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OVERTIME SPORTS ARTICLE
151




06/07/2016
On the Attack: 2016 NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championships Preview


Author: David Almavia, NYSPHSAA Communications Intern/Joe Agostinelli, NYSPHSAA Director of Communications


On Wednesday, 12 schools will continue down the road to the NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championships. Hofstra University will host the Eastern Semifinals, while Cicero-North Syracuse High School will host the Western Semifinals. The winners of Wednesday's games head to Middletown High School Saturday for the finals of the 2016 NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championships. Here's a look at the 12 teams look to bring home the title.

Class A
Team: Lakeland-Panas
Location: (Shrub Oak, NY) Section 1
Last NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championship: NONE
Road to 2016 NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championship: Beat Shenendehowa, 8-7 in sub-regional; beat Valley Central 13-7 in regional
NYSPHSAA Opponent: Ward Melville

Team: Corning-Painted Post
Location: (Corning, NY) Section 4
Last NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championship: (Corning East, 1990)
Number of NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championships: 1
Road to 2016 NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championship: Beat Fayetteville-Manlius in regional, 11-10
NYSPHSAA Opponent: Victor

Team: Victor
Location: Victor (NY) Section 5
Last NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championship: 2015
Number of NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championships: 1
Road to 2016 NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championship: Beat Orchard Park in regional, 17-7
NYSPHSAA Opponent: Corning-Painted Post

Team: Ward Melville
Location: (East Setauket, NY) Section 11
Last NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championship: 2013
Number of NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championships: 8
Road to 2016 NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championship: Beat Syosset in regional, 9-5
NYSPHSAA Opponent: Lakeland-Panas

Class B
Team: Jamesville-DeWitt
Location: (DeWitt, NY) Section 3
Last NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championship: 2011
Number of NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championships: 4
Road to 2016 NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championship: Beat Massena in sub-regional, 20-4; beat Horseheads in regional, 15-2.
NYSPHSAA Opponent: Webster Thomas

Team: Webster Thomas
Location: (Webster, NY) Section 5
Last NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championship: NONE
Road to 2016 NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championship: Beat Hamburg in regional, 12-10
NYSPHSAA Opponent: Jamesville-DeWitt

Team: Yorktown
Location: (Yorktown Heights, NY) Section 1
Last NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championship: 2014
Number of NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championships: 7
Road to 2016 NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championship: Beat Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake in sub-regional, 16-9; beat Highland in regional 17-3
NYSPHSAA Opponent: Shoreham-Wading River

Team: Shoreham-Wading River
Location: (Shoreham, NY) Section 11
Last NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championship: 2012
Number of NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championships: 3
Road to 2016 NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championship: Beat Garden City in regional, 8-6
NYSPHSAA Opponent: Yorktown

Class C
Team: Cazenovia
Location: Cazenovia (NY) Section 3
Last NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championship: 2013
Number of NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championships: 2
Road to 2016 NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championship: Beat Canton in sub-regional, 18-6; beat Maine-Endwell in regional, 16-3
NYSPHSAA Opponent: Penn Yan Academy

Team: Penn Yan Academy
Location: (Penn Yan, NY) Section 5
Last NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championship: 2001
Number of NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championships: 1
Road to 2016 NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championship: Beat Akron in regional, 17-6
NYSPHSAA Opponent: Cazenovia

Team: Pleasantville
Location: Pleasantville (NY) Section 1
Last NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championship: NONE
Road to 2016 NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championship: Beat Greenwich in sub-regional 14-2; beat Rondout Valley in regional, 21-5
NYSPHSAA Opponent: Cold Spring Harbor

Team: Cold Spring Harbor
Location: Cold Spring Harbor (NY) Section 8
Last NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championship: 2015
Number of NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championships: 2
Road to 2016 NYSPHSAA Boys Lacrosse Championship: Beat Babylon in regional, 8-5
NYSPHSAA Opponent: Pleasantville