Sports Results for Week of Sept. 10, 2012
BOYS VARSITY GOLF
East Islip defeated Bellport, 8-1, in a Sept. 13 League V game. EI was led by Paul Caliguri, who shot 3-over 39 on the front nine at Bellport Country Club.
BOYS VARSITY SOCCER
East Islip beat Islip, 4-1, in a non-league contest on Sept. 10, sparked by a career-high 4 points from Brady Benitez. The senior recorded his first career hat trick, adding 1 assist. Other EI scorers were Danny Munar (1 goals, 1 assist) and Foazy Nwaiser (1 assist). East Islip goalies Frank Noviello and Jake Hirx made 4 saves each.
The team then beat Riverhead on the road on Sept. 14, winning by a 2-1 score. Four minutes into overtime of the League III game, Benitez put in the winning goal off a Shady George pass. The other EI scorers were Munar (1 goal) and Steven McKenna (1 assist). Noviello made 8 saves.
VARSITY FIELD HOCKEY
The Lady Redmen shut out Lindenhurst, 3-0, in a Sept. 11 Division II home game. East Islip scorers were: Alexa Martino (2 goals. 1 assist), Nicole Levy (1 goal) and Courtney Bernardini (2 assists). Arianna Kreush recorded 1 save.
East Islip won again on Sept. 13, beating Sayville, 2-1. Both goals came from Levy, with assists coming from Martino and Kendall Allmendinger. Kreush made 3 saves.
On Sept. 15, EI won their third straight against Connetquot, 3-1, led by Martino’s two goals. Other EI scorers were Bernardini (1 goal), Elizabeth Vetter (2 assists) and Levy (1 assist).
The Redmen won their second game of the season with almost as lopsided a score as the season opener. Visiting West Babylon, they came away with a 41-6 victory, led by Matt Walter. The senior earned 67 yards and 2 touchdowns on 7 carries, while kicking two field goals and a perfect 5-for-5 in extra point attempts. QB Casey Nolan went 7-for-11 in passing for 154 yards and TD, plus 120 yards running in 13 carries. Steve Walsh came away with 10 tackles and an interception. Nolan and Mike Lee also tallied interceptions.
East Islip’s girls XC team beat Bay Shore, 33-22, at Sunken Meadow State Park in a League III meet on Sept. 11.
The team then competed at the Jim Smith Invitational Races at Sunken Meadow on Sept. 15. Ninth-grader Anya Schmitt won the freshman race, covering the 1.5-mile course in just 9 minutes, 5 seconds, setting a new freshman school record. Juniors Sam Camlica, Emily Fusco, Ali Gallagher, Keira Lund and Kayla Murphy teamed up to win second place overall in the junior race class. Niamh Ashe, a senior at EI, posted the best overall time of the day on the hilly 3.1-mile course, finishing with an outstanding time of 20 minutes, 26 seconds.
GIRLS VARSITY SOCCER
East Islip won at home, 3-1, against rivals Islip in a Sept. 11 non-league match. Kayla Saager scored a hat trick. Rachel Dempsey and Sydney Cammeyer added 1 assist each. Goalie Kirsten Conway made 10 saves.
West Islip blanked EI on Sept. 13, winning 2-0 despite Conway’s 8 saves.
GIRLS VARSITY TENNIS
The girls tennis team defeated Sayville on Sept. 10 by a 6-1 score. Nicole Damore and Shannon Murphy beat Michelle Coffey and Denise Natoli 6-1, 6-3 at first doubles. Also victorious were Marissa Corrado and Sarah Schreiner at second doubles, and Bridget Kavanagh and Madison Schrader at third doubles. Singles winners were Karen Serina (first), Emily Hyland (second) and Abby Dell’Orto (fourth).
On Sept. 12, East Islip downed West Islip, 6-1. Serina defeated Tori Lentzeres 6-2, 6-1 at first singles.
Continuing their hot streak, the team beat last year’s League II co-champions Islip on Sept. 14 by a 4-3 score. Corrado and Schreiner beat Carol Ann Lamonica and Haley Wenman 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 in the deciding second doubles match. Singles winners were Serina (first), Christina Hyland (third) and Dell’Orto (fourth).
At home on Sept. 10, East Islip shut out Smithtown West, 3-0. Kelsey Feliccia had 12 kills and Vanessa Marquez had 14 digs.
At North Babylon two days later on Sept. 12, EI blanked their opponents again, winning 3-0. Sarah Barnot had 23 assists and 10 aces and Marques added 11 digs.