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
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
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.
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
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
GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY
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.