The athletic achievements of three local teams who call North Hempstead their home were recognized by the Town of North Hempstead at its board meeting on June 24.
These teams were honored for their "incredible heights in their recent competitions, and they exemplify what hard work and perseverance can do," according to a news release.
The girls Under 13 New Hyde Park Firecats soccer team was honored for winning the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association State Cup on May 31st. This is the second year in a row the team achieved this feat.
The Manhasset High School Girls varsity lacrosse team was honored for winning the New York State title. The team won the State Class B championship on June 3rd, at SUNY Cortland, by defeating Victor Senior High School. The win was especially satisfying after the team suffered a disappointing loss in the semifinals of last year’s state tournament.
Manhasset Crew was praised for its silver medals in girls’ lightweight varsity 4-plus, and girls’ lightweight varsity double squads, during the US Rowing Youth National Championship on June 15th in Ranch Cordova, California. The Boys Novice and Boys Varsity Crew players were also recognized.