All summer long, MSG Varsity brings you a recap of the past year in Long Island’s top high school sports. We’ll publish a new “Year in Review” article every Thursday. Next up, we look back at the year that was in Long Island girls soccer.
Center Moriches High School Girls Soccer Photos
It was not the fairytale ending they dreamed for themselves. But the players from the Center Moriches girls soccer team walked off the field to adoring fans, raucous applause and the respect of everyone who had just witnessed them giving it their all.
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Junior forward Casey Luongo scored twice in the second half to lead top-seeded Center Moriches to a 4-0 victory over No. 2 Babylon Saturday night in the Suffolk Class B girls soccer final at Diamond in the Pines in Coram.
Nolan's penalty kick with 1:15 remaining in the first overtime period propelled Center Moriches to a 3-2 win over Carle Place in the Class B Long Island championship Saturday at Adelphi University.
CORTLAND, N.Y. -- The bus ride was silent during the long ride to Cortland. Center Moriches had heard about its opponent Marcellus -- how it had beaten teams by double digits, how it outscored opponents by over 100 goals in just 20 games, how its passing game was among the best in the state.
Suffolk County's best girls soccer players were honored.
Babylon and Center Moriches meet for the right to advance to the LIC in the Suffolk Class B girls soccer championship at 7:45 p.m.
Babylon vs Center Moriches Championship Soccer Shootout
Shhhhh! Pam Schenck is entering the zone. On the bus ride to the game Saturday, there may as well have been a "Do Not Disturb" sign hanging on Schenck's seat. "I wanted to sit in silence," Schenck said. "I just went into a zone because I knew I was going to have to work as hard as I could. Whether