Written by Joe Scotchie Wednesday, 20 May 2009 10:45
The girls’ varsity lacrosse team earned their first ever conference championship for Roslyn High School. Led by coaches Michelle Crennan and Colleen Schmitt, the team compiled an 11-1 league record and an overall 13-3 season record.
The girls advanced to the county playoffs last Monday, where they lost to South Side High School.
That defeat hardly put a damper on a terrific season. In fact, the Lady Bulldogs ended the regular season with an impressive five game winning streak, taking wins over Elmont, Sewanhaka, Wheatley, Hewlett, and Clarke.
In the 9-4 win over Elmont, Morgan Romagna, Stefanie Klapper, and Samantha Labib all had two goals, while Ms. Klapper had two assists.
In the win over Sewanhaka, Ms. Klapper again was the star, scoring four goals and one assist. Chloe Street and Ricki Shenfeld each had two goals.
In the close 10-9 win over Whetley, Ms. Klapper also had four goals. She was assisted by Chloe Street who had three goals and Samantha Labib, who scored two goals.
During the winning streak, Amanda Katlowitz starred in the net for Roslyn. In the Elmont game, she had 14 saves. In the Sewanhaka win, she had 10 saves. Ms. Kaltowitz had 13 saves in the Wheatley game and seven in the win over Hewlett. Also starring as goaltenders for Roslyn have been Bari Spanbook and Maddi Laser.
Other Roslyn squads with winning records in the spring sports season was the boys volleyball team and the boys tennis squad.
The volleyball team went 8-5 in conference play, while sporting a 10-5 record overall.
The boys’ tennis squad was 8-4 in conference play and 9-4 overall.