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Cameron Booth

Hampton Bays Baymen, Basketball

Booth, a senior, has been a four-year varsity starter for the Hampton Bays basketball team and is the leading scorer this season with 19 points per game. According to Newsday, Booth is 12th in Suffolk County in scoring and is the county leader with 50 three-pointers made.

Booth currently has a 90 GPA, his favorite class is English, and he’s looking into Mt. Saint Mary’s, Eckerd and Alford colleges to play basketball. Booth is a member of the Varsity Club, Key Club and the spring track and field team.

Anthony Romagnoli

Hampton Bays Baymen, Wrestling

The junior Bayman has been wrestling since the ninth grade and is a stout student with a 98 GPA, which places him on the presidential honor roll. Romagnoli’s favorite subject is AP Physics, he became an Eagle Scout in October of 2010 and he’s also a captain in the Hampton Bays Junior Fire Department. Romagnoli is looking to enlist into one of the service academies once he graduates.

Lindsey Andarakis

WHB Hurricanes, Cross Country

Andarakis, a senior, is a four-year cross country runner who also runs winter and spring track as well. At the Brown Invitational on October 16, she ran a personal best 20:09 on the 5K course and placed 20th overall among some of the Northeast’s best high school runners.

Andarakis currently holds a 92.3 average and is interested in attending S.U.N.Y. Geneseo, Oneonta or McGill University in Montreal. Her two favorite subjects are English and History and she is highly involved in the music program, including Vocal Jazz, at Westhampton Beach

Andre Assis

Hampton Bays Baymen, Basketball

While Assis, a senior, may not fill up the stat sheet in basketball or soccer, he provides leadership and energy in both sports for the Baymen. Assis has been a three-year varsity player on the basketball team and is a starter this season.

Assis, who’s a member of the Varsity Club, holds an 89 GPA and is looking into Philadelphia University, S.U.N.Y. Buffalo and Syracuse.

Adriana Benitez

Southampton Mariners, winter track

The senior is a three-sport athlete who also runs cross country and competes on the Southampton outdoor track and field team. Benitez specializes in the 100-meter hurdles, pole vault, long jump and triple jump. She is also a member of the Varsity Club at Southampton and has been playing the violin since she was in sixth grade. Benitez’s favorite subject is government and she’d like to attend Columbia, NYU, Northeastern or Manhattan Marymount and eventually become an ambassador for the United Nations.

Anthony Bonsignore

ESM Sharks, Golf

Bonsignore is a two-year starter on the varsity golf team with a 20-4 record over that span. He played as ESM’s number one golfer in all matches this fall as a junior and had an 8-4 record and shot a low score of 36 twice, once at Hampton Hills Golf Course and once at North Fork.

Bonsignore currently holds a 3.75 GPA, is a member of the National Honor Society and is looking into the University of Alabama, Florida Gulf Coast and UNLV. Bonsignore’s favorite subject is history, he referees youth hockey and he volunteers at blood drives and food pantries at his church.

Kirsten Brierley

East Hampton Bonackers, Volleyball

The senior middle blocker is a two-year varsity player who is also a member of the East Hampton girls lacrosse team and the East End Waves travel volleyball team. Brierley was the League VI Rookie of the Year in 2009 and currently leads the team in blocks and kills. Brierley’s favorite subject is math and she would like to go to college down south and major in communications or public relations while continuing her career in volleyball. Brierley is a member of Athletes Helping Athletes and the National Honor Society.

Colin Buoniello

Southampton Mariners, Basketball

Buoniello, a senior, is a two-year starter on the Southampton boys basketball team and is the team’s most formidable player in the frontcourt. Buoniello is also a pitcher and first baseman for the Southampton baseball team. His favorite subject is science. Buoniello says his most memorable high school moment was winning the Long Island Championship two years in a row in baseball. He is hoping to attend either St. John’s University, High Point or Long Island University in the fall.

Sariah Cafiero

Pierson Whalers, Softball

The junior outfielder is a three-sport athlete who also plays field hockey and basketball. Cafiero also plays on an East End travel field hockey team during the offseason and volunteers her time to help the local Sag Harbor Ambulance Corps and fire department. She also volunteers her time for Jordan’s Initiative, a non-profit foundation honoring Marine Lance Corporal Jordan C. Haerter of Sag Harbor, New York, who died in Iraq. Cafiero’s favorite subject is psychology and she would like to attend the University of Tampa when she graduates. Cafiero’s most memorable high school sports moment was a 2-1 overtime field hockey win over East Hampton where she scored both goals.

Justin Carbone

Hampton Bays Baymen, Baseball

The sophomore is a three-sport athlete, with baseball in the spring, football in the fall and basketball in the winter. He is the starting shortstop for the Baymen baseball team.
Carbone’s favorite class is global studies and would like to play a sport in college. His most memorable moment on the field came this season when he hit a three-run home run against Southampton.

Theresa Carey

Hampton Bays Baymen, Basketball

The senior is a four-year varsity player for the Hampton Bays girls basketball team. She also plays soccer and has done track and field but plans to play lacrosse this spring. Carey’s favorite subject is history and she is a member of the Hampton Bays student council, Future Business Leaders of America, Varsity Club and Robotics Club. Carey’s most memorable high school sports moment was winning the Long Island Championship in basketball when she was in eighth grade. She would like to own her own business one day.

Dylan Carroza

East Hampton Bonackers, Baseball

The senior held a very good Shoreham/Wading River team to one hit in a complete game, 3-0 victory on April 6.
Carroza, a four-year varsity baseball player, is a pitcher and outfielder for the Bonackers but was also a member of the football team in the fall. He’s looking to attend Siena College in the fall, where he intends to play club baseball, holds a weighted 94 average and plays in the school’s jazz band and singing groups.

Nick Collazos

Southampton Mariners, Cross Country

The senior has been on the varsity cross country, winter track and spring track teams at Southampton for five years. Collazos just earned his third consecutive trip to the state cross country meet.

His career highlight was being a member of Southampton’s state qualifying 4x400-meter relay team last spring. Collazos has been a member of the Varsity Club for four years at Southampton. His favorite subject is physics. Collazos has applied to NYU and plans on pursuing his running career in college.
 

Evan Cortese

Hampton Bays Baymen, Wrestling

The junior is one of the veterans on the Baymen wrestling team at 103 pounds and is also a member of the football team in the fall. Cortese holds an 80 GPA and is a member of the Key Club and is a lieutenant in the Hampton Bays Junior Fire Department.

Ryan Curley

ESM Sharks, Lacrosse

The junior is a two-sport athlete at ESM, playing basketball in the winter and lacrosse in the spring. Curley is an attack/midfield player for the Sharks and scored a goal and had four assists in an 18-4 win over East Hampton. Curley’s favorite subject is U.S. history and his most memorable high school sports moment was winning an opening round playoff basketball game this winter.

Gina Curreri

Southampton Mariners, Softball

The sophomore first baseman/pitcher is a two-sport athlete who also plays field hockey in the fall. Curreri is a member of the Best Buddies program at Southampton and her favorite subjects are English and Spanish. She would like to eventually pursue a career in the medical field and perhaps become a nurse. Curreri’s most memorable high school sports moment was making the playoffs in field hockey.

Bryan Curry

WHB Hurricanes, Baseball

Curry is a junior in his second season starting at third base for the Hurricanes varsity baseball team. He is a three-sport athlete with football in the fall and wrestling in the winter. Curry’s favorite class is social studies, he has a 90 average and is looking to attend colleges such as Florida St., Tampa University or SUNY Cortland.
Curry is a member of Westhampton Beach’s S.A.L.T. program, Student Athlete Leadership Team, and his most memorable moment on the field came this past fall when the Hurricanes came back to defeat Amityville. 

Ryan Cutler

ESM Sharks, Wrestling

When he’s not wrestling on the mats for the Sharks, the senior is playing running back and linebacker for the football team in the fall. At the end of December, Cutler was 21-1 at 189 pounds. Cutler currently holds a 2.7 GPA and is looking into Bridgewater State in Massachusetts to play football in college. His favorite class is gym and in his spare time he helps out youth wrestling and football programs.He does landscaping during the summer and snow plowing during the winter.

Tim Daley

WHB Hurricanes, Wrestling

The senior 140-pounder has been a member of the wrestling team for four years and also plays baseball for the Hurricanes. Daley’s favorite subject is math and he’s also a member of Friends for Friends, a program at the school that pairs seniors with freshmen who have a similar interest. Daley’s most memorable high school sports moment was beating Rocky Point in a dual meet this year. He hopes to attend East Stroudsberg University and major in athletic training.

Samantha Dombkowski

East Hampton Bonackers, Basketball

The senior has been a member of the East Hampton varsity girls basketball team for two and a half years. She also plays volleyball and lacrosse for the Lady Bonackers. Dombkowski’s favorite classes are gym and history and she is a member of the Century Club for completing more than 100 hours of community service. Dombkowski is also a member of Athletes Helping Athletes and is a junior firefighter with the Bridgehampton Fire Department. Her most memorable high school sports moment was going to states with the volleyball team in 2009. She would like to play volleyball or basketball in college and plans to study early childhood education and special education to become a teacher.

Franklin Dominguez

Southampton Mariners, Wrestling

The senior began his wrestling career in middle school, did not wrestle in ninth and 10th grade, and rejoined the program last year. Dominguez, who competes at 189 pounds for the Mariners, also played soccer in middle school. Dominguez’s favorite subject is science and when he’s not on the wrestling mat, he practices playing the piano, a skill he learned less than two years ago. Dominguez and several friends play music in church in Hampton Bays on a monthly basis. Dominguez is planning to go to Suffolk County Community College’s culinary school after he graduates and would like to become a chef.

Franki Dove

ESM Sharks, Volleyball

The junior had 12 kills and 18 digs in the Lady Sharks’ Class A quarterfinals win over Harborfields. Dove is averaging 10 kills and 15 digs per match. Dove is a former basketball and soccer player but turned her focus strictly to volleyball when she became a junior this year. Her favorite subject is English and she is looking to play volleyball collegiately in the future. Dove is also a member of the Long Island Fury, a club volleyball team that participated at the USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championships in Reno this past summer.

Seamus Doyle

Pierson Whalers, Basketball

The senior starting forward is in his third year on the varsity boys basketball team at Pierson and also plays soccer and baseball. Doyle’s favorite subject is English and he also plays the trumpet. Doyle would like to go to Fordham University to study either business or law and pursue a career in that field.

Sam Duchemin

Pierson Whalers, Softball

The eighth-grader played right field for the Lady Whalers in a 7-6 win over Hampton Bays on Friday. With two outs in the seventh inning, she had a single to keep her team alive on its way to the comeback win. Duchemin also plays volleyball and is a member of the chorus at Pierson. Her favorite subject is math and her most memorable high school sports moment thus far was her team’s 23-2 win over Ross on March 29.

Meggie Gallo

Southampton Mariners, Track

The eighth-grader has become a reliable performer for the Lady Mariners varsity track and field team this season. Gallo is a three-sport athlete, also playing field hockey in the fall and volleyball in the winter. Gallo is the vice president of the National Honor Society and her favorite subject is math. 

Tommy Gallo

Southampton Mariners, Tennis

The junior has played at second singles and first doubles for Southampton this year. In the past, he has run cross country and track and played soccer. Gallo is also the student manager for the Southampton girls volleyball team during the fall season. Gallo has volunteered his time to provide translating from Spanish to English at Southampton school board meetings. His favorite subject is math and he would like to attend either Northeastern University or Boston College and major in engineering.

Tyler Gilbride

Pierson Whalers, Soccer

The senior is a three-sport athlete at Pierson, playing soccer in the fall, basketball in the winter and baseball in the spring. Gilbride was a three-year starter in goal for the Whalers and had six shutouts this season. His career highlight was shutting out Stony Brook in the Class C semifinals this season. Gilbride’s favorite subject is statistics.

Erin Gomez

ESM Sharks, Lacrosse

The junior defender has been on the varsity lacrosse squad for three years and also plays soccer in the fall. Gomez’s favorite class is chemistry and she currently holds a 3.75 GPA. Her most memorable moment on the field came last season, when ESM defeated crosstown rival Center Moriches 1-0 in a non-league soccer game to start the season.

Kesi Goree

Southampton Mariners, Basketball

Although she is only a sophomore, Goree is in her fourth year on the Lady Mariners varsity team. She also plays softball and is planning on playing field hockey next year. Goree’s favorite subject is oceanography and her most memorable high school sports moment was being named the MVP of her team last year. Goree also plays AAU basketball and is the treasurer of her sophomore class. Goree wants to play basketball in college and would like to major in physical therapy.

Nick Gratto

ESM Sharks, Basketball

Gratto, a senior, is a two-sport athlete playing both basketball and soccer at ESM. He is currently the second-highest scorer on the Sharks hoops team and was named an All-Conference soccer player this past fall. Gratto was also the male recipient of the Suffolk Zone Outstanding High School Physical Education Student of the Year Award.
Gratto holds a 90 GPA, his favorite subject is statistics, and he is looking to attend Virginia Tech, George Mason, High Point or UNC-Charlotte.

Carley Guida

Southampton Mariners, Track and Field

The sophomore is a three-sport athlete at Southampton, competing on the soccer team in the fall, the basketball team in the winter and the track team in the spring. Guida also plays the violin and is a member of the Long Island Pride travel basketball team. Guida’s favorite subject is world history and her most memorable sports moment was nearly winning the summer league basketball championship.

Cassidy Guida

Southampton Mariners, Basketball

Guida, a sophomore, is in her second year on the varsity girls basketball team and is a three-sport athlete, also playing soccer and running track. Guida plays basketball in the offseason for the Suffolk Blitz, an AAU team. She is also an accomplished musician, earning All-County status for playing the violin, something she has done since she was in first grade. Her most memorable high school sports moment has been the success her team has enjoyed this season. Guida’s favorite subject is science and she would like to pursue something in the medical field when she goes to college.

Erika Gulija

Southampton Mariners, Cross Country

The freshman runner is in her third year on the varsity cross country team and is a year round competitor as a member of the Southampton winter and spring track and field teams. Her career highlight was winning the county championship in the Class C race at the state qualifier last year. Gulija’s favorite subjects are math and English and she plans on running competitively in college.

Catherine Havens

ESM Sharks, Softball

Havens is a senior and a rare five-year varsity player and has been a strong starting pitcher for the Lady Sharks the past few seasons. She’s also a key cog in ESM’s lineup as a lefty slap hitter.
Havens, who also plays volleyball in the fall, has a 94 GPA and has committed to C.W. Post to play softball. Her favorite class is English and her most memorable high school moment is when the ESM softball team won the Suffolk County Class A championship last season.

Jimmy Havens

Hampton Bays Baymen, Baseball

The senior catcher is captain of the Baymen baseball team and is a four-year varsity player. He had three home runs and eight RBIs through the first two games this season.
Havens will be attending Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica in the fall, where he’ll be playing baseball. His favorite class is English and his most memorable moment on the diamond is when he was part of a triple play the Baymen turned last season in a key win over Mattituck that allowed them into the postseason.

Alan Henderson

ESM Sharks, Lacrosse

The senior is a three-sport athlete, playing football in the fall and basketball in the winter. Henderson, a midfielder for the ESM lacrosse team, will play lacrosse at Lehigh next year. He is also a member of the National Honor Society and Natural Helpers, a peer mediation group. Henderson’s favorite subject is math and he would like to major in engineering and business in college. His most memorable high school sports moment was winning the team’s first football game of the year against Miller Place.

Paris Hodges

Southampton Mariners, Basketball

The sophomore is in her second year on the Lady Mariners varsity team and also plays soccer in the fall and plays on a travel AAU basketball team. Hodges is the vice-president of her sophomore class and her favorite subject is biology. She is interested in majoring in science in college and exploring the field of forensics and would also like to play basketball in college. Her most memorable high school moment was earning All-League honors in basketball as a freshman.

Michelle Iannone

ESM Sharks, Softball

The senior third baseman is a four-year varsity player and has been a cog in the middle of the lineup for the Lady Sharks during her tenure on the team. Iannone’s favorite class is global history, she currently holds an 85 average and will be playing softball at SUNY-Plattsburgh next season. Her most memorable moment on the field came last season when ESM won the Suffolk County Class A championship.

Peter Johann

East Hampton Bonackers, Wrestling

The senior is a three-sport athlete for East Hampton, playing football in the fall, wrestling in the winter and lacrosse in the spring. Earlier this season, Johann was a champion at 189-pounds at East Hampton’s Sprig Gardner wrestling tournament.

Johann carries an 86 GPA and is heading to St. Lawrence University to play lacrosse. He is a member of the Athletes Helping Athletes program at East Hampton.

Kelly Kalbacher

East Hampton Bonackers, Wrestling

The senior finished third at 160 pounds at this past weekend’s League VI Championships and will battle for a county title at this weekend’s Division I county tournament. Kalbacher also plays football in the fall and currently holds an 89 GPA. His favorite class is physics and is looking to attend Roger Williams University, WPI, Vermont University or Brown University.

Thomas King

East Hampton Bonackers, Basketball

The sophomore guard has been on the East Hampton varsity basketball team for one and a half years and also played on the varsity boys volleyball team in the fall. King was an All-League selection and was the League VI Rookie of the Year in volleyball.
King plays on the AAU basketball team, the Kendall Madison Playaz, in the offseason. He does community service at the Jewish Center of the Hamptons and the Montauk Library Book Fair and also volunteers his time with the biddy basketball program and the Wounded Warrior Project’s Soldier Ride. King’s favorite subject is math and his most memorable high school sports moment was winning the final game of the volleyball regular season to get into the playoffs. King would like to study business marketing in college.

Spencer Kuzon

Ross School Cosmos, Tennis

The senior doubles player finished fourth in the doubles draw at the division tournament on Monday with teammate Cole Katzer. Kuzon also plays golf and basketball at Ross and is a member of the acting club. His favorite subject is math and he will be attending Colgate University in the fall, where he will try to walk on to the tennis team or play club tennis.

Haley Laube

WHB Hurricanes, Basketball

The junior has been a stout point guard for the Lady Hurricanes this season and is a three-year varsity player. Laube is a three-sport athlete, playing basketball, soccer and lacrosse. She currently holds an 85 GPA, her favorite class is history and she’s a member of Youth To Youth, a drug and alcohol awareness program.

Zach Laube

WHB Hurricanes, Bowling

The junior captain is a leader both vocally and on the lanes for Hurricanes varsity bowling team, which he’s been a part of since the seventh grade. Laube’s career-high game is 299, 279 in match play and he also plays football and is an avid weightlifter. He holds an 80 average and is looking into going to Dowling College for aviation.

Francesco Logozzo

ESM Sharks, Bowling

The sophomore rolled a 541 series against Eastport South Manor on January 20 and has been one of the team’s more consistent bowlers this season. His career high series is a 680.

Logozzo currently holds a 98 GPA and is looking into Brown University. He is also a member of the Hurricane soccer and tennis teams.

Maysie Makrianes

East Hampton Bonackers, Basketball

The senior is in her second year on the varsity and also plays soccer and softball. Makrianes’s favorite subject is history and she is also a member of the East Hampton chorus and the National Honor Society. Her favorite high school sports moment was scoring the winning goal in her first varsity soccer game as a sophomore and scoring her team’s tying goal in a game against Westhampton this past fall. Makrianes would like to major in history when she goes to college and possibly study law in graduate school.

Matt Mazarakis

WHB Hurricanes, Wrestling

The senior Hurricane, who also plays lacrosse in the spring, earned his 100th career victory at the Herricks Tournament last weekend and is just the fifth Westhampton Beach wrestler to accomplish that feat. Earlier in the season, Mazarakis took first place at 171 pounds at the East Hampton Sprig Gardner Tournament and also took first place at 160 pounds at the Half Hollow Hills East Tournament.
Mazarakis’ current GPA is 87, his favorite subject is math and he’s looking to possibly further his wrestling career at Springfield, Roger Williams, or S.U.N.Y. Albany.

Ryan McCormick

ESM Sharks, Baseball

The senior is a three-sport athlete, playing baseball in the spring, football in the fall and basketball in the winter. McCormick is the starting centerfielder for the Sharks baseball team and is hitting well over .400.
McCormick currently has a 94 average and will be going to St. John’s University in Queens where he hopes to walk-on to the baseball team. His favorite class is AP European history, and his most memorable athletic moment came playing in the first playoff game in ESM varsity football program history this past fall.

Leandra McGuinness

Southampton Mariners, Basketball

Like her twin sister, McGuinness is also a three-sport athlete who plays soccer and lacrosse. Her favorite subject is math and her most memorable high school sports moment was winning the League VIII title with the Lady Mariners varsity soccer team as an eighth-grader. McGuinness would like to study law in college and is looking at St. John’s, St. Joe’s, Adelphi, St. John Fisher in Rochester and The City College. McGuinness would like to play soccer in college.

Nicole McGuinness

Southampton Mariners, Basketball

The senior three-year varsity player is also a three-sport athlete at Southampton, playing soccer and lacrosse. McGuinness’s favorite subject is criminal justice and her most memorable high school sports moment was going to Florida with the basketball team in December. McGuinness is looking at St. John’s University, St. Joseph’s College in Patchogue, Adelphi and Oneonta. She would like to play soccer in college and hopes to attend the same college as her twin sister, Leandra. McGuinness would like to study pre-law.

Meghan McManus

Hampton Bays Baymen, Softball

The junior plays first base for the Lady Baymen and also plays field hockey in the fall. McManus is also a member of SADD, the GSA (Gay Straight Alliance), the Varsity Club and the National Honor Society. McManus would like to attend college in upstate New York and major in political science and philosophy. Her most memorable high school sports moment was when her field hockey team scored its first goal of the season in the fall.

Chris Meraz

Hampton Bays Baymen, Soccer

As a senior captain, Meraz has scored six goals this season for the Baymen and assisted on eight others. The four year varsity player has 17 career goals.

Meraz, who wrestles and runs spring track, currently holds an 85 average, his favorite subject is social studies and he is in the Key Club.

Raul Meza

Southampton Mariners, Track and Field

The senior is a three-sport athlete at Southampton, competing on the cross country and winter track teams in the addition to the spring track team. Meza specializes in the 400-meter hurdles during the spring season. Meza’s favorite subject is art and he specializes in illustrations and would like to make illustrations for books in the future or have his work designed on tee shirts. Meza will be taking classes at Suffolk County Community College next year but hopes to eventually attend college in New York City to specialize in design. His most memorable high school sports moment was qualifying for the Brown Invitational during the cross country season.

Maddie Minetree

East Hampton Bonackers, Swimming

The junior is in her fourth year on the varsity swim team after starting in eighth grade. Minetree specializes in the 100- and 200-yard freestyle races and the 100 butterfly. She has been a member of the Hurricanes YMCA swim team in East Hampton since she was eight years old. Minetree had her best time in the 200 free against Harborfields (2:05.94). She also finished the 100 free in 57.07 at the YMCA state meet. Minetree wants to go to college in southern California and continue her swimming career while studying international business. Minetree volunteers for the Adaptive Aquatics program at the YMCA and is a member of Athletes Helping Athletes. She is an ocean lifeguard in the summer in Montauk. Minetree’s favorite subject is physics.

Mikayla Mott

East Hampton Bonackers, Swimming

The junior is in her fourth year on the varsity swim team and specializes in the 200-yard individual medley, 100 breaststroke, the 200 and 400 yard freestyle relays and the 200 medley relay. Mott has been a member of the Hurricanes YMCA team for eight years and is a co-captain for the Lady Bonackers this year. Her career highlights include taking 12.42 seconds off her best time in the 200 breaststroke to finish third in the Junior Olympics last year as well as qualifying for both the Short Course and Long Course Nationals, Senior Mets and Zones last year. Mott is a member of the student government at East Hampton and volunteers for the Adaptive Aquatics program. She is also an ocean lifeguard in the summer. Mott hopes to continue her swimming career in college and study marine biology.

Heather Muchowski

WHB Hurricanes, Volleyball

Muchowski is in her fourth year on the varsity as a senior and has led the Lady Hurricanes in assists as the team’s setter the past three seasons.

Muchowski plays on the Long Island Fury, a club volleyball team, and her favorite subject is math. She also plays the flute and is looking to major in either math or chemistry in college.

Catherine Musnicki

Pierson Whalers, Field Hockey

The junior is in her second year on the Pierson field hockey team and first year as the team’s starting goalie. Musnicki competes year round in synchronized swimming and is also a member of the Pierson softball team. Musnicki teaches synchronized swimming to young children year round and volunteers for the Special Olympics. She plans to major in business or athletic science in college and would like to swim in college as well. 

Zack Newburger

East Hampton Bonackers, Tennis

The senior is a two-sport athlete, competing on the cross country team in the fall and the tennis team in the spring. Newburger is also a member of the jazz and marching bands at East Hampton and plays the alto saxaphone. He’s also a member of the Century Club for completing more than 100 hours of community service. Newburger’s favorite subject is AP government and he wants to attend either Wesleyan or Vassar College and play tennis there.

Myra O'Neal

East Hampton Bonackers, Volleyball

The senior opposite hitter is a three-year varsity player and also plays for the East End Waves. O’Neal holds the East Hampton single season record for blocks with 97 in 2009 and she holds the career blocks record with 126. O’Neal is a member of Athletes Helping Athletes and the National Honor Society. Her favorite subject is Spanish and she would like to attend UConn and possibly major in Spanish or Latin American studies.

Mario Olaya

East Hampton Bonackers, Soccer

The third-year varsity player has 10 goals and six assists to lead undefeated East Hampton this year. Olaya, a midfielder, is a year-round soccer player, competing with the Albertson Academy club team in the offseason. Olaya wants to continue his soccer career in college. His favorite subject is history and he also volunteers his time at young soccer clinics in Sag Harbor and East Hampton.

Joe Palagonia

WHB Hurricanes, Track

The senior runs both spring and winter track and plays soccer in the fall. During the spring track season, Palagonia takes part in the 200- and 400-meter dashes, the long and triple jumps, and is a part of the Hurricanes 4x400-meter relay team.
Palagonia will be attending Syracuse University in the fall, where he’s thinking about walking on to the track team. His most memorable moment is winning the 4x400-meter relay at the Freshman/Sophomore Championships his sophomore year. Palagonia’s favorite class is AP European History and he’s student president of the senior class.

Joe Palmeri

ESM Sharks, Baseball

The senior has been one of the top starting pitchers for the Sharks this season, going into the playoffs undefeated. Palmeri, whose favorite class is English, currently holds an 83 average and will be playing collegiate baseball at Manhattanville College in upstate New York next year. His most memorable moment on the field came earlier this season, when senior teammate Ryan McCormick made a diving catch in center field to keep a game tied.

Corey Pawlukojc

East Hampton Bonackers, Wrestling

Pawlukojc, a senior, took second place at the League VI Championships this past weekend and will join four of his teammates at this weekend’s Division I county tournament. Pawlukojc plays football in the winter and will be playing lacrosse for the first time this spring. He holds an 89 GPA, his favorite class is ‘history through film’ and he is looking to attend either Ithaca College, Gettysburg College or Roger Williams University. He is also a member of Athletes Helping Athletes at East Hampton.

Brandon Pettaway

Ross School Cosmos, Basketball

The senior has been a member of the Ross varsity basketball team since his sophomore year. Pettaway lives in Southampton and also plays soccer and baseball at Ross. He also plays the tenor saxophone. Pettaway’s favorite subjects are sports medicine and math and he hopes to attend Bryant University and study international finance. Pettaway would like to own his own sneaker store in both New York City and China. His most memorable high school sports moment was hitting nine three-pointers in a game last year and also winning the Class D county championship this season.

Kayla Pike

Southampton Mariners, Softball

The junior outfielder is also a two-sport athlete, playing tennis in the fall. Pike is a member of the Varsity Club and her favorite subjects are U.S. History and English. Pike would eventually like to major in psychology or business when she gets to college. Her most memorable high school sports moment was making a diving catch for an out in a win over Southold/Greenport.
 

Brett Pisaneschi

WHB Hurricanes, Baseball

The freshman has two of the Hurricanes’ three wins this season, including his first varsity win against Rocky Point, which is his most memorable moment so far in his early career. Pisaneschi currently holds an 85 average and his favorite class is earth science with Ms. Tracy.

Kristen Polan

WHB Hurricanes, Basketball

The junior scored a school record 40 points for Westhampton Beach in a win over Bayport/Blue Point on January 11. She is, by far, the leading scorer on the team and a captain as well.
Polan is a three-sport athlete, playing volleyball in the fall, basketball in the winter and lacrosse in the spring. She is also a member of the East End Waves, a volleyball club team. She currently holds a 92 GPA and is not sure where she wants to go to college yet, but would like to go somewhere in California, since her sister went to school there.

Johanna Poremba

Southampton Mariners, Volleyball

Poremba is a third-year varsity player who has been the primary setter for Southampton this year. She had a combined 67 assists in wins over Babylon and Pierson last week and is also known for strong defensive play. Poremba also runs track in the spring. Her favorite subject is English.

Claudia Purkis

WHB Hurricanes, Softball

The sophomore has been a two-year starter on both the varsity softball and tennis teams for Westhampton Beach. Purkis is a starting pitcher for the Lady Hurricanes and is the team’s designated hitter when she’s not in the circle. During the tennis season in the fall, Purkis plays at third or fourth singles. She earned All-League status as a freshman.
Purkis currently holds an overall average of 94, her favorite class is math and she’s a member of the Interact club, which is a youth version of the Rotary Club. Purkis’ two most memorable moments have both come on the softball field when she shut out Hampton Bays last year and no-hit Elwood/John Glenn earlier this season.

Ansley Quiros

Southampton Mariners, Soccer

Quiros, a senior, is a fourth-year varsity player. He played on the Mercy varsity in his freshman year before transferring to Southampton. Quiros plays in the Long Island Junior Soccer League in the offseason and is the third-leading scorer for the Mariners this season. He scored his team’s only goal in a 1-0 win over first-place Mattituck on Tuesday, October 12. His favorite subject is history.

Felipe Reis

Ross School Cosmos, Tennis

The junior exchange student from Brazil won the Division IV doubles title with teammate Henry Lee on Monday. Reis also plays soccer and volunteers his time at tennis clinics for kids at the Ross School. His favorite subject is math and he hopes to attend college in the U.S. after graduating from Ross to major in engineering.

Caroline Rumph

Southampton Mariners, Soccer

The freshman is already a third-year varsity player for the Lady Mariners, having started on varsity as a seventh-grader. Rumph plays soccer year round, competing with the Northport Cow Harbor Strikers. Rumph also plays softball and does dance. Head coach Sarah Birdsall says that Rumph is an “excellent all-around player who is very good at defending and has a quick transition into offense.” Rumph’s favorite subject is biology.

Kyle Schlecht

WHB Hurricanes, Track

The senior is a year-round runner, competing on the cross country and winter track teams as well as the spring track team. Schlecht’s favorite subject is science and he hopes to attend SUNY-Cortland when he graduates and maybe join the track team there. His most memorable high school sports moment was breaking the 18-minute mark in a 5K in the summer before his junior year.

Wyatt Schmidt

Southampton Mariners, Baseball

Schmidt, a sophomore, is a two-sport athlete for the Mariners, playing defense for the soccer team in the fall and second base for the baseball team in the spring. He is in his second year on the varsity baseball team, he has an 89 average and would like to play baseball in college. His favorite class is social studies and his most memorable moment on the field is winning the Long Island Class B Championship last season with the baseball team.

Ronan Seltenreich

WHB Hurricanes, Wrestling

The senior has been a member of the Hurricanes wrestling team for four years and is the team’s starter at 130 pounds. He has a 29-6 record this year with 12 pins and he has 43 career wins. His most memorable high school sports moment was winning his weight class at the Kujan Tournament this year. Seltenreich’s favorite subjects are gym and history. He has enlisted in the Army and will leave for boot camp at the end of July, where he will be stationed in Fort Benning, Georgia. Seltenreich said joining the Army was "something I always wanted to do."

Alex Siolos

WHB Hurricanes, Volleyball

The junior setter is in her third year on the varsity and leads the team in aces and kills this season. Siolos also plays softball in the spring and her favorite subjects are math and French. She plays on the Long Island Fury, a club volleyball team, and is interested in being an athletic trainer in the future.

J.D. Sipala

WHB Hurricanes, Tennis

The junior has played at first doubles most of this season but also plays at second singles from time to time. Sipala currently holds a 90 average, is looking to possibly play tennis in college and his favorite class is AP U.S. history.

Curtis Smith

ESM Sharks, Basketball

The senior has been starting on ESM’s varsity basketball team since he was a freshman and is a captain on this year’s team. He is the team’s leading scorer and also runs track in the spring.
Smith currently holds a 102 GPA, is a member of the National Honor Society and his favorite subject is calculus. Smith is looking into playing basketball at Vassar College or Cornell.

Melanie Stafford

Pierson Whalers, Softball

The junior starting pitcher also plays field hockey in the fall and plays with the Long Island Anthem travel softball team in the summer and fall. Stafford is the captain of the Sag Harbor Junior Fire Department. She is also raising funds for the Katy’s Courage Foundation, which honors the memory of Katy Stewart, a Sag Harbor Elementary School student who died of cancer. Stafford’s effort is called “K’s for Katy” and donors pledge money for each strikeout Stafford records during the softball season. Stafford’s favorite subject is trigonometry and she would like to play softball in college while majoring in nursing. Stafford’s most memorable high school sports moments were being named All-County and Pitcher of the Year as a sophomore and going to the state tournament with the field hockey team.

Christian Thienel

WHB Hurricanes, Tennis

The senior is in his fourth year on the varsity tennis team where he’s been playing at first singles. Thienel has committed to Tufts University where he’s looking to try out for the tennis team. He holds a 96 average, his favorite subject is calculus and he’s in the music Honors Society. His most memorable moment on the court was winning the league title in doubles last season with partner Greg Kandell.

Hunter Tracy

WHB Hurricanes, Baseball

As of last week, the sophomore catcher had hit safely in all of the Hurricanes’ ball games this spring. Tracy is a captain of the Westhampton Beach Junior Fire Department and played on the Tides travel baseball team last summer. He currently holds an 89 average, his favorite class is world history and his most memorable moment on the field came earlier this season when he hit his first varsity home run against Sayville.

Devon Trent

Southampton Mariners, Basketball

The sophomore is in his first year on the Southampton varsity basketball team and also plays football in the fall. Trent’s favorite subject is oceanography and he also helps out with the Mini Mariners youth basketball program. Trent would like to be a police officer in the future.

Pat Tuths

Southampton Mariners, Wrestling

The Mariner senior is a first-year wrestler but a three-sport athlete who also excels at football and lacrosse. His favorite subject is art and he likes to do weight lifting in his spare time. Tuths would like to study exercise science in college and eventually become a strength and conditioning for a college or NFL team.

Ben Tuttle

ESM Sharks, Cross Country

Tuttle, a senior, earned his first trip to the New York State Championships after placing third overall in the Section XI Class A State Qualifier last weekend. He has already earned first team All-League, first team All-County and All-Academic/All-County honors this season.

Tuttle also runs spring and winter track and currently holds a 100 average and is ranked 28th in his class of 324 peers.

Tuttle’s favorite class is AP Chemistry and he plans on studying mechanical engineering in college. He is considering attending Cedarville University in Ohio. His hobbies include mountain biking and wakeboarding and he is active in his local church.

Kim Valverde

East Hampton Bonackers, Volleyball

The senior is in her fifth year on varsity and is one of the top players in Suffolk County. Valverde is a year-round volleyball player, competing with the East End Waves travel team. Valverde lead Suffolk County in boths digs and aces and holds the East Hampton record for both career and single-season digs. Valverde’s favorite subject is math and she hopes to major in either international business or architecture in college.

Lindsay Warne

Pierson Whalers, Field Hockey

A fourth-year starter on varsity, Warne plays field hockey on a year round basis with the Strong Island travel team and she has also competed in the national indoor tournament. Warne also has been on the Pierson varsity softball team for four years. Warne is one of Pierson’s leading scorers and is hoping to play field hockey at Middlebury College in Vermont. She has a 4.0 GPA and her favorite subject is biology.

Jake Weingartner

Pierson Whalers, Baseball

The senior is a three-sport athlete at Pierson, playing golf in the fall and basketball in the winter. Weingartner’s favorite subject is AP physics and he would like to attend either SUNY-Cortland or Hofstra University and major in physical education. His most memorable high school sports moment was winning the Suffolk County Class C Championship in baseball last year.

Emily Wesnofske

Southampton Mariners, Track and Field

The sophomore is a two-sport athlete at Southampton, playing field hockey in the fall and running track in the spring. Wesnofske plays midfield for a travel field hockey team during the offseason and also competes in a national field hockey festival in Arizona each November. Her favorite subject is world history.
 

Ashley West

East Hampton Bonackers, Cross Country

The junior has been a member of the varsity cross country, winter track and spring track teams for her entire high school career. West recently broke the school record on the 5K course at Sunken Meadow with a time of 21:25, which broke the old school record set in 1996. West is also a member of Athletes Helping Athletes.

Eric Wittenberg

Southampton Mariners, Cross Country

The junior is in his second year on the Southampton cross country team and also is a member of the winter and spring track and field teams. Wittenberg is a talented badminton player and won the school’s badminton tournament last year. Wittenberg’s career highlight was going to the state cross country meet last year. His favorite subject is English.

Nicole Yeager

Hampton Bays Baymen, Softball

The junior catcher is a two-sport athlete, playing field hockey in the fall, and she is also a cheerleader. Yeager plays travel softball during the offseason and is also a member of the chorus at Hampton Bays and the band, where she plays the French horn. Yeager’s favorite subject is English and she would like to pursue a career in marine biology.

Fuhito Yoshida

Ross School Cosmos, Basketball

The junior is in his second  year on the Ross varsity basketball team and lives in East Hampton. His favorite subject is math and although he is undecided about where he would like to attend college, Yoshida would like to continue his basketball career at the next level. His most memorable high school sports moment was winning the county ‘D’ championship by beating Bridgehampton on February 8 and scoring a career-high 21 points in the game.