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Mineola Rolls Over Sewanhaka, North Shore

The Mineola Mustangs shocked the bowling community as the team defeated Sewanhaka for the first time since Coach Helms Bohringer took over the program.

 

Sewanhaka is always among the top Nassau County teams and has won the conference the last seven years in a row.

 

Although the Mustangs lost the first game they rebounded to win the final two. They rolled an 800 team score in game and followed that up with a 760 in the third to seal the victory.

 

Senior captain John Lusardi started the season off strong with 588 series, just missing 200 average in the three-game set. Sophomore Tony Macchietto, who was All-County last season, rolled a 599 with a high game of 217. Freshman Ryan Sellinger , Juniors William

Andrade and Danny Ferreriera  help the Mustangs achieve the much needed victory.  Ferreriera had the overall high game of 222.

 

The Mustangs started slow again on the second day, but bounced back to win the last two games. Leading the way were the Freshmen Ryan Sellinger and Macchietto. Sellinger had a 472 series (high game 175) while Macchietto had a 532 series.

 

Mineola will face Oyster Bay at Sheridan Lanes on Jericho Turnpike on Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 4 p.m.


News

Last year, the Mineola Fire Department initiated an Adopt-A-Hydrant program to offer residents and businesses an opportunity to enhance their fire protection by providing a simple service to the village, caring for a fire hydrant. The MFD is looking for adopters once again.

North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth stopped by the latest meeting of the Williston Park Chamber of Commerce at the iHop in Williston Park.  Bosworth updated chamber members on the latest happenings in the Town including the proposed 2015 budget, the Veterans Advisory Committee, technology enhancements through the town website, mobile app and some new building department programs.  She also announced that the town will be partnering with the Small Business Saturday Coalition to promote the day on Nov. 29, to help businesses throughout the town.



Sports

After consecutive seasons of finishing runner-up in the men’s golf Player of the Year for the Skyline Conference, Christian Bleck of St. Joseph’s took home first place in a rather unlikely turn of events. 

 

After a herniated disc caused the Chaminade High School alum to miss every event after the first week of the season until the conference tournament, Bleck returned—without even having the luxury of practicing a full 18 holes—and competed with the best players the conference has to offer. 

Cross-Country Crowned Champs

The Mineola Mustang boys cross-country team won the division 4A championship recently at Bethpage State Park.  This is the first championship for the program since 1974, ending a 40-year championship drought. 

 

Mineola defeated Seaford, who also entered the undefeated in division competition, 38-20.  Overcoming rain and high winds throughout the race, many Mustangs ran personal records for the 5K in route to the victory.


Calendar

Mineola School Meeting - November 20

Fools Rush In - November 21

Mustangs Face Roosevelt - November 22 


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