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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

End of Week #2

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There were no overtime games this past week; however, three games were settled with a one goal difference.  Livonia over Geneva (10-9), Aquinas over Mynderse-Romulus (12-11), and Fairport over Spencerport (10-9).  Bishop Kearney is the only team left in Section Five to not play a game. 

Five teams still remain undefeated after two weeks: Pittsford (5-0), R-H (3-0), Victor (3-0), Canandaigua (3-0) and Fairport (3-0).  For this upcoming week, there are another 41 games scheduled.  This will bring us the about halfway through the season and we will begin posting Sectional Seeding data.  As we continue with the season, please make note of the new area to the left side of the home page that summarizes the games played each day or look below in each of the Week Summaries for links. 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

Help Us and Sponsor a Player Page

lax picn an effort to regain some of the lost revenue from the "lost 2020" season, we have decided to help defray our ever-growing costs by allowing friends and family to post an "ad" on their favorite player's "Player Pages". Full Story

Canandaigua Wins Home Opener

lax picem>Submitted to GLaxFive on 05-05-2021:
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

End of Week #1

lax picith the first week of the shortened season coming to an end, we look on to week 2.  This week has 39 games on the schedule with 36 games being played last week.  The closest game of the week was the OT win for Penfield over Brighton (9-8) that was covered by GLaxFive (here).  Additionally, there were two other one goal games (Mercy over Schreoder 16-15 and Mercy over Penfield 10-9).

There are still 4 teams that have yet to have their first game (Bishop Kearney, Canandaigua, Churchville-Chili and Fairport).  As we continue with the season, please make note of the new area to the left side of the home page that summarizes the games played each day or look below in each of the Week Summaries for links. 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

2021 Opening Day

lax picelcome back to Section V lacrosse.  The 2021 Girls Lacrosse season opened today with three games.  Penfield came back from a 0-2 start and scored four straight against HFL.  The Patriots never trailed again and defeated the Cougars 12-6.  Brighton controlled the entire game in their 12-4 win over Webster Schroeder.  Mercy defeated Thomas 11-9 with Kristyn Johnson leading the Monarchs with 4g. 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 LaxPower.com (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 LaxPower.com, 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 (BLaxFive.net) and is linked at the end of this article. Full Story

 


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