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All-Long Island girls soccer part III

MacArthur's Jenny Scro out in front during the

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We'll be unveiling members of the 2011 All-Long Island team each day this week with the full list appearing in Sunday's paper. Today's installment includes West Hempstead's Olivia Czavar, Northport's Rosy Hayes and MacArthur's Jenny Scro.

Olivia Czavar, West Hempstead, Sr., Forward

Czavar led Nassau Class A in goals (13) during the regular season and was named state Class A Player of...

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All-Long Island girls soccer part I

Northport's Kristi Abbate (9) advances the ball with

(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

We'll be unveiling members of the 2011 All-Long Island team each day this week with the full list appearing in Sunday's paper. Today's installment includes Northport's Kristi Abbate, Sacred Heart's Natalie Cikos and Massapequa's Rosie DiMartino.

Kristi Abbate, Northport, Sr., Center Midfielder 

As one of the best playmakers in Long Island, Abbate’s speed and field vision allow her...

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Q&A with Northport coach

Northport's Kristi Abbate (9) advances the ball with

(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

When it came to Northport girls soccer over the past few seasons, a sentence that started with the words Kristi Abbate commonly ended with the words Rosy Hayes.

The chemistry between Abbate, the playmaker, and Hayes, the finisher, created arguably the most dangerous tandem in Long Island, as they combined for 22 goals and 13 assists this season. They led Northport to a League II title with...

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Hayes, Northport advance to semis

Rosy Hayes displayed finesse and power as she scored both goals for No. 2 Northport which defeated No. 10 Kings Park, 2-1, in a Suffolk Class AA girls soccer quarterfinal Wednesday at Veterans Park in Northport.

“Having her up top she creates and I think the girls look for her because she can turn and shoot so quickly,” Northport coach Aija Gipp said of Hayes. “She’s just been on fire lately.”

Hayes...

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LI girls soccer Top 10 rankings

Northport's Rosey Hayes (23) was involved in all

(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

GIRLS SOCCER BIG 10 (Based on games played between Oct. 17 and 23)

1. Sayville (14-0): The defending county champs went 3-0 last week to remain the only team in Suffolk with a perfect record at 14-0. They outscored opponents 19-0, increasing the season total to 66-5, behind multi-goal games from Madison Hoon, Kim Marra and Amanda Famularo. The Samantha Bishop-led defense helped keeper...

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LI girls soccer Top 10 rankings

St. Anthony's holds on to the top spot this week as the rest of the rankings get a shake up. Farmingdale, Sayvile, Northport and MacArthur bump up while West Islip slides down after falling to Northport.

1. St. Anthony's (8-0-4): Facing their toughest CHSAA opponent in Sacred Heart, the Friars emerged with a 4-1 win behind goals from Genevieve Crescenzo, Jessica Lucas, Reanna Marino and Margo...

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Postgame: Northport vs. West Islip

Northport keeper Jessica Rom snares a direct kick

(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Rosy Hayes had two goals and an assist to lead Northport to a 3-2 win over unbeaten West Islip on Tuesday. The two will meet again in the final game of the season on Oct. 26, where a league title could very well be up for grabs. More postgame reaction from the marquee match-up between the Tigers and Lions:

KRISTI ABBATE

On preparation for the game:“The entire week, this is all...

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LI girls soccer Top 10 rankings

West Islip's Amanda Martinez, who scored two goals

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St. Anthony's remains atop this week's Top 10 following a 3-0 week. West Islip, Sayville and Northport are battling for tops in Suffolk with the Lions and Tigers facing off on Tuesday. In Nassau, Farmingdale and Division have cemented themselves atop Class AA and A respectively while MacArthur is doing well and Massapequa is struggling.

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LI girls soccer top 10 rankings

South Side's Alex Reis, left, defends against Division's

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In CHSAA, St. Anthony’s seems to be putting it together. In Suffolk, West Islip and Sayville continue to pile up convincing victories. In Nassau, Farmingdale takes over the top spot from Massapequa after defeating the defending state champions. A look at the top ten girls soccer teams across Long Island based on games played through Oct. 1:

1. St. Anthony's (4-0-4) -- The goals, and...

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Girls soccer BIG 10

West Islip's Amanda Martinez, who scored two goals

(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

The top ten girls soccer teams on Long Island based on games played through Sept. 25.  Now that we are fully entrenched in league play, there may be drastic changes begining next week as the best of the best begin to seperate from one another.

St. Anthony’s (1-0-4): The wins haven’t exactly come as expected just yet but the Friars remain unbeaten. St. Anthony’s finished...

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