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Four outbracket games kicked off the 2013 Nassau boys' soccer postseason Thursday, featuring Class A wins by Sewanhaka, Lynbrook, Floral Park and Clarke.
All opening round Class A games take place on Oct. 25, as top-seeded Wantagh hosts No. 16 Clarke at 2:30 p.m.
Bethpage, the fifth seed, will host No. 12 Island Trees at 3:30 p.m. Sewanhaka, at No. 13, heads to No. 4 Southside at 7 p.m....Read more »
The first singles slot at Syosset possesses a certain cachet.
The Braves’ top girls tennis player has won either the state championship, the Nassau championship, or both, over the past three seasons, and has anchored a Syosset team that has won the last four Long Island crowns.
So when junior Katie Cirella took the court for her first match at first singles Monday, in Syosset’s season-opener...Read more »
A Suffolk county record fell last weekend at the New Balance National Championships, held at North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, N.C.
Northport’s 4 x 1-mile team, composed of Mike Brannigan, Tim McGowan, Chris Odin, and James Dickinson, finished third in 17 minutes, 20.11 seconds. The finish earned Northport All-American status.
The time broke the Suffolk County record of...Read more »
Syosset sophomore Elizabeth Choi won her second straight Nassau Individual Championship, shooting a six-over 77 on Bethpage Yellow Monday and a one-over 72 on Bethpage Green yesterday to finish with a two-day score of 149.
“I thought she did phenomenal,” Syosset coach Steve Naranjo said. “She struck the ball very well, it’s the best I’ve seen all year. She’s only a sophomore so she still has...Read more »
Syosset starting pitcher Jake Laine has had a heck of a week.
The Braves senior ace was dominant on Monday in No. 7 Syosset’s 1-0 win over No. 10 Farmingdale in the first round of the playoffs. Laine went the distance and allowed only two hits, striking out seven and walking none. But most importantly he was efficient – his masterpiece was completed in under 60 pitches.
Fast-forward...Read more »
Here’s the weekly installment of top five Nassau boys lacrosse performers for the period of March 26-April 1. The list takes into account offense and defense, including the context of the game. For example, a game-winning goal in a game featuring two top-tier teams may weigh more than a five-goal game in a lopsided victory.
If you believe a deserving player is missing from this list, kindly...Read more »
Every Tuesday this season, Newsday's Will Sammon picks the top five Nassau boys lacrosse performers of the week. The list below takes into account games played from March 15-25. Suggestions and frustrations are appreciated, expected and welcome. Nice things can be said, too.
1. Luke Schwasnick, Oceanside
The Syracuse-bound midfielder had four goals to spur Oceanside to a come-from-behind...Read more »