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.”
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.
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
Girls Division IV B
6-0 Division Champions
Conference IV Championships Saturday, Oct. 29th at Bethpage State Park
The Fourth Annual Long Island Showcase is being held at Adelphi University Thursday, June 21, pitting the best in each graduating class of 2013, '14, and '15 in Nassau and Suffolk counties against each other.
Two Friends Academy players were selected for the final Nassau rosters in the rising sophomore and rising junior age groups. Tyler Sehring ('15) made the team as a midfielder, and Will Sands ('14) made the team as an attackman. Along with twenty one of their county teammates, they will look to lead Nassau county to victories.
Also, Liam Kearney ('13) was one of the final forty players in Nassau to be selected from for the prestigious honor of playing for the Nassau county team. Congratulations to all three Quakers for their efforts. The future looks bright!