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2012 All-Long Island indoor track

Newsday's 2012 All-Long Island boys track team. Front

Newsday's 2012 All-Long Island boys track team. Front row: Coach Joe Reilly of Longwood High School, Tresean Goodwin of Uniondale High School, Thomas Awad of Chaminade High School, Joe Caraciolo of Massapequa High School, Davon Henry of Uniondale High School, Kris Moran of North Babylon. Back row: Derrick Ingram of Uniondale High School, Nyder Chardonnette of Uniondale High Schoiol, Mark Jackson of Longwood High School. Photo Credit: Newsday/Jessica Rotkiewicz

Meets Newsday's 2012 All-Long Island boys and girls indoor track team.
By Nick Klopsis

EMMA GALLAGHER Runner of the Year Garden City,
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EMMA GALLAGHER
Runner of the Year
Garden City, Fr.
Gallagher was the star of a loaded Garden City squad. The freshman was the only Long Islander to win two state and Federation titles—one in the 600 (1:32.37) and one as a member of the 4x400 (3:55.73). She also anchored the Millrose-winning 4x800 team to a win in a Long Island-record 9:00.92, was the Nassau Class A champion in the 300 (41.04), the 600 (1:37.55), and the 4x800 (9:52.83), and anchored three All-American relays at the New Balance Indoor Nationals—the 4x400 (3:47.49), the sprint medley (4:02.88), and the 4x800 (9:09.90).

THOMAS AWAD Runner of the Year Chaminade, Sr.
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THOMAS AWAD
Runner of the Year
Chaminade, Sr.
Awad put together one of his finest seasons, winning the 1,600 Federation championship in 4:21.26 and taking third in the 3,200 in 9:13.47. He pulled off the double at the CHSAA Intersectionals, winning the 1,600 in 4:15.55 and the 3,200 in 9:30.36. Awad finished it off at the New Balance Indoor Nationals with a CHSAA-record 15:06.21 in the indoor 5k and an fifth-place finish in the two-mile (9:06.18).

ODRINE BELOT Kellenberg Belot quietly put together a
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

ODRINE BELOT
Kellenberg
Belot quietly put together a very strong season in the field events and in the hurdles. She won the Federation title in the triple jump with a leap of 39-1 1/2. At the CHSAA Intersectional championships, she jumped a CHSAA-record 39-2 3/4 to win the triple jump and won the 55 hurdles in 8.32 seconds to lead Kellenberg to the title.

JOE CARACIOLO Massapequa Caraciolo, who lost his entire
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

JOE CARACIOLO
Massapequa
Caraciolo, who lost his entire junior year because of a broken foot, won the state and Federation long jump title at 22-6 in his first season back. He also finished second in the long jump (21-51 / 2) and second in the 300 (36.22) at the Nassau ‘A’ championship.

NYDER CHARDONNETTE Uniondale 4x200 Uniondale’s strength lies in
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

NYDER CHARDONNETTE
Uniondale 4x200

Uniondale’s strength lies in its sprinting depth, and nowhere was this more evident than in the relay team of Ingram, Chardonnette, Goodwin and Henry. The foursome combined to win the state and Federation 4 x 200 championship in 1:30.58. They also finished seventh overall at the New Balance Indoor Nationals with a time of 1:30.21.

TRESEAN GOODWIN Uniondale 4x200 Uniondale’s strength lies in
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

TRESEAN GOODWIN
Uniondale 4x200

Uniondale’s strength lies in its sprinting depth, and nowhere was this more evident than in the relay team of Ingram, Chardonnette, Goodwin and Henry. The foursome combined to win the state and Federation 4 x 200 championship in 1:30.58. They also finished seventh overall at the New Balance Indoor Nationals with a time of 1:30.21.

TAYLOR HENNIG Garden City 4x400 The relay team
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TAYLOR HENNIG
Garden City 4x400

The relay team of O’Neill, Jaeger, Hennig, and Gallagher won the 4x400 state and Federation title in 3:55.73. A week later, they finished second at the New Balance Indoor Nationals with a Long Island-record time of 3:47.49. That time also broke their old Nassau county record of 3:50.03, which they had set in January.

DAVON HENRY Uniondale 4x200 Uniondale’s strength lies in
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

DAVON HENRY
Uniondale 4x200

Uniondale’s strength lies in its sprinting depth, and nowhere was this more evident than in the relay team of Ingram, Chardonnette, Goodwin and Henry. The foursome combined to win the state and Federation 4 x 200 championship in 1:30.58. They also finished seventh overall at the New Balance Indoor Nationals with a time of 1:30.21.

DERRICK INGRAM Uniondale 4x200 Uniondale’s strength lies in
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

DERRICK INGRAM
Uniondale 4x200
Uniondale’s strength lies in its sprinting depth, and nowhere was this more evident than in the relay team of Ingram, Chardonnette, Goodwin and Henry. The foursome combined to win the state and Federation 4 x 200 championship in 1:30.58. They also finished seventh overall at the New Balance Indoor Nationals with a time of 1:30.21.

MARK JACKSON Longwood Jackson’s versatility was the key
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MARK JACKSON
Longwood
Jackson’s versatility was the key to Longwood’s Large Schools county championship three-peat. The senior won the 55 (6.64) and the high jump (6-5) and finished second in the long jump (22-2 1 / 2) to lead the Lions to the county title. Jackson went on to finish sixth in the 55, the long jump, and the high jump at the state meet.

LAURA JAEGER Garden City 4x400 The relay team
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LAURA JAEGER
Garden City 4x400

The relay team of O’Neill, Jaeger, Hennig, and Gallagher won the 4x400 state and Federation title in 3:55.73. A week later, they finished second at the New Balance Indoor Nationals with a Long Island-record time of 3:47.49. That time also broke their old Nassau county record of 3:50.03, which they had set in January.

KRIS MORAN North Babylon Moran was the class
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KRIS MORAN
North Babylon
Moran was the class of the Suffolk distance field all season long and peaked when it mattered most, capping off his season with a state and Federation championship in the 3,200 (9:08.57). Moran also won the 3,200 (9:40.83) and finished second in the 1,000 (2:37.74) at the Suffolk large-school championships.

BRIANNA NERUD North Shore, Sr. Wherever Nadel was,
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BRIANNA NERUD
North Shore, Sr.
Wherever Nadel was, her teammate Nerud was sure to be right behind her. Nerud was the Nassau ‘B’ champion in the 600 (1:34.96) and the 1000 (3:07.24), finished second in the 1,500 at states (4:29.21), and finished third in the mile at nationals (4:45.29). She also set a New York state record in the indoor 5K at nationals with a time of 16:43.56.

SAMANTHA NADEL North Shore, Sr. Nadel was having
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SAMANTHA NADEL
North Shore, Sr.
Nadel was having a stellar season before a late-season injury shut her down for the year. She became just the fifth girl to successfully defend her Millrose mile title, winning the historic race in 4:46.19. She also ran a then-Armory record 4:49.11 in the mile at the Hispanic Games and won the Nassau ‘B’ title in the 1,500 (4:46.62).

KATIE O'NEILL Garden City 4x400 The relay team
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

KATIE O'NEILL
Garden City 4x400
The relay team of O’Neill, Jaeger, Hennig, and Gallagher won the 4x400 state and Federation title in 3:55.73. A week later, they finished second at the New Balance Indoor Nationals with a Long Island-record time of 3:47.49. That time also broke their old Nassau county record of 3:50.03, which they had set in January.

STEVE BORBET Girls winter track coach of the
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

STEVE BORBET
Girls winter track coach of the year
Bay Shore

JOE REILLY Boys winter track coach of the
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

JOE REILLY
Boys winter track coach of the year
Longwood

The 2012 All-Long Island girls winter track team.
Photo Credit: Newsday/Jessica Rotkiewicz

The 2012 All-Long Island girls winter track team. front row: Katie O'Neill of Garden City High School, Laura Jaeger of Garden City High School, Brianna Nerud of North Shore High School, Samantha Nadel of North Shore High School. Back row: Odrine Belot of Kellenberg Memorial High School, Coach Steve Borbet of Bay Shore, Emma Gallagher of Garden City High School, Taylor Henig of Garden City High School.

Newsday's 2012 All-Long Island boys track team. Front
Photo Credit: Newsday/Jessica Rotkiewicz

Newsday's 2012 All-Long Island boys track team. Front row: Coach Joe Reilly of Longwood High School, Tresean Goodwin of Uniondale High School, Thomas Awad of Chaminade High School, Joe Caraciolo of Massapequa High School, Davon Henry of Uniondale High School, Kris Moran of North Babylon. Back row: Derrick Ingram of Uniondale High School, Nyder Chardonnette of Uniondale High Schoiol, Mark Jackson of Longwood High School.

SECOND TEAM Adaora Nwodili (pictured) Longwood, Sr. Jessica
Photo Credit: Errol Anderson

SECOND TEAM
Adaora Nwodili (pictured)
Longwood, Sr.
Jessica Gelibert
Bay Shore, Sr.
Molly Josephs
Garden City, Sr.
Olicia Williams
St. Anthony’s, Sr.
Sara Ronde
Northport, Sr.
Emma Cleary
SJB, Sr.
Janel Francis
Copiague, Sr.
Kayla Koelbel
Kings Park, Sr.
Rachel Paul
Sachem East, Sr.
Valencia Hannon
Elmont, Sr.

SECOND TEAM Andrew Keresztes (pictured) Port Jefferson, Sr.
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

SECOND TEAM
Andrew Keresztes (pictured)
Port Jefferson, Sr.
Tom Bardabelias
Valley Stream North, Sr.
Bryan Rhodes
St. Anthony’s, Sr.
Chris Belcher
Sayville, Jr.
Chris Garzia
East Meadow, Sr.
Jonathan Greenwood
Freeport, Jr.
Matt Morganelli
Smithtown West, Sr.
Mike Brunoforte
St. Anthony’s, Sr.
Sean Ferguson
St. John the Baptist, Sr.

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