The high school’s varsity girls' lacrosse team has won the Long Island and Suffolk County Class A championships. The Lions earned the island-wide title on June 3 with a thrilling 6-5 victory over Massapequa, held at Islip High School. Samantha Blair scored the game-winning goal in overtime. Danielle Marino scored three first-period goals.
They had earlier defeated Smithtown West, 5-4, in the county quarterfinal on May 19; Ward Melville by 7-6 in the county semifinal on May 23; and Northport by a 9-8 score in the county finals on May 31.
West Islip will face Christian Brothers High School in the New York State semifinals, to be held on June 8 at SUNY Cortland.