Three from Long Island get top-10 honors
Three Long Island gymnasts scored top-10 all-around honors yesterday at the state tournament in Lathan.
Jordan Ceccarini, a seventh-grader from Half Hollow Hills, took fifth in the all-around with a 36.925, Plainview freshman Jordan Sack was sixth with a 36.775, and Ward Melville eighth-grader Cydney Crasa, the 2011 state runner-up, was eighth with a 36.675. Meghan Pflieger from Holland Patent won the all-around with a 37.85.
At least one Long Island gymnast earned a medal on each of the four events by finishing in the top six.
On floor, Ward Melville's Alison LaRocca was fourth with a 9.4, and Ceccarini was fifth with a 9.3.
On beam, Ceccarini was fifth with a 9.55 and Middle Country's Samantha Lesmeister was sixth with a 9.4.
Sack was fifth on bars with a 9.275 and Cydney Crasa had Long Island's highest finish by tying for second on vault with a 9.625.