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2011-12 Sports Highlights

FA Winter Sports season


Top (left to right), Carolina Mocorrea, Candace Taylor, Harmony Grodsky, Molly Sullivan,
Sunny Lostritto and Katrina Garry
. Bottom (left to right), Lydia Graham, Shekinah Pettway
and Katherine Hom
. (Not in photo: Kelsey Margey, Charlotte Gelfand, Catherine Bechand,
Simran Ghooi and Casey Rosen).

Varsity Girls Winter Track wins first Conference Championship

LOCUST VALLEY – The Friends Academy Girls Winter Track team decisively won its first Conference Championship after beating 2nd place Cold Spring Harbor HS by 20 points and 3rd place Mineola HS by 53 points. The Lady Quakers dominated the 55-meter race, finishing 1st, 2nd and 3rd .

 

“We are so excited as a team about this achievement,” said coach Lauren Carballo. “But what is really great is that we have such an extremely young team,” she added. “This is a team with a lot of heart and spirit.”

Friends Academy finishes and times:

3000m

  • Kelsey Margey - 1st place
  • Katrina Garry - 2nd place
  • Harmony Grodsky - 5th place

55m (1st, 2nd, and 3rd in the event)

  • Shekinah Pettway - 1st place
  • Lydia Graham - 2nd place
  • Candace Taylor - 3rd place

1000 m

  • Molly Sullivan - 1st place

600 m

  • Sunny Lostritto - 5th place

1500 m

  • Kelsey Margey - 1st place
  • Molly Sullivan - 2nd place
  • Karina Garry - 4th place

300 m

  • Candace Taylor - 1st place
  • Lydia Graham - 2nd place
  • Shekinah Pettway - 5th place

4 x 800 m Relay

  • Katrina Garry, Kelsey Margey, Molly Sullivan, Sunny Lostritto - 1st place

4 x 400 m Relay

  • Charlotte Gelfand, Catherine Bechand, Carolina Mocorrea, Harmony Grodsky - 3rd place

4 x 200 m Relay

  • Candace Taylor, Lydia Graham, Katherine Hom, Shekinah Pettway - 1st place
Total Conference 6 scores:

1. Friends Academy - 124 points
2. Cold Spring Harbor HS - 104 points
3. Mineola High School - 71 points
4. Locust Valley High School - 60 points
5. Wheatley High School - 47 points
6. Oyster Bay High School - 22 points
7. Seaford High School - 13 points
8. Malverne High School - 12 points
9. Roosevelt High School - 10 points

 

FA Fall Sports Playoff season

UPCOMING PLAYOFF ACTION

Varsity Girls' Soccer
NEW! GIRLS EARN FIRST STATE TITLE!

Lady Quakers share co-state championship after grueling scoreless tie.

 

GIRLS WIN LONG ISLAND CHAMPIONSHIP, 6-0

 

Varsity Girls Field Hockey
NEW! QUAKERS WIN LONG ISLAND CHAMPIONSHIP VS. BABYLON HS, 5-1!
QUAKERS WIN NASSAU COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP, 4-0

Saturday, Nov. 19
State Semi-Final at Syracuse, NY vs. Greenwich HS - 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 20

State Finals at Syracuse, NY -  2 p.m.

Newsday coverage

Cross Country
NEW! GIRLS FINISH 7TH IN STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS, BOYS FINISH 8TH
  • Senior Kelsey Margey (Huntington) takes 3rd overall in State Championships, receiving All-State recognition and qualifying for the Federation Meet.


BOYS AND GIRLS TEAMS WIN NASSAU COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Varsity Girls Tennis to play Cold Spring Harbor in Championship match

The FA Girls Varsity Tennis team (13-2) defeated Massapequa (12-3) in the Conference 2 Semi-finals 4-3 (Equivalent to Class B for most sports) on Monday, October 24. The Girls team heads to the overall Championship, which involves 16 schools in two co-conferences.

Championship match vs. CSH

  • Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 3 p.m. - Garden City High School (1 win/1 loss vs FA)

Cross Country Division Champions; head to Conference Championship

Boys Division IVB

  • 9-0 - Division Champions
  • Conference IV
  • 9-2

Girls Division IV B

  • 6-0  Division Champions
  • Conference IV
  • 10-2

Conference IV Championships
Saturday, Oct. 29th at Bethpage State Park

  • 1:30 p.m. Boys Varsity
  • 2:20 p.m. Girls Varsity

 

Click here to read 2010-11 Highlights.

 

Renovated Athletic Center opens

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Construction to the Friends Academy Athletic Center began Monday, June 13, 2011 and is now complete. Thank you to everyone who supported this project. Here are a few of the highlights:

100% Locker room renovations include:

  • All new finishes, ceiling, lighting, plumbing, showers
  • New lockers
  • Added team room for team meetings, film review, etc.
  • Weight room renovated
  • New and improved storage space
  • Added air conditioning and new heating system

Main Gym renovations include:

  • New maple flooring striped for basketball and volleyball
  • New scoreboard, plus a second scoreboard and shot clock
  • Refurbished bleachers
  • New lighting
  • Renovated bathroom
  • Added air conditioning/fire sprinkler and heating systems
  • New championship banners ordered

Main lobby renovations include:

  • New ceiling and lighting
  • New heating system; added air conditioning
  • New flooring
  • New paint color scheme
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