Big 10: Bay Shore Softball Tops Again
1. BAY SHORE SOFTBALL It was an idle week for Bay Shore, which had a first round bye in the playoffs. The Marauders have won 20 games for their 20th consecutive season -- a state record -- and have outscored opponents 224-14, including 13 shutouts.
2. WEST ISLIP BOYS LACROSSE The top seed in Suffolk Class A wrapped up the regular season with a 17-13 victory over Northport to extend their win streak to 15. The Lions host Whitman in a quarterfinal playoff tomorrow at 4 p.m. The nation’s top-ranked team according to Inside Lacrosse hasn’t loss since opening day.
3. GARDEN CITY GIRLS LACROSSE (16-0, 8-0 Conference I): The top-seeded Trojans began their annual assault on Nassau Class B with an 18-2 quarterfinal romp over No. 9 Jericho. Caroline Tarzian scored three goals, while Paige Logan, Shannon Mangini, Alex Bruno, Mikaela Rix, Catherine Dickinson and Krysta Cento each scored two. The Trojans take on Plainedge at 6 p.m. tomorrow at Denton Avenue Field in the semifinals.
4. COLD SPRING HARBOR BOYS TENNIS The only thing standing between the Seahawks and a third straight LI Championship will be the winner of tomorrow's match between Hills East and Ross. Cold Spring Harbor (15-0) defeated Hewlett, 4-3, in the semifinals and Roslyn, 6-1, in the Nassau final.
5. MANHASSET BOYS LACROSSE The undefeated Indians were idle last week thanks to earning the top seed in the Nassau Class C playoffs and a bye into the semifinal round. Manhasset will face No. 5 Seaford in a semifinal at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hofstra.
6. LINDENHURST BASEBALL The Bulldogs earned the top seed in the Suffolk Class AA playoffs. They host Connetquot, the only team to beat them this year, in a quarterfinal playoff today at 4 p.m.
7. ST. ANTHONY’S BOYS LACROSSE The Friars defeated Holy Trinity, 14-8, in a first-round CHSAA playoff game. They are looking toward the CHSAA title game on May 27 – where a potential third meeting with Chaminade looms.
8. ST. ANTHONY’S BOYS TRACK St. Anthony's dominated at the Nassau-Suffolk CHSAA championship with 119 points. The Friars took first in seven individual events including the 3,000-meter steeplechase, the 1,600, the 100-meter dash, the 200, the discus, the pole vault and the 400.
9. MASSAPEQUA BOYS VOLLEYBALL The Chiefs dominance is unmatched and libero Vinny DelGiudice continues his impressive defensive play (27 digs against Syosset) as Massapequa remains the heavy favorite to take the county title.
10. NORTHPORT GIRLS LACROSSE The Tigers closed the regular season with an 11-4 win at Sachem North. Allie Breitfeller, Kiera McNally and Courtney Fortunato each scored three goals, while Michaela Aymong made nine saves. The Tigers, the Division I champions and top seed in the Suffolk Class A playoffs, will host No. 9 Ward Melville, which handed Northport its only loss (9-8) on May 14, today at 4 p.m.
On the outside looking in; Kings Park golf, Garden City girls track, Ward Melville boys lacrosse, Wantagh baseball, Islip baseball, MacArthur baseball, Shoreham-Wading River baseball.
PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Dylan Levings, Plainedge, boys lacrosse: Yale-bound midfielder scored unassisted with 3:39 left in the second overtime to give No. 6 Plainedge a 9-8 win over No. 11 Bellmore JFK in the first round of the Nassau Class B playoffs.
Zack Losco, Hauppauge, boys lacrosse: He scored four goals and contributed an assist on the winning goal by Sam Llinares with 4:20 left of the Eagles’ 6-5 playoff victory over Sayville. Losco had four goals and an assist in a 12-11 win over Rocky Point.
Matt LaRocca, Ward Melville, baseball: Senior belted two grand slams in a 13-12 loss to Connetquot in the Class AA playoffs.
Kenny Jackson, Connetquot, baseball: Hofstra-bound senior went 4-for-4, including a three-run double in a 13-12 playoff win over Ward Melville.
Alexa Froccaro, Port Washington, girls lacrosse: Had seven goals and one assist as No. 5 Port Washington knocked No. 4 Oceanside out of the Class A playoffs.
Shakoya Smith, Baldwin, girls lacrosse: Had three goals and one assist and scored 24 seconds into the second overtime to seal an 11-10 upset victory over No. 3 Hicksville for the No. 6 Bruins in the Class A first round.
Ashley Cole, Carle Place, softball: The sophomore, who has battled elbow tendinitis, pitched a no-hitter with 16 strikeouts in leading Carle Place to a 7-0 win over Locust Valley in the Class B semifinal.