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Long Islanders make junior national team

GEORGIA HOLLAND Ward Melville, Midfielder, Senior Holland was

(Credit: Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan)

This just in… Georgia Holland, Abby Beltrani and Katie Trombetta are really good at field hockey.

Well, not quite breaking news, but what we’ve got here is further confirmation of their abilities.

The three Long Islanders were selected for USA Field Hockey’s junior national teams after tryouts last month at UMass. Holland and Beltrani, former Ward Melville teammates, qualified for the...

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3 LIers among USA Field Hockey's elite

Sachem East's Katie Trombetta scored two goals in

(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Sachem East's Katie Trombetta, and former Ward Melville stars Georgia Holland and Abby Beltrani were the Long Islanders among 102 girls/women selected by USA Field Hockey today to attend the Junior National Camp next week at the University of Massachusetts. Junior National Camp, which will run from July 9-12, serves as a selection showcase for USA Field Hockey's Under-17, Under-19 and Under-21 junior...

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Male high school field hockey player denied 2012 participation

Keeling Pilaro, an eighth grade boy on the

(Credit: Gordon M. Grant)

Keeling Pilaro, a male field hockey player, was denied permission to play for Southampton High School's team this fall.

In a March 30 meeting and an April 18 appeal hearing, Section XI’s Mixed Competition Committee ruled that the eighth-grader, essentially, proved to be too good a player last season to continue to compete against girls. Field hockey, at the high school level in the United...

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Tina Moon is Regional Coach of the Year

SUFFOLK COACH OF THE YEAR: TINA MOON Sachem

(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Sachem East coach Tina Moon was named the High School North Region Coach of the Year by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association. Moon led the Flaming Arrows to the Class A state championship in November. The team captured its first Suffolk and Long Island titles en route to the state tournament, where it defeated Greene and Mamaroneck, both in penalty strokes. "It puts a smile on my face...

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Trombetta named All-American

KATIE TROMBETTA Sachem East, Midfielder, So. Described by

(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Sachem East midfielder Katie Trombetta was named a third-team All-American by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association, which released its selections today. Trombetta, who last week had been selected to the NFHCA's All-Region team, led the Flaming Arrows to a Class A state championship last month and was among Long Island's top scorers with 28 points. Going into the 2009 season, Sachem East...

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Field Hockey All-Region Team

Sachem East's Katie Trombetta fights for the ball

(Credit: Pat Orr)

Katie Trombetta of Sachem East and Garden City’s Alexandra Bruno were selected to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association All-Region team, which was announced today.

Trombetta, a sophomore, led Sachem East to its first Class A state championship two weeks ago. The midfielder tied for fourth in Long Island with 28 points (14 goals and 14 assists). We’ve also received word from an anonymous...

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Top 10 moments in the playoffs

Sachem East field hockey wins its first Class

(Credit: Pat Orr)

OK, we’re stealing this one from the fellas over at the girls soccer blog. But good ideas are conceived to be jacked, right? Here we have a top 10 of the best moments in the 2011 field hockey playoffs. It’s all-inclusive - goals, saves, memorable quotes, and moments with deeper meaning. On this Thanksgiving Day, these are some of the moments of the last few weeks we were thankful for.

 

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States Leftovers: Sachem East vs. Mamaroneck

Jordan Miller's save of Mamaroneck penalty stroke

(Credit: Pat Orr)

Sachem East’s post-game reaction to capturing its first Class A state title with a 1-0 penalty stroke win over Mamaroneck.

Flaming Arrows’ goalie Samantha Alvino made 12 saves to keep it scoreless through regulation and two overtimes. Heck of a performance to end her high school career.

Finally being a state champion: “It’s been such a long time coming. All the Sachem East teams before...

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States Leftovers: Garden City vs. Lakeland

Garden City teammates celebrate Jenna Fuchs' #25 goal

(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Here was some reaction following Garden City’s 3-1 loss to Lakeland in the Class B state final on Sunday.

Emma Bozek scored off a pass from Shannon Scavelli with 21:50 remaining in the first half to give Lakeland a 2-0 lead. (Coincidentally, her goal in last year’s final also gave the Hornets a 2-0 lead.)

Winning three state titles: “It feels better than before because, as a senior...

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