William Floyd High School’s student-athletes have garnered a number of awards following the spring season from various sports including girls and boys track, girls and boys lacrosse, softball and baseball.
The boys varsity track team (head coach Ed Noll) had a great season including a victory at the St. Anthony’s Invitational, a fourth-place finish in the county (team championships) and a fifth-place team ranking (Newsday). Nigel Green led the way with a state championship in the 100m and a county championship in the 100/200 meter. He was also second place in Division I for the 200m. He was selected to the Newsday All-Long Island team. He was also received the “Most Outstanding Athlete Award” for spring track awarded by the Suffolk County Coaches Association.
Trevor Wilkins earned a county championship in the triple jump and was a finalist in the state competition finishing eighth. The 4×100 team of Nigel Green, Trevor Wilkins, Tyler Wilkins and James Taitt earned All-County honors. Also earning All-League accolades were Christian Banks, Rolando Banks, Michael Battelli, Jose Moreno and James Taitt.
The girls varsity softball team (head coach Fred Luhrs) finished a successful season with their fourth consecutive playoff appearance. Jayna Rios, who led the team, league and county with 10 home runs, earned All-County honors and was named the League I Player of the Year. Also earning All-County was Danielle D’Angelo. Macy Kane earned All-Division for pitching and Brianna LoMonaco was All-League.
In addition to earning the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Scholar Athlete Team award for having more than 75% of the team with a collective grade point average of 90 or higher, the boys varsity lacrosse team (head coach Desmond Megna) saw three players earn postseason accolades. Andrew Desmond earned All-County honors after setting a William Floyd record with 200+ saves. Justin Oppici also earned All-County honors with 54 goals, the most by a midfielder since Andrew Miller. Additionally, Noah Taylor was named “Rookie of the Year” with 17 goals and 27 assists.
The girls varsity lacrosse team (head coach Brian Midwinter) had three student-athletes earn awards. They were Chloe Rizzo, All-County Honorable Mention; Skylar Fleischmann, All-Division; and Skyler Cerase, Unsung Hero.
The girls varsity track team (head coach John Ryan) had a strong season with several athletes garnering awards including Kaylah Britt, Rebecca Ferguson, Jade Foster, Michel Pagan-Rosario and Sandra Vivar earning All-League honors. Also being named All-Division were Kaylah Britt and Jade Foster.
The varsity baseball team (head coach Paul Longo) also had four student-athletes take home postseason honors, including: A.J. Verga, Academic All-League; and All-League student athletes. Rob Brust, David DiSanto and Nick LoMonaco.