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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...Read more »
The playoffs begin this week. Here are the Nassau seeds and matchups. They appear as they would in a bracket format. Enjoy.
Class A First round (at higher seeds) Thursday, May 20
No. 1 Farmingdale vs. No. 8 Port Washington, 4:30 p.m. No. 4 Syosset vs. No. 5 Baldwin, 4:45 p.m. Bottom half
No. 3 Hicksville vs. No. 6 Oceanside, 4:45 p.m. No. 2 Massapequa...Read more »
Big games await this week for many of the top teams on this list. Class C rivals Manhasset and Cold Spring Harbor play Saturday night and Wantagh hosts unbeaten Division on Wednesday.
1. Manhasset (11-0): The Indians continue to win close games against tough competition. Drew Belinsky scored with 10.3 seconds left to give Manhasset a 7-6 comeback win over Garden City in the...Read more »
Manhasset moves into the top spot by beating Chaminade, and Wantagh is now No. 2 after taking down Garden City on Friday. Chaminade drops with the losses to Manhasset and somewhat of a surprise defeat to Yorktown at the Day of Heroes on Saturday at St. Anthony’s. Elsewhere, unbeaten Division enters the top 10 for the first time.
1. Manhasset (10-0): The Indians started their week by...Read more »
Chaminade moves to the top after a win over rival St. Anthony's. But Garden City also held strong with a solid victory over Yorktown. The big game of this week pits Chaminade against Manhasset on Tuesday.
1. Chaminade (5-1): Matt Kavanagh and Sean Mahon each scored three goals to lead Chaminade to a 14-8 win over rival St. Anthony’s on Tuesday. Big game at Manhasset at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday....Read more »
Some moving and shaking in this week's rankings, but Garden City still remains at the top despite its first loss of the season to nationally ranked St. Paul's of Maryland. Class C teams Manhasset and Cold Spring Harbor each jump up two spots after impressive weeks. They should play some fantastic games when they meet this season. In other moves, Hicksville falls a few rungs and Syosset enters the...Read more »
Welcome to the first edition of the Nassau Top 10 rankings. Was watching Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski's press conference after his team beat Butler to win the NCAA Tournament, and he asked aloud to the reporters in the room, "Where would you rank Butler to start the season next year? Probably 1 or 2, right?" I don't know about that, but it got me to thinking about these...Read more »