Levine helps Cold Spring Harbor to title

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Josh Levine defeated Dan Grinshteyn in first singles, 6-1, 6-4, as Cold Spring Harbor defeated Hewlett, 5-2, on Friday to win its fifth consecutive Nassau boys tennis championship.

"It's great for the kids," coach Paul Poschmann said. "They've done something that no one else has ever done before. Winning five straight county championships is an incredible feat."

Including the Duke-bound Levine, every singles player won for Cold Spring Harbor (15-1).


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"Josh is the best player in the state," Poschmann said of the defending state singles champion. "He's a great leader and a hard worker."

Conor Dauer defeated Harrison Brenner, 6-1, 6-0, at second singles. Jon Paris defeated Brandon Remer, 6-0, 6-1, at third singles.

Brett Titcomb and Conor Mullins defeated Saahil Brahmbatt and Stone Mitchell, 6-1, 6-4, at first doubles, which clinched the win for the Seahawks. Nick Stammatos and Tim Schneir defeated Adam Voyetsky and Josh Stein, 6-3, 6-4.

Cold Spring Harbor will play for its fifth straight Long Island championship on May 30.

BASEBALL

Eastport-South Manor 4, Commack 3: Billy Goncalves' single drove home Mat Annunziata in the bottom of the third inning to give No. 3 Eastport-South Manor (20-2) a 4-3 lead in the second round of the Suffolk Class AA Tournament. Ryan Gili threw a three-hitter with four strikeouts for the win and Sean Doyle went 2-for-2 with an RBI. Eastport-South Manor plays No. 2 Half Hollow Hills West in a winners' bracket game at 4 p.m. Monday.

BOYS LACROSSE

Long Beach 20, Plainedge 7: James Forkin had six goals and two assists and Jake Shapiro won 14 of 17 faceoffs for Long Beach (14-3) in a Nassau Class B quarterfinal at Hofstra. Long Beach will play No. 1 Garden City in a semifinal at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hofstra.

GIRLS LACROSSE

West Islip 9, Floyd 8: Kylie Nowicki scored off a feed from Cara Douglas with 1:55 left to give No. 6 West Islip (11-6) a 9-6 lead in a Suffolk Class A first-round game. West Islip plays at No. 3 West Babylon in a second-round game at 4 p.m. Monday.

Lorraine Hodgson had three goals and Erin Byrnes two scores for West Islip. Courtney Murphy led Floyd with six goals and two assists.

Sacred Heart 18, Kellenberg 8: Senior Maeve Quinn had a career-high six goals and Becky Conto four goals and an assist to lead No. 2 Sacred Heart (16-3) in a CHSAA semifinal. Sacred Heart will play No. 1 St. Anthony's in the championship at 6 p.m. Monday at Adelphi.

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