School Sports: Teams Head for Long Island Championship Games

Northport continued its run of excellence in lacrosse, with both the girls and boys teams winning Suffolk County titles this week.

The girls defeated Smithtown East 15-13 for the county Class A title, and will play Massapequa  Sunday at Adelphi University. for the Long Island championship. The boys beat Smithtown East 5-2 and will play Farmingdale Sunday at Stony Brook for the Long Island title.

Friar Softball Champs

St. Anthony’s won the state Catholic league softball championship this week, defeating St. Joseph by the Sea of Staten Island, 4-2. It was the Friars’ third straight state title.


Seahawk Boys Take Title

Cold Spring Harbor won its 14th Nassau County boys lacrosse title, beating Friends Academy 14-1. The Seahawks, who won the Class D state title last year, will play Mattituck/Greenport/Southold for the Long Island Championship Saturday at Stony Brook University.

The Seahawks  will play Mattituck/Greenport/Southold for  the Class D Long Island Championship Saturday at Stony Brook University.

Letters of Intent

Fifteen Elwood-John H. Glenn High School senior athletes signed national letters of intent on May 17 to continue their playing careers in college.

Matt Bove will attend Manhattan College in the Bronx for lacrosse; Addison Breier
will attend Western Connecticut State University in Danbury for soccer; Jordan Breier will
attend Western Connecticut State University in Danbury for soccer; Graig Decembre will
attend Pace University in New York City for football; Chris Franzese will attend Rensselaer
Polytechnic Institute in Troy for football; Amanda Howard will attend Roanoke College in
Salem, Virginia for softball; Jillian John will attend SUNY New Paltz for soccer; Emily
LaMena will attend Colorado School of Mines in Golden for track; Piper Mascaros will
attend SUNY New Paltz for lacrosse; Anthony Mirando will attend Long Island University
for wrestling; Ava Mule will attend Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts for
lacrosse; Joe Pepper will attend Marist College in Poughkeepsie for track; Anthony
Randazzo will attend SUNY Binghamton for soccer; Emma Siniscalchi will attend Dean
College in Franklin, Massachusetts for volleyball; and Tiana Wolkiewicz will attend Hobart
and William Smith Colleges in Geneva for bowling.

Scholar-Athlete Awards

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association Inc. recently announced its Spring 2023 Scholar-Athlete teams and number of Scholar-Athlete individuals per team. This is the 31st year NYSPHSAA has conducted the Scholar-Athlete program.

The, NYSPHSAA recognized 3,024 Scholar-Athlete teams. And 45,762 students received individual scholar-athlete recognition by earning an individual GPA of 90 or above for the spring season, whether their team qualified or not.

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