The William Floyd boys junior varsity soccer team recently won the JV Boys Large School Championship in the Town of Brookhaven’s Summer Soccer League with a 2-1 victory over Centereach, a victory they followed up with a 2-0 shutout of Eastport-South Manor in the Brookhaven League Crossover (large school vs. small school) Championship game, the first Brookhaven Town titles in the JV program’s history. The JV Colonials finished the regular season with a 7-0-3 record, with three shutouts, 29 goals scored and 10 allowed. In the playoffs, they went 4-0 with three shutouts while outscoring their opponents 8-1.
Congratulations to the entire coaching staff including Paul Paniccia (head coach) Matt Schnauder, Jeff Cronk and parent assistants Frank Lombardo, Ted Bernhard, Mike Iadanza and Jimmy Mazzarella, as well as the entire team: Alex Rojas, Ian Rojas, Joseph Mazzarella, Justin Iorio, Edwin Mestanza, Steve Hurtado, Jovanny Ortiz, John Centeno, Alex Speruta, Matthew Kolongowski, Matthew Vlacich, TJ Bernhard, Brian Lombardo, James Mulvaney, Mike McGuire, Vincent Perez, Mike Iadanza, Jake Samuelsen, Erik Igna, Sam Jordan, Jared DiChiara, Matthew Mullen, Mario Salguero and Brandon Meyer.
Additionally, the boys varsity team (Paul Paniccia/head coach) fell one game short of repeating as large school champions with a hard-fought loss to Newfield in the final. The varsity Colonials finished second overall with an 8-2 record, four shutouts, 36 goals scored and only eight against. The girls varsity team (Tim Trava/head coach) also had a good summer season finishing with a 4-4 record and a playoff appearance (2-1 loss to Sachem North).