will play for the North team in the 76th annual United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association North-South All-Star Game. Final rosters were announced May 23.

from SUNY Cortland Athletics
Seven SUNY Cortland men's lacrosse players have been chosen to the 2017 United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division III All-America team. Junior attack Devin Phelps (Chittenango) and junior midfielder Nate Beresovoy (LaFayette) were both second team selections. Five other Red Dragons - junior attack Thomas McNaney (Marcellus), sophomore midfielder Joey Panariello (Islip), senior faceoff specialist Mike Hart (Cornelius, NC/Hough), senior defenseman Dave Foster (Farmingville/Sachem East) and senior defenseman Anthony Zangari (Lancaster, PA/Lancaster Catholic) - were honorable mention.
Thursday May 25, 2017 10:30PM
Upstate Scores
BOYS
CBA-Syracuse 10, Westhill 9 2OT
Niskayuna 23, Columbia 5
BH-BL 12, Ballston Spa 11
Lancaster 10, Clarence 2
Niagara Wheatfield 13, Will. North 8
Johnson City 13, Maine-Endwell 9
Chenango Forks 14, Chenango Valley 8
Baldwinsville 9, West Genesee 8
Hamburg 8, Williamsville East 1
J-D 10, Homer 9
Vestal 18, Horseheads 10
Ithaca HS 10, Corning 5

GIRLS
Baldwinsville 6, West Genesee 5
Guliderland 9, Shenendehowa 8 OT
Lancaster 15, Orchard Park 11
South Jefferson 11, Marcellus 9
Niagara Wheatfield 9, WSW 5
Hamburg 12, Williamsville North 7
Jamesville-DeWitt 9, Whiteboro 8 OT
Watertown 21, Fulton 13
F-M 21, Auburn 6
Carthage 17, Cortland 10

from Syracuse.com
Having already lost to West Genesee twice in the regular season, facing a four-goal deficit at halftime was not an ideal situation for Baldwinsville in Thursday's Class A sectional semifinal game. The fourth-seeded Bees outscored the No. 1 Wildcats 5-0 after intermission though and Peyton Fleming's late goal capped a stunning 6-5 upset victory.

from Syracuse.com
A huge first half propelled No. 4 South Jefferson past top-seeded Marcellus 11-9 in Thursday's rainy Class D sectional semifinal contest.

from Syracuse.com
They more than pass the look test as a team of destiny. The Baldwinsville Bees completed their stunning run through the Section III Class A high school boys lacrosse tournament by rallying for two goals in the fourth quarter to stun West Genesee 9-8 in the championship game Thursday at Cicero-North Syracuse's Bragman Stadium.

from Syracuse.com
Jamesville-DeWitt's ninth straight sectional boys lacrosse championship didn't come easily. It almost didn't come at all.

from Syracuse.com
Christian Brothers Academy attackman Ben McCreary scooped up a ground ball out of a midfield scrum late in the second overtime of a 9-9 sectional championship game against Westhill.

from Syracuse.com
Derrek Madonna hadn't driven to his left all game. With the Section III Class B boys high school lacrosse championship in the balance, the East Syracuse Minoa junior decided, why not.

from Syracuse Athletics
Scott Firman (J-D), who's already been twice named an All-American for his on-field performance this season, picked up another All-America nod on Thursday, this time for his success both on and off the field.

Firman was selected as a Senior CLASS Award Second Team All-American. An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School, the Senior CLASS Award focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as leaders in their communities.

from Marist Athletics
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas - Marist men's lacrosse attack J.D. Recor was selected as one of five Senior CLASS Award Second Team All-Americans in the nation after the final votes for the honor were tallied and announced May 25.

from Ithaca College Athletics
PERRY, N.Y. – The United State Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) announced its much-anticipated list of NCAA Division III All-Americans on Wednesday. The Ithaca College men's lacrosse program was once again well-represented with five players earning mention from the association in the release.

from the Buffalo News
Lacrosse came naturally to Larry “PeeWee” Martin, who died Tuesday in Kenmore Mercy Hospital after a long battle with small cell lung cancer. A Town of Tonawanda resident, he was 73. A player and coach for more 50 years, he was the son of Garland “Beans” Martin, an Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame defenseman.

from St. John Fisher Athletics
PITTSFORD, N.Y. – The St. John Fisher College men's lacrosse team has named Dave Dobbins as its new Head Coach, beginning the summer of 2017. After a year-long stint as the Associate Head Coach, Dobbins will take over for long time coach, John Johnson, at the helm of the program.

from the Albany Times Union
In her four-year women's lacrosse career at Syracuse, former Bethlehem High standout Halley Quillinan made four trips to the NCAA Championship. Quillinan will add to that total for the second consecutive year as a member of the broadcast team Sunday for the championship game on ESPNU.

from WBNG.com
JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) - The Southern Tier witnessed the Vestal girl's lacrosse team winning its sixth-straight Section IV title and the Chenango Forks girls win its third-straight Section IV title on Wednesday night. Vestal shutout Maine-Endwell 13-0 while Chenango Forks held off a late comeback attempt from Seton Catholic. Now the real challenge starts for both teams.

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from Syracuse.com
As he developed as a star lacrosse prospect at Cazenovia High School, Connor Cannizzaro was already a big Syracuse University fan. He avidly followed the Orange growing up, and was excited when that school showed interest in having him play the sport in an SU jersey. But when college decision time came, Cannizzaro was struck by a life-changing thought.

from the Democrat & Chronicle
AA In Wednesday's Section V quarterfinals action, the Victor Blue Devils outlasted Irondequoit 12-8, while Brighton blew out Webster Schroeder 13-4.

from BLaxFive.net
2017-05-24 - Tenth seeded Churchville-Chili held off the late press by second seeded Webster Thomas to defeat the Titans 15-14. Coming into the contest today, Thomas had previously defeated Churchville-Chili 20-15 in the second game of the season and had finished the regular season with a 13-3 record.

from BLaxFive.net
The rest of the brackets today ran as seeded, starting with Gananda over Livonia where the game was fairly close, but with the Blue Panthers always in the lead.

from MPNnow.com
The Canandaigua boys lacrosse team ended their regular season on a down note, losing 14-9 in their final regular season game to Hilton. On Wednesday evening, the Braves (12-5) took out their anger on sixth-seeded Spencerport (11-7), putting together a complete effort and earning a 19-7 victory over the Rangers on Wednesday in Canandaigua.

from WBNG.com
In Class C, Vestal won its sixth-straight Section IV title with a victory over Maine-Endwell, 13-0. Amanda Fedor led the Golden Bears with six goals.

from the Ithaca Journal
One constant in the Corning area is lacrosse teams that find ways to win Section 4 titles. The girls took the tough path Wednesday night at Corning Memorial Stadium but still did what it took to emerge with another addition to the trophy case, overcoming a four-goal first-half deficit to pull out a 10-8 win over second-seeded Ithaca in the Section 4 Class A final.

from PressConnects.com
The Blue Devils (11-4) will play the Section 3 champion in a state quarterfinal at 6 p.m. June 1 at Liverpool High. The Section 3 tournament will play its semifinal round Thursday at Syracuse-CBA. The championship is May 30 at SUNY Cortland. The top four seeds -- Marcellus, Skaneateles, Westhill and South Jefferson -- remain in the tournament.

from the Elmira Star Gazette
After losing in Section 4 finals the previous three seasons, Horseheads left nothing to chance Wednesday night at Corning Memorial Stadium.

from North Country Now
The Raiders and the Shamrocks battled back and forth in the semifinal round, with Massena capturing a 10-9 victory over Salmon River to advance to the Section X Championship.

from North Country Now
St. Lawrence Central’s Isaiah Lyon (12) fires a shot past the Massena defense and goaltender to score the game-winning goal with just over a minute remaining in the fourth quarter.

from DailyGazette.com
ROTTERDAM — One of the leading players in the history of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake girls lacrosse finally got a championship, with plenty of help from her teammates. Taylor Safford scored the tying and go-ahead goals in the first half, and the Spartans collectively held off Albany Academy from there in a tense 9-6 Section II Class C title-game victory at Mohonasen High School on Wednesday.

from Syracuse.com
As the Section III lacrosse tournaments heat up, 21 athletes have scored more than 90 points (goals plus assists). Here's a look at those top scorers.

from Inside Lacrosse
DeLuca was an associate head coach for the Crimson in 2016 and ’17. Prior to that, he was an assistant at Duke for two seasons, where he won a national championship in 2014. He was the head coach at Cornell from 2011 through 2013 and led the Big Red to the NCAA Semifinals in his final season. Before becoming the head coach in Ithaca, DeLuca — a Cornell alum — was an assistant under Jeff Tambroni (and Dave Pietramala before him) for 11 seasons.

from SUNY Brockport Athletics
BROCKPORT, N.Y. – The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) announced the 2017 USILA/Nike All-America Team with The College at Brockport men's lacrosse team placing Colin Blind on the Honorable Mention Team.

from Clarkson Athletics
For the second time in his standout career with the Clarkson University Men's Lacrosse team, Ryan St. Croix West Genesee has earned national honors being named a United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) All-American.

from US Lacrosse
The finest box lacrosse players from both Canada and the United States will converge on Hamilton, Ontario, this fall as they face-off in the 2017 Heritage Cup, an international showcase game that will take place at the FirstOntario Centre on Saturday, October 21.

from US Lacrosse
The FIL, formed in 2008 as the result of a merger between the International Federation of Women’s Lacrosse Associations and the International Lacrosse Federation, is the international governing body for lacrosse. The organization has experienced rapid growth in recent years, and now boasts 56 member nations on six continents. The FIL conducts international championships for men’s and women’s lacrosse.
Wednesday May 24, 2017 3:00PM
from Syracuse Athletics
Four members of the Syracuse men's lacrosse team were named USILA All-Americans on Wednesday, highlighted by standout midfielders Nick Mariano and Sergio Salcido earning first team honors.

from UIndy Athletics
PERRY, N.Y. - Sophomore goalie Jarod Kimble (Hilton) has been named to the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA)/Nike Division II All-American Third Team, the organization announced Wednesday.

from SUNY Albany Athletics
ALBANY, N.Y. – Four UAlbany men's lacrosse players were selected as 2017 All-Americans by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA), tied for the most in one season in program history.

from SUNY Albany Athletics
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Two UAlbany players, Bennett Drake and Adam Osika, have been selected to play in the 76th annual USILA/Nike North-South All-Star Game on Friday, May 26th.

from Cornell Athletics
PERRY, N.Y. – Cornell freshman Jeff Teat was named an honorable mention All-American selection by the USILA on Wednesday. He is just the fifth freshman in Cornell history to earn All-America honors, doing so after a rookie campaign in which he set the Big Red freshman scoring record with 72 points.

from Alfred University Athletics
ALFRED, NY — Jake Lynch (Whitney Point), a junior attackman on the Alfred University men's lacrosse team, has been named an All-American for the second time in his record-setting career.

from USILA.org

from RPI Athletics
TROY, N.Y. - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men's lacrosse student-athletes David Gibbs and Breanainn McNeally have been chosen to participate in the Division III USILA/Nike North South Game. The two seniors will play on the North team. Gibbs is a goaltender and McNeally, who was recently named to the All-ECAC Division III North First Team, is an attack.

from WWNYTV.com
The Powell name is synonymous with the sport of lacrosse. Casey, Ryan and Michael forever changed the face of the sport. The oldest of the brothers has received lacrosse's highest honor.

9:45AM
from Syracuse.com
The Baldwinsville High School boys lacrosse team took out some pent-up frustrations with Fayetteville-Manlius on Tuesday. The Bees gutted out a 9-8 victory over the Hornets in overtime in the Section III Class A tournament semifinals at Cicero-North Syracuse's Bragman Stadium.

from Syracuse.com
Complete Box Score » It's hard to beat a team three times in one season, but Christian Brothers Academy made it look easy tonight in a 20-8 man-handling of LaFayette in a Class D boys lacrosse sectional semifinal at East Syracuse Minoa High School.

from Syracuse.com
There was something eerily familiar - and perhaps a bit unsettling to the Section III lacrosse community - about the methodical takedown on the field at Cicero-North Syracuse High School on Tuesday night. The West Genesee boys lacrosse team dominated possession and dismantled Liverpool every way possible in a 16-2 victory in the Section III Class A semifinals.

from Syracuse.com
The Westhill boys lacrosse team has suffered much at the hands of Cazenovia over the last few seasons. Among the indignities was a sectional final overtime defeat in 2015, one of three losses that year for the Warriors against the Lakers. This year, the tables were turned, and Westhill had the brooms out.

from Syracuse.com
No. 3 Cicero-North Syracuse began their 2017 sectional playoffs in impressive fashion on Monday, easily taking care of No. 6 Rome Free Academy, 19-3. The Northstars advance to take on second-seeded Christian Brothers Academy in the Class A semifinals, Thursday at 7 p.m. at Jamesville-DeWitt Central School.

from the Auburn Citizen
AUBURN — As the quicker, more athletic team, the Maroons took advantage of their skill to win ground balls and draw plenty of dangerous shot opportunities. The Auburn girls lacrosse team advanced to the Section III, Class B semifinals with a 12-6 win over Central Square Tuesday at Seward Elementary. It's the No. 4 Maroons' second time in the section semifinal in the past three years.

from the Watertown Daily Times
ADAMS — Even with a primarily young squad this year, the resolve of the South Jefferson girls lacrosse team hasn’t wavered this season. This determination has carried over into the postseason as well as the Spartans continued their recent success in playoff openers Tuesday with a 16-13 win over Jordan-Elbridge in a Section 3 playoff game.

from the Adirondack Daily Enterprise
MASSENA — The season came to an end for the Saranac Lake boys lacrosse team on Monday, as Massena rallied from a big early deficit to claim an 11-10 victory in the first round of the Section X playoff tournament.

from BLaxFive.net
There were four games in the Class C quarter finals today and one broken bracket when Aquinas (#5) defeated Geneva (#4) in a close game that went right down to the wire.

from GLaxFive.net
From eight playoff games Tuesday night.

from The Daily Gazette
Top-seeded Niskayuna advanced to the Section II Class B girls’ lacrosse championship with a 17-1 win Tuesday against No. 4 Columbia. The Silver Warriors received four goals apiece from Erin Doyle and Sydney McPartlon, while Annabelle Conover had two goals and three assists.

from Spectrum Sports
SPECTRUM NEWS VIDEO: Chenango Forks cruised past Dryden 17-3 in the Class D semifinals, Tuesday evening. Jake Topa led the Blue Devils with seven goals. Forks faces Chenango Valley in the title game on Thursday.

from Spectrum Sports
SPECTRUM NEWS VIDEO: Chenango Valley beat Whitney Point 11-10 in overtime, Tuesday evening, to advance to the Class D finals. Matt Moleski led the Warriors with two goals and three assists. CV faces top-seed Chenango Forks in the section final on Thursday.

from US Lacrosse
US Lacrosse is excited to announce the second annual WallBall Challenge, powered by SNYPR. This year’s contest will run from June 1-30, 2017 and all proceeds will benefit the First Stick Program, a US Lacrosse initiative that provides resources, including equipment, to start-up lacrosse programs.

from Clarkson Athletics
Ryan St. Croix, an all-star midfielder for the Clarkson University Men's Lacrosse team has been selected to participate in the 76th annual USILA/Nike North-South All-Star Games. The senior all-star games will be played at Chapey Field at Anderson Stadium on the campus of Providence College on Friday, May 26. The game times are 3:00 p.m. for the Division III contest and 5:30 p.m. for the Division I/II game.

from US Lacrosse Mgazine
NORTHEAST: Kyla Sears, Skaneateles (N.Y.)

The senior midfielder finished with five goals and four assists to power Skaneateles, a Class D school, to an 11-5 win over Class A Penfield. Sears missed time early in the season with a minor knee injury, but since she has returned, the Lakers have won eight straight.

from Inside Lacrosse
Raymond J. Enners, an All-Long Island lacrosse player in high school and All-American at West Point, embraced the true meaning of this ancient sport. He embraced the wise Cherokee elder’s proverb as well. To him it meant meet every challenge with ethics, optimism and a spirit of commitment, be accountable and use the learnings to lead others toward an outcome that is beneficial to the team.

Tuesday May 23, 2017 10:05PM
from OCC Athletics
Four former members of the Onondaga Community College Men's Lacrosse team were recently inducted into the NJCAA Men's Lacrosse Hall of Fame. Brendan Storrier, Stefan Schroder, Shayne Jackson and Randy Staats were recognized for their outstanding careers at Onondaga alongside Herkimer Community College graduates Rich Barnes and Scott Ditzell.

from WKBW.com
On Tuesday, The graduating senior from Niagara Wheatfield took the field for the Falcons quarterfinal lacrosse game against cross-town rival North Tonawanda. Just hours before, Martin lost his grandfather.

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from USILA.org
The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) announced its rosters for the 76th annual USILA/Nike North-South All-Star Games. The senior all-star games will be played at Chapey Field at Anderson Stadium on the campus of Providence College on Friday, May 26. The game times are 3:00 p.m. for the Division III contest and 5:30 p.m. for the Division I/II game.

from North Country Now
Saranac Lake goaltender Ward Walton (15) makes a diving save late in the third quarter to preserve a 9-7 lead at the time.

from North Country Now
Massena senior Krysten Stone (7) blasts a close-range shot just under the stick of the Potsdam goalie and into the net to give the #3-seeded Raiders a 2-1 edge in the first half.

3:00PM
from Syracuse Athletics
Syracuse lacrosse icon Casey Powell is set to become the 27th member of the Syracuse lacrosse program to be enshrined in the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame, U.S. Lacrosse announced on Tuesday.

Powell was a four-time USILA All-American – one-of-13 Syracuse players to accomplish that feat – and was a two-time recipient of the Lt. Raymond J. Enners Award as the nation's most outstanding player. He also won the 1996 Lt. Donald C. MacLaughlin Jr. Award as the nation's top midfielder, before winning the 1998 Lt. Col. Jack Turnbull Award as the best attackman in collegiate lacrosse.

from Under Armour Lacrosse
Baltimore, Md. (May 23, 2017)— Under Armour, in conjunction with Corrigan Sports Enterprises and Inside Lacrosse, is thrilled to announce the North and South team rosters that will take the field the 12th-annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Game on July 1 at Towson University’s Johnny Unitas Stadium. The girls’ game will get underway at 5:30 p.m., immediately followed by the boys’ game at 8:00 p.m.

from Under Armour Lacrosse
Baltimore, Md. (May 23, 2017)— Under Armour, in conjunction with Corrigan Sports Enterprises and Inside Lacrosse, is thrilled to announce the North and South team rosters that will take the field the 12th-annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Game on July 1 at Towson University’s Johnny Unitas Stadium. The girls’ game will get underway at 5:30 p.m., immediately followed by the boys’ game at 8:00 p.m.

from SUNY Brockport Athletics
Colin Blind (Webster Thomas), who was also selected as the 2017 State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Defensive Player of the Year, was named to the All-ECAC First Team. The senior, who was also named to the SUNYAC All-Conference First Team, wreaked havoc on opponent's offenses, accounting for 24 caused turnovers and scooping up 38 ground balls. Blind also connected for two goals on the season.

from Marist Athletics
DANBURY, Connecticut - Marist men's lacrosse midfielder Jimmy Murphy was chosen to be on the All-Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Second Team following his final season as a Red Fox. The regional conference announced its selections May 23 after votes from Division I men's lacrosse representatives were tallied.

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from CNYCentral.com
Baldwinsville native Jeremy Boltus had a crucial decision to make out of high school, deciding between Le Moyne College and the Army for school and lacrosse. One visit to West Point sealed the deal and led the way to a career and life of making critical decisions.

from Spectrum Sports
Burnt Hills over Scotia highlights.

from Spectrum Sports
Albany Academy downs Averill Park - highlights.

from the Daily Gazette
Abbie McHerron now stars for Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake after playing her first four varsity girls’ lacrosse seasons at Scotia and helping the Tartans to sectional titles in 2015 and 2016. Along with her family, she moved during the offseason into the Burnt Hills district, where her father, Jake McHerron, is in his ninth season coaching the Spartans girls’ lacrosse team.

from the Watertown Daily Times
CARTHAGE — Morgan Paige has displayed plenty of durability as well as versatility for the Carthage girls lacrosse program over the years. Now Paige is hoping she’ll make an impact with her overall game at the college level.

from MPNnow.com
The boys have had a chance to collect their breath after a wild regular season and now, it’s about to get real. The 2017 Section V boys lacrosse tournament kicks off in earnest this week and among the local teams, no fewer than three are legitimate contenders for a Section V patch. Adding intrigue to the postseason is the newly formed Class D bracket.

from The Troy Record
Ballston Spa, N. Y. >> On a rain soaked field with the rain coming down throughout, Ballston Spa earned a 15-4 victory over Troy to move on to the Section II Class B semifinals.

from the Daily Gazette
From May 20th: ALBANY — Back surgery has been waiting for Connor Russell (Penfield) for months. The senior on the UAlbany men’s lacrosse team has known that since this past fall, when he first found out the pain in his back causing a shooting pain down his leg was because of a herniated disc. And Russell has a plan for when he’ll get that operation, a timeline he created months ago when he decided he could deal with the pain for a bit if it meant getting one final season with his team.

from the Baltimore Sun
When Maryland and Albany met for the first time in a game Wednesday, April 12, both teams had only three days to prepare and the Terps escaped with a 12-11 decision. Top-seeded Maryland proved how studious it can be. Given a full week to prepare for a second meeting with the No. 8 seed Great Danes in an NCAA Division I tournament quarterfinal at Delaware Stadium, the Terps waltzed to an 18-9 rout.


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