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2010 All-Long Island boys badminton

Above: The 2010 All-Long Island high school boys

Above: The 2010 All-Long Island high school boys badminton team.

NOT PICTURED:
Corey Davis
Smithtown East, junior

With Dan Spinelli, took first at No. 1 doubles at the Suffolk team championship. This is Davis’ third year playing badminton. Photo Credit: Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

Meet Newsday's 2010 All-Long Island boys badminton team.
Bio info written by Mike Gavin

MATT SIMONE Long Island Player of the Year
Photo Credit: Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

MATT SIMONE
Long Island Player of the Year
Whitman

Singles, Senior
Had an undefeated season going 14-0 in dual meets and 4-0 at counties. Won the Suffolk individual tournament (12-15, 15-9, 15-7). Has been trained and is now coaching badminton at the NYC Badminton Club in Queens.

JESSE DEITRICHSON Miller Place Singles, Sophomore Took first
Photo Credit: Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

JESSE DEITRICHSON
Miller Place

Singles, Sophomore
Took first at No. 1 singles (16-17, 15-2, 15-13) at the Suffolk team championship.

DAN SPINELLI Smithtown East Doubles, Junior With Corey
Photo Credit: Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

DAN SPINELLI
Smithtown East

Doubles, Junior
With Corey Davis, took first at No. 1 doubles at the Suffolk team championship. This is Davis’ third year playing badminton and Spinelli’s second year.

DERRICK LADEAIROUS Smithtown West Doubles, Senior With Greg
Photo Credit: Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

DERRICK LADEAIROUS
Smithtown West

Doubles, Senior
With Greg Mayer, took first place (15-8, 8-15, 15-10) at the Suffolk individual championship. This is Ladeairous’ third year playing badminton and Mayer’s first year.

GREG MAYER Smithtown West Doubles, Senior With Derrick
Photo Credit: Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

GREG MAYER
Smithtown West

Doubles, Senior
With Derrick Ladeairous, took first place (15-8, 8-15, 15-10) at the Suffolk individual championship. This is Ladeairous’ third year playing badminton and Mayer’s first year.

DON PRANZO Coach of the Year Miller PlaceHas
Photo Credit: Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

DON PRANZO
Coach of the Year
Miller Place

Has been the coach for four years and led the team to three championships. The combined girls and boys team won in 2007, the girls team won in 2009 and the boys team won this season.

Above: The 2010 All-Long Island high school boys
Photo Credit: Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

Above: The 2010 All-Long Island high school boys badminton team.

NOT PICTURED:
Corey Davis
Smithtown East, junior

With Dan Spinelli, took first at No. 1 doubles at the Suffolk team championship. This is Davis’ third year playing badminton.

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