Final Tri-State Boys Lacrosse Top 20 poll (6/14)

by Mike Quick on
Tue, Jun 14, 2016 12:09 PM — @Quick60

Updated Wed, Jun 15, 2016 9:45 AM

Tri-State Boys Lacrosse Top 20 as of June 12

Rank
Team
Rec
LW
Comments
Rank
Team
Rec
LW
Comments
1
23-0
1

The Blue Wave completed their second undefeated season in the last three years, coasting to a lopsided 18-3 win over Simsbury in the CIAC Class L final. Kevin Lindley, Jack Kniffin and Kevin Lindley each recorded a hat trick to pace Darien, which secured its third straight state title and 12th in program history. Next: Season complete.

Rank
Team
Rec
LW
Comments
2
22-2
11

The Green Wave rolled to their second Tournament of Champions crown in three years by topping Pingry, 13-4, behind the offensive spark of Keegan Khan, Michael Rutter and Colin Crowley and the rugged defensive leadership of Jack Kielty and Matt Douglas. Delbarton outscored six state tournament opponents, 76-27. Next: Season complete

Rank
Team
Rec
LW
Comments
3
14-2
3

Jared Nugent had four goals and four assists, Thomas Heagerty had five goals, Kyle Gallagher had two goals and two assists and was 18-of-25 on faceoffs and Chris Merle and Ryan Rogers had two goals apiece in an 18-5 win over Chaminade in the NSCHSAA ‘AAA’ final. Next: Season complete

Rank
Team
Rec
LW
Comments
4
18-4
4

The Patriots scored a season-high 16 goals in a semifinal win over Lakeland-Panas, but fell to Victor, 7-5, in the New York State Class A final. Connor Grippe had two goals, Dom Pryor had one goal and one assist and Dylan Pallonetti and Eddie Munoz had one goal apiece and DJ Kellerman made six saves in the loss. Next: Season complete

Rank
Team
Rec
LW
Comments
5
18-1
6

Ian Laviano had four goals and one assist, Kevin Winkoff had three goals, Matt Licciardi had two goals, three assists and was 10-of-17 on faceoffs, Taylor Strough had two goals and one assist and Riley Cox had one goal and two assists in a 15-4 win over Penn Yan as the Seahawks captured a second straight New York State Class C title. Next: Season complete

Rank
Team
Rec
LW
Comments
6
16-3
5

Collin Grippo and George Wichelns had two goals apiece and GQ Grippo, Matt Oehl and Dylan Finazzo each had one assist in a 13-4 loss to Ward Melville in the Suffolk Class A final. It was the Thunderbirds first-ever trip to the Suffolk ‘A’ final. Next: Season complete

Rank
Team
Rec
LW
Comments
7
18-4
8

The Rams stormed to a 13-2 victory over Daniel Hand in the CIAC Class M final. Matt Biscelgia recorded a game-high three goals and Clayton Burt added one goal and four assists. It marked the program’s second straight state title and fifth overall. Kyle Smith, David Strupp and Drew Morris were named All-Americans. Next: Season complete.

Rank
Team
Rec
LW
Comments
8
16-3
7

Mac O’Keefe had four goals and Lucas Cotler had a goal for Syosset in a 9-5 loss to Ward Melville in the Long Island Class A final. It was the Braves lowest scoring total of the season. Next: Season complete

Rank
Team
Rec
LW
Comments
9
Brunswick School (CT)
15-3
9

The Bruins closed out their season with a 13-9 win over Berkshire on Saturday. Reilly Walsh led the way with three goals and two assists. Alex Buckanavage added three goals and Sean Morris chipped in with two. Brunswick went 10-1 over its final 11 games to record its second 15-win season in the past three years. Next: Season complete

Rank
Team
Rec
LW
Comments
10
19-1
2

The Panthers saw their 42-game winning streak come to a close when a second-half rally fell short against Pingry, 8-7, in the Tournament of Champions semifinals. Nick Grill, Brian Kolen, Ryan Kaden, Alec Caseiro and Ethan Christensen had led B-R to its fourth Group 4 title in six years. Next: Season complete

Rank
Team
Rec
LW
Comments
11
16-5
12

Justin Fowler, Brendan Galione and Greg Gatto each tallied two goals in Ridgefield’s 10-6 CIAC Class L semifinal loss to Darien. Peter Dearth and Chase Levesque both earned All-American honors for the Tigers, who suffered their second straight season-ending defeat against the Blue Wave. Next: Season complete.

Rank
Team
Rec
LW
Comments
12
14-3
13

Luke Eschbach had five goals, Dom Pizzulli had two goals and one assist, Gerard Arceri had a pair of goals and won 24 of 29 faceoffs and Bobby Burns and Dan Rooney each had one goal and one assist in a 13-12 overtime loss to Connetquot in the Suffolk ‘A’ semifinals. Next: Season compete

Rank
Team
Rec
LW
Comments
13
14-4
14

Justin Lynskey had five goals, James Hall had two goals and four assists, Brendan Nichtern had two goals and one assist and Ryan Tierney had a pair of goals in an 18-12 loss to Syosset in the Nassau Class A final. It is the second straight year the Chiefs lost to the Braves in the county final.

Rank
Team
Rec
LW
Comments
14
16-7
NR

The Huskers came up short in the NYS Class B final, dropping a hard-fought 9-6 game to Section 3's Jamesville-DeWitt. Kyle Casey tallied a team-high three goals to lead Yorktown, which returns its entire starting offense and the bulk of its defense in 2017. Next: Season complete.

Rank
Team
Rec
LW
Comments
15
18-3
10

Jason Curran had two goals and two assists, Chris Gray had two goals, Jon Constant had one goal and one assist, Xavier Arline had a goal and Jimmy Puckey made seven saves in a 7-6 loss to Yorktown in the New York State Class B semifinals. Next: Season complete

Rank
Team
Rec
LW
Comments
16
16-1
15

Mike Madsen and Owen Trepeta had three goals apiece, Cold Barnard had two goals, Joe Madsen and Tyler Liantonio each had an assist and Christian Casazza made seven saves in a 17-9 loss to Cold Spring Harbor in the Nassau Class C final. Next: Season complete

Rank
Team
Rec
LW
Comments
17
14-6
17

Luke Keating had two goals and two assists, Jamie Atkinson had two goals and one assist, Sean Coughlin and Tim Schmelzinger had one goal each and Sam Lucchessi made eight saves in an 8-6 loss to Shoreham-Wading River in the Long Island Class B final. Next: Season complete

Rank
Team
Rec
LW
Comments
18
14-3
19

Conor Smith had two goals and one assist, Dylan Willis had two goals, CJ Scharf had two assists, Ryan Forcino had one assist and Brendan Engel made eight saves in a 6-5 loss to Walt Whitman in the Suffolk Class A quarterfinals. Next: Season complete

Rank
Team
Rec
LW
Comments
19
14-5
18

Mike Fleming had one goal and two assists, Jason Intermesoli and Ryan Macdevitt had one goal and one apiece each, Jack Coan and Matt Demeo each scored a goal and Joey Sichenzia made six saves in a 14-5 loss to Shoreham-Wading River in the Suffolk Class B final. Next: Season complete

Rank
Team
Rec
LW
Comments
20
17-4
NR

Big Blue used balanced scoring from Jake Moss, Austin Chang and Max Cummings to stun No. 1 Bridgewater-Raritan, 8-7, in the Tournament of Champions semifinals, but had trouble recharging that O for Delbarton three days later in the final. Pingry fell, 11-4, in its first appearance in the T of C title game. Next: Season complete

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