High school photos of the month: May 2017

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A collection of some of the best high school sports photos from around Long Island in the month of May 2017.

Daniel Claxton of Smithtown East clears 7'0
(Credit: Peter Frutkoff)

Daniel Claxton of Smithtown East clears 7'0" at the Suffolk Division 2 boys track and field championships at Comsewogue High School on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

Christian Oakley of Southampton won his heat in
(Credit: Daniel De Mato)

Christian Oakley of Southampton won his heat in the 800 meter at the Suffolk County Boys Track Division Championships at Comsewogue High School on May 22, 2017.

Bayport-Blue Point's Matt LeStrange is safe at second
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Bayport-Blue Point's Matt LeStrange is safe at second as Shoreham-Wading River's Kyle Baylous is drawn off the bag in the fourth inning on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

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Lawrence Leake of Huntington wins the high hurdles
(Credit: Peter Frutkoff)

Lawrence Leake of Huntington wins the high hurdles at the Suffolk Division 2 boys track and field championships at Comsewogue High School on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

Farmingdale's Joe Simons takes a shot in the
(Credit: Bob Sorensen)

Farmingdale's Joe Simons takes a shot in the fourth quarter while being covered by Syosset's Daniel Ochs (13) and Joseph Cawley (42) during the Nassau County Boys Class A semifinal lacrosse game on Wednesday May, 24 2017 at Hofstra.

Sacred Heart's Marissa Braito (16) is called out
(Credit: Photo/video by Alan J Schaefer / Alan J Schaefer)

Sacred Heart's Marissa Braito (16) is called out with the tag by Kellenberg's Megan Harvey during the CHSAA softball semifinals on Tuesday, May 23, 2017.

Amy Mallah, East Meadow third basewoman, throws to
(Credit: James Escher)

Amy Mallah, East Meadow third basewoman, throws to first base for an out during Game 2 of the best-of-three Nassau County softball Class AA final against Long Beach at Mitchel Athletic Complex on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

Jon Meyer of Lindenhurst returns a volley in
(Credit: Peter Frutkoff)

Jon Meyer of Lindenhurst returns a volley in his win at the Suffolk boys and girls badminton individual/doubles championships at Half Hollow Hills East High School in Dix Hills on Tuesday, May 23, 2017.

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St. Anthony's Taylor Zaytk is called safe after
(Credit: Photo/video by Alan J Schaefer / Alan J Schaefer)

St. Anthony's Taylor Zaytk is called safe after colliding with Sacred Heart's Kate Karamouzis during the CHSAA Softball Championship game on Tuesday, May 23, 2017.

East Islip's Jackie Carey (7) connects for a
(Credit: Alan J Schaefer)

East Islip's Jackie Carey (7) connects for a double and 2 RBI's late in the 4th inning of the softball playoff game against Commack on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at East Islip High School.

Halle Hazzard of St. Anthony's sprints to victory
(Credit: James Escher)

Halle Hazzard of St. Anthony's sprints to victory in the girls 200 meter dash during the Nassau-Suffolk CHSAA track and field league championships at St. Anthony's High School on Saturday, May 20, 2017. She posted a time of 24.88 in the event. She also won the girls 100 meter dash (11.81).

Plainedge's no. 22 Sean Mendyk pitches in relief
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Plainedge's no. 22 Sean Mendyk pitches in relief during the Nassau Class A playoff game against Division on Saturday, May 20, 2017.

Gillian Blackwood of Kellenberg clears the final obstacle
(Credit: James Escher)

Gillian Blackwood of Kellenberg clears the final obstacle on her way to victory in the girls 100 meter high hurdles during the Nassau-Suffolk CHSAA track and field league championships at St. Anthony's High School on Saturday, May 20, 2017. She posted a time of 15.30 in the event.

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East Islip's Allison Franzese's cleats tell the story
(Credit: Alan J Schaefer)

East Islip's Allison Franzese's cleats tell the story of this year's effort after the 2016 season loss in the county championships.

Dan Mallay of South Side beats his Wantagh
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Dan Mallay of South Side beats his Wantagh defender to shoot and score the winning goal in a Nassau Class B boys lacrosse playoff game on Thursday, May 18, 2017.

Joe LiCalzi of South Side looks on during
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Joe LiCalzi of South Side looks on during halftime against Wantagh in a Nassau Class B boy's lacrosse playoff game on Thursday, May 18, 2017.

Delaney Galvin, St. Anthony's goalie, reacts after her
(Credit: James Escher)

Delaney Galvin, St. Anthony's goalie, reacts after her team's 11-7 win over Sacred Heart Academy in the Nassau-Suffolk CHSAA girls lacrosse Class AAA final at Adelphi University on Thursday, May 18, 2017.

Ward Melville's Logan Cronin dives back to 1st
(Credit: Photo/video by Alan J Schaefer / Alan J Schaefer)

Ward Melville's Logan Cronin dives back to 1st on the throw to Matt Murray during the CLASS AA baseball playoff game between Sachem East and Ward Melville held on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Ward Melville High School.

Nick DeMaria of Kellenberg returns a shot to
(Credit: Anna Sergeeva)

Nick DeMaria of Kellenberg returns a shot to Alvaro Bezos of the St. John the Baptist during the tennis match on May 17, 2017. Bezos defeated DeMaria, 6-4, 7-5.

Port Washington's James Dalimonte (#22, front) and Baldwin's
(Credit: Enrique C. Mendez)

Port Washington's James Dalimonte (#22, front) and Baldwin's Mike Conforti (#14) during the Nassau High School Boys Lacrosse Class A first round playoff game held on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

Long Beach's Katie Frisch reacts to the close
(Credit: Peter Frutkoff)

Long Beach's Katie Frisch reacts to the close call in the Nassau Class AA softball semifinals in Long Beach on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

William Sanchez of the Chaminade dives to make
(Credit: Anna Sergeeva)

William Sanchez of the Chaminade dives to make a return to the St. John the Baptist during the volleyball match on May 16, 2017.

Massapequa catcher Ellie Egher puts the tag on
(Credit: Peter Frutkoff)

Massapequa catcher Ellie Egher puts the tag on Katie Frisch of Long Beach in the Nassau Class AA softball semifinals in Long Beach on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Massapequa evened the series 1-1 with a 7-5 win.

Floral Park's Chris Leary tries for the out
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Floral Park's Chris Leary tries for the out at first during the Nassau High School baseball Class A first round playoff game on May 15, 2017.

Division's Brandon O'Brien make the final out at
(Credit: Peter Frutkoff)

Division's Brandon O'Brien make the final out at first in the first round of Conference A playoffs. Division went on to beat MacArthur by a score of 5-1 in Levittown on Monday, May 15, 2017.

MacArthur's make the unassisted out at first in
(Credit: Peter Frutkoff)

MacArthur's make the unassisted out at first in the first round of Conference A playoffs. Division went on to beat MacArthur by a score of 5-1 in Levittown on Monday, May 15, 2017.

Seaford's A.J. Cain slides in under tag by
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Seaford's A.J. Cain slides in under tag by Floral Park's Justin Rahaman during the Nassau High School baseball Class A first round playoff game where #16 Floral Park defeated #1 Seaford 5 to1 at Seaford High School in Seaford, New York on May 15, 2017.

Floral Park's Chris Leary tags out Seaford's Carter
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Floral Park's Chris Leary tags out Seaford's Carter Skretch in a run down during the Nassau High School baseball Class A first round playoff game where #16 Floral Park defeated #1 Seaford 5-1 on May 15, 2017.

Klaire Klemens of West Islip runs the water
(Credit: Peter Frutkoff)

Klaire Klemens of West Islip runs the water hazard in the 2000 meter steeplechase, ahead of Nicole Abbondandelo of Huntington, at the rain soaked North Shore Invitational track meet in Glen Head on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Rosalie Paglia of Ward Melville competes in the
(Credit: Peter Frutkoff)

Rosalie Paglia of Ward Melville competes in the shot put at the rain soaked North Shore Invitational track meet in Glen Head on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Kellenberg's Jason Diaz slides in safe at third
(Credit: Richard T. Slattery)

Kellenberg's Jason Diaz slides in safe at third base ahead of a tag from St Anthony's Robbie Affenita on Friday May 12, 2017.

Nicole Schneider (left) of North Shore and Klaire
(Credit: Peter Frutkoff)

Nicole Schneider (left) of North Shore and Klaire Klemens of West Islip are exhausted after their 3000 meter run at the rain soaked North Shore Invitational track meet in Glen Head on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Great Neck North's Alexis Namdar takes her team
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Great Neck North's Alexis Namdar takes her team to a first place finish in the distance-medley relay at the Massapequa Under the Lights track and field Invitational at Massapequa High School in Massapequa, New York on May 12, 2017.

Smiththown East's Alayna Costa and Riverhead's Megan Kielbasa
(Credit: Bob Sorensen)

Smiththown East's Alayna Costa and Riverhead's Megan Kielbasa get ready for a faceoff in the second half on Wednesday May 10, 2017.

Chaminade's 2nd singles player George Rettaliata defeated St.
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Chaminade's 2nd singles player George Rettaliata defeated St. Anthony's Emilio Niland, 6-2, 7-6 (9-7) in the CHSAA boys tennis team final at Hofstra on May 10, 2017.

Shoreham's Nick Manesis is greeted at home after
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Shoreham's Nick Manesis is greeted at home after hitting a three-run homer to left field in the top of the third inning on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Miller Place.

Shoreham Wading River's Brian Morrell connects for a
(Credit: Photo/video by Alan J Schaefer / Alan J Schaefer)

Shoreham Wading River's Brian Morrell connects for a single against Bayport-Blue Point on Thursday, May 11, 2017.

Bayport-Blue Point's Cassidy Weeks #14 ducks under the
(Credit: Daniel De Mato)

Bayport-Blue Point's Cassidy Weeks #14 ducks under the stick of Jenna Harcelrode #21 on her way to a goal during the second half of Bayport-Blue Point's victory over Sayville on May 11, 2017.

Joe Diggle of West Islip kicks up some
(Credit: James Escher)

Joe Diggle of West Islip kicks up some turf as he maneuvers behind the net during a boys lacrosse game against host Half Hollow Hills East on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Hills East won, 14-10.

Rocky Point's Matt Labaski is unable to get
(Credit: Daniel De Mato)

Rocky Point's Matt Labaski is unable to get to a long fly ball hit by Sayville's Brock Murtha for a double at Rocky Point High School on May 9, 2017.

Sayville's Brock Murtha advances to third on a
(Credit: Daniel De Mato)

Sayville's Brock Murtha advances to third on a wild pitch as Rob Milopski tries to make the tag during Rocky Point's victory over Sayville at Rocky Point High School on May 9, 2017.

Sayville's Jake Sheridan makes a running catch against
(Credit: Daniel De Mato)

Sayville's Jake Sheridan makes a running catch against Rocky Point on May 9, 2017.

Central Islip varsity softball game against Connetquot High
(Credit: Jeffrey Basinger)

Central Islip varsity softball game against Connetquot High at Central Islip High School on May 9, 2017.

Sayville's Ryan Alexandersen makes a running catch in
(Credit: Daniel De Mato)

Sayville's Ryan Alexandersen makes a running catch in the third inning during a game at Rocky Point on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Ward Melville's Logan Doran makes the throw over
(Credit: Daniel De Mato)

Ward Melville's Logan Doran makes the throw over the umpire's head to get the last out of the inning against Patchogue-Medford on May 8, 2017.

Allan Drew, Baldwin first baseman, reacts after crossing
(Credit: James Escher)

Allan Drew, Baldwin first baseman, reacts after crossing home plate in the top of the sixth inning against host Plainview JFK Old Bethpage on Monday, May 8, 2017. Baldwin won, 8-3.

Ward Melville's Joseph Roselli hits a two-run homer
(Credit: Daniel De Mato)

Ward Melville's Joseph Roselli hits a two-run homer during the first inning of Patchogue-Medford's victory over Ward Melville on May 8, 2017.

Patchogue-Medford celebrates after the final out of their
(Credit: Daniel De Mato)

Patchogue-Medford celebrates after the final out of their victory over Ward Melville at Patchogue-Medford High School on May 8, 2017.

Northport's Meghn Smith (18) controls the draw in
(Credit: Sean McLaughlin)

Northport's Meghn Smith (18) controls the draw in the first half against Middle Country's Jennifer Barry at Veterans Memorial Park in East Northport on May 8, 2017. Middle Country won, 14-5.

Chaminade's Regan Quinn gets sandwiched between Gillen Caliendo
(Credit: Peter Frutkoff)

Chaminade's Regan Quinn gets sandwiched between Gillen Caliendo (6) and Edward Arnold of Manhasset in a non-league game played in Mineola on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Manhasset won 8-7.

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