Under the direction of Farmingdale Head Coach Jim Gunn, the 18U travel roller hockey team, FLID Nation, entered the Eastern North American Roller Hockey Championships the weekend of June 12 and 13 in Old Bethpage. They won the tournament, which gave them the bid to participate in the National Roller Hockey Championships in San Jose, CA.
The Saint Kilian Saints baseball team capped off their perfect 12-0 CYO season with an 11-2 championship game victory. James Sotis got the start and was outstanding; he went six innings giving up only one earned run to earn the win. The Saints got clutch RBI hits from Aaron Powell, Brendan Nocella, Nick Panza, and Nico Rivera but the offensive star of the game was Phil D’Abbraccio who hit a three-run, fence-clearing home run to the deepest part of the ball field to give the Saints a 6-0 lead. Aaron Powell closed the game out by striking out the side in the seventh inning.
In season notables Dan Griffin (6-0 with a 0.00 era in 24 innings pitched striking out 49 batters), Steve Harris (.586 BA), James Sotis (four wins and a 2.33 era), PJ Spadalik, Brendan Nocella, Nico Rivera and Aaron Powell for all around outstanding play!
Record breaking scores propelled the Farmingdale Golf Team to win their second consecutive Nassau County and Long Island Championships this year. An unfortunate error omitted the team’s page from their yearbook, so it is with great pride that the school congratulate seniors Kurt Brey, James Darcy and Brandon Romano along with team members Kyle Brey, Matthew Lowe, and Michael Zelanzy for not only winning, but for breaking a Nassau County record, coming in first place in Nassau County, leading the tournament by 52 strokes and setting a Nassau County record for the lowest total team strokes, 759 for the two-day tournament. They also went on to beat Kings Park in the Long Island Championship, winning by 25 strokes at the Bethpage Black Course making it 32 straight matches without a loss.
The Dalers Lacrosse team lost to the defending state champs, West Islip, for the Long Island Class A Championship on June 8 at Hofstra. West Islip has been Long Island Champs for five out of the last six years and state champs three out of the last four years. The Dalers knew they had their hands full.
After winning the state championship last year, the Lady Dalers lacrosse team lost their starting defense, goalie and key offensive players. So, this was to be a rebuilding year. But, another title?
The Lady Dalers lacrosse team defeated the Massapequa Chiefs last week at Hofstra 16-5 to take home their fifth consecutive Nassau County Class A title. Jamie Leone, Meagan Meritz and Kim Kolodny each had three goals, while Melanie Raso and, Krislyn Engelke had two goals. Alyssa Cardillo, Kyra Ochwat and Colleen Reynolds each scored a goal. Goalie Alex Gurecki had 11 saves to lead the Lady Dalers into the Long Island Class A Championship game.
The Farmingdale Dalers Lacrosse team captured the Nassau County Class A Championship last week by defeating the Massapequa Chiefs 9-8, in a tough battle at Hofstra Stadium.
Under the direction of Coaches Laura Malone and Brandon Oppenheim, the 2010 Varsity Lady Dalers finished the regular season in fourth place in Conference I with a record of 9-6. They received a bye in the first round of the playoffs then won the quarterfinal match up 1-0. For the first time in over 20 years, the Lady Dalers headed to the Mitchell Field Softball Complex for the Nassau County AA Semifinals.
Farmingdale High School’s Junior Varsity baseball team finished their season by beating Uniondale 17-0. The Dalers finished their league schedule with 11 wins and three losses. The team was led by the dominant starting pitching of Anthony Bonilla and Anthony Galanoudis. The duo combined to go 10-1 with seven complete games. The offense was relentless as shown by the team batting average, which was .363. Rich Sullivan and Anthony Bonilla led the team in hits. Harrison Graf led the team in batting average and Rocky Santopadre led the team in RBIs and on-base percentage. The coaching staff would like to congratulate the entire team for their role in the triumphant season and is looking forward to continuing that success with the return of many athletes next year.
Get ready to horse around as the first annual Northeast Equine Expo comes to town. Expected to draw nearly 30,000 people to the Long Island communities of Elmont and Floral Park, the expo will be the kick-off event for the final leg of the Triple Crown Belmont Stakes Race on Memorial Day weekend, May 29-30.
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