Friday, 26 February 2010 00:00
On Friday, Feb. 12, the Great Neck South Lady Rebels varsity basketball team was victorious over Bellmore JFK 42-33 in the first round of the Nassau Class AA county playoffs. The Rebels completed their final game of the 2009-2010 season with a 52-36 win over Plainview JFK High School on February 8, 2010. Prior to this, the team won the Conference AAII Title with a 55-24 victory over Calhoun High School on February 5, 2010. The Lady Rebels hold a final conference record of 11-1 with an overall record of 15-2. They will face Uniondale High School on Wednesday February 17, 2010 at 1 p.m.
The team is coached by head coach Tom Umstatter and assistant coach Don Laux. From day one, both coaches believed that this team had the talent to be successful.
They continually challenged and inspired the girls,
The Lady Rebels starting five consist of three seniors who are co-captains. They are: Michelle Ross, Silvana Parada and Charlotte Freed along with starters Sapir Edalati and Allison Finkel. Coming off the bench were Sophomore Nicole Chaplin, Freshman Daisey Xu , Senior Sarah John and Juniors Courtney Taylor, Michelle Kwong, Maxine Pearlman, Shanisha Cannon and Brittany Jarrett.