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Coach Cindy Belt
When the junior varsity team returned from their match at Wyandanch on Sept. 13, Coach Laura Mayo was not happy. Wyandanch only has a JV squad, has good servers and their athletes move well to play a ball. However, nine times out of 10, the ball comes directly back to the other team. This one-and-over style of play is more reminiscent of a junior high team, but it is undeniably off-putting to a team which is in tune with the pass, set, hit tempo of a more advanced style of play. To lose to a team that plays “picnic” volleyball is frustrating. With the rematch on Oct. 11, she had a different strategy, and Shelter Island came away with the win. (more…)
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Jubilant Varsity Girls Volleyball Team following the sweep of games against Babylon are (front from left) Amelia Reiter, Audrey Wood, Amelia Clark and Coach Cindy Belt and (back from left) Jennifer Lupo, Dayla Reyes, Maria Carbajal, Abby Kotula, Lyng Coyne (partially obscured), Valeria Reyes and Jane
Shelter Island Volleyball is already more than halfway through its season, and things will go very quickly from here. The teams are doing well, with JV sporting an impressive 7-2 record, and varsity with its best record in 3 seasons, at 4-5, and on the cusp of making playoffs. (more…)
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The 2018-2019 Shelter Island High School volleyball team. From left, Abby Kotula, Jen Lupo, Ella Mysliborski, Isabelle Topliff, Jane Richards, Amelia Clark, Amelia Reiter (with ball), Audrey Wood, Nichole Hand, Lauren Gurney, Maria Carbajal and Lyng Coyne.
Shelter Island School has an outstanding record of producing students who excel both on the court and in the classroom.
This spring the New York State Public High School Athletic Association announced that Shelter Island had won its fourth consecutive School of Distinction award. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Shelter Island School senior Sarah Lewis, left, and junior Nichole Hand were honored December 4 at the Suffolk County Volleyball Coaches Association’s gala awards dinner at East Winds in Wading River.
On Monday, December 4, the East Winds catering hall in Wading River was decorated to the hilt.
Shining chandeliers and large holiday trees bedecked with lights greeted over 700 athletes, coaches and parents to the annual Suffolk County Volleyball Coaches Association’s annual awards dinner. (more…)