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The Long Island championship match ups are set for this weekend.
Girls Long Island championships
Class AA: No. 1 Smithtown East (17-0) vs. No. 1 Massapequa (15-0), Saturday, November 9, 6:30 pm, St. Joseph’s College
Class A: No. 1 Kings Park (20-0) vs. No. 1 Long Beach (16-1), Saturday, 11/9, 4 pm, St. Joseph’s College
Class B: No. 1 Seaford (13-2) vs. No. 1 Glenn (13-0),...Read more »
Ahead two games to none in the third game of Tuesday's Nassau Class AA girls volleyball championship, Massapequa (15-0) was looking to sweep its way to its 14th consecutive County title. But Baldwin would not go away.
Behind the serving of Jessica Pullis the Bruins jumped out to a 10-1 lead in the third game. Massapequa, sporting a young roster without the championship pedigree of its previous...Read more »
Yet to drop a game to a league opponent all season, St. Anthony’s girls volleyball found itself trailing 15-7 to Kellenberg on Tuesday evening in the first game of the CHSAA championship match.
Coach Donna Newman called timeout, hoping to stem the momentum. It worked, as St. Anthony’s (16-0) rallied in the game and completed a 3-0 sweep to advance to the state championship on Saturday at St....Read more »
The year-by-year improvement for the Half Hollow Hills East volleyball team has mirrored the rise of its best player, senior Stefanie Alpert.
Beginning with a 5-8 mark as a freshman, a 1-13 record in 2011 and a near playoff berth in Alpert’s junior year in 2012, the Thunderbirds have been striving for a spot in the county playoffs.
A 7-5 league mark made 2013 the year.
“I can t...Read more »
Massapequa girls volleyball is back in a familiar place.
Undefeated in Conference I and the No. 1 seed in Class AA once again, the Chiefs begin their quest for a 14th straight Nassau County championship today against East Meadow.
After graduating seven seniors each of the last two years the Chiefs had to rely on many new faces this year. The results were constant.
“Expectations...Read more »
Bethpage head coach Chrissy Bennett knew she had a talented group of sophomores two seasons ago.
Blending in with four seniors, Greg Gerber, Stephen DiSalvo, Dennis Costa and Tommy Fraher helped lead Bethpage to an 8-7 record and a playoff berth.
Graduation left a large hole in the lineup and resulted in Bethpage finishing 1-11 last season. But through it all Bennett never wavered in...Read more »