Garden City Trojans Field Hockey Wins Long Island Class B Championship with 3-1 victory over Shoreham-Wading River Wildcats
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Torrential rains and wind set the stage for a repeat of last year's Class "B" Long Island Field Hockey Championship game between the undefeated Shoreham-Wading River Wildcats and last year's winner, the Garden City Trojans. Garden City defender Katie Harrington put the Trojans on the board seven minutes into the first period when she took an Eleni Andromidas shot and put it in the goal giving the Trojans a 1-0 lead. Harrington scored again at 15:37 putting GC up 2-0. Sophomore Catherine McTiernan deflected a Mariah Pewarski shot from outside the circle to give Garden City a three-goal lead. SWR fought back and with less than two minutes to go in the half, the Wildcats' Kaitlyn Brosco scored to make it 3-1. Second half action saw no change in score and the Trojans went on to win 3-1. It's the 13th Long Island title for Trojans' coach Diane Chapman, since she took over the program in 1991. Garden City will face the winner of Lakeland (Sect. I)/Red Hook (Sect. IX) in the state regional semifinal game on Nov. 20 @ 9:30 a.m. at Vestal High School---The Garden City Trojans 2009 Varsity field hockey roster includes; Alex Bruno, Katie McCarthy, Linda Attanasio, Tara Mahon, Katie Harrington, Christine Codignotto, Kerry Hosford, Molly Galvin, Charlotte Boliver, Mariah Pewarski, Caroline Confort, Katherine Sullivan, Mikaela Rix, Eleni Andromidas, Lauren Engelke, Catherine Dickinson, Erin Mullins, Gabby Garcia, Katie D'Antonio, Catherine McTiernan, Jenna Fuchs, Gabby Nesi, Kathryn Risi, Caroline Tarzian, Laura Fanning, Kaitlyn Williams, Bitty Furman, Victoria Piscopo, Kathryn Montgomery and Gabby Giannone. Head coach Diane Chapman, Asst coach Lauren LiCalzi. Shoreham-Wading River Wildcats Partial 2009 varsity field hockey roster includes: Debi-Michelle Jantzen, Cali Lavey, Kristin Torres, Kaitlyn Taddeo, Erin McMullan, Kaitlyn Brosco, Chelsea Creta, Demi Lopez, Chelsea Delia, Cathryn Menarchem, Emily Pflumm, Stephanie Sorrentino. The rest of the SWR roster is needed. --- About Newsphoto.com Newsphoto covers local news stories including features and sporting events in your area. Professional still and video photojournalists cover news worthy events and then upload them to Newsphoto for distribution over the Internet through online news portals such as Google news and Bignews.biz. The company also distributes the stories through social media outlets such as twitter and facebook as well as blogs and Web sites. Newsphoto journalists also offer their photos and videos up for commercial and editorial licensing to local, national and international media as well as selling event photos for personal use. For more information on Newsphoto please email Lauren@Newsphoto.com