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Team W L G GA DIFF GPP Massapequa 18 2 285 108 177 14.3 Garden City 16 2 204 82 122 11.3 Manhasset 16 3 243 122 121 12.8 Roslyn 14 2 226 114 112 14.1 Syosset 14 3 212 103 109 12.5 Cold Spring Harbor 14 5 206 118 88 10.8 Calhoun 13 4 154 113 41 9.1 Farmingdale 13 4 177 109 68 10.4 Wantagh 12 4 157 129 28 9.8 Plainedge 12 4 200 87 113 12.5 South Side 12 5 172 108 64 10.1 Clarke 11 2 161 90 71 12.4 North Shore 11 7 157 114 43 8.7 Jericho 10 5 183 111 72 12.2 Hicksville 10 6 154 155 -1 9.6 W.C. Mepham 10 6 186 119 67 11.6 Wheatley/Carle Place 10 6 145 131 14 9.1 Locust Valley 10 7 175 131 44 10.3 Herricks 9 7 165 118 47 10.3 Oceanside 9 7 136 122 14 8.5 Hewlett 9 7 104 104 0 6.5 Port Washington 9 8 160 135 25 9.4 Mineola 9 8 134 118 16 7.9 New Hyde Park 8 7 111 111 0 7.4 Sewanhaka 8 7 143 136 7 9.5 Uniondale 7 7 99 97 2 7.1 Glen Cove 7 8 106 133 -27 7.1 Bethpage 7 8 123 117 6 8.2 Lynbrook 7 10 104 139 -35 6.1 Floral Park 7 11 138 191 -53 7.7 Island Trees 6 7 102 107 -5 7.8 Division 6 8 120 131 -11 8.6 Plainview-Old Bethpage 6 10 119 159 -40 7.4 East Meadow 6 10 118 159 -41 7.4 Carey 6 11 141 144 -3 8.3 Long Beach 6 11 136 157 -21 8 Malverne/East Rockaway 5 6 85 89 -4 7.7 Seaford 5 11 108 147 -39 6.8 MacArthur 5 11 131 184 -53 8.2 Freeport 4 7 65 110 -45 5.9 Valley Stream 4 9 73 151 -78 5.6 JFK-Bellmore 4 10 53 136 -83 3.8 West Hempstead 4 11 104 168 -64 6.9 Oyster Bay 4 12 98 156 -58 6.1 Friends Academy 4 12 107 166 -59 6.7 Roosevelt 3 7 99 138 -39 9.9 Baldwin 2 12 74 173 -99 5.3 Great Neck South 2 12 52 144 -92 3.7 Elmont 2 13 62 152 -90 4.1 Lawrence 1 13 47 147 -100 3.4 Hempstead 0 8 21 112 -91 2.6 Great Neck North 0 13 43 162 -119 3.3 Conference-A Team W L Massapequa 8 0 Syosset 7 1 Farmingdale 6 2 Port Washington 5 3 Oceanside 5 4 Hicksville 4 4 Plainview-Old Bethpage 4 4 East Meadow 4 4 Uniondale 3 5 Baldwin 2 7 Freeport 1 5 Hempstead 0 4 Valley Stream 0 6 Conference-B1 Team W L Manhasset 8 0 Garden City 7 1 South Side 6 2 Calhoun 5 3 Hewlett 4 5 Long Beach 3 6 Carey 2 7 MacArthur 0 8 Conference-B2 Team W L Roslyn 12 1 Jericho 9 2 W.C. Mepham 9 3 Herricks 8 4 Sewanhaka 6 5 New Hyde Park 6 5 Glen Cove 5 6 JFK-Bellmore 4 7 Roosevelt 3 7 Great Neck South 2 7 Elmont 1 10 Great Neck North 0 11 Conference-C1 Team W L Wantagh 9 1 Cold Spring Harbor 9 1 Locust Valley 8 2 North Shore 6 5 Bethpage 5 5 Lynbrook 5 6 Mineola 4 7 Floral Park 4 7 Seaford 3 7 Friends Academy 0 10 Conference-C2 Team W L Plainedge 8 1 Wheatley/Carle Place 7 2 Clarke 6 2 Division 4 4 Oyster Bay 4 4 Malverne/East Rockaway 3 5 Island Trees 3 5 West Hempstead 1 7 Lawrence 0 8
Points Player School Total Average Gatto, Ethan Roslyn 102 6.8 Caputo, Anthony Clarke 83 6.92 Grabher, Stephen North Shore 74 4.63 Gleason , Colin Massapequa 73 5.21 Leonardi, Vincent Hicksville 67 5.58 Schnell, Patrick Jericho 64 5.33 O'Connell, Jimmy Carey 62 3.88 Turrini, Nick Calhoun 60 4 Guglielmo Jr., Robert W.C. Mepham 60 5 Teresky, Nicholas Wantagh 60 4.29 Goals Player School Total Average Leonardi, Vincent Hicksville 48 4 Gatto, Ethan Roslyn 47 3.13 Caputo, Anthony Clarke 45 3.75 Striano, Danny Cold Spring Harbor 43 2.87 Gleason , Colin Massapequa 42 3 Kelly, Michael Floral Park 41 3.15 Guglielmo Jr., Robert W.C. Mepham 41 3.42 Lutfi, Sam Massapequa 40 2.86 Turrini, Nick Calhoun 39 2.6 Schnell, Patrick Jericho 37 3.08 Assists Player School Total Average Gatto, Ethan Roslyn 55 3.67 Grabher, Stephen North Shore 38 2.38 Caputo, Anthony Clarke 38 3.17 Gibbons, Garrett Massapequa 33 2.36 O'Connell, Jimmy Carey 33 2.06 Gleason , Colin Massapequa 31 2.21 Demetri, Forrest North Shore 31 1.94 Teresky, Nicholas Wantagh 30 2.14 Burns, Cade Plainedge 29 2.23 Pickett, William South Side 29 1.93 Saves Player School Total Percentage May, Max Hewlett 195 67% Renner, Dylan Mineola 193 72% Flohr, Robert Carey 165 57% Munson, Kyle Calhoun 158 66% Carlson, Kc Oceanside 156 57% Pedisich, Brendan East Meadow 147 55% Gillman, Sean Farmingdale 142 62% Rea, Timothy Plainview-Old Bethpage 132 47% Watts, Trevor Baldwin 131 46% Galassi, AJ Port Washington 131 55% Faceoffs Won Player School Total Percentage Petrakis, Angelo Massapequa 215 91% Ferrara, Ben Locust Valley 149 59% Maynard, Elihsa Uniondale 149 70% Lebson, Ryan Syosset 139 71% DiBenedetto, Jake Lynbrook 135 70% Buehre, Dean Long Beach 135 58% DeGennaro, Andrew Cold Spring Harbor 105 76% Oemcke, Jake Farmingdale 94 55% Scarpa, Nick Hicksville 88 66% Kelly, Aidan South Side 88 62% Ground Balls Player School Total Average Petrakis, Angelo Massapequa 109 6.81 Ferrara, Ben Locust Valley 101 7.21 Lebson, Ryan Syosset 90 7.5 Oemcke, Jake Farmingdale 80 5.71 Mora, Michael Plainedge 73 8.11 LiCalzi, Nick South Side 68 5.23 Weiss, Matt Hewlett 62 4.13 DeGennaro, Andrew Cold Spring Harbor 62 4.13 McKenna, Aidan Calhoun 61 4.07 DeJesus, Ariel Calhoun 60 4.29 Caused Turnovers Player School Total Average Hawkinson, Caden Cold Spring Harbor 22 1.57 McKenna, Aidan Calhoun 21 1.4 Derby, Sean Seaford 16 1.23 Ramos, Lorenzo Farmingdale 14 0.82 Bruno, Jacob Cold Spring Harbor 11 0.85 Hickis, Rich Farmingdale 10 0.59 Simak, Chris Locust Valley 10 0.77 Campbell, Antoine Uniondale 10 1.25 Defelice, Nick Farmingdale 10 0.91 Jones, Matt Locust Valley 9 1.13
Greg Campisi; Friar Country to Haaavard
Greg Campisi had a remarkable high school career, culminating in a senior season for the ages. Even before getting on the lacrosse field, Campisi quarterbacked the St. Anthony’s football team. He threw for over 1,000 yards and only threw one interception during his senior season. He led the team to a 7-2 record, but ended
Committed Corner, Week of October 14th
Catch-up with the latest commits in this week’s committed corner.
Lacrosse World Converges in MD this Weekend for the USA Lacrosse Fall Classic
This weekend USA Lacrosse is hosting the biggest lacrosse event of the fall. This year’s Fall Classic consists of Team USA U15 and U17 select boys and select girls teams, the USA mens and women’s team, the Canadian mens and women’s teams, and the defending NCAA champions Virgina and Maryland (they won mens and women’s
Hugh Kelleher is Running Wild this Fall
Hugh Kelleher is currently in the midst of an undefeated (5-0) football season for Macarthur High School. Hugh is running wild over the competition, with 11 TDs and nearly 1,000 yards through his team’s first five games. Kelleher’s prowess out of the backfield has been a catalyst for a much improved Generals squad. The team
LILJ is Growing! Who’s Behind it All?!
This fall, the LILJ has expanded its team to include five aspiring young professionals pursuing a career in the world of sports. Read below to learn more about who’s behind the content, the stories, the media, and expanding coverage of Long Island lacrosse!
Jojo Todaro Switches Color from Orange to Hopkins Blue
This week, the #2 ranked player in the class of 2021, Jojo Todaro (2021, D/LSM, Carey) decided to switch his verbal commitment from Syracuse to Johns Hopkins.
Committed Corner: Week of October 4th
Girls Emma LoPinto (2021, Attack, Manhasset)- Florida, the Number 1 ranked junior to come off the island, Lopinto does it all. The Gators of Florida are recruiting the island heavily and they are succeeding at scooping up the best of the best. Lopinto is a do-it-all attacker. No job is beneath her on the field.
Jezayd Hall Q&A, The Rising Star from Mastic
Jezayd Hall of William Floyd High School is more than just a rising star on the lacrosse field. Hall is a native of Mastic Beach and studlete in the class of 2021. Jezayd is currently in the midst of a football season where he is running all over Suffolk county. Through the first four games
The Spirit of the Stick.
Lacrosse is the oldest sport in America. The game originated in the 1100s when the Mohawk Tribe started the medicine game across the lands by Lake Ontario . The game started as a form of entertainment, it resembled a battle. There could have been hundreds of men on either team throwing the ball through the
Louis Perfetto Q&A, Shippin’ Up to Boston
Louis Perfetto graduated Manhasset High School in 2019, and he had a truly exceptional senior season. Louis led the Manhasset Indians to a 17-3 record including going undefeated in conference play. Perfetto played remarkably well putting in 40 goals to go with 23 assists and leading his team to the state semifinals. A heartbreaking loss
Boys Top 50 College Freshmen from Long Island
The Top 50 boys from the class of 2019 started a new journey last month. After leaving an impact on their respective high schools, they are now onto the next level in their lives and lacrosse careers. The LILJ staff ranked the 50 boys who we think will have the biggest impact in their freshman
NY College Preview: LIU Sharks Men’s Lacrosse
“We’re focused on development and hard work. Doing things the right way, consistently on a day in, day out basis. I would hope when someone would describe our guys and our program they would describe us as hard working and tough because that’s what we identify with as a group.” – Eric Wolf
Jake Naso; Duke Bound!
This week, St. Anthony’s FOGO, Jake Naso sent shockwaves through the high school lacrosse world as he flipped his commitment from the University of Virginia to the University of Duke. Naso, who is regarded as the top face-off guy in the country for the class of 2020 sat down with our LILJ staff to talk
Recent Long Island College Commitments
For the week of 09/30/2019 here are 8 Long Island High School stand-outs who made their college commitments.
Regy Thorpe Growing Box Lacrosse in America
Regy Thorpe is one of the most respected names in lacrosse. He played college lacrosse at Syracuse where he captained the 1993 championship team during his All-American season. Upon graduating Thorpe played professionally, in the NLL. For 15 seasons he was a member of the Rochester Knighthawks, he played in Rochester from 1995-2010 and was
Thomas Liantonio; Overcomes. Inspires. Excels.
One of the most inspirational stories of the 2020 lacrosse season will be taking place at LIU Post. 5th year senior Thomas Liantonio is so much more than a lacrosse story. In 2017, he was diagnosed with myocarditis, a rare heart disease resulting in an inflammation of the heart. The diagnosis was devastating and for
Joe Spallina Jr. What’s Next for LI’s Freshman Phenom?
Joe Spallina Jr. has lacrosse in his blood. He is the son of New York Lizards GM and head coach of the women’s lacrosse team at Stony Brook University, Joe Spallina. Joey, the Mount Sinai sophomore, has already outgrown his dad’s shadow. During his freshman campaign he led the mustangs to an unbelievable regular season,
NY School Preview: Siena College
Siena Saints Head Coach: Liam Gleason Assistant Coaches: Tim Cox, Derrick Eccles, Kevin Prunty (Undergraduate Assistant) 2019 Record: 6-7 (6th in MAA conference) Long Island Representation: Colin Gleason/Freshman/ Massapequa Dylan Pape/Freshman/West Islip Brandon Meir/Sophomore/Smithtown West Thomas Rooney/Sophomore/St. Dominic 2020 recruits Andrew Arcuri, Westhampton Jack Erb, Shoreham Wading River Jack Cavaioli, Farmingdale We are really excited
Matthew Borges – from Garden City to the Pros
“With the 63rd pick in the 2019 National Lacrosse League draft the New York Riptide Select; FLG alumni Matthew Borges.” No, those were not the exact words of NLL commissioner Nick Sakiewicz, but it doesn’t make them any less true. 2015 Garden City graduate Matthew Borges is indeed heading to the Riptide. An illustrustrious
Q&A w/ Jacob Bruno – Dominating Season to Season
Jacob Bruno, is a three sport studlete at Cold Spring Harbor High School. During the fall he is tearing it up on the Football field. The starting running back has led the Seahawks to 2-0 start this season, seemingly scoring at will, Bruno uses his strength to run over every defender in his path. This
Q&A w/ Eric Mueller – Getting Going for the Diplomats
“Saved by Mueller” became an all too familiar cry during the past four seasons throughout Nassau County. Eric Mueller, the former Garden City goalie was a special player. During his junior season he led the Trojans to the state championship. A resounding semifinal win over John Jay before Mueller and the team won a thrilling one
The Milkman is Coming Home – Connor Farrell Signs with NLL LI Franchise
Connor Farrell graduated from Sachem East High School in 2015, and with that his lacrosse days appeared to be far behind him. The freshman linebacker was fully committed to playing football at LIU Post, he spent years developing his game and he had put in countless hours of work on the football field. Engaged in
2019 NLL Draft Recap
The 2019 National Lacrosse League draft took place on September 17, 2019 and the New York Riptide took Canadian Tyson with the first overall selection. Long Island had a strong representation in the draft as Stony Brook products Ryland Rees and Derek Lloyd were each taken (2nd and 52nd respectively). Three Long Island natives saw
Xavier Arline-Multi Sport Phenom
One of Long Islands finest lacrosse and football players is UNC bound Xavier Arline. An absolute nightmare for defenses to cover, he seems to be able to score at will. He boasted a robust 61 goals and 59 assist accumulating a total 120 points. In football he rushed for a gaudy 904 yard on
Steven Grabher-Swiss ARMY Knife
Stephen Grabher is a North Shore graduate currently attending Army. Stephen is a versatile midfielder with the skill to play in multiple areas on the field. He’s a Swiss army knife of sorts with great offensive ability and a strong defensive pedigree. We wanted to know why Stephen chose Army and what has his experience
LI’s Tyler Warner Shines on Lacrosse’s Biggest Stage
Tyler Warner, #13 LC Midfielder Whipsnakes Lacrosse Club Baldwin, New York SSDM All American at Yale National Champion at Yale 2019 George Boiardi Hard Hat nominee
Long Island PLL Players- Redwoods
REDWOODS Featured are all of the Long Island born and raised players in the Premier Lacrosse League, playing for the Redwoods under coach Nat St. Laurent (Keuka ’04)
Long Island PLL Players – Whipsnakes
WHIPSNAKES Featured are all of the Long Island born and raised players in the Premier Lacrosse League, playing for the Whipsnakes under coach Jim Stagnitta (Penn ’84).
Long Island PLL Players – Archers
ARCHERS Featured are all of the Long Island born and raised players in the Premier Lacrosse League, playing for the Archers under coach Chris Bates (Dartmouth ’90).
Long Island PLL Players – Chrome
CHROME Featured are all of the Long Island born and raised players in the Premier Lacrosse League, playing for the Chrome under coach Dom Starsia(Brown ’74).
Long Island PLL Players – Chaos
CHAOS Featured are all of the Long Island born and raised players in the Premier Lacrosse League, playing for the Chaos under coach Andy Towers (Brown ’94).
Long Island PLL Players – Atlas
ATLAS Featured are all of the Long Island born and raised players in the Premier Lacrosse League, playing for the Atlas under coach John Paul (Michigan ’89).
Top 60 Senior Boys
The class of 2020 is fully loaded with talent. When these kids graduate, they will be missed tremendously by their respective high school programs. Here are the top 60 boys for the class of 2020 presented by the LILJ:
Long Island Top 50 Phenom’s from the Class of 2021
College coaches are ready to click the send button at 12 am on September 1st. In the second year of the new recruiting rule, this is one of the most exciting times of the year for high school and college lacrosse fans. Here are the top 50 boys for the class of 2021 presented by
FLG in 3D Summer Shootout Recap
On July 12th through July 14th, the FLG in 3D Summer Shootout took place at the beautiful Maryland Soccerplex in Boyds, Maryland. With over 100 + college coaches in attendance, these boys participating in the Summer Shootout gave their all in trying to showcase their skills in front of college coaches. Some teams stood out
NYSRC Impact Players
On July 22nd through July 24th, the second annual New York State Regional Championship took place at Binghamton University. The best players from ADK, Central, Hudson Valley, Nassau, NYC, Parochial, Suffolk, and Western wanted to show why they are the best region in their respective grad year. All of these young adults showed why they
Shoreham-Wading River comes back from a 7 goal deficit to win their seventh LIC
This game was an absolute thriller. The Cold Spring Harbor Seahawks jumped out to an 8-4 lead at halftime, and were up 11-6 with 3:09 left in the third. Shoreham-Wading River would not let their season end this way after a huge upset victory against Mount Sinai. This is where the fun began.
County Championship Winners
With the 2019 season coming to a close on Long Island, it is awesome season to reflect back on, and look on with excitement to the teams that came out victorious within the counties, headed onto the LICs and eventually to States. There has been games won by large margins, teams making noise and hanging
Top 10 Weekly Performers – Week 11
Top Performers from this week coming from the Championship games. Check it out right here!
FLG Summer Camp Info
The FLG Summer Camp is a four-day camp held at the LIU Post – Brookville, NY, for boys and girls ages Kindergarten thru 8th grades.
Senior Exceptional Game Announcement
LILJ would like to announce the Senior Exceptional All- Star Game. This game will feature the ALL- Long Island Goat Team Players from Nassau and the best seniors in Suffolk counties, Boys and Girls, going head to head in a All- Star game event, showing the lacrosse community why they are the GOATs of the
Massapequa gets over the hump to win their second LIC in program history
The past two seasons, Ward Melville and Massapequa have battled in the LIC, and Ward Melville has defeated Massapequa the past two seasons. The third time was the charm for the Chiefs as they defeated Ward Melville 10-5 to win their first LIC since 2014, where they went on to win the State Championship.
Manhasset defeats Harborfields to win their first LIC since 2015
As soon as the whistle blew on the first face off of the game, the Manhasset Indians dominated this game and never looked back. Manhasset was coming off a double overtime thrilling victory over Garden City, and the momentum they gained in that game continued in the LIC.
NCAA Division 1 Championship Weekend
The Stage is set as the Virginia Cavaliers, Yale Bulldogs, Duke Blue Devils and Penn State Nittany Lions are all headed to Championship weekend. LILJ is highlighting the Top LI Talent for each team.
FLG Premier Showcase – Kick off the summer right!
FLG Premier Showcase Description The FLG Premier Showcase is the 1st recruiting showcase of the 2019 summer season. This is a one-day showcase event held at LIU Post – Long Island University, Brookville, Long Island, for rising freshman, sophomore, junior and senior lacrosse players looking to play at the next level.
LILJ Top 10 Performers – Week 10
The playoffs are well underway! Big wins, upsets and thrillers, teams are moving into the finals of the County’s. If your team still in the race? Check out this past weeks top 10 performers, and who secured the victories for their squads.
LILJ All- Long Island Teams – ANNOUNCED
Are you a GOAT? FLG Lacrosse and the Long Island Lacrosse Journal have announced the All- Long Island, First and Second Team GOAT Lists. Check out to see who made it!
Syosset Edges Farmingdale and Advances to Nassau A County Final
The first time these teams went at it, Syosset beat Farmingdale, 13-11. Farmingdale tried to make a comeback late in the game, but they fell a little short. Farmingdale was out for vengeance, and this was a highly anticipated match-up that a lot of people were excited for. Both of these teams were fighting for
LILJ Top 10 Performers – Week 9
Rolling into the next round of the playoffs and some championship games in the Parochial division’s, LILJ highlights Top 10 Week Performers.
NCAA Highlighted First Year- Week 9 – Jack Gibbons, Mepham, Mercy
Jack Gibbons had a stellar first year for the Mavericks. The Mepham alumni had 53 points on the year for Mercy and played a pivitol role all season long!
Junior GOAT Boys Watch List
LILJ announces the 2020 Goat Watch List. These players are at the top of the junior class in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Check out to see who made the list.
Calhoun Beats Hewlett by a Goal in Nassau Class B Thriller ANALYSIS
Yesterday evening, we saw a battle between two great teams. This battle ended up with Calhoun winning 8-7. This game had it all, heart, drama, and intensity.
All-Long Island Exceptional Senior Game Watchlist (Boys)
LILJ is Proud to announce Nassau and Suffolk County Senior Exceptional All- Star Game Watch list. Selection process for this games includes a nomination from your HS Coach as well as input from the LILJ Selection Committee. Congratulations to all that made the watch list. Additions can be made to this list. Final Top 25 GOAT
LILJ Post- Season Top 10 Boys Varsity Lacrosse Teams
With the regular season at a close, LILJ presents an updated Top 10 Boys Varsity Lacrosse Teams on Long Island. Check out the new list right here.
LILJ Post- Season Top 10 Girls Varsity Lacrosse Teams
With the regular season at a close, LILJ presents an updated Top 10 Girls Varsity Lacrosse Teams on Long Island. Check out the new list right here.
LILJ Top 10 Performers – Week 8
Every week, LILJ will be keeping our viewers updated on Long Island Top High School Lacrosse Performers. Check out this past weeks Top 10
NCAA Men’s Division 1 Quarter Finals 5/18 – Preview
The stage is set. With UMBC notching Marist with a big second half surge. The match- ups for the first round will be underway this weekend. Hofstra University is once again holding the NCAA Men’s Division 1 Quarter Finals at Shuart Stadium.
Floral Park vs. Locust Valley Boys Analysis
On a gorgeous May night, we witnessed an intense game between Floral Park and Locust Valley boy’s lacrosse teams. It was a heated game that had playoff implications, which saw Locust Valley coming out on top, 14-5.
Roslyn vs. Sewanhaka Boys Analysis
On a chilly may night, we witnessed a physical game between Roslyn and Sewanhaka boy’s lacrosse teams. This would serve as a game that meant a lot to the seniors, being that it was their last regular season game at home. Roslyn came out on top, sending their fans home happy, 18-4.
Carey vs. South Side Boys Analysis
On South Side’s senior day, they were faced with a tough task ahead of them by going up against a young and exciting Carey team. Both of these teams cores are filled with good Sophomores and Juniors, and being that these teams are in the same conference, it was a showcase of the young talent
LILJ Late- Season Top 10 Boys Varsity Lacrosse Teams UPDATED
Approaching the last week of the season, LILJ presents and updated Top 10 Boys Varsity Lacrosse Teams on Long Island, as of 5/3. Check out the new list right here.
LILJ Top 10 Performers – Week 7
Every week, LILJ will be keeping our viewers updated on Long Island Top High School Lacrosse Performers. Check out this past weeks Top 10
Defending Manhattan. The Rise of Manhattan Men’s Lacrosse.
Manhattan College has adopted the personality of its city. Never sleeping, always grinding, and producing countless success stories, Manhattan is no-longer that unknown college ‘in the city.’
LILJ Top 10 Performers – Week 6
Every week, LILJ will be keeping our viewers updated on Long Island Top High School Lacrosse Performers. Check out this past weeks Top 10
LILJ Late- Season Top 10 Boys Varsity Lacrosse Teams
Approaching the ladder half of the season, LILJ presents and updated Top 10 Boys Varsity Lacrosse Teams on Long Island. Check out the new list right here.
Young Goat Watch List – Boys 22/23
Playing against competition, some of which is 3 or 4 years older than them , and they are holding their own. The Young Goat List is growing! Check out our current list for the Top 22’s and 23’s on LI. If there is anyone we missed, please reach out to us
String King Game of the Week – Chief Welcome Brave
The battle is brewing for am INTENSE Nassau Class A match- up. The Syosset Braves will travel down to the south shore of Long Island to take on conference rival Massapequa. LILJ will be bring you coverage all game long via instagram @flglax to see whose tribe is stronger. It all goes down Wednesday May
The Super Sophomores Boys – Updated List
Approaching the ladder half of the season, some great 2021’s are emerging, showing that they are the best of the best in their class on Long Island. Check out our NEW Super Sophs! Think we missed someone? please email us email@example.com
Spring Break Analysis – Huntington & Sachem North Boys | Islip & Mattituck Girls
4/23: Huntington vs. Sachem North In the first half of this game, it was a very tough battle between two teams in Suffolk County trying to make a playoff push. It was 5-5 at half, and in the second half it was anyone’s game for the taking. Sachem North would take control though, scoring 3
Geico Lacrosse Showcase
March 6, 2018 Inaugural GEICO High School Lacrosse Showcase Available on ESPNU and ESPN3, April 27-28 Long Island, N.Y. (March 5, 2018) – In its continued commitment to high school sports, ESPN will now be the home of the GEICO High School Lacrosse Showcase. This inaugural event will allow six of the nation’s top high
LILJ Top 10 Performers – Week 5
NCAA Highlighted First Year- Week 5
Hannah Dorney, the Comsewogue Native is making significant contributions in her first year for the Fighting Irish. Named to the Inside Lacrosse Rising Senior Watch during her season season, a News Day Top 100 selection, as well as All- County player, a five year starter for Comsewogue HS, Dorney had much experience on the playing
LILJ Mid- Season Top 10 Boys Varsity Lacrosse Teams (Update)
We are mid- way through the season! LILJ has been coming at you live all across Long Island, covering the game in Nassau and Suffolk County, as well as for our Parochial Schools. With much thought and input. LILJ believes that this list is a well represented Top 10 Boys Varsity Lacrosse Teams throughout all
LILJ Top 10 Performers – Week 4
Midway through the season already! However the action has not stopped. Every week, LILJ will be keeping our viewers updated on Long Island Top High School Lacrosse Performers. Check out this past weeks Top 10:
Lt. Ray Enners Award: Mid-Season Watch List presented by Connect Lax
The Lt. Ray Enners Award is an annual award, given to the most valuable high school lacrosse player in Suffolk County, NY. Presented by the Suffolk County Boys Lacrosse Coaches Association, criteria for this prestigious award includes a player who is tough, willing to do anything for his teammates, possess exceptional leadership skills as well
NCAA Highlighted First Year- Week 4
Army West Point Freshman Brendan Nichtern is absolutely RIPPING it up for the Black Knights. A Massapequa native, Nichtern is averaging just about 4.5 points per game with 49 points in 11 games.
Wogue vs. Sinai SKGOTW Analysis
Comsewogue hosted one of the most epic environments for a regular season lacrosse game. The student section was roaring with :40 minutes prior to the coin toss. Comsewogue students were hooting, hollering, and looking to get inside the heads of the Mt. Sinai Mustangs. The crowd for the Stangs was equally as rowdy. Fans traveled
String King Game of the Week – The Place Where Many Paths Meet
Comsewogue, which translates to “The Place Where Many Paths Meeting,” will house a battle between two power house programs in Suffolk County. The Mustangs will ride like the wind to Comsewogue High School on April 10th at 7:00pm to take on the Warriors. An LILJ String King Game of the Week, preseason Rank #6, Comsewogue
Patriots in Secatogue County Analysis
The wind was howling in Bay Shore, NY on Wednesday afternoon. The blistering winds created a sort of calm, quiet atmosphere for the second String King Game of the Week. Mother nature muted fans, coaches calls, and refs whistles. As a result, players were left on their own out between the lines.
The Super Sophomore Boys: Mid-Season List
LILJ presents, “The Super Sophomore’s,” or the Top 2021, sophomore Varsity lacrosse players on Long Island. These guys are excelling at the Varsity Level on some of the best teams on the Island. If you think we missed someone, please email us firstname.lastname@example.org
Top 10 Songs for Your Squads Pre- Game Mix
LETS GET READY TO RUMBLE! LILJ Presents, 2019 Top 10 Pre- game songs. Every squad has got their mix to get them ready to play. Here is ours! Feel free to add any of these songs to your schools playlist. Some oldies, some newbies, but always the goodies.
LILJ Top 10 Performers – Week 3
The season is heating up! As conference play is either underway and or right around the corner, there are definitely a ton of players out there on the Island that are playing their best lacrosse, going into the games where it really matters the most. Here is LILJs Top 10 Performers from this past week
NCAA Highlighted First Year- Week 3
Pj Clementi, from Huntington NY, Harborfields High School is making major contributions for Amherst College in his first year as a Mammoth. The offensive middie is showing that he is ready for the collegiate level, having four multiple point game contests, and 22 points on the year.
St. A’s vs. Set ‘Private vs. Public’ Recap & Analysis
Last night set the stage for a star to emerge and for fans to gaze at a star. Anytime Brennan O’Neill suits up: stands fill, camera’s flash, and videos click record. To no surprise, O’Neill did not disappoint.
Carey vs. Dale for TKO Strong
The Carey vs. Farmingdale cross-conference contest did not disappoint. This game went down to the wire and was most certainly up for grabs. The beginning of the first quarter was all Carey, with two highlight reel goals from their sophomore sensations, Michael Faerone and Jimmy O’Connell. Scoring from either side of the cage, the slick
LILJ Top 10 Performers – Week 2
Every week, LILJ will be keeping our viewers updated on Long Island Top High School Lacrosse Performers. Check out Week 2 Top 10 Performers.
NCAA Highlighted First Year- Week 2
With much success on the year thus far, a 6-2 overall record, defensive efforts have been a common theme for Jacksonville Women’s Lacrosse, and it all starts with Dayna Martinetto.
Massapequa v. Garden City @ Garden City High School
This game was hyped up, and it lived up to all the hype. It was a great battle between the top 2 ranked teams in the LILJ for Nassau County, and both of these teams wanted to prove they were worthy of the number one spot. Two historic programs going at it, punch for punch.
South Side v. Syosset @ Syosset High School
If you missed this game, you missed a very exciting back and forth game between two great teams in Nassau County. These two teams came out at full force in their first regular season game of the 2019 season. These two teams left all it on the field, and it was a very tough physical
LILJ Top 10 Performers – Week 1
The season is under way! LILJ will be highlighting 10 players on a weekly basis who are absolutely ripping it up on Long Island. Good Luck to all teams in the season openers and we look forward to covering all teams and their top student athletes this spring! To see the list…
The FLG Premier Showcase
With the Spring Season underway, it is important to begin to look forward to the summer. Long Island being a hot bed for lacrosse, a large number of players have aspirations of playing in college. But how do you separate yourself from the competition? Attending the right events is important to ensure that you gain
NCAA Highlighted First Year – Week 1
The Muhlenberg Mules are off to a great start to the 2019 season. A 5-1 overall record, the Mules have secured quality wins over teams like Scranton, Susquehana and Southern Virginia. Finding the back of the net has been no problem Mules, especially for freshman midfielder James Dalimonte.
CSH v. Port Srimmage @ Seahawk Field
As the Port Washington boys lacrosse team started to file off the bus, Cold Spring immediately turned on a switch. From loose to all business, solo senior captain, Danny Striano immediately took charge and led the Seahawks on their token half field lap. Cold Spring’s stretch remained static, while Port’s dynamic. After a quick warm-up,
The Founders Cup
The Founders Cup is presented annually by the Long Island Metropolitan Lacrosse Foundation (LIMLF) to the Most Outstanding Boys and Girls Varsity Lacrosse team in three sections: New York City, Nassau, and Suffolk. Catholic and private schools are included in the section in which they are located.
Legend Club with Jim Kasper
When you are talking about Long Island Lacrosse, there may be some names that come to mind. Whether you’re thinking of players or coaches, these are guys who paved the way and had an influential part on what Long Island Lacrosse now is. Jim Kasper, current Varsity Head Coach at Locust Valley High School is
Athletes Nationwide Are Going Lime To Assist HEADstrong This Season
(PHILADELPHIA, PA) Goals, assists, face-offs, draws, ground balls and saves are just a few of the statistics that athletes are using to help families overcome by cancer this season. Go Lime For Cancer™ is a digital fundraising campaign in support of the HEADstrong Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to improving lives affected by the disease
NCAA Division 2 Men’s Top Lacrosse Players from Long Island
Concentrated within a few big name schools, here is the list for the best players from Long Island playing Division 2 College Lacrosse. LILJ looked at numerous criteria to select the players on this list. From stats and accolades, to academics and consistency, the players on this list have demonstrated all the qualities as to
NCAA Division 3 Men’s Top Lacrosse Players from Long Island
A large talent pool, here is the Top Players from Long Island playing Division 3 College Lacrosse. A difficult list to pick as there are so many incredible school that have Division 3 programs. LILJ looked at numerous criteria to select the players on this list. From stats and accolades, to academics and consistency, the
NCAA Division 1 Men’s Top Lacrosse Players from Long Island
Talent. That is literally the only word to describe this list. A difficult one to select, here is LILJs Top 25 Current Division 1 Men’s Lacrosse Players from Long Island. LILJ looked at numerous criteria to select the players on this list. From stats and accolades, to academics and consistency, the players on this list
#3 Manhasset Indians Season Preview
In 2019, the Manhasset Indians have their arrows pointed over the hump that is the Nassau Class B County Championship. After three straight losses in the Nassau County Championship Game, the Indians are determined to bring Manhasset lacrosse back to where it once was, on the top. There’s no doubt that the 2019 Indians have
#2 Massapequa Chiefs Season Preview
“8-5, 8-5,” The score of both Long Island Championship losses to Ward Melville. Word has it, Massapequa Assistant Coach, Mike Powers, has “8-5” as his screensaver as an incessant and painful reminder of how close the Chiefs have been the past two seasons. Coming off a tough loss in the 2018 Long Island Championship to
#1 Garden City Trojans Season Preview
Why are Garden City athletics always competitive? If you ask Head Coach Steve Finnell, the answer is simple, “we love to compete.” Passion fuels amateur athletes to do great things. For the Trojans of Garden City, they don’t let their competitive embers fade in lacrosse’s ‘off-season,’ instead, they fuel them by playing and competing in