Started his season in a positive way, winning the Jim Smith Invitational and following that with a second-place finish at the Bob Pratt Invitational. He finished third overall at the Suffolk Division championships, fourth at the state qualifier and 22nd at the NYSPHSAA Class AA state championships.
Panetta earned his stripes taking third at the St. Anthony's Invitational, third at the Nassau Conference championships and second at the state qualifier. He was 14th at the NYSPHSAA Class AA state championships.
Sachem East, Sr.
Saavedra capped a fine high school career with an eighth-place finish at the NYSPHSAA state championships. He ran to first-place finishes at the Suffolk Coaches Invitational, the Suffolk Division championships and the state qualifier.
Great Neck South, Sr.
Siegel came into his own this season, with the highest overall finish of any Long Island runner - seventh - at the NYSPHSAA state championships. He won the Nassau Conference championships and was a third-place finisher at the state qualifier.
Won the Nassau Coaches Invitational, and ran to a first-place finish at the CHSAA Intersectional and a third-place finish at the NSCHSAA League championships. Slattery placed 13th at the Federation championships and first at the Nassau Coaches Invitational.
BOYS COACH OF THE YEAR
Thomas Awad, Chaminade, Sr.
Stephen Bourguet, Manhasset, Soph.
Tim Campbell, Calhoun, Sr.
Joe DiRienzo, Sachem East, Jr.
Tyler Murtha, Connetquot, Sr.
Joe Ray, Bayport-Blue Point, Sr.
Andrew Valenski, Massapequa, Sr.
Zachary Cammer, Whitman, So.