Locust Valley High School Student athletes were recognized at the March 22 board of education meeting for their extraordinary accomplishments during the winter season. Locust Valley Director of Health, Physical Education and Athletics, Danielle Turner, Ed.D. introduced the athletes and praised their successes.
Turner introduced varsity wrestlers Sean Roberts and Evan Shriberg, both of whom advanced to the state wrestling tournament. Both student-athletes earned All-County honors. Shriberg was also the Nassau County D2 Champion at 126 lbs. Congratulations to Roberts, Shriberg and their coaches, John Brush, Cory Haldas and John Pedranghelu.
Sophia Del Guidice was recognized for her success on the varsity track team. She was the conference champion in shot put and earned All-County Honors. Congratulations to Del Guidice and coach Matt Morales.
Varsity boys basketball player Michael Palagonia was honored for earning All-County Honors. Congratulations to Palagonia and coaches Andrew Siegel and Sean Peet.
The entire girls varsity basketball team was celebrated for earning the Nassau County Class B Championship, the Nassau County Small School Championship, the Long Island Class B Championship and setting the record for most consecutive wins in Long Island girls basketball history, with 54 wins. Congratulations to coaches Mike Guidone, Carolyn Morales and Joe Moser, along with players Juliet Alesi, Victoria Alesi, Olivia Del Tatto (Honorable Mention All-County Honors), Marilu Famigletti, Elizabeth Gresalfi, Lindsay Hogan (All-County Honors and Conference Player of the Year), Ainsley Johnson, Amber Linden (Honorable Mention All-County Honors and Conference Defensive Player of the Year) Katie Nabet, Payton Tini (All-County) Honors, Reily Roberts (All-Conference Honors), Janelly Vasquez, Gia Villella and Holly Ward.
Lindsay Hogan, Dom Marrone Jr. and Payton Tini were honored for being included in the Newsday Top 100 basketball players on Long Island. Hogan also scored her 1,000th point during this winter season. These Falcons certainly make the district proud and give everyone a reason to come out and celebrate. Congratulations to all.