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Lions Ranked Third Nationally

West Islip boys lacrosse one of six Long Island schools in the Under Armour/Inside Lacrosse Top-25.

West Islip’s boys lacrosse team once again sits near the top of the national high school rankings.

The Lions, which recently won its fifth New York State Class A title with a , finished the season ranked third in the nationwide Under Armour/Inside Lacrosse Top 25 High School Power Rankings.

Ahead of West Islip is New York State Class B Champion Garden City (22-0), widely regarded as the best high school team in the nation, and Calvert Hall (16-2), the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association’s ‘A’ Conference champions.

Included in the Top-25 were three teams West Islip defeated on the road to its state title: (No. 23), (No. 22) and (No. 14).

West Islip was also one of six Long Island high schools included in the Top-25. In addition to Garden City and Ward Melville were Catholic high school champs St. Anthony’s, Catholic high school finalist Chaminade and New York State Class C Champion Shoreham-Wading River.

Alex Ilchert June 21, 2012 at 11:04 AM
Way to work hard boys!!!!we was robbed!!!!a team with 2 losses and less games than us ranked 2?
Ed Ryan June 21, 2012 at 12:01 PM
We still have time to play Garden City before graduation to settle the score!
Skippy June 21, 2012 at 02:42 PM
Under Armour and Inside Lacrosse Magazine are both located in Baltimore. Coincidentally, Calvert Hall is in Baltimore County. No bias though. At least the Laxpower national coaches poll has our boys # 2.

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