District Rifle Team Wins County Championship
On Feb. 14, the district rifle team won the Nassau County championship with a score of 742 out of a possible 800. The team is comprised of New Hyde Park students Aisha Abdelhamid, Valerie Hoffer, Noorpreet Kaur, Anika Mathai, Kyra Ramdarie and Emily Yuan. Robert Marino serves as coach. Kyra was the highest scorer of the match, earning 192 out of 200 points. The team will now compete in the New York State championship at West Point on March 2. Congratulations and good luck!
District Swim Team Closes Out the Season
The district boys swim team, led by team captains Eddie Geraghty and Vincent Agostino, finished its season in strong fashion. Congratulations to All-Division performers Christian Cordova, Leopold Horne and Sebastian Tews.
District Gymnasts Score Honors at Meet
Members of the district varsity gymnastics team competed in the Todd Heimer Gymnastics Coaches Invitational Meet on Feb. 9 at North Shore High School.
Floral Park Memorial’s Emily McKie placed second on vault, sixth on bars and fifth on beam. She placed second in the All-Around for Conference I, while Brigid Hearne placed third on vault and eighth on beam. H. Frank Carey’s Alyssa Nittoli placed first on vault, seventh on bars and third on beam. She placed third in the All-Around for Conference I. Carey’s Sydney Farrell placed fifth on bars.
Congratulations to all of the girls on a successful meet!
District Gymnasts Cartwheel for a Cure
The district’s varsity gymnastic team participated in the fifth annual Cartwheel for a Cure Meet, which was organized by Cold Spring Harbor coach Teri Kindelmann to raise funds for The Boomer Esiason Foundation to fight cystic fibrosis. Teri’s two daughters, ages 6 and 8, have cystic fibrosis. The team took part in the meet for the first time this year, with more than 200 gymnasts from schools in Nassau County. After a very competitive meet, the girls from various teams competed in a cartwheel competition. They had to complete as many cartwheels as possible in three minutes.
We are very proud of our Sewanhaka gymnasts who participated in this selfless day: Catherine Bardales, Lina Daouaou, Tasnim Daouaou, Brianna Evelyn, Sydney Farrell, Brigid Hearne, Meaghan Kilcarr, Emily McKie, Alyssa Nittoli, Brianna Paino and Gwynne Smith.
District Gymnasts Defeat Long Beach
Congratulations to the district’s gymnastics team for their 154.45-152.8 win against Long Beach on Thursday, Jan. 17. The girls have been working extremely hard and it paid off. Coach Mosie and Coach Wichard are very proud!
Highlights from the meet:
Catherine Bardales (Floral Park Memorial) – placed second in the all-around.
Emily McKie (Floral Park Memorial) – great performance in the all-around.
Gwynne Smith (Floral Park Memorial) – did well in the all-around, especially beam.
Sydney Farrell (H. Frank Carey) – did well in the all-around.
Kristen Greenwood (H. Frank Carey) – on beam and floor.
Alyssa Nittoli (H. Frank Carey) – did well on vault and bars.
Kristen Whalen (H. Frank Carey) – on vault.
Brianna Evelyn (New Hyde Park Memorial) – placed third in the all-around and performed an extremely difficult move (backhand spring, back tuck) on beam.District Students Host Think Pink Game
The District junior varsity field hockey team helped to drive out cancer at its “Think Pink Game.” The team is made up of a mixture of Floral Park Memorial, H. Frank Carey and Sewanhaka high school students. The girls defeated East Meadow, 2-1, while sporting their “Think Pink” uniforms.
District Athletes Play in Senior BowlDistrict football players participated in the Thanksgiving morning Nassau County Senior Bowl at Mitchell Field. The district was represented by Elmont Memorial’s Chester Anderson, Michael Djalo and Kaurice Jones; Floral Park Memorial’s Chris Chimera; H. Frank Carey’s Alex Lake, Barry Moore and Frank Porcasi; and Sewanhaka’s Andre Termindor. Anderson was named the game MVP. Congratulations to all!
Sewanhaka Field Hockey Goes PinkThe district’s field hockey team, along with other field hockey teams from around Nassau County, participated in “Pink Games” throughout October. Sewanhaka and Seaford High School recently went “Pink” for their game. Sewanhaka was victorious, winning 2-1 in double overtime!
District Junior Varsity Field Hockey Team Goes Pink
District Field Hockey Team is Playoffs BoundCongratulations to Sewanhaka’s field hockey team! The team advanced to the Nassau County Playoffs after defeating East Meadow, 2-0. Good luck, ladies!