High School Athletes of the Week

Babylon's Fernando Vazquez drives the outside as Marlboro's

Babylon's Fernando Vazquez drives the outside as Marlboro's Allain Dumas defends. (March 9, 2013) (Credit: George A. Faella)

FERNANDO VAZQUEZ

BABYLON, BASKETBALL

The senior guard scored a driving layup with 5.3 seconds left to give the Panthers a 56-55 victory over Wheatley for the Long Island Class B title. He led all scorers with 23 points.

JASON HOPSON

BRIDGEHAMPTON, BASKETBALL

The senior swingman scored 10 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter as the Killer Bees defeated Coleman Catholic, 71-55, in the Southeast Regional Class D semifinal.

LINDSAY O'SULLIVAN

FRIENDS ACADEMY, BASKETBALL

The freshman scored 22 points as the Quakers beat Stony Brook, 29-25, Thursday to capture their first Long Island Class C title.

CHRISTIAN HAMLETT

CONNETQUOT/SAYVILLE, HOCKEY

He posted a shutout in a 3-0 win over Smithtown /Hauppauge to win the SCHSHL crown. He earned the playoff MVP award.

GINO LEOCADI

CONNETQUOT/SAYVILLE, HOCKEY

The senior captain scored two goals as Connetquot/Sayville shut out Smithtown/Hauppauge, 3-0, in Game 2 of the SCHSHL finals. Connetquot swept the series.

KATHLEEN EVERSON

SACHEM EAST, BASKETBALL

She had 18 points and 12 rebounds, leading the Flaming Arrows to a 55-50 win over Massapequa in Friday night's Long Island Class AA final.

EMMA GALLAGHER

GARDEN CITY, TRACK

Gallagher won the state and Federation 600 championships last weekend at Cornell, posting a 1:33.17. She also anchored the defending champion 4 x 400, running a 56.3-second leg to a come-from-behind win in 3:54.95.

DAN NORMOYLE

RIVERHEAD, TRACK

The junior placed second in the emerging elite pole vault at the New Balance Nationals, jumping 15 feet, 31/2 inches.

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