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Simms' Goal, Save Key NHP's Win

Andrew Simms headed a ball off the goal line with a minute

remaining to preserve No. 13 New Hyde Park's 1-0 victory over No. 4 Bellmore

JFK yesterday in a Nassau Class B boys soccer first-round game. Simms knocked

in a loose ball in the 20th minute for New Hyde Park (13-2-2).

James Campbell (six saves) stopped a breakaway midway through the second

half for the shutout. NHP will play at No. 5 Seaford at 2 p.m. Wednesday in a

quarterfinal. JFK is 8-7-1.

Seaford 3, Bethpage 2: Danny DiDaranto scored the winner on a one-timer

from 14 yards with 6:31 left in the second overtime for No. 5 Seaford (9-6-2).

Trevor Michaelen's 50-yard direct kick tied the score at 2 with 11 minutes left

in regulation for No. 12 Bethpage (8-1-2). Andrew Vaeth gave Seaford a 2-1

lead off Pete Bezler's assist.

Garden City 2, South Side 1: John Adamo knocked in the winner on a scramble

in the box with 4:20 left in overtime for No. 8 Garden City (10-2-3) in a

Class A first-round game. Michael Santo tied it at 1 for No. 9 South Side

(4-7-4) with 8:59 left in regulation. Garden City faces No. 1 Massapequa

(13-0-2) at 2 p.m. Tuesday in a quarterfinal.

Port Washington 4, Herricks 0: Peyton Mait, Jeff Byrne and Hector Sandoval

each had a goal and assist for No. 2 Port (12-2-2). Andrew Levy (seven saves)

recorded his seventh shutout for Port, which hosts the winner of No. 7 East

Meadow (9-1-3)-No. 10 Plainview JFK (4-6-4) at 2 p.m. Tuesday in a

quarterfinal. No. 15 Herricks is 5-7-3.

Oceanside 3, Great Neck South 1: Brian Chaback had two goals in the first

half for No. 6 Oceanside (2-8-4). Steven Rosner had a goal and an assist.

Oceanside faces No. 3 Calhoun (8-7) at 2 p.m. Tuesday in a quarterfinal. No. 11

GNS is 3-6-5.

Syosset 2, Baldwin 1: Russell Skolnick scored the golden goal midway

through the first overtime on a 25-yard shot off Aaron Nass' feed for No. 5

Syosset (6-5-2).

Dan Wesselhoft received credit for the goal for No. 12 Baldwin (11-4-2)

after Syosset put it into its own net with five minutes left in regulation to

force overtime.

Steven Finkelstein gave Syosset a 1-0 lead when he scored 13 minutes

earlier. Syosset faces the winner of No. 13 Hewlett (8-2-3)-No. 4 Lawrence

(7-6-1) at 2 p.m. Tuesday in a quarterfinal.

Our Savior New American 3, Portledge 2: Andrew Jardine's 6-yard shot with

two minutes left off Oumar Sylla's cross capped a three-goal spurt and won it

for Our Savior (12-0-1 IPPSAL). Sylla tied it at 2 when he scored his second

goal on a penalty kick after he was taken down in the box four minutes earlier.

Portledge is 9-2-1.


West Hempstead 1, Island Trees 0: Defender Sarah Rennie preserved the

shutout when she made a diving stop in front of the goal with 18 minutes left

for No. 10 West Hempstead (7-3-3) in a Nassau Class B first-round game. Joanna

Cipolla scored from 15 yards in the fifth minute. West Hempstead faces No. 2

New Hyde Park (4-9-2) at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in a quarterfinal. No. 7 Island

Trees is 3-10.

Lynbrook 8, East Rockaway 0: Patricia Conneely and Chelsey Feldman each

scored twice, and Michelle Scifo added four assists for No. 3 Lynbrook (13-0).

Kim Sontag (two saves) had her sixth shutout. Lynbrook will host the winner of

No. 6 Plainedge (5-6-3)-No. 11 Division (12-3) at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in a

quarterfinal. No. 14 ER is 12-2-1.


Alizzis Ahead of the Pack. Senior Mark Alizzi posted the fastest time at

the Nassau Conference championships, winning the 3.1-mile race in 16 minutes,

17.5 seconds to lead Syosset to a first-place finish in Conference I. Alzzi's

sister, Beth, had the fastest time among the girls competitors, finishing ahead

of the Conference I field in 19:49.4

Tschirhart Sets the Pace. Kevin Tschirhart finished first at the Suffolk

Division championships, finishing the 3.1-mile course in 16:04.6 to lead

Northport as the overall team winner. Sayville's Brian Dalpiaz was second in



O'Connor leads Mepham. Kathryn O'Conner was first in the 3.1-mile Nassau

Conference III race in 21:12.7 to lead Mepham to the team title with 25

points. Bellmore JFK's Jillian Kranz won the Conference II race in 20:23.6.

Bay Shore Keeps Rolling. Sophomore Laura Cummings posted the fastest time

at the Suffolk Division championships, finishing the 3.1-mile event in 18:34.3

seconds to lead Bay Shore as the overall meet champ.


East Hampton Wins. Pat Gray had 31 assists, and John Berger added 21 kills

for East Hampton in its 19-25, 26-24, 25-22, 13-25, 15-9 victory over Sayville.

John Harris made eight kills, six blocks and eight assists.

LeBlanc Leads CM. Jeff LeBlanc had 15 kills for Center Moriches, which

defeated Commack, 25-15, 23-25, 20-25, 25-20, 15-12. Owen Gurinsky served five

aces in the fifth game.


Godio Lifts ER. Megan Godio had 14 assists, and Maura Feil added five kills

for East Rockaway in its 25-16, 25-19, 25-22 win over Cold Spring Harbor.


City Star To Join Smith at UAB. Brittany Smith's AAU teammate, Crystal

McFadden of Bergtraum (Manhattan), verbally committed along with the St.

Dominic senior to play at Alabama-Birmingham next year. Smith and McFadden

played together for the Long Island Wave.

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