Ginty and Moschetto Qualify for States

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Following their superlative track performances at the NYSPHSAA Section 11 State Qualifier, held on June 2 and 3 at Port Jefferson High School, seniors Jackie Ginty and Andrew Moschetto moved on to the New York State meet. Ginty won first place and was named Suffolk County champion in both the 100-meter race, with a time of 12:21, and the 200-meter, with a time of 24.91. Moschetto took second place in the 200-meter race with a time of 22.01.

Ginty and Moschetto competed on June 9 and 10 at the NYSPHSAA Championships at Union-Endicott High School in upstate Broome County. Ginty took sixth place in both the 100- and 200-meter dashes. Moschetto took sixth place in the 200-meter dash.

Other results for East Islip boys track athletes at the state qualifiers included Moschetto earning third place in the 100-meter race; senior Mike Krebs finishing sixth in the 200-meter; junior Anoune Basse finishing eighth in the long jump; junior Rob Skidmore finishing 13th in discus; and the 4x100 relay team of Basse, Krebs, Moschetto and Mike Quast earning third place.

Other results for East Islip girls track athletes at the state qualifiers included sophomore Christie Czajka finishing in 12th place in the 800-meter race, eighth-grader Hannah Smalley finishing 12th in the 1,500-meter; junior Nina Senn earning eighth in discus; and the 4x100 relay team of Jackie Ginty, Katie Ginty, Shannon Lauinger and Alexandra Stewart finishing in seventh place.