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CP Boys Soccer Concludes Memorable Season

Team wins Class B County Championship, downs Cold Spring Harbor in finals, 4-0

The Carle Place High School boys varsity soccer team accomplished the goal the team had set way back in June: win a Nassau county title. All season, the coaching staff preached two words, consistency and focus.

After a long layoff due to Hurricane Sandy, the team was finally able to take the field again and put those two words in motion. The team beat rival Wheatley by the score of 2-1 in the semifinals. In the final, the squad took down Cold Spring Harbor, 4-0. It was a gratifying season in which the team won its first ever Class B county title, and the school’s first county title since winning the Class C crown in 2003-04.

Special thanks to the students, staff and the entire community for their support all season. Players that will be honored at the NCSCA dinner on Dec. 4, include County Finals MVP George Costidis; All Conference players Mike Montello, Adam Cabrera and Rob Posillico; All County Honorable Mention John Guzzo and Guiseppe Altadonna; and All County Dylan Klein and Matt Carr.

News

Westbury High School students are teaching younger children from Park Avenue Elementary School valuable life lessons about money and business skills through the High School Heroes program.

 

In this program, high school students that are taking Renate Johnson’s Junior Achievement class will go into first grade classrooms to teach 45-minute lessons.

 

“It is a program that gives high school and younger students confidence and teaches them about business and financial literacy,” said Johnson.

The Westbury Historical Society will host Dr. Natalie Naylor, professor emerita at Hofstra University and author of Women in Long Island’s Past: Eminent Ladies and Everyday Lives at their next meeting on March 9. 

 

Naylor’s presentation will focus on the place of women in Long Island’s history, including several prominent women from Westbury’s past.  


Sports

Albertson resident and Kellenberg sophomore Gabby Schreib qualified for the Millrose Games in New York City. Schreib qualified as a member of the Sprint Medley Relay along with Danielle Correia, Bridget McNierney, and Jazmine Fray. 

 

The Kellenberg relay’s close second place finish in January’s Millrose Trials has moved them closer to defending the title they won in the same relay at last year’s Millrose Games. Schreib and her teammates time is currently second in the United States for girls track and field performances.


Congratulations to Westbury athletes Michael Esposito, Eileen Harris, Brett Harris, and Michael Going, each of whom won awards in Race # 1 of the Jonas Chiropractic Run Nassau Series co-hosted by Nassau County and the Greater Long Island Running Club.

 

Michael Esposito, age 15, took home the second place award in the 15-19 age group with a time of 23 minutes, 6 seconds.  Eileen Harris, age 42, earned the first place award in the women’s 40-44 age group.  She completed the race with her 45 year old husband, Brett Harris, who was the third place award winner in the men’s 45-49 age group.  Michael Going, age 41, scored third place honors in the 40-44 age group with a time of 20 minutes, 51 seconds.


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