The Blazers’ lone win last fall came against crosstown rival Great Neck South, which finished 0-8. There were few bright spots outside of Joe Gad, a receiver and safety, and Jared Kaiman, the team’s starting quarterback.
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NASSAU CONFERENCE A SYOSSET BRAVES Coach: John Calabria 2014 record: 13-5 Key players: Alex Concannon, A, Sr. Mac O'Keefe, A, Jr. Michael Hatzopoulos, M, Sr. Lucas Cotler, M, Jr. Michael Elardo, M, So. Outlook: The preseason favorite to win the county title has entered its second year of a newly
MSG Varsity honors the best boys soccer players in the Tri-State for the 2014 season.
Decopain, Horiuchi and Lin defended their titles at the Nassau County Individual Fencing Championships at Garden City. Alexandra Tatarian, Patrick Gao and Bennett Cohen also won gold medals.
Facing a stiff test from second-seeded Patrick Hannity and Sean Mullins of Cold Spring Harbor in the Nassau tennis doubles championship at Oceanside High School, the top-seeded pair from Syosset prevailed 2-6, 6-2, 7-5 after winning the last two games of the third set.
NASSAU AA-I 1. UNIONDALE KNIGHTS Coach: Tom Diana Key players: G Shomari Redd 6-1; G Marvin Lawrence 5-7; G Kyle Harding 6-0; F Talek Butler 6-2; F Najee Peters 6-4 Outlook: Redd, one of the county's best, could lead the quick and tough defensive team to another appearance in the county final. 2.
Great Neck North is the first school in Nassau to win both titles in the same season since 2005, when the Blazers themselves accomplished the feat. Saturday's win marked the boys team's first county title since 2005, and the first for the girls since 2008.
NASSAU AA-I 1. MASSAPEQUA CHIEFS Coach: Shari Roessler Key players: G Olivia Batista 5-8; G Bianca Furci 5-8; F Carmela Gampero 5-9; F Megan McCabe 5-10; F Melanie Hingher 6-1 Outlook: Nassau AA runner-up returns most of its core, including Hingher and McCabe, who control the paint. 2. FREEPORT RED
The 2014-15 fencing season ended like the previous eight: with Ward Melville's boys and girls teams winning the Long Island championship.
All summer long, MSG Varsity brings you a recap of the past year in Long Island’s top high school sports. We’ll publish a new “Year in Review” article every Thursday through August 13. Next up, we look back at the year that was in Long Island boys soccer