Kennedy Boys Volleyball Named Long Island Champs

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The Kennedy High School boy’s volleyball team captured the Class II Long Island Championship after an incredible 16-14 fifth set over Eastport-South Manor on Nov. 10.

“Down 13-14, the team showed belief and resiliency to come back and clinch back-to-back Long Island titles,” said Dennis Ringel, the team’s coach and a health teacher at the school.

They clinched the Nassau County title with a three-set sweep of Jericho High School on Nov. 7. 

“This is the team’s fourth straight county title and their ninth in the past 11 years,”added Ringel. “The Long Island Championship was the team’s fourth. The Cougars won in 2012, 2013, 2017 and 2018.

The Cougars head to Albany for the first few rounds of New York State finals on Nov. 17.