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Athletic Accomplishments

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The Athletic Council recently hosted the Fall/Winter Athletic Awards Night, honoring athletes for their success on the field. In addition to team recognitions, many student-athletes earned awards for the most improved player, most valuable player and unsung hero. 

Fall team honors included:
All fall 2017 varsity teams were New York State Scholar Athlete teams.
Boys golf: Team finished first in conference and was undefeated.
Football: Big Four champions.
Volleyball: Conference BCII champions, undefeated in conference.
Cross-Country: Boys and girls qualified for Section championship.
Boys soccer: Mustang Cup third place.
Girls tennis: Third-place Conference IIA - two All-State players.
Field hockey: Second place in league finish – playoff qualifier.
Girls soccer: Conference ABIV champions. 

Winter team honors included:

All winter 2017-2018 varsity teams were New York State Scholar Athlete teams.
Boys basketball: Fourth in Conference ABC - qualified for Class “A” playoffs.
Girls basketball: First time in the history of Section VIII Nassau County Girls    Basketball Tournament that the 15th seed beat the second seed.
Boys bowling: Third in the league.
Wrestling: Nassau County Division II Tournament and Dual Meet champions. 

Locust Valley High School Athletic Trainer Tony Marra received the Most Distinguished Service Award for Nassau County Athletic Training Services from Section VIII Athletic Trainer Society. 

Mr. Marra has 32 years of experience as an athletic trainer, working with Locust Valley schools for the past six years. He is also the trainer for many Section VIII events. He is a member of various county, state and national committees and boards, constantly improving and staying informed.

Three Locust Valley coaches were also recognized for their excellence, earning Coach of the Year accolades. Bobbie Brancaccio earned the award for varsity girls volleyball, Anne Monsees as varsity girls soccer coach and Casey Neilly for JV boys basketball.

Congratulations to all of the outstanding winners!