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Lakeland/Panas Holds Off Wappingers in Class A Final

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Lakeland/Panas celebrates with the Section 1 Class A title after defeating Wappingers 6-4. Credits: Vic McGee
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MAHOPAC, N.Y. — Top-seeded Lakeland/Panas defeated Wappingers 6-4 in the Section 1 Class A boys lacrosse championship game to claim its second straight title on Thursday.

The Rebels got out to a 4-0 lead in the second quarter and held off a late Wappingers rally.

Tim Fallo scored four goals for Lakeland/Panas (16-3) and shared offensive MVP honors. Goaltender Kevin Dyckman was named defensive MVP and made nine of his 11 saves in the first half. Griffin Shiland had two assists, while Joe Janavey and Matt Hodges added a goal apiece.

The Rebels advance to the regional semifinals where they will face Section 9's Monroe-Woodbury on Wednesday, May 31, at Middletown High School.

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