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All-Long Island girls soccer part II

Calhoun forward Kristina Gandolfo reacts as time runs

(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

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 Sayville's Kim Marra, St. Anthony's Margo McGinty and Calhoun's Kristina Gandolfo.

Kim Marra, Sayville, Sr., Center Midfielder

The small school Player of the Year was the best player on the only perfect team in Suffolk during the...

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Q&A with Sayville coach after shocking loss

Senior starters Kim Marra, Emily Meier and Connie Nielsen didn’t want to leave the field.

Sayville coach Joe Nasta called the loss his worst experience in coaching.

The unbeaten Golden Flashes, the defending county champs who came within a penalty shot of playing for a Long Island Championship last season, saw a dominant season come to a shocking end on Friday as they fell to No. 5 Islip,...

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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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LI girls soccer Top 10 rankings

West Islip's Amanda Martinez, who scored two goals

(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

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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Postgame: Sayville vs. Miller Place

Sayville's Madison Hoon (4) controls the pass in

(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

More postgame reaction from Sayville’s 4-1 win over Miller Place on Monday:

The Golden Flashes’ balance and depth was on display as they got goals from four different players - Julianne Johnston, Amanda Famularo, Amber Petrillo and Amy Gromling - three of which aren’t regular starters. Strong games from Madison Hoon (pictured), Jacqueline Christensen and Elizabeth Koehler...

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LI girls soccer top 10 rankings

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

(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

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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Suffolk League VI Preview

Garden City's Barbara Sullivan wins the header over

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SAYVILLE

Last Season: 12-0 (14-1), won Class A county championship

The league, and perhaps the county, is Sayville’s to lose. The Golden Flashes rode a strong sophomore class (and all-state seniors Dariann Sellitti and Kelly Santangelo) to a county title last season, and fell just short of a Long Island championship, losing to eventual state champion on penalty kicks. Sellitti...

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Flashes 'A' powerhouse

The perfect blend of veterans and newcomers have combined to make Sayville a Class A powerhouse.

“It’s a good mix” Sayville coach Joe Nasta said. “The chemistry is good. It’s just a matter of putting in together day in an day out.”

What the Golden Flashes have put together is an unbeaten season en route to a League VI championship. The senior class...

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