Manhasset wins Woodstick Classic against Garden City
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It was latest boys lacrosse game of the longest uninterrupted public school rivalry in the United States. The Manhasset Indians and the Garden City Trojans played the 119th Woodstick Classic at Warren King Field in Garden City on a sweltering Saturday afternoon, May 1st. In their respective divisions, the game didn't count for anything but as rivalries go, there's nothing bigger than when these two teams meet for this annual game.
17 of the last 22 Woodstick Classics have been decided by three goals or less, and this game was no different. It was a defensive battle
that saw Garden City with a 6-4 lead with seven minutes to go in the fourth quarter. With 6:02 left, Manhasset's Harry Kucharczyk took a crease feed from Chris Cook to make it 6-5. Minutes later Cook hit the back of the net to tie it up with 1:29 left. After a Manhasset timeout with 29 seconds left, Drew Belinsky came up the middle and scored the game winner giving the Indians the 7-6 victory. Manhasset now leads the series 66-53. Scoring recap: Manhasset: Quinn Moroney, 1 goal/1 assist; John Tompkins, 1 goal; Pat Moroney, 1 goal; Harry Kucharczyk, 1 goal; Ricky Buhr, 1 goal; Chris Cook, 1 goal/3 assist; Drew Belinsky, 1 goal. Goalie Frank Morelli made 12 saves. Garden City:Rob Savage , 1 goal; Connor Cortese, 1 goal; Connor Horl, 1 goal; Devin Dwyer, 1 goal; Patric Berkery, 1 goal; Kevin Dachille, 1 goal. Alex Castronovo made 10 saves in goal.
Garden City Trojans 2010 boys varsity lacrosse roster includes: Devin Dwyer, Liam Kennedy, Jack Spencer, Dan Losardo, Dan Marino, Rob Savage, Matt Montgomery, Kevin Dachille, Scott McElroy, Brian Coleman, Matt Confort, Conor McDonnell, Kyle Hughes, Jim Kenny, Tom Gordon, Jared Mitchell, Connor Horl, Patric Berkery, Eugene Berkery, Andrew D'Antonio, Tim Moynihan, Connor Cortese, Billy Sweeney, Brian Fischer, John Bock, Alex Castronovo, Stephen Jahelka, Dan McCallan, JP Burnside, Griffin Eilbeck. Head coach Steve Finnell. Assistants:Dave Ettinger, Frank Alfino and Bryan Walker, Mickey Blum.
The Manhasset Indians roster includes: Ryan Lawler, Jack Ruggiero, Ryan Matthews, Quinn Moroney, Kevin Castro, Max Egan, Zac Gunzburg, Pat Moroney, Tyler Adams, Joe Mancini, Chris Cook, David Lawrence, Harry Kucharczyk, Brian Petracca, John Thomas, Mike Heenan, Brian Kenny, Peter Paliura, Rob Duvnjak, Kevin Coleman, Nick Zanetis, Billy Davis, David Cappellini, Matt Tompkins, Stephen Pate, Tom Gavin, Maimone-Medwick, Kevin Katzmann, Ricky Buhr, Kevin Grimm, John Tompkins, Drew Belinsky, Mike Bode, Nick Melanthio, Chris Boukas, Christian Zanetis, Chris Katzmann, Danny Thomas, John King, Frank Morelli. Head coach Bill Cherry. Assts:Keith Cromwell, Mike Christy.
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