Big 10: Sachem East field hockey picks up where it left off

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Sachem East's Katie Trombetta scored two goals in Sachem East's Katie Trombetta scored two goals in her team's 6-1 victory over Massapequa for the Long Island Class A field hockey championship. (Nov. 12, 2011) Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

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1. SACHEM EAST FIELD HOCKEY
The defending Class A state champions opened the season with two impressive wins last week. Katie Trombetta scored two goals in a pair of victories over Northport and Newfield.

2. LAWRENCE FOOTBALL
The offensive juggernaut rolls along as Lawrence beat Lynbrook, 54-6. The Golden Tornado has scored 116 points through two games. Junior quarterback Joe Capobianco threw for four touchdowns, including a 38-yarder to Jordan Fredericks to open the scoring. Capobianco was 8-for-10 for 150 yards.

3. BRENTWOOD BOYS SOCCER
The Indians picked up two wins last week, including a 6-0 decision over Patchogue-Medford that gave coach Ron Eden his 250th career win in his 17th season. His career record is 250-43-23. Carlos Escobar had four goals in the two wins and Brentwood has outscored opponents, 17-2.

4. GARDEN CITY FIELD HOCKEY


The Trojans, Long Island’s Class B champs, earned three shutouts last week, two against its biggest Nassau rivals. Garden City looked dominant in a 3-0 win over Cold Spring Harbor and a 2-0 win over Manhasset.

5. ST. ANTHONY’S BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
The Friars swept the team championships — varsity, junior varsity, sophomore and freshman — Saturday in the Suffern Invitational. Patrick Ginty finished second on the three-mile course at Bear Mountain State Park in 15:44 to lead the way.

6. NORTH SHORE GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY


North Shore kicks its season off on Wednesday with a Conference III quad-meet at Bethpage State Park. North Shore is led by Elizabeth Caldwell and Jessica Donohue.

7. SAYVILLE FOOTBALL
A stifling defense, which was led by a 13-yard interception return for a touchdown by Patrick Waters, shut out Islip, 21-0, as the Golden Flashes improved to 2-0. Zach Sirico threw a 42-yard scoring pass to Matt Starr to open the scoring.

8. MASSAPEQUA BOYS VOLLEYBALL
Massapequa has won 12 straight Nassau titles and remains atop the standings two matches in. The Chiefs haven’t dropped a set this season, allowing no more than 15 points in the combined six sets they’ve played so far.

9. SYOSSET GIRLS TENNIS
The three-time defending Nassau champions and defending Long Island Champions have restocked their roster with senior Vivian Cheng at first singles. The Braves handled Roslyn and Garden City in their first two matches, both 6-1 wins.

10. SOUTH SIDE GIRLS SOCCER
The defending Class A state champs kicked off the season with a perfect 3-0 week. Keri Cavallo had three goals and four assists and keeper Sarah McCarthy recorded three shutouts.

On the outside looking in: Commack boys soccer, Ward Melville girls swimming, Garden City girls swimming, Ward Melville girls gymnastics, Jericho badminton, Whitman boys cross country.

GIRLS TENNIS

1. Syosset (2-0)
2. Hills East (4-0)
3. Hills West (5-1)
4. Port Washington (2-0)
5. Manhasset (1-0)
6. East Islip (4-0)
7. Ward Melville (4-0)
8. Floyd (3-1)
9. Harborfields (4-2)
10. Mercy (4-1)

FIELD HOCKEY

1. Sachem East (2-0)
2. Garden City (3-0)
3. Ward Melville (1-0)
4. Sayville (2-1)
5. Manhasset (0-1)
6. Bay Shore (3-0)
7. Smithtown East (1-1)
8. Rocky Point (3-0)
9. Miller Place (3-0)
10. Cold Spring Harbor (1-1)

FOOTBALL LARGE SCHOOLS

1. Sachem North (2-0)
2. St. Anthony's (0-2)
3. Oceanside (2-0)
4. Connetquot (2-0)
5. Newfield (2-0)
6. Garden City (2-0)
7. West Islip (2-0)
8. Wantagh (2-0)
9. Farmingdale (2-0)
10. Floyd (1-1)

FOOTBALL SMALL SCHOOLS

1. Lawrence (2-0)
2. Sayville (2-0)
3. Miller Place (2-0)
4. Plainedge (2-0)
5. Roosevelt (2-0)
6. Seaford (2-0)
7. Babylon (2-0)
8. Mt. Sinai (2-0)
9. Hewlett (2-0)
10. West Hempstead (2-0)

BOYS VOLLEYBALL

1. Massapequa (2-0)
2. Sachem East (2-0)
3. Lindenhurst (2-0)
4. Northport (1-2)
5. Plainview JFK (1-0)
6. Half Hollow Hills (2-1)
7. Sachem North (1-1)
8. Connetquot (3-0)
9. Smithtown East (2-0)
10. Bellmore JFK (5-0)

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

1. Massapequa (2-0)
2. Kings Park (2-0)
3. Lindenhurst (2-1)
4. Glenn (2-0)
5. St. Anthony's (0-0)
6. Ward Melville (2-0)
7. Wantagh (2-0)
8. South Side (2-0)
9. Bellmore JFK (2-0)
10. East Hampton (1-0)

BOYS SOCCER

1. Brentwood (3-0)
2. Hicksville (3-0)
3. Ward Melville (2-0-1)
4. Jericho (2-0-1)
5. St. Anthony's (2-0)
6. Northport (2-1)
7. Half Hollow Hills East (2-1)
8. Commack (2-1)
9. St. John the Baptist (2-1-1)
10. Massapequa (2-0)

GIRLS SOCCER

1. South Side (3-0)
2. St. Anthony's (3-1-1)
3. Northport (4-0)
4. Islip (2-1)
5. Sayville (2-1)
6. Farmingdale (2-0-1)
7. Kellenberg (1-0-1)
8. Bellmore JFK (3-1)
9. MacArthur (2-1)
10. Massapequa (2-1)

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY

1. St. Anthony's (0-0)
2. Whitman (1-0)
3. Northport (1-0)
4. Shoreham-Wading River (2-0)
5. North Babylon (0-1)

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY

1. North Shore (0-0)
2. Garden City (0-0)
3. Northport (1-0)
4. Bayport-Blue Point (1-0)
5. Miller Place (1-0)

GIRLS GYMNASTICS

1. Ward Melville
2. Half Hollow Hills
3. Sachem
4. Smithtown
5. Kings Park

GIRLS BADMINTON

1. Jericho
2. Great Neck South
3. Long Beach
4. Bellmore JFK
5. Mepham

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