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Forecast 2018: Long Island Boys Lacrosse

As arguably the home office of the sport on the high school level, Long Island lacrosse is a year-round sport and we take a look back at a spectacular 2017 and look ahead at what should be a fun 2018. Here’s some of the top storylines and returning players.

Freeport's Cellan among third class in Nassau Hall of Fame

The 31-member class was announced at a press conference at the renovated Nassau Coliseum Wednesday morning. It is also where the County High School Athletics Hall of Fame will be housed.

2017 All-Metro Boys Lacrosse Second Team and Honorable Mention

Congratulations to all selected to the All-Metro Second Team and Honorable Mention

2017 All-Metro Boys Lacrosse First Team

News 12 Varsity presents the seventh annual All-Metro Boys Lacrosse First Team, honoring the best players by position in the tri-state area

Final Tri-State Boys Lacrosse Top 20 poll (6/13)

Darien started the season at No. 1 and the Blue Wave end there. Find out who else makes the final Tri-State Boys Lacrosse Top 20 poll of the spring.

2017 All-Long Island Boys Lacrosse Second Team and Honorable Mention

Meet the 2017 All-Long Island Boys Lacrosse Second Team and Honorable Mention selections. All told, 56 athletes from 27 different schools were honored by News 12 Varsity for their contributions this season.

2017 All-Long Island Boys Lacrosse First Team

Meet the best of the best of Long Island boys lacrosse this season as we unveil News 12 Varsity's 2017 All-Long Island Boys Lacrosse First Team

Final power rankings: Long Island boys lacrosse (6/13)

Cold Spring Harbor finishes the year atop the Long Island boys lacrosse power rankings. Find out who joins the three-time state champions

Rally in Rochester: No. 4 Ward Melville captures NYS Class A title

Grillo’s third goal of the game – he also scored the tying tally with eight seconds remaining in the fourth quarter – capped a stunning comeback for the Patriots, who trailed 9-5 with just over a minute left in regulation.

History: No. 2 Cold Spring Harbor wins third straight NYS Class C title

The Seahawks did something that no other team had ever done on Long Island when they captured their third straight New York State title with a thrilling 11-9 win over Jamesville-DeWitt at St. John Fisher College.

Family Ties: Ward Melville lacrosse in Cassidy's blood

His grandfather, Joe Mayer, is one of the founding fathers of Three Village Lacrosse, the feeder program for the Patriots and his mother, aunt, uncle and cousins all played for Ward Melville. Now it’s Perry’s turn and the lifelong goalie is one win away from helping lead the Patriots to their first New York State title since 2013.

Oh brother: Westlake rallies to beat Babylon in NYS 'D' semis

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  • Jun 8, 2017

Kyle Donnery scored the winner 44 seconds into overtime to lift Westlake to an 11-10 win over Babylon in the NYS Class D semifinals.

No. 9 Yorktown beats No. 5 Garden City in 2OT

Dom Cioffi scored off a feed from Hunter Embury 1:19 into the second overtime to lift Yorktown to a 5-4 win over Garden City in the NYS Class B semifinals

Guarneri brothers the grit of glamorous Cold Spring Harbor

While Ian Laviano, Taylor Strough and Matt Licciardi are the movie stars in Cold Spring Harbor's vaunted attack, brothers Dylan and Hunter Guarneri are the heartbeat of a defense they consider to be underrated.

No. 2 Cold Spring Harbor downs No. 12 Pleasantville, clinches state title berth

Kevin Winkoff notched a second-half hat trick to lift the Seahawks, ranked No. 2 in the Tri-State by News 12 Varsity, to a 9-6 victory over Pleasantville, booking another trip to the state title game.

No. 4 Ward Melville tops No. 18 Lakeland/Panas in NYS 'A' semis

Andrew Lockhart had two goals and three assists to lead Ward Melville to a 9-6 win over Lakeland/Panas in the NYS Class A semifinals.

Tri-State Boys Lacrosse Top 20 poll (6/6)

Matt Licciardi and the Seahawks of Cold Spring Harbor celebrated a third consecutive Long Island Class C title Saturday. Find out who joins them in this week's Tri-State Top 20

Power rankings: Long Island boys lacrosse (6/6)

Ward Melville celebrated a second straight Long Island Class A title after beating Massapequa. See where the Patriots are in this week's Long Island boys lacrosse power rankings.

No. 5 Ward Melville shuts down No. 8 Massapequa in back-to-back LIC 'A' win

No. 5 Ward Melville wins back-to-back LIC Class A titles with 8-5 win over No. 8 Massapequa.

Babylon wins second-ever Long Island crown

Allen had five goals and one assist, Scott Zeterberg had four goals, Scott Sasso had one goal and one assist, Zach Perotto and Jack Hartigan added one goal apiece, Watt made 11 saves and Sean Baudille won 12-of-21 faceoffs for Babylon, which last won a Long Island title when the Panthers captured the ‘C’ title in 2014.

Keating helps lead No. 9 Garden City to LI 'B' title

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  • Jun 3, 2017

An explosion of goals in the third quarter gave Garden City the boost to win its 15th Long Island Class B title as the Trojans defeated Eastport South Manor 14-4 Saturday at Stony Brook’s LaValle Stadium.

No. 2 Cold Spring Harbor runs to third straight LI title

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  • Jun 3, 2017

The clock was on Cold Spring Harbor’s side Saturday with the run-and-gun Seahawks playing the majority of the second half of a 16-7 win over Shoreham-Wading River in running time.

Livecast primer: Shoreham-Wading River vs. Cold Spring Harbor - Long Island Class C final

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  • Jun 2, 2017

A berth in the New York State Class C East semifinals is on the line when Shoreham-Wading River faces Cold Spring Harbor at Stony Brook University’s LaValle Stadium Saturday at 3:00 p.m. live on News12Varsity.com.

Livecast primer: Eastport-South Manor vs. Garden City - Long Island Class 'B' final

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  • Jun 2, 2017

The Long Island Class B title is on the line when when Eastport South Manor faces Garden City at Stony Brook University’s LaValle Stadium Saturday at 12:30 p.m. live on News12Varsity.com.

Livecast primer: No. 8 Massapequa vs. No. 5 Ward Melville - Long Island Class A final

Massapequa (16-2) and Ward Melville (17-2) battle to claim the Long Island Class A final at Stony Brook University on Saturday.

No panic: No. 12 Shoreham-Wading River stops Islip rally, clinches county title

No. 12 Shoreham-Wading River shut down a late-game Islip rally, sparked by Chris Gray's six-goal performance, to clinch the Suffolk 'C' championship on Wednesday.

No. 5 Ward Melville rallies for second straight Suffolk title

No. 5 Ward Melville erased an early-game deficit, holding on for a 9-8 victory over No. 6 Smithtown East in the Suffolk 'A' championship at Stony Brook’s LaValle Stadium on Wednesday.

Live this weekend on Ch. 14: News 12 Varsity's special boys lacrosse coverage

Special live Long Island coverage this Saturday on Channel 14!

Eastport-South Manor claims first county title

Second-seeded Eastport-South Manor captured a first-ever Suffolk Class B title, beating top-seeded East Islip, 7-5, at Stony Brook's LaValle Stadium Wednesday.

No. 2 Cold Spring Harbor soars to third straight county title

No. 2 Cold Spring Harbor cruised to a 16-2 victory over Lynbrook on Tuesday, clinching the program's third straight Nassau 'C' championship.

In control: No. 10 Massapequa clinches first county title since 2014

Massapequa dominated time of possession on Tuesday, cruising to a 12-3 victory over Farmingdale to clinch the team's first Nassau "A" championship since 2014.

Dolan helps lead No. 9 Garden City to second straight Nassau Class B title

A day after Danny Dolan won an NCAA national championship with the University of Maryland, younger brother Teddy was in goal for second-seeded Garden City, which defeated top-seeded Manhasset, 8-6, to capture the Nassau Class B title Tuesday at Hofstra’s Shuart Stadium.

Livecast primer: No. 6 Smithtown East vs. No. 5 Ward Melville - Suffolk Class A final

The Suffolk Class A title is on the line when second-seeded Smithtown East faces top-seeded Ward Melville Wednesday at 3 p.m. from Stony Brook’s LaValle Stadium and live on News12Varsity.com.

Tri-State Boys Lacrosse Top 20 poll (5/30)

Fresh off a 40th Section 1 title, find out where Yorktown is in this week's Tri-State Top 20 boys lacrosse poll

Livecast primer: No. 15 Islip vs. No. 12 Shoreham-Wading River - Suffolk Class C final

The Suffolk Class C title is on the line when second-seeded Islip faces top-seeded Shoreham-Wading River Wednesday at 8 p.m. from Stony Brook’s LaValle Stadium and live on News12Varsity.com.

Livecast primer: Lynbrook vs. No. 2 Cold Spring Harbor - Nassau Class C final

The Nassau Class C title is on the line when third-seeded Lynbrook faces top-seeded Cold Spring Harbor at Hofstra’s Shuart Stadium Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. live on News12Varsity.com.

Livecast primer: Farmingdale vs. No. 10 Massapequa - Nassau Class A final

The Nassau Class A title is on the line when third-seeded Farmingdale faces top-seeded Massapequa at Hofstra’s Shuart Stadium Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. live on News12Varsity.com.

Power rankings: Long Island boys lacrosse (5/30)

Bobby Burns and the Bulls of Smithtown East are marching on to Stony Brook for the Suffolk Class A final. Find out where they are in this week's Long Island boys lacrosse power rankings.

No. 7 Smithtown East slows down Smithtown West in Suffolk 'A' semifinals

Smithtown East slowed down its game on its way to a 7-5 victory over Smithtown West in the Suffolk Class A semifinals.

Flying Firebirds: Kellenberg captures CHSAA 'AA' Intersectional title

In early April, Kellenberg was in shambles. After losing a heartbreaker to Fordham Prep in last year’s CHSAA ‘AA’ Intersectional final, the Firebirds dropped their first five matches to begin the 2017 season. A month and a half later, Kellenberg captured eight straight wins en route to its second CHSAA ‘AA’ downstate final in three years.

The Patriot Way: Ward Melville to Suffolk 'A' final

After conceding the first goal of the game, Ward Melville showered the back of the net with a barrage of goals and brushed aside Hills East 15-6 in the Suffolk ‘A’ semifinals at Islip high school Thursday afternoon.

Livecast primer: Iona Prep vs Kellenberg - CHSAA 'AA' Intersectional Final

Iona Prep and Kellenberg square off in the CHSAA 'AA' Intersectional Final.

In the zone: No. 12 Garden City tops Hewlett

A second viewing of the Hewlett zone Wednesday wasn’t nearly as confounding for Garden City, which cruised to a 14-2 win in the Nassau Class B semifinals at Hofstra’s Shuart Stadium.

Bouhall, Renz lead Lynbrook over Locust Valley

For the second time this season, Lynbrook and Locust Valley played to a close 12-9 result. However, this time it was Lynbrook that captured the victory in the Nassau ‘C’ semifinals at James M. Shuart Stadium Wednesday evening.

Livecast primer: Hills East vs Ward Melville, Suffolk 'A' semifinals

Hills East and Ward Melville square off in the Suffolk 'A' semifinals on Optimum Channel 14 and News12Varsity.com

Livecast primer: Farmingdale vs. No. 11 Syosset, Nassau Class A semifinals

A berth in the Nassau Class A final is on the line when third-seeded Farmingdale faces second-seeded Massapequa at Hofstra’s Shuart Stadium Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. live on News12Varsity.com.

Livecast primer: Smithtown West vs. Smithtown East, Suffolk ‘A’ semifinals

Two rivals meet as third-seeded Smithtown West takes on second-seeded Smithtown East Thursday evening with a berth in the Suffolk Class A title game on the line.Watch live on News 12 Varsity!

Tucker lifts Farmingdale over No. 11 Syosset

On Wednesday afternoon at Hofstra’s Shuart Stadium, the Dalers joined that conversation thanks to the shot everyone is talking about. Kyle Tucker ripped in the winner with five seconds left to lift third-seeded Farmingdale to a stunning 11-10 win over second-seeded Syosset in the Nassau ‘A’ semifinals.

No. 2 Cold Spring Harbor reaches 14th straight Nassau 'C' final

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  • May 24, 2017

Something magical is brewing in Cold Spring Harbor and it has been for quite some time. On Tuesday night at Hofstra’s Shuart Stadium, the Seahawks notched another mark in the win column with a 15-8 victory over North Shore in the Nassau Class C semifinal.

Close shave: No. 4 Manhasset tops South Side

Mulholland scored just 45 seconds into the quarter, the first of three goals in a 20-second span, en route to a 12-7 win over the fifth-seeded Cyclones at Hofstra’s Shuart Stadium.

Livecast primer: Lynbrook vs Locust Valley, Nassau 'C' semifinal

Lynbrook and Locust Valley face off in the Nassau 'C' semifinal Wednesday afternoon at Hofstra University on News12Varsity.com.

Tri-State Boys Lacrosse Top 20 poll (5/23)

Sean Coughlin and the Trojans of Garden City are in the Tri-State Top 20 boys lacrosse poll. Find out who joins them.

No. 10 Massapequa rallies to top Port Washington

The Chiefs responded in a big way, scoring 10 unanswered goals in the second half to beat Port Washington, 15-4, in the Nassau Class A semifinals Tuesday afternoon at Hofstra’s Shuart Stadium.

Livecast primer: North Shore vs. Cold Spring Harbor, Nassau Class C semifinals

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  • May 22, 2017

A berth in the Nassau Class C final is on the line when fourth-seeded North Shore faces top-seeded Cold Spring Harbor at Hofstra’s Shuart Stadium Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. live on News12Varsity.com.

Livecast primer: Port Washington vs. Massapequa, Nassau Class AA semifinals

A berth in the Nassau Class A final is on the line when fourth-seeded Port Washington faces top-seeded Massapequa at Hofstra’s Shuart Stadium Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. live on News12Varsity.com.

Power rankings: Long Island boys lacrosse (5/23)

Is Massapequa and Syosset on a collision course? Both teams remain in the Long Island boys lacrosse power rankings.

Holy Trinity holds off Kennedy Catholic to repeat as CHSAA 'A' champions

Tony DiLorenzo's ground ball with 1:11 left helped Holy Trinity stop Kennedy Catholic's rally in the CHSAA Class A title game.

Gomez helps guide No. 16 Hills East to Suffolk 'A' semifinals

The versatile Gomez helped the fourth-seeded Thunderbirds reach the semifinals where they will take on top-seeded Ward Melville Thursday at 4 p.m. at Islip HS. Third-seeded Smithtown West faces No. 2 Smithtown East in the other semifinal, 6:30 p.m. also at Islip. Both games can be watched live on Optimum Channel 14.

Bonesteel lifts Rocky Point over Hills West in 2OT

Enter Kyle Bonesteel, a sophomore who moved from midfield to attack midway through the game and who scored the double-overtime winner to lift fifth-seeded Rocky Point to a thrilling, 11-10, win over fourth-seeded Hills West Thursday afternoon.

Tri-State Boys Lacrosse Top 20 poll (5/16)

Delbarton was singing in the rain after an impressive win over Chaminade in a top-five Tri-State battle. See where the Green Wave land in this week's Top 20

By George: Wichelns leads Connetquot over Sachem North

Wichelns is one of the rare holdovers from that squad a year ago and he helped make sure this year’s Connetquot team experienced a postseason victory. The Maryland-bound junior attackman had six goals and six assists in a 17-10 win over rival Sachem North in the opening round of the Suffolk Class A playoffs Tuesday.

Power rankings: Long Island boys lacrosse (5/16)

No one has beaten Ward Melville in the 631 this year. Where do the Patriots land in this week's Long Island boys lacrosse power rankings? Find out now

Tri-State Boys Lacrosse Top 20 poll (5/9)

New Canaan moves up in this week's Tri-State Top 20 poll after a big win over St. Anthony's. See who else made the cut this week.

Mazzone paces No. 6 Ward Melville over Commack

The junior was spectacular as part of a stifling defense as Ward Melville defeated Commack, 8-4, in a late-season Suffolk Division I showdown Tuesday afternoon.

Power rankings: Long Island boys lacrosse (5/9)

Alex Racanelli is pumped! His Indians of Manhasset are moving up in this week's Long Island boys lacrosse power rankings.

Stayin' Alive: Plainedge knocks off Lawrence

After three consecutive wins, including a 6-3 victory over visiting Lawrence Monday afternoon, Plainedge’s playoff quest will be alive on the final day of the regular season.

Livecast primer: No. 5 Ward Melville vs. Commack

It’s a late-season Suffolk Division I clash as Ward Melville travels to Commack Tuesday at 4:15 p.m. live on News12Varsity.com.

No. 18 New Canaan holds on against No. 6 St. Anthony's

New Canaan senior goalie Drew Morris racked up handful of big-time saves down the stretch, lifting the Rams to an 8-6 victory over St. Anthony's.

Schneider leads No. 7 Manhasset over No. 2 Chaminade

Steven Schneider had three goals and one assist to lead No. 7 Manhasset over No. 2 Chaminade in the 10th annual Reg's Rock Lacrosse Day for Heroes

Six-goal third quarter propels No. 14 Garden City over No. 17 Shoreham-WR

Garden City (11-3) defeated Shoreham-Wading River (11-3) at the ninth annual Lax Out Cancer event Saturday.

Livecast primer: No. 14 Garden City vs. No. 17 Shoreham-Wading River

It’s a rematch of last year’s Long Island Class B title game as Shoreham-Wading River hosts Garden City in the ninth annual Lax Out Cancer event Saturday at 2 p.m. live on News12Varsity.com.

Livecast primer: No. 18 New Canaan vs. No. 6 St. Anthony's

It’s a battle of Tri-State powerhouses when New Canaan heads to Long Island to take on St. Anthony’s Saturday at 5 p.m. live on News12Varsity.com.

Livecast primer: No. 7 Manhasset vs. No. 2 Chaminade

Manhasset and Chaminade take the field for the 10th annual Lead the Way Lacrosse Day for Heroes Saturday at 4 p.m. live on News12Varsity.com.

No. 1 Darien stifles No. 6 St. Anthony's

The defense, led by Arden Cohen, stifled St. Anthony’s and Lindley paced the offense in a 9-4 win in South Huntington Thursday night as Darien extended its winning streak to 42 straight games.

Livecast primer: No. 1 Darien vs. No. 6 St. Anthony's

It’s one of the most anticipated boys lacrosse games of the year as Darien brings a 41-game winning streak to South Huntington to take on St. Anthony’s Thursday at 7 p.m. live on News12Varsity.com.

Tri-State Boys Lacrosse Top 20 poll (5/2)

After beating rival Syosset, Massapequa takes the biggest move up in this week's Tri-State Boys Lacrosse Top 20 poll.

Power rankings: Long Island boys lacrosse (5/2)

Fresh off a win in the 131st edition of the Wood Stick Classic, find out where Manhasset is in this week's Long Island boys lacrosse power rankings

Schneider leads No. 9 Manhasset past No. 8 Garden City

Steven Schneider scored four goals and paced the Manhasset offense past Garden City Saturday evening.

No. 16 Massapequa stifles No. 7 Syosset

The long poles aggressively pressed out, the D-middies forced the Braves down the alleys and goaltender Mike Venezia was a brick wall for Massapequa in an 8-4 win over Syosset.

Livecast primer: No. 8 Garden City vs No. 9 Manhasset

No. 8 Garden City and No. 9 Manhasset face-off against each other in the 131st edition of the Wood Stick Classic live on News12Varsity.com

Second-half push leads Kellenberg past St. John the Baptist

In the second half, Kellenberg pushed the pace on its way to a 14-8 victory over St. John the Baptist Thursday afternoon.

Pryor drives No. 5 Ward Melville over No. 15 Smithtown East

Dom Pryor had three goals and three assists to help lead No. 5 Ward Melville to a thrilling 12-11 win over No. 15 Smithtown East.

Livecast primer: No. 16 Massapequa vs. No. 7 Syosset

It’s a showdown of Nassau County giants as Syosset hosts Massapequa Friday at 4:15 p.m. live on News 12 Varsity.com.

Livecast primer: No. 15 Smithtown East vs. No. 5 Ward Melville

It’s a battle of Suffolk County superpowers when Ward Melville hosts Smithtown East Thursday at 4:30 p.m. live on News 12 Varsity.

Livecast primer: Kellenberg vs. St. John the Baptist

After playing a thriller Apr. 18, Kellenberg and St. John the Baptist meet again Apr. 27 at St. John the Baptist. Watch live on News 12 Varsity!

Tri-State Boys Lacrosse Top 20 poll (4/25)

Look who jumped from Jimmy's bubble to the Top 20! See who joins the Broncos this week.

Power rankings: Long Island boys lacrosse (4/25)

Ward Melville picked up a big win over Smithtown West Friday. Find out where Eddie Munoz and the Patriots are in this week's Long Island boys lacrosse power rankings.

Livecast primer: No. 5 Ward Melville vs. Smithtown West

It is a showdown of Suffolk County superpowers as Smithtown West hosts Ward Melville Friday at 5 p.m. live on News12Varsity.com.

Lockdown: No. 5 Ward Melville tops Smithtown West

But on Friday, in a Suffolk Division I showdown at Smithtown West, the Cornell commit settled down and let it rip, scoring four goals in a 10-7 road win.

Tri-State Boys Lacrosse Top 20 poll (4/18)

Darien won the Battle of the Sound and remains atop the Tri-State Top 20 boys lacrosse poll. Find out who joins the Blue Wave.

Power rankings: Long Island boys lacrosse (4/18)

Smithtown East moves up in this week's Long Island boys lacrosse power rankings after beating Massapequa on Saturday

Eschbach's late-goal leads No. 15 Smithtown East past No. 10 Massapequa

Smithtown East's Luke Eschbach scored with 4:34 left to lead the Bulls to a 10-9 win over No. 10 Massapequa Saturday.

Safe and Sound: No. 1 Darien tops No. 8 Manhasset

For every Manhasset goal, Darien had a response. In the battle of the Long Island sound, it was the school from Connecticut that seized the day as top-ranked Darien brushed aside Manhasset 12-8 on the road Saturday afternoon.

Shoreham-Wading River weathers Pleasantville storm, wins in OT

Shoreham-Wading River watched a five-goal lead evaporate, but the Wildcats rebounded to force overtime and then got the game winner from freshman Xavier Arlne.

Flipping the script: No. 2 Delbarton crushes No. 6 St. Anthony's

Having fun and playing free, Delbarton erupted for a 19-10 win over St. Anthony's.

Livecast primer: No. 10 Massapequa vs. No. 15 Smithtown East

A pair of top teams in the tri-state meet as No. 10 Massapequa visits No. 15 Smithtown East Saturday afternoon. Watch live on News 12 Varsity!

Livecast primer: No. 1 Darien vs No. 8 Manhasset

No. 8 Manhasset welcomes top-ranked Darien to Long Island for a Saturday afternoon showdown.

Livecast primer: No. 2 Delbarton vs. No. 6 St. Anthony's

Two of the top boys lacrosse teams in the Tri-State square off in South Huntington when Delbarton takes on St. Anthony’s Saturday at Noon live on News12Varsity.com.

Cold Spring Harbor takes down John Jay

The Seahawks posted another strong road victory with a 9-7 win at John Jay on Wednesday

Tri-State Boys Lacrosse Top 20 poll (4/11)

After a big win over neighborhood rival Smithtown West, Smithtown East enters the Tri-State Top 20 poll. Find out who joins the Bulls.

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