NYSPHSAA Announces Location Change for the 2019 Field Hockey State Championships
Latham, NY- The New York State Public High School Athletic Association Inc. (NYSPHSAA) has announced a location change for the 2019 Field Hockey Championships. The Semifinals and Finals will now be played at Alden High School (Section VI). The tournament was scheduled to be played at Williamsville North High School, but an early season snowstorm has rendered those fields unplayable.
The State semifinals and finals will be played at Alden High School, with semifinals still being played on Saturday, November 16 and the finals remaining on Sunday, November 17. The new tournament schedule is listed below.
State Semifinals-Saturday, November 16th
All Games at Alden High School Turf Field
Class C Carle Place (8) vs. Johnstown (2) 10:00am
Barker (6) vs. Bronxville (1) 11:45am
Class A Sachem East (11) vs. Maine-Endwell (4) 1:30pm
Penfield (5) vs. Horace Greeley (1) 3:15pm
Class B Garden City (8) vs. Vestal (4) 5:00pm
Pittsford-Mendon (5) vs. Lakeland (1) 6:45pm
State Championship Games-Sunday, November 17th
Class C Alden High School 10:00am
Class A Alden High School 12:30pm
Class B Alden High School 3:00pm
Section VI is in its second year of a three-year term to host the NYSPHSAA Field Hockey State Championships at Williamsville North High School however the area endured a major snowfall earlier this week crippling the host site for the 2019 tournament. The school intends to return to hosting next year.
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The New York State Public High School Athletic Association Inc. is a non-profit, voluntary, educational service organization composed of public, parochial, and private schools dedicated to providing equitable and safe competition for the students of its member schools. The organization conducts 32 championship events and governs the rules and regulations of high school athletics in New York State. Membership is open to secondary schools providing interschool athletic activities for boys and girls in grades 7-12.