The Calhoun High School’s boys soccer team in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District clinched the Class AA Long Island Championship on Nov. 6.
In an incredible matchup against Brentwood High School, the Colts prevailed in an overtime win, when Eric Stewart received a pass from Alex Sipos and got it into the goal - their third overtime win in the post-season.
“We are so proud of them and their tremendous accomplishment,” said Principal Nicole Hollings.
After securing a 1-0 win in overtime against Massapequa High School on Nov. 2, the boys clinched the Nassau County Championships.
Coach James Cantley said he was incredibly proud of the group of young men he leads.
“The Calhoun boys soccer team showed its heart and teamwork in a fantastic soccer game against a perennial powerhouse Brentwood,” said Cantley.
The boys will make their bid for the state championship on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 1:30 p.m., at Middletown High School's Feller Field. The roster includes, in number order, Mike Simmons, Matt Advocate, David Futterman, Ryan Elliott, Dylan Jainchill, Joe Thomann, Victor Guimaraes, Jake Gedacht, Eric Stewart, Alex Sipos, James Weinblatt, Mike Harten, Ryan Rosenblum, James King, Christian Vignola, Cole Haile, Will Clarke, Kevin Hannon, Dylan Mulcahy, Sam Vitale, Neal Gil, Ryan Hilke, Shane Sanders and Nick Mangino.