Section 1 Boys Lacrosse Tournament
No. 9 Wappingers (8-8) at No. 8 Clarkstown South (8-8)
Outlook: The Vikings knew it was a rebuilding year and the process was complicated by injury, but they have gotten better in the last month.
Prediction: Clarkstown South 11-5
Next: Winner plays at North Rockland
No. 11 Carmel (5-10) at No. 6 Mahopac (8-8)
Outlook: The Rams are still miles away from their biggest rival competitively, and lost the first meeting 20-5 so an upset here is very, very, very unlikely.
Prediciton: Mahopac 15-4
Next: Winner plays at Mamaroneck
No. 10 Suffern (5-10) at No. 7 Lakeland/Panas (6-10)
Outlook: The season was a month old before either team gained traction, and the Rebels have won three in a row against Hen Hud, Mahopac and Shenendehowa.
Predicition: Lakeland/Panas 8, Suffern 6
Next: Winner plays at Arlington
No. 9 Fox Lane (8-8) at No. 8 Brewster (9-7)
Outlook: The Foxes lost the first meeting 14-13 in overtime, but might be the hotter and healthier team right now.
Prediction: Fox Lane 11-10
Next: Winner plays at Yorktown.
No. 12 Greeley (6-10) at No. 5 Byram Hills (8-7)
Outlook: The Quakers won both of the regular-season meetings, which clearly had no bearing on the seeding index.
Prediction: Greeley 6-5
Next: The winner plays Harrison or Somers
No. 13 Harrison (5-11) at No. 4 Somers (8-7)
Outlook: The Tuskers threw a scare into Ridgefield earlier in the week and are coming in with a great deal of confidence.
Predicition: Somers 8-4
Next: The winner plays Greeley or Byram Hills
No. 11 Tappan Zee (8-8) at No. 6 Nyack (8-7)
Outlook: The Dutchmen won the first meeting 9-8, but a playoff repeat might be difficult against a rival with a roster full of seniors.
Predicition: Nyack 9, Tappan Zee 7
Next: The winner plays at John Jay.
No. 10 Eastchester (9-6) at No. 7 Ossining (8-7)
Outlook: The Pride was on a scoring binge over the final weeks of the season and should have a couple of matchup advantages.
Predicition: Ossining 8-5
Next: The winner plays at Rye.
No. 16 Haldane (7-10) at No. 1 Bronxville (15-1)
Outlook: The Broncos simply have too much scoring prowess and only need to guard against losing focus.
Prediction: Bronxville 18-2
Next: North Salem or Putnam Valley
No. 9 North Salem (10-6) at No. 8 Putnam Valley (9-7)
Outlook: The Tigers might still be a year away, but they already have a lot of big-game experience that will help here.
Predicition: Putnam Valley 15-4
Next: The winner plays Haldane or Bronxville
No. 12 Pelham (6-9) at No. 5 Hastings (12-2)
Outlook: The Pelicans are more physical and played in a tougher league, which is likely the difference in this one.
Prediction: Pelham 9-7
Next: The winner plays Edgemont or Croton-Harmon
No. 13 Edgemont (6-9) at No. 4 Croton-Harmon (12-4)
Outlook: The Tigers won the first meeting 14-5 and have been able to pour in goals against weaker teams.
Prediction: Croton-Harmon 13-6
Next: The winner plays Hastings or Pelham.
No. 14 Nanuet (5-9) at No. 3 Hen Hud (11-5)
Outlook: The Sailors lost a little momentum against good teams in the last two weeks, but will be able to get some of that back.
Prediciton: Hen Hud 15-5
Next: The winner plays Briarcliff or Irvington.
No. 11 Briarcliff (7-8) at No. 6 Irvington (11-5)
Outlook: The Bulldogs were under the radar all season, but did schedule a couple of tough opponents to prepare for the playoffs.
Prediction: Irvington 8-7.
Next: The winner plays Nanuet or Hen Hud.
No. 10 Keio (8-6) at No. 7 Kennedy Catholic (11-4)
Outlook: The Gaels had a couple of letdowns in the final two weeks of the season, but are playing again with purpose.
Prediciton: Kennedy 6-5
Next: The winner plays Pearl River or Pleasantville.
No. 15 Pearl River (7-10) at No. 2 Pleasantville (12-4)
Outlook: The Panthers took all the momentum gained in last year’s postseason and carried it right into this season.
Prediction: Pleasantville 12-6
Next: The winner plays Keio or Kennedy.