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2011 All-Long Island badminton team

2011 All-Long Island girls badminton team

2011 All-Long Island girls badminton team

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Meet the 2011 edition of Newsday's All-Long Island badminton team.

DERRICK LADEAIROUS Player of the Year Smithtown West
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DERRICK LADEAIROUS
Player of the Year

Smithtown West
Doubles, Seniors
Went 4-0 in the Suffolk Individual Tournament, winning by a score of 15-10, 15-7, in the final, marking the duo’s second consecutive doubles title. Ladeairous and Mayer finished the regular season undefeated (11-0) and led Smithtown West to an undefeated (15-0) Suffolk championship season.

GREG MAYER Player of the Year Smithtown West
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GREG MAYER
Player of the Year

Smithtown West
Doubles, Seniors
Went 4-0 in the Suffolk Individual Tournament, winning by a score of 15-10, 15-7, in the final, marking the duo’s second consecutive doubles title. Ladeairous and Mayer finished the regular season undefeated (11-0) and led Smithtown West to an undefeated (15-0) Suffolk championship season.

RICH ARDIZZONE Smithtown West Doubles, Senior Finished 11-0
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RICH ARDIZZONE
Smithtown West
Doubles, Senior
Finished 11-0 in the regular season and took No. 1 doubles (15-12, 15-13) in the Suffolk Team Tournament.

JESSE DIETRICHSON Miller Place Singles, Junior Finished the
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JESSE DIETRICHSON
Miller Place
Singles, Junior
Finished the season at 13-1 after losing his last match of the year, and went 4-0 at the Suffolk Individual Tournament, winning 15-12, 15-11, in the singles final.

JUSTIN LIN Smithtown West Singles, Junior Won at
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JUSTIN LIN
Smithtown West
Singles, Junior
Won at No. 1 singles (14-17, 15-13, 15-10) in the Suffolk Team Tournament after ending the season with a 12-2 record, and finishing third at the Suffolk Individual Tournament.

STEVE KENNEDY Smithtown West Doubles, Senior Finished 11-0
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STEVE KENNEDY
Smithtown West
Doubles, Senior
Finished 11-0 in the regular season and took No. 1 doubles (15-12, 15-13) in the Suffolk Team Tournament.

DERON BROWN Coach of the Year Smithtown West
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DERON BROWN
Coach of the Year

Smithtown West
Deron Brown led the Smithtown West boys badminton team to the Suffolk title this season. He has been the coach of both the boys and girls teams for 10 years, where he led the combined boys and girls team to the league title in 2007 and the girls to the league and county title in 2008.

2011 All-Long Island boys badminton team
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2011 All-Long Island boys badminton team

HANNAH FINGER Player of the Year Half Hollow
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HANNAH FINGER
Player of the Year

Half Hollow Hills
Singles, Junior
Led Half Hollow Hills (15-0) to their second consecutive county title and fourth in program history, winning at No. 1 singles at the Suffolk Team championships. She also went 4-0 at the Suffolk Individual championships, earning the singles title with an 11-8, 6-11, 13-10, victory in the final for her second consecutive title. She finished the season 18-0.

MELANIE PAVELS Valley Stream South Singles, Senior Won
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MELANIE PAVELS
Valley Stream South
Singles, Senior
Won at first singles (21-13, 21-17) in the Nassau Individual Championships and finished the regular season 11-1.

GINA CILIBERTI St. John the Baptist Singles, Sophomore
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GINA CILIBERTI
St. John the Baptist
Singles, Sophomore
Went 6-0 at the CHSAA championships to earn the singles title after going undefeated (12-0) in the regular season. Last year, she went undefeated in doubles and earned the CHSAA doubles title.

MAYA MEANS Jericho Doubles, Junior Won first doubles
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MAYA MEANS
Jericho
Doubles, Junior
Won first doubles (24-22, 19-21, 21-14) in the Nassau Individual Championships after finishing the regular season at 11-1 and leading Jericho to the Conference I title.

APRIL PUN Jericho Doubles, Junior Won first doubles
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APRIL PUN
Jericho
Doubles, Junior
Won first doubles (24-22, 19-21, 21-14) in the Nassau Individual Championships after finishing the regular season at 11-1 and leading Jericho to the Conference I title.

ELIZABETH HUGHES St. Anthony’s Doubles, Senior Took No.
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ELIZABETH HUGHES
St. Anthony’s
Doubles, Senior
Took No. 1 doubles at the CHSAA individual championships and went undefeated (13-0) in the regular season to lead St. Anthony’s to their second consecutive CHSAA title.

JANE PANARESSE St. Anthony’s Doubles, Senior Took No.
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JANE PANARESSE
St. Anthony’s
Doubles, Senior
Took No. 1 doubles at the CHSAA individual championships and went undefeated (13-0) in the regular season to lead St. Anthony’s to their second consecutive CHSAA title.

ALICIA KREAMER Patchogue-Medford Doubles, Junior Went 4-0 in
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ALICIA KREAMER
Patchogue-Medford
Doubles, Junior
Went 4-0 in the Suffolk Individual championships, winning 17-16, 15-8, in the final match, after finishing the regular season 7-4.

HANNA LAZIO Patchogue-Medford Doubles, Juniors Went 4-0 in
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HANNA LAZIO
Patchogue-Medford
Doubles, Juniors
Went 4-0 in the Suffolk Individual championships, winning 17-16, 15-8, in the final match, after finishing the regular season 7-4.

GREG MUSCARELLA Coach of the Year Calhoun Gregg
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GREG MUSCARELLA
Coach of the Year

Calhoun
Gregg Muscarella led the Calhoun girls badminton team to their third consecutive Nassau championship and their seventh title in 10 years. Muscarella has been with the program for 12 years, and over the last decade, has won 151 matches and lost only seven.

2011 All-Long Island girls badminton team
Photo Credit: James Escher

2011 All-Long Island girls badminton team

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