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Mineola Winter Sports Wrap-Up

The 2010 – 2011 Winter Sport season brought great excitement to the Mineola High School community. Student athletes found great success as they competed with exemplary sportsmanship and pride.  Several teams and individuals had great accomplishments.

The Varsity Wrestling team finished the season as Division II County champs. The team advanced eight wrestlers to the championships held at Hofstra University and saw Danny Granados, Steve O’Connor, Christian Euell and Matt Long win their respective weight classes and advance into the State Tournament. Both Euell and Long won a match at the State Tournament.

Wrestling    Award Winners

Joe Barcos    All County

Willie Cashin    All County

Pat Clark    All County

Christian Euell    All County, County Champion

Nick Fabiano    All County

Bruno Ferreira    All County

Danny Granados    All County, County Champion

Matt Long    All County, County Champion

Steve O’Connor    All County, County Champion

Brendan Pusey    All County

Justin Sandler    All County

Dave Valmond    All County

The girls basketball team finished their season with a 15 – 4 record and won its Conference Championship. The team earned a first round home playoff game vs. Wantagh High School.  In a tough and tightly contested game the girls defeated Wantagh by a point and advanced to the quarterfinal where they were eliminated by the # 1 seeded Division Avenue High School team.  Kerri Medlock led the team in scoring during the season.


Girls Basketball    Award Winners

Kalie Medlock    All County

Kerri Medlock    All County

Krystie Kern    All Class

Heather Gessner    All Class, Senior Scholar Athlete

Julie Falotico    All Conference

The boy’s basketball team qualified for playoffs and hosted Jericho High School in the first round. The boys led the game throughout and held off a late Jericho rally to advance to the quarterfinal game against Manhasset High School.

Leading scorer Jimmy Bulva and guard Mike Wasczcuk missed the game due to stomach flu. Although the team fought hard they couldn’t overtake a Manhasset team that was at full strength


Boys Basketball     Award Winners

Jimmy Bulva    All County

Brian Gaffney    All Conference

Tom Ward    All Conference

Mike Wasczcuk    All Conference

The boys and girls track program finished 2nd and 3rd place in their respective conferences. Senior Nuno Tinoco qualified for the State Track meet


Track    Award Winners

Joe Dores    All County – Triple Jump

Filipe Ribeiro    All County – High Jump

Nuno Tinoco    All County – 1000M, 1600M

Erica Antonison    All Conference – 4 x 200M Relay

Emilia Beszterda    All Conference – 4 x 200 M Relay

Lacey Fater    All Conference – 4 x 200 M Relay

Emma Perez    All Conference – 4 x 200 M Relay

Nina Ribeiro    All Conference – Triple Jump,

    High Jump, 55M Hurdles

Senior Amanda Hassett bowled her way to a 7th place finish at Nassau County Individual Championship held at Garden City Lanes.