Newsday's Laura Albanese picks the 2014 All-Long Island gymnastics team.

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CYDNEY CRASA
Long Island Gymnast of the Year
Ward Melville, Sophomore
Crasa earned gold on the beam in the state tournament with a 9.525, set a county record in the state qualifier with a 9.925 on her explosive Yurchenko layout vaults, and led her team to its third straight county title and an undefeated regular season.

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JORDAN CECCARINI
Miller Place, Freshman
The independent gymnast was second in the all-around in the state qualifier with a 36.625, and made her mark upstate with near-flawless bars and beam routines, good for 9.450 and 9.300 and third place in those events.

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SARAH CIRESI
Bethpage, Senior
Ciresi battled injury to captain Bethpage, which went undefeated in the regular season, and took first in the all-around in the Nassau state qualifier with a 36.925. Her 9.375 on bars got her fifth place in the event in the state tournament, earning her a medal.

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MATTEA GRAVINA
Bay Shore, Freshman
Gravina became known for her sterling beam routine and her complicated two backhandspring layout, full twist dismount -- a move that earned her a 9.300 in the state tournament. She also came in third in the state qualifier.

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ALYSSA FIRTH
Bethpage, Freshman
Firth dominated all season with an arresting and difficult floor routine and took second in the state qualifier with a 36.750. Her vault in that meet, a Yurchenko layout, earned her a 9.675 -- the highest mark of any gymnast in any event.

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MIRANDA LUND
Plainview JFK, 8th grade
Lund stepped up in a big way during the season, capably filling in for injured teammate Jessica Lopez and helping her team to the Nassau championship where she earned a 9.4 on floor. In the state qualifier, Lund took third with a 35.725.

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CARYL CRASA
Coach of the Year, Ward Melville

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The 2013-14 Newsday All-Long Island varsity girls gymnastics team, from left: Miranda Lund, Plainview JFK; Sarah Ciresi, Bethpage, Mattea Gravina, Bay Shore; Alyssa Firth, Bethpage; Jordan Ceccarini, Miller Place.

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The 2013-14 Newsday All-Long Island varsity girls gymnastics coach Caryl Crasa and daughter Cydney Crasa of Ward Melville.

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