Written by erry Errigo Vitale Friday, 06 November 2009 00:00
Head Coach Jim Gunn continues his commitment to the young men participating in roller hockey for the Farmingdale community. After the 2008-2009 season, Jim received the Island wide High School Roller Hockey Junior Varsity Coach of the Year Award. This season, for the Varsity Black team, his assistant coaches are Mr. Jermyn, Steve Sloane, and Gabe Vitale. The team is off to a great start with two wins and one loss.
Against Seaford, the Dalers pulled out a huge 9-1 victory with Nick Ceriello in goal. Scoring in the first period was Joseph Kennedy assisted by Corey Grant. Christian Letourneau set up John Gunn for the second goal. An unassisted goal by Nick Vitale followed. Then, Anthony Koslow connected off the pass from Nick Vitale. Scott Dwyer followed with an unassisted goal for a 5-1 Daler lead. In the second period, Scott Dwyer scored off the assist by Corey Grant. Zach Wetzel received the pass from Joseph Kennedy for the goal. Then, the game ended with Corey Grant and Joseph Kennedy putting the puck in the net. Nick Ceriello stopped 16 shots and the Dalers took 40 shots on goal. Stars of the game for Farmingdale were Joseph Kennedy, Corey Grant and Nick Vitale.
The second game was against the powerhouse from William Floyd High School. The Dalers lost 8-3. Scoring the first goal for Farmingdale was Joseph Kennedy. Then, Connor Robertson received the pass from Nick Vitale for the second goal. Nick Vitale followed with an unassisted goal. Tom Jermyn played an aggressive game for the Dalers trying to disrupt their opponent. Nick Ceriello was busy in the net due to the 39 shots taken by William Floyd. The Dalers did fight back. They had goal scoring opportunities taking 27 shots on net, but Floyd’s goalie was just too good that night.
Against Half Hollow Hills West, the Dalers won 3-2. Nick Ceriello stopped 20 shots and made some spectacular saves that kept them in the game. Farmingdale took a 2-0 lead in the first period. Zach Wetzel scored off the feed by Corey Grant. An unassisted goal by Christian Letourneau followed. In the second period, Corey Grant was set up for the winner by Christian Letourneau. The Dalers ended with 23 shots on net. The Farmingdale stars of the game were Christian Letourneau and Corey Grant.