Tag Archives: State Championship
High School Lacrosse: Ward Melville Boys Lacrosse Rolls Over West Genesee 16-4 On June 8 To Win 2013 New York State Class A Lacrosse Championship; Ends Season As #1 Team In Nation
High School Lacrosse: Western U.S. #2 Carondelet Girls Lacrosse Defeats #1 Amador Valley 9-7 In Overtime On May 24 To Win CIF-North Coast Section Girls Lacrosse Championship
Cali Castagnola scored the game-winning goal late in the first overtime period to help lift Carondelet High School to a 9-7 win over host Amador Valley in the final of the North Coast Section Division I girls lacrosse championship on Friday night.
“There was so much adrenaline,” Castagnola said. “It’s kind of hard because everything is going through your head, and you’re thinking. You kind of just go as the goalie is going.”
The Cougars (21-3) jumped to a 4-1 lead late in the first half, scoring four consecutive goals. Castagnola had two of them, one off a pass from Corinne Lafayette, the other off a pass from Morgan Castelein. Castagnola also scored in the second half for four goals on the night.
However, the top-seeded Dons (21-2) hung tough, coming back to tie the game at 6-6. Castagnola’s goal made it 7-6 with six minutes 18 seconds left. Carondelet then got the ball back with about four minutes left in the game, and decided to play keepaway and try to run out the clock.
Bad decision. With 1:20 to go, Hannah Stapp forced a turnover for Amador Valley and after calling two timeouts, the Dons were left with 35 seconds to play. With nine seconds left, Cambi Cukar was fouled. She set up right in front of the net on the restart and beat Katie Merritt for the tying goal.
High School Lacrosse: Cherry Creek Girls Lacrosse Captures 2013 Colorado State Lacrosse Championship With 20-10 Win Over Centaurus; Third Championship In Four Years, 10th All-Time And First Under New Coach Brianne Tierney
the second half in rolling to a 20-10 victory over Centaurus in the girls lacrosse championship game Wednesday night.
The championship was Cherry Creek’s 10th in program history, and third in four seasons, but first under new coach Brianne Tierney. The Bruins have appeared in all 16 state championship games in the sanctioned history of the sport.
High School Lacrosse: Video Highlights Of West Islip Boys Lacrosse 12-7 Win Over Ithaca To Win 2012 New York Class A State Lacrosse Championship, Their Fifth In Seven Years
High School Boys Lacrosse: Video Highlights Of Connestoga Boys Lacrosse 10-7 Win Over La Salle On June 9 To Win Third Consecutive Pennsylvania State Championship
On a sun-splashed Saturday afternoon at Hershey Park Stadium, the senior class once again led the way in Conestoga’s 10-7 win over La Salle, the No. 1 seed from District 12, to give the Pioneers their third consecutive PIAA State Championship.
The win caps a remarkable four-year run in which Conestoga (23-3) went 96-8, swept four District 1 titles and advanced to four straight PIAA title games, winning three, in their tenure. Their only postseason blemish was a loss to La Salle in the 2009 championship game.
Michigan High School Lacrosse: Brother Rice Boys Lacrosse Defeated Ada Forest Hills Eastern-Northern 15-4 To Win 7th Straight Michigan State Lacrosse Championship On June 18
Brother Rice Boys Lacrosse registered their seventh straight MHSAA Division 1 state title Saturday at Birmingham Seaholm’s Maple Field with a methodical pounding of outmanned Ada Forest Hills Eastern-Northern, 15-4.
It was Rice’s largest victory margin since the MHSAA took sponsorship of the tournament in 2005.
The triumph lifted Rice to its 18th lacrosse state championship — its ninth straight — dating back to 1986. Rice last lost in the state title game — its last defeat to a Michigan-based team — in 2002 when Birmingham Unified won the state title in the old Michigan Lacrosse Association.
“We set a bar that’s pretty high for our players and we really push them to get there,” said Brother Rice’s veteran head coach Rob Ambrose. “And, there’s a lot of tradition here. We have a lot of players who come back from college and talk to the kids. So it’s like one big family.
“I’m really happy for the kids — they deserve it. The seniors especially. They have something to take with them now,” he said. “This is big. It’s nine years running now. We don’t talk about it too much, but it’s there. It’s nine straight years without a loss, so the pressure is on.”
Brother Rice had another outstanding season, finishing with a 19-4 overall record.
The Warriors also won the Catholic League crown and the inaugural North American Lacrosse Invitational Tournament which it hosted. They lost to Upper Arlington (Ohio) in the A Bracket of the Midwest Lacrosse Championship game. Rice’s only other losses were to New Trier (Illinois), Hill Academy (Ontario, Canada) and Cincinnati Xavier.
Pennsylvania High School Lacrosse: Connestoga Boys Lacrosse Defeated St. Joe’s Prep 13-4 On June 11 To Capture The “2011 PIAA State Championship; Incredible 3rd Quarter Shot By Billy Flatley Of Connestoga (Video)
Incredible Goal by Billy Flatley of Conestoga Lacrosse in the State Championship. At the end of the 3rd quarter Billy scored from 45 yards out.