LONG ISLAND CHAMPIONSHIP
Saturday, June 2 (at Hofstra University)
(S1) West Islip 11, (N2) Syosset 4
West Islip (19-1) defeated Syosset (14-5) in the Class A Long Island Championship at Hofstra. West Islip advances to the state semifinals to face Niskayuna at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hofstra.
Wednesday, May 30 (at Stony Brook University)
(1) West Islip 9, (3) Ward Melville 6
Ryan Wieczorek scored two goals with three assists and Jon Reese and Brendan Smith added two goals as West Islip won its ninth straight Suffolk County Class A title at Stony Brook. Jack Kelly made 11 saves for the Lions (18-1) who face Syosset on Saturday at Hofstra for the Long Island title. Jack Bruckner scored three goals for Ward Melville (15-4). West Islip has won 50 straight Suffolk County game.
Friday, May 25 (at higher seed)
(1) West Islip 10, (4) Sachem North 5
Anthony DeLuca led the way for No. 1 West Islip (17-1) with two goals and three assist in a Suffolk Class A Semifinal. Jack Kelly added 10 saves in the net. West Islip will face No. 3 Ward Melville in the final on Wednesday, May 30th at 5:30pm at Stony Brook.
(3) Ward Melville 13, (2) Smithtown West 9
No. 3 Ward Melville got strong efforts from Jack Bruckner, John Edmonds and Frankie Lucatuorto who each had three goals for Ward Melville in a Class A Semifinal. Ward Melville will face No. 1 West Islip.
Tuesday, May 22 (at higher seed)
(1) West Islip 9, (8) Northport 3
Anthony DeLuca had a goal and three assists and Jon Reese added three goals to lead No. 1 West Islip (16-1) over No. 8 Northport in a Class A quarterfinal. West Islip hosts No. 4 Sachem North on Friday at 4:00 p.m.
(2) Smithtown West 18, (10) Half Hollow Hills East 4
No. 2 Smithtown West defeated No. 10 Half Hollow Hills East in a Suffolk Class A quarterfinal. The Bulls will play No. 3 Ward Melville in the semifinals on Friday, May 25 at 4 p.m.
(3) Ward Melville 12, (6) Smithtown East 5
Mike Rastivo (1 goal, 4 assists) had a goal and three assists during a 6-1 third quarter for No. 3 Ward Melville (14-3) in a Suffolk Class A quarterfinal. The Patriots play the winner of Smithtown West vs. Hills East in a semifinal on Friday, May 25 at 4 p.m.
(4) Sachem North 11, (5) Bay Shore 10
Cody Petillo had four first-half goals and Jack Gannon contributed four assists as host Sachem North (13-4) hung on to win its Suffolk Class A quarterfinal game. Goalie John Quinn, making his first varsity start, had 12 saves. Griffin Rock scored six goals for Bay Shore (12-6), the last with six seconds left. But the Marauders’ desperate fling at the buzzer was off the mark.
Thursday, May 17 (at higher seed)
(8) Northport 17, (9) West Babylon 6
Brian Cannon and Sean Gilroy each had four goals and two assists to lead No. 8 Northport (11-6) in the first round of the Suffolk Class A playoffs. Northport will visit No. 1 West Islip in the quarters, Tuesday at 4 p.n. No. 9 West Babylon is 10-7.
(5) Bay Shore 11, (12) Half Hollow Hills West 4
Lucas Rock scored three of his four goals in the first half to lead No. 5 Bay Shore (12-5) in the first round of the Suffolk Class A playoffs. Bay Shore will visit No. 4 Sachem North in the quarters, Tuesday at 4 p.m. No. 12 Hills West is 9-8.
(6) Smithtown East 8, (11) Walt Whitman 7
Myles Feeney set up Jimmy Tenbrink for the game-winning goal with 3:07 left in the game to lead No. 6 Smithtown East (11-6) in the first round of the Suffolk Class A playoffs. Brian Balkam stopped 13-of-20 shots. Smithtown East visits No. 3 Ward Melville in the quarters, Tuesday at 4 p.m. No. 11 Whitman is 10-7.
(10) Half Hollow Hills East 13, (7) Sachem East 6
Jesse Parker had six goals and two assists and Dan Bockelman had three goals and two assists to lead No. 10 Hills East (9-6) past No. 7 Sachem East in the Suffolk Class A first round. It is the first playoff win since 2005 for Hills East which advances to play at No. 2 Smithtown West in the quarterfinals at 5 p.m. Tuesday.