New Gallery: Victor at Eastridge

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Our staff photographer, James Lathrop was at the Victor at Eastridge game where the Blue Devils won.
Check out some of his images in the gallery. Full Story

New Gallery: Brighton at Mercy

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Our staff photographer, James Lathrop was at the Brighton at Mercy game where the Bruins won.
Check out some of his images in the gallery. Full Story

New Gallery: Churchville-Chili at Victor

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Our staff photographer, James Lathrop was at the Churchville-Chili at Victor game where the Blue Devils won.
Check out some of his images in the gallery. Full Story

Canandaigua Wins Home Opener

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The Canandaigua Braves girls lacrosse team defeated HFL by a score of 22-4 on Tuesday night. This was Canandaigua‘s home opener and they didn’t disappoint jumping on the Cougars early behind Mckenna Davis (5g-5a), Hanna Davis (4g-2a) and Abby Herod (4g-1a) and 17 draw controls. Herod dominated possession on the draw circle which allowed the Braves several opportunities to score. Kohler Nieman and Olivia Schore added 4g each as the Braves offense was on fire. On the defensive end, the Braves aggressive play forced several Cougar turnovers and senior goalie Quinn Tallman only gave up two at the half. Full Story

Penfield wins in Overtime

lax picenfield scored 1:39 into the first overtime period with Sydney Nakas scoring off an 8m opportunity.  The Patriots defeated Brighton 9-8 to become 2-0 on the season.  Leading the charge for Penfield was junior Elisa Faklaris with 5g.  Haley Emmick (1g) was also a major player after controlling 6 draw controls.  Brighton was led by three different players who all finished with 2g: Elise Murphy (2g-2a), Delaney McManus (2g-1a) and Katherine Murray (2g). Full Story

Mercy Holds off Schroeder

lax picercy came out in the first half and led 11-8 going into halftime.  In the second half, Webster Schroeder stayed in the contest forcing multiple ties.  With 12:07 remaining, Webster scored to force the final tie of the game at 14-14.  Mercy responded with the next two goals to go back up.  With 2:04 remaining, Schroeder scored their last goal to bring the game within one.  Webster took a last shot at the cage with only a few seconds left.  After the save, Mercy shot the ball upfield and ran out the final seconds. Full Story

Thirty Teams in 2021

lax pichis year there are, once again, thirty teams play in the Section. Full Story

Fall Youth Session at HF-L

lax picver 150 K-2 graders experienced a beautiful fall Saturday as they began to learn the basics of lacrosse as a part of the HF-L Youth Lacrosse program. Following youth camp COVID protocols, the boys and girls, under the direction of volunteer adults, high school players and coaches, traveled as a group from one drill area to another. They worked on passing and catching, shooting, stick positions and ground balls with a great deal of encouragement and with "fun" the central element. Full Story

Two Named UA-All-Americans

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The annual Under Armour All-America Senior games were cancelled last spring, but the organizers recently published the list of players who would have been invited if there had been a 2020 spring season. 

Selected to play on the North Boys team was Casey McDermott (Brighton) and on The North Girls team was Morgan Schwab (Fairport). Full Story

COVID-19 as it relates to 2020 Season

lax picith all Section Five schools closing, there is limited information available about what happens next.  Section V released the statement below and we will keep you updated when we hear more.  For the time being we are not updating the schedules until we have more information. 

Section V released the following statement:

"Due to the unprecedented events as a result of the coronavirus many local county health departments have recommend school closings. This obviously puts a pause on the spring sports season. We will continue to communicate with our members schools, sport coordinators as well as NYSPHSAA leadership. We will remain positive and optimistic, while focusing on the health and safety of all involved." Full Story


Other Stories of Interest

Take a Look at the Image Galleries

lax picWe have a number of very talented photographers who volunteer their time and images for the "Girls of Section Five". See them to the Galleries Page. We appreciate their help. When gallaries are created they are usually linked to the game reports for the teams playing.  Full Story

Section Five Announces New Seeding Procedure

lax picection Five Chairman Al DeCarlo has announced that for 2017, the Girls of Section Five will adopt the seeding system that has been used by the boys for the past 15 years.  Due to changes occurring at (the former seeding system), Chairman DeCarlo and the rest of the committee determined that it was necessary to identify a new way to seed the Sectional Tournament. Full Story

New Sectional Seeding for 2017

lax picue to changes made at, the Girls Section Five Committee needed to identify a way to seed their Sectional Tournament.  Chairman Al DeCarlo reached out to his counterpart in the Boys Section Five Committee and discussed how the Boys seed their tournament.  After further discussions with additional leadership in Section Five, it was determined that the Girls would switch their seeding in 2017 to the system used by the Boys.  The system is historically a good predictor for the Boys and has over 15 years of data.  Below is a brief synopsis of how seeding is done.  A complete step-by-step walkthrough is available on the Boys site ( and is linked at the end of this article. Full Story


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