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Girls Soccer: No. 10 Kennedy will travel on the road to No. 7 Baldwin for a Class AA first round playoff game on Friday at 3 p.m. The Lady Cougars finished the season in Conference AA-II at 10-3-2 and Baldwin finished at 2-10-3 in Conference AA-I.
Boys Volleyball: Kennedy defeated Jericho at home in straight sets in its regular season finale, 25-23, 25-23 and 25-21. Steven Gassert and Nick Anderson both recorded seven kills in the win. Jake Sherman played a solid serving game to help the Cougars move to 9-3 in Conference IV.
Boys Soccer: No. 9 Mepham will travel to No. 8 Uniondale on Friday for a Class AA first round matchup to start at 3 p.m. The Pirates finished the regular season at 8-6-0 in AA-III and the Knights finished at 7-4-2 in AA-I. The teams have not played each other yet in the 2011 season.
Girls Soccer: No. 4 Mepham received a first round bye and will play the winner of No. 5 Oceanside and No. 12 Great Neck South on Monday, Oct. 31 at 2:30 p.m.
Girls Soccer: No. 9 Clarke will play at No. 8 Island Trees on Saturday night at 6:15 p.m. The two teams finished first and second in Conference A-II, with Clarke at 10-1-3 and champion Island Trees at 13-1-0. The Lady Rams handed the Lady Bulldogs their lone loss of the season, a 2-1 win on Sept. 13.
Girls Soccer: No. 6 East Meadow will play a home game against No. 11 Syosset on Friday at 2:30 p.m. The Lady Jets finished the regular season at 3-11-2 in Conference AA-I. Syosset finished in second place in Conference AA-II with a 10-5-0 record. The winner will play defending New York State champion Massapequa, the No. 3 seed.
Girls Volleyball: East Meadow came out on top with a five-set win over Hicksville on the road. The Lady Jets lost the first set, 25-13, but won the following two before closing the match out two sets later. Becky Syers led the offense with 34 assists on the day. Jennifer Gundrum had 17 kills and Kerri Shapiro added nine kills to help the team come back. East Meadow will host Clarke on Saturday in the season finale.
Boys Soccer: No. 3 Hewlett will try to use momentum from a big win at Division in the regular season finale to take on No. 14 Valley Stream North in the first round of the Class A playoffs. The game is scheduled for Friday at 3 p.m. at Hewlett High School. The Bulldogs finished the season at 9-3-3 out of Conference A-II and Valley Stream finished at 6-4-1 in Conference A-VII.
Boys Volleyball: Lawrence was swept by Floral Park on the road on Thursday, 25-14, 25-12 and 25-7. The Golden Tornadoes close out their season at 2-10 in Conference IV. C.J. Borfitz, A.J. Gallo and Ayal Ciobotaru led the team in the solid effort.
Boys Soccer: No. 10 Garden City will travel to No. 7 Plainedge on Friday afternoon for a Class A first-round matchup at 2:30 p.m. The Trojans have won six of their last nine games, including two ties, to finish the regular season at 9-2-2 in Conference A-IV. The Red Devils finished at 7-4-2 in Conference V after winning their last four games of the season.
Girls Soccer: No. 3 Garden City will host No. 14 Valley Stream North in the first round of the Class A playoffs on Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. The Lady Trojans finished the regular season at 7-2-5, going undefeated in their last seven games, including five wins and two ties. Valley Stream finished the regular season at 7-5-2 and has won its last five games.
Boys Volleyball: Levittown District defeated Elmont on the road in straight sets, 25-13, 25-21 and 25-5. Frank Zeigler led the offense with 15 kills and Anthony Costales, John Sclar and Bobby Kollmer all played well in the effort. Levittown is now 10-3 in Conference III and will play Hicksville on Friday at 4:30 p.m.
Boys Soccer: No. 8 Division will host No. 9 Jericho on Friday in a Class A first-round matchup at 3 p.m. The Blue Dragons were one of the top teams in Conference A-II, finishing with a 10-3-2 overall record, compared to a 9-2-2 overall records for the Hawks in Conference A-IV. Division dropped its final two games, but won its previous five matchups.
Girls Soccer: Top-seeded Division will host No. 16 Glen Cove in the first round of the Class A playoffs. The game will be played under the lights on Friday night at 7 p.m. The Blue Dragons finished the regular season undefeated in Conference A-I with an 11-0-3 record and Glen Cove finished at 10-4-1 in Conference A-IV, also a first place team.
"We are very excited about the upcoming playoffs," said Division head coach Steve Kissane. "This is the first time in program history that we were seeded #1."
Boys Soccer: No. 2 Island Trees will host No. 15 Manhasset on Friday night at 7 p.m. The Bulldogs finished the season at 9-1-2 in Conference A-VII and the Indians finished at 5-5-2 in Conference A-IV. Island Trees lost its only game this season on Oct. 22 at Seaford.
Girls Soccer: No. 8 Island Trees will host a Class A playoff game against No. 9 Clarke on Saturday night at 6:15 p.m. Both teams had exceptional regular seasons, with the Lady Dawgs finishing at 13-1-0 in Conference A-II and the Lady Rams finishing at 10-1-3, also in Conference A-II. Clarke defeated Island Trees 2-1 on Sept. 13 and then lost a second matchup, 1-0, on Oct. 21.
Girls Soccer: No. 2 MacArthur received a first round bye and will play the winner of No. 7 Baldwin and No. 10 Kennedy on Monday, Oct. 31 at 7 p.m.
Boys Volleyball: Long Beach will host Herricks in its final match of the regular season on Friday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. The Marines are currently 10-6 in Conference I this year.
Girls Soccer: No. 15 Lynbrook will have a tough test on the road against No. 2 South Side in the first round of the Class A playoffs. Lynbrook finished in Conference A-III with a 6-3-4 record and South Side finished with an 8-2-4 record in Conference A-I.
Girls Volleyball: Malverne conceded the conference championship to North Shore in a road match on Thursday with a three-set loss, 25-23, 25-23 and 25-23. Danielle Hines, Sarah Robinson and Amanda Masson led the team to a great second-place finish in Conference BC-II. Malverne will look to make a run in next week's Class B playoffs.
Boys Soccer: No. 11 Calhoun will travel to No. 6 Hempstead on Friday for a Class AA first round matchup to start at 3 p.m. The Colts finished the regular season at 7-4-1, winning five of their final six games, and Hempstead finished at 7-3-1 in AA-I, coming into the playoffs on a four-game winning streak.
Girls Soccer: Congratulations to Calhoun on its regular season as the undefeated winners of Conference II. The Lady Colts' seniors were honored on “Senior Day," including Kristina Gandolfo, Chandler Baltazar, Rachel Tyson, Carla Miguel, Agustina Miguel, Tessa Patti, Talia Charidah, Mary Hijazi and Jessica Rappaport. They all have helped the Calhoun Girls Soccer program become what it is today. As they move on to the next stages of their lives, they leave their mark behind, as well as their contributions toward what Calhoun represents. Calhoun defeated Port Washington on Wednesday by a 1-0 score. Talia Charidah assisted Kayla Cappuzzo's goal in the second half. Baltazar had 13 saves in goal.
No. 9 Calhoun will play at No. 8 Hicksville on Friday at 3 p.m. Calhoun won the Conference AA-II championship with an undefeated 12-0-2 record. Hicksville struggled this season with a 1-12-1 record, but will still get to host a Class AA playoff game.
Boys Soccer: No. 5 Mineola will play a home game against No. 12 West Hempstead on Friday at 2:30 p.m. in the Class A playoffs. The Mustangs finished at 11-2-1 in Conference A-VII and the visiting Rams finished at 6-5-1 in Conference A-VI. Mineola finished the regular season with three consecutive 3-0 shutouts.
Boys Soccer: No. 11 South Side will travel to No. 6 Great Neck North for a Class A first-round matchup on Friday at 3 p.m. The Cyclones finished the regular season at 6-4-1 in Conference A-IV and Great Neck finished at 8-1-2 in Conference A-VI. South Side won three of its final four games of the season.
Girls Soccer: No. 2 South Side will host a Class A playoff game against No. 15 Lynbrook on Friday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. The game will be played at Skelos Field. South Side finished in Conference A-I with an 8-2-4 record, compared to a 6-3-4 for Lynbrook in Conference A-III.
Boys Soccer: No. 16 Seaford has a tall task in its first round playoff matchup in Class A with a meeting at No. 1 Valley Stream South. The Vikings finished the season at 5-6-0 in Conference VII and Valley Stream finished atop Conference VI at 9-1-1. Seaford won its final two games of the season, including a 2-1 upset against then unbeaten Island Trees on Oct. 22.
Girls Soccer: No. 7 Seaford will host district rival No. 10 Wantagh on Friday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. The Lady Warriors finished at 8-2-3 in Conference A-II and the Lady Vikings finished at 2-12-1 in Conference A-I.
Girls Volleyball: Seaford completed it undefeated regular season with a win against visiting Floral Park on Thursday, 25-11, 25-19 and 25-21. Jessica Rini helped the team improve to 14-0 in Conference BC-I with seven kills and seven blocks. Meaghan Curley added a team-high 11 assists in the win. Seaford will likely receive a No. 1 seed in next week's playoffs.
Girls Soccer: No. 10 Wantagh will play against No. 7 Seaford on Friday at 4:30 p.m. The Lady Warriors competed against two of the toughest teams in the state in Island Trees and Clarke in Conference A-II, finishing with an 8-2-3 record. Seaford holds a 2-12-1 record in Conference A-I.
Boys Volleyball: Wantagh defeated visiting Sewanhaka in four sets on Thursday, 26-24, 25-23, 21-25 and 25-11. Anthony Rodin displayed complete control with the Warrior offense, dishing out a career-high 42 assists. Eric Regenbogen had a team-high 16 kills, while Mike King added six more kills. Wantagh moves to 2-6 in Conference VI.
Boys Soccer: No. 12 West Hempstead will travel for a road playoff game against No. 5 Mineola on Friday at 2:30 p.m. The Rams finished in Conference A-VI with a 6-5-1 overall record, compared to an 11-2-1 record for Mineola in Conference A-VII.