East Islip fell to Bayport-Blue Point, 6.5-2.5, on Sept. 20 at Timber Point White Course.

The EI boys came back on Sept. 24 to defeat Bellport at Timber Point Red by the score of 9-0.

Andrew Dobkowski’s goal against North Babylon with 11 seconds left in overtime won the game for East Islip on Sept. 20, 1-0. Danny Munar assisted. EI goalie Frank Noviello made 8 saves, recording his first career shutout.

Hosts Newfield beat EI on Sept. 22, 3-1. Brady Benitez scored the lone Redmen goal. Noviello again made 8 saves.


The East Islip girls shut out West Babylon, 3-0, on Sept. 20, led by Alexa Martino’s 2 goals. Other EI scorers were: Carlee Ancona (1 goal), Brianna DeMeo (1 assist) and Nicole Levy (1 assist). Goalie Arianna Kreush made 1 save.

EI won again on Sept. 22, at home, beating Bay Shore, 2-1. Courtney Bernardini’s goal at the 2:04 mark in overtime, assisted by Levy, won the game. Martino also scored, and Kreush made 10 saves.


The Redmen continued to roll, notching another lopsided victory (40-1) against hosts Centereach on Sept. 22. Matt Walter rushed 10 times for 102 yards and 3 touchdowns, had 2 receptions for 24 yards, and converted 4 of 6 extra-points. Other receivers included Mike Lee (5 receptions, 31 yards), Casey Stengel (1 reception, 41 yards), Huggens Tranquille (6 receptions, 87 yards) and Pat Valoy (1 reception, 17 yards). QB Casey Nolan completed 15 of 21 passes for 200 yards and ran 13 times for 65 yards and two TDs. Dan Hayden’s two tackles led to a loss and forced fumble against Centereach. Lee recorded an interception.

The girls varsity team shut out Half Hollow Hills West on Sept. 19. Both of EI’s 2 goals were scored by Kayla Saager. Brianna Hernandez added an assist. Goalie Kirsten Conway made 5 saves.

In another, bigger shutout, EI downed North Babylon, 5-0, on Sept. 21, led by Shannon Cumming’s 2 goals. Other scorers were: Saager (1 goal, 1 assist), Kayla Roundsman (1 goal), Aly Conley (1 goal). Conway made 5 saves.

The girls JV team beat Half Hollow Hills West, 1-0, on Sept. 19. Caroline Piazza scored the winning goal, assisted by Jillian Mooney, and goalie Alyssa Stephens recorded her second shut-out of the season. “Our players kept the team in the game with a solid defensive effort,” added coach David Lake.

EI’s red-hot tennis squad beat Bay Shore on Sept. 19, 6-1, for their fifth straight victory in League III. Emily Hyland defeated Cynthia Delcove, 6-1, 6-1, at second singles. Other singles winners were Karen Serina (first), Christina Hyland (third) and Abby Dell’Orto (fourth). Doubles winners were Nicole Damore and Shannon Murphy at first and Justina Marku and Shelby Clyne at third.

The team continued to roll, beating Connetquot, 6-1, on Sept. 21. Dell'Orto defeated Mackenzie Mortoochi, 6-0, 6-2, at fourth singles. Other singles winners were Serina (first), Emily Hyland (second),
Christina Hyland (third). Doubles winners were Damore and Murphy at first and Marku & Clyne at third.

The Lady Redmen shut out Newfield, 3-0, on Sept. 19, led by Brianna Heffernan’s 15 kills.

The team beat West Islip on Sept. 21 by a 3-1 score, with Heffernan notching 18 kills. Cathy Marku added 5 blocks and 8 kills, Hannah Reilly had 10 kills and 3 blocks.

Girls JV soccer photos by Charlie Cardone