NYSPHSAA Announces Site Change for 2019 Field Hockey Championships

Date Posted: 11/13/2019
Author: Chris Watson, Director of Communications

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.


About NYSPHSAA (Twitter: @NYSPHSAA | Facebook: NYSPHSAA | YouTube: NYSPHSAASports):
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.