High School Athletes of the Week
The junior took first place in the all-around with a 34.9 and won the uneven bars with a 9.25 for Bethpage (7-0) in a Conference I win over Long Beach. Ciresi has won the all around in all seven of her dual meets this season.
The junior broke three school records in Hauppauge's 103-78 loss to Smithtown. Plaschka won the 200-yard IM in 1:54.26, swam a 21.03 in the 50-yard freestyle, and set the school record in the 100-yard breaststroke, swimming a 1:01.11.
EAST ISLIP, WRESTLING
The junior won the Large Schools 55-meters at the Suffolk Last Chance meet. He timed 6.80.
He decisioned Justin Cooksey of MacArthur, 10-6 at 126 pounds, as the Warriors defeated the Generals 45-16 for the Nassau dual-meet championship.
The junior won both the Small Schools 1,600 meters (4:31.34) and 3,200 meters (9:39.57) at the Suffolk Last Chance Meet.
MOUNT SINAI, BOYS BASKETBALL
He scored 23 points, including the 1,000th of his career, and the winning layup in overtime of a 58-56 victory over Miller Place.
HEMPSTEAD, BOYS BASKETBALL
He scored 22 points, with 11 rebounds and six assists, in the Tigers' 49-45 upset of Farmingdale.
HARBORFIELDS, BOYS BASKETBALL
He tied a school record with nine three-pointers and totaled 31 points in the Tornados' 85-56 victory over Eastport-South Manor.
LONG ISLAND LUTHERAN, GIRLS BASKETBALL
The sophomore scored her 1,000th career point in a 56-35 victory over St. John the Baptist.