It’s by far the busiest day of the week.
With a little planning, you could make stops at several entertaining games. Brewster is on the road against Rye. It’s a matchup of quality teams in the process of pulling the pieces together. Pleasantville is taking on Mamaroneck. Let’s see how the Panthers come out following their first loss of the season. North Rockland is visiting Lakeland/Panas. The Red Raiders have already beaten a couple of good teams, but haven’t faced this kind of talent. Putnam Valley will be host Rondout Valley. The Tigers are probably a little angry after getting beat up by a healthy Bronxville team. Mahopac is heading over to Somers. The Tuskers are playing a lot of close games against top competition and learning to win late.
And if you happen to enjoy long drives, you could go watch Yorktown take on Maryland power McDonogh, which is a nationally-ranked team.
I’ll be heading for Mamaroneck shortly, and you can follow me @LohudLacrosse for the updates. Send me a score if you’re out watching and I’ll pass it along.
Byram Hills at Croton-Harmon, 10 a.m.
Bronxville at White Plains, 11 a.m.
Brewster at Rye, 11 a.m.
Nyack at Scarsdale, 11 a.m.
Nanuet at New Rochelle, 11 a.m.
Monsignor Farrell at Kennedy Catholic, noon
Pleasantville at Mamaroneck, 1 p.m.
North Rockland at Lakeland/Panas 1 p.m.
Pelham at Irvington, 2:15 p.m.
RCDS at South Kent, 4:15 p.m.
Stepinac at Spellman, 4:30 p.m.
Hen Hud at North Salem, 4:30 p.m.
Rondout Valley at Putnam Valley, 5 p.m.
Minisink Valley at Clarkstown South, 5 p.m.
Harrison at Queensbury, 5:30 p.m.
Mahopac at Somers, 7 p.m.
Yorktown at McDonogh, Md. 7 p.m.
John Jay 6, Manhasset 5
Somers 13, Pleasantville 12
Suffern 14, Nanuet 3
Harrison 14, New Rochelle 7
Rye Country Day 14, St. Luke’s 8
By Nancy Haggerty
Six players scored multiple goals Wednesday during Somers’ 13-12 win over previously undefeated Pleasantville.
Tyler DeVito wasn’t one of them. But the junior had the game’s biggest score — his lone goal with 1:30 remaining giving the host Tuskers a two-goal advantage — one that Somers needed as Pleasantville’s Brendan Halloran scored with 26 seconds left.
Halloran had a headline-making day, scoring four times and adding an assist.
Pleasantville, which entered the game at 7-0 and as the lone undefeated team in the section, had a chance to tie at the final horn but senior netminder Nik Genualdo made the save, one of his 12.
“It was a game of little runs,” Tuskers coach Lew Janavey said. Pleasantville last led at 9-8, and the game was last tied at 10.
The Panthers, though, had threatened to break it open early, jumping out to a 3-1 lead. But Somers responded with the next three goals.
“Every time we got down, someone stepped up,” Janavey said. “A couple of times they could have gone on big runs and put it away. I’m really proud of our offense. It really answered the bell today.”
Michael Cegielski and Tim Cousin each had three goals for the 5-3 Tuskers, and Cousin added two assists. “Really, every one of his goals was at a very pivotal moment in the game,” Janavey said of Cousin. “He really stepped up today.”
Greg Drillock and Josh Della Puca both had three goals and an assist for the Panthers.
Best of the rest: Nick Kells scored his second goal on a breakaway in the final minutes to lead John Jay to a win over Manhasset. Ryan Lee added one goal and two assists while Rob Looney made 10 saves. … Jake Marino had six goals and Matt McLaughlin had four and two assists to lead host Harrison past New Rochelle 14-7. Steve Forest had 17 saves for the Huskies. Stephen Sacco had two goals for New Rochelle … CJ Greco scored three goals and added two assists and Brenden Fee had two goals and two assists as visiting Suffern defeated Nanuet 14-3. Brian McGreevy had a goal and an assist for Nanuet. … Dylan Bass netted five goals and added four assists and Michael Farber made 16 saves as host Rye Country Day topped St. Luke’s 14-8.