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Nassau Top 10
Manhasset leads the pack heading into the playoffs, which begin this week. Wantagh, Garden City and Division, who finished in a three-way tie for first in Nassau Conference B-I, take up the next three spots. They are followed by CHSAA power Chaminade and Farmingdale, the top seed for the Class A postseason.
1. Manhasset (15-0): Manhasset finished the regular season undefeated with a 13-6 win over Seaford on Thursday. The Indians own the longest winning streak in the state at 31 games and are the top seed for the Nassau Class C playoffs. The defending state champs' last loss was on April 7, 2009 in overtime against Comsewogue.
2. Wantagh (13-2): Wantagh is the top seed for the ‘B’ playoffs and ended the season with a 17-6 win over Calhoun. Brandon Mangan, the Long Island leader in points, had five goals and three assists. The Yale-bound attackman has 87 points this season.
3. Garden City (12-3): Garden City handed Division its first loss of the season in a 10-6 win on Friday. Devin Dwyer had four goals and four assists and Tom Gordon and Kyle Hughes each added two goals. The Trojans are the No. 2 seed for the ‘B’ playoffs.
4. Division (14-1): Beat Jericho, 15-3, and lost to Garden City, 10-6, in the final game of the regular season. The loss was Division’s first all year. They are the No. 3 seed in the ‘B’ playoffs.
5. Chaminade (11-4): The Flyers fell to rival St. Anthony’s, 8-6, on Thursday in their first CHSAA defeat, then beat Delbarton, 10-6, on Saturday.
6. Farmingdale (13-2): The Dalers beat Plainview JFK, 13-4, on Thursday to finished the Conference I regular season 10-0 and capture the league title. The championship is the Dalers’ 26th league title in school history.
7. Cold Spring Harbor (14-1): The Seahawks needed overtime to beat Friends Academy, 10-9, on Friday. Brandon Bouchard scored with 14 seconds left to win it. CSH will be the second seed for the Class C playoffs.
8. Massapequa (11-3): The Chiefs defeated Uniondale, 16-2, on Tuesday to finish the regular season. No. 2 seed in the Class A postseason.
9. Hicksville (12-3): The Comets beat Baldwin, 14-9, in a rematch of last year’s county title game and beat Herricks, 13-1, to end the season. No. 3 seed for Class A playoffs.
10. South Side (10-5): The Cyclones extended their win streak to 10 with a 9-6 win over Bethpage. Zach Scaduto scored four goals and Dominic Moriarty made three one-on-one saves in the fourth quarter. No. 4 seed in B playoffs.
On the bubble: Baldwin (11-3), Lynbrook (11-4), Friends Academy (12-3), Syosset (8-5), Plainedge (8-6)