The Westhampton Beach girls tennis team had a season to remember this past fall. The Lady Hurricanes defeated Commack to win their first Suffolk County title since 2008, then they defeated Syosset to become the first school from Suffolk to win a Long Island title.
Rose Hayes, Brooke Del Prete and Onalee Batcheller each earned a trip to the New York State Championships to earn All-State honors. Rieve Delisle, Helena Jones, Rose Peruso, Katelyn Stabile were All-County, and Emma Bender and Jen Curran were All-Division.
The Westhampton Beach football team finished with back-to-back undefeated regular seasons but had its 22-game win streak snapped in a loss to Half Hollow Hills West in the Suffolk County Division III Championships.
Liam McIntyre was named the Carl. A Hansen Award winner. The award is given to the top player in Suffolk. He was named the Division III Player of the Year, was designated as Westhampton Beach’s Player of the Game in the county championship and was All-Long Island First Team for the second year in a row, and was named All-County. Jon Mendoza and Edon Popi were named All-Long Island Second Team and Popi was named to the county’s Golden 11, the top 11 Academic All-County players. McIntyre, Mendoza, Popi, Jake Bennett, Clarke Lewis and Jaden AlfanoStJohn were each named All-County. Jesse AlfanoStJohn, Shavar Coffey and Dan Eckart were First Team All-Division, while Tate Buhl, Joe Cuccia and Brian Mensch were Second Team All-Division. Bennett, Mendoza, Popi, Lewis, McIntyre, Mensch and Cuccia were Academic All-Division. Bryan Schaumloffel was named Division III Coach of the Year in his first year as head coach of the team.
The Westhampton Beach girls volleyball team reached the Suffolk County Class A Championship for the fifth straight year against Kings Park. Isabelle Smith was named to Suffolk County’s Elite 8, was the League VI Defensive Player of the Year and was named to the All-County Tournament Team, along with teammates Cortina Green and Juliette Seeliger. Green was also All-Conference while Seeliger was All-League, along with Michelle Kyrl and Olivia Jayne. Annabelle Seeliger was All-County Academic.
The Westhampton Beach boys volleyball reached the postseason for the first time in more than a dozen years after a 7-7 season. Ryan Haber was All-County and All-County Academic, Daniel Haber was All-County and Matt Lambert was All-Division. Ryan Barnett, Micah Terry and Aidan Sattler were named to the All-Tournament Team.
The Westhampton Beach boys golf team settled for a three-way tie for the League VIII regular season title. Cole Federico and Mackenize Kim, the duo that won this year’s Sebonack Challenge, were All-County, All-Conference and All-League. Coady Sumwalt was All-Conference and All-League.
The Westhampton Beach girls soccer team had a solid season but just missed out on a playoff spot after an 8-6 Division II season (9-6-1 overall). McKinley Skala was All-County, Dianna Glaser and Cassidy Canberg were All-Conference, and Cayla Kuey and Julia Worthington were Academic All-County.
The Westhampton Beach boys soccer team was a win away from clinching a Suffolk County Class A postseason berth after a 6-7-1 finish. Will Tucker and Matt Canavan were both All-Conference, Cole Hempel was All-League and Alex Slover was Academic All-County.
Jackie Amato reached the New York State Cross Country Championships for the first time this season and was an All-County runner. Grace Hayes was All-Division and Ashley Steedman was All-League. The Westhampton Beach boys cross country team won the Suffolk County Class B Championship race and qualified its entire team for the state meet. Individual accolades were not provided.
Liam McIntyre and Tori Cummins of Westhampton Beach and Patrico Pulla and Christina Coulton of Hampton Bays were named their school’s 2018 Suffolk Zone Award winners by the New York State Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. The award is presented annually to the top female and male senior physical education leaders in each of the Suffolk County High Schools. They were chosen by the high school physical education staff for their outstanding character and leadership skills in school as well as in physical education class.
Westhampton Beach boys and girls cross country, boys golf, boys and girls soccer, football, girls tennis and girls volleyball were New York State Scholar-Athlete teams. To qualify, 75 percent of a team’s roster must have had an average GPA of 90 or above.
The Hampton Bays boys soccer team stunned top-seed Babylon in the Suffolk County Class B semifinals but then lost to powerhouse Center Moriches in the finals. Debin Rivera scored 22 goals to help lead the Baymen and was named All-State, All-County and All-Conference. Brayan Rivera was also All-Conference and Reymond Carrillo and Daniel Grisales were both All-League. Tajay Dallas was Academic All-County. Rosy Salacar was the lone postseason award recipient for Hampton Bays girls soccer. She was All-Division.
The Hampton Bays field hockey team finished 3-12 overall. Emily Peyton was All-County Honorable Mention and was named the team’s MVP. Tara Brochu and Sarah Fassino were All-Division, with Fassino also taking him the team’s Hustle Award, and Alondra Quiros won the team’s Unsung Hero Award.
The Hampton Bays football team went 1-7 this past season. Kevin Eras and Kevin McNamara were named Frist Team All-Division and Nick Corredor, Josh Gembenski and Quinn Smith were Second Team All-Division.
Sean Noonan and Gavin Grismer led the Hampton Bays boys golf team all season and were named All-League for their efforts. Christina Coulton earned All-League honors for the girls cross country season. Brianna Hemmings earned All-League honors playing for the girls tennis team and reached the Division IV Tournament. Sylvia Rodan was given the team’s Sportsmanship Award.
Hampton Bays boys and girls cross country, boys golf, field hockey, girls soccer, girls tennis and girls volleyball were New York State Scholar-Athlete teams.
Information on girls volleyball was not made available.