Garden City Trojans 2012 Long Island Football Champions- Team photo after defeating Riverhead 29-16
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Celebration team photo of the Garden City Trojans of Nassau County after the team won the 2012 Class B Long Island Championship game with a 29-16 victory over Suffolk County's Riverhead Blue Wave on Saturday afternoon December 1st at Stony Brook University's Lavalle Stadium. The Trojans dominated the second half of the game and came from behind for the victory. Garden City last won the Long Island Championship in 2009 with a win over North Babylon. The team made it to the Long Island championship game in 2010 and 2011 but lost the 2010 game to Bellport and then lost last year's game to Newfield. The Trojans are coached by Tom Flatley with assistants Bob Defliese, Steve Finnell, Dave Ettinger, and Joe Bacarella. GC will reload for next year's team after this year's seniors (Brian Badgett, Matt Leto (capt), Ed Blatz (capt), Sean Digan, Justin Guterding, Brian Defliese, Spencer Bais, Scott D'Antonio (capt), Christian Capozzi, Matt Cortese, John Walczyk,Joseph Eigl, Matt Schmelzinger (capt), Ryan Dooley, and Kyle Skramko) graduate in 2013.