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Long Island Players to Watch: Matt Vowinkel, Chaminade

Every Tuesday, we will unveil the top 10 players from Long Island for the 2016-17 season. Next up is Chaminade boys soccer standout Matt Vowinkel

Memorable Mondays: Top LI exciting endings from 2015-16

In Week 3 of Memorable Mondays, we look back at the top five exciting endings from 2015-16 on Long Island.

Year in Review: Long Island boys soccer (2015-16)

All summer long, MSG Varsity brings you a recap of the past year in Long Island’s top high school sports. We’ll publish a new “Year in Review” article every Thursday. Next up, we look back at the year that was in Long Island boys soccer.

Levine commits to Penn State for soccer

The All-Long Island goalkeeper chose the Nittany Lions over more than 10 NCAA Division I programs.

2015 All-Metro boys soccer second team, honorable mention

Here is who made the 2015 All-Metro boys soccer second team and honorable mention.

2015 All-Metro Boys Soccer Team

Check out who made the 2015 All-Metro Boys Soccer team

All-LI boys soccer second team and honorable mention

Find out who made MSG Varsity's All-Long Island second team and honorable mention for boys soccer

2015 All-Long Island boys soccer first team

Check out who made MSG Varsity's All-Long Island boys soccer first team.

Final Tri-State Boys Soccer Top 20 (11/25)

Who made the cut in the final Tri-State Boys Soccer Top 20 of the season? Find out now

Tri-State Boys Soccer Top 20 (11/18)

Blake Aronson and Walt Whitman celebrated a first-ever NYS Class AA title. Will the Wildcats move up in this week's Tri-State Top 20? Find out now

Final LI boys soccer power rankings (11/18)

Here is the final Long Island boys soccer power rankings of the fall.

Amityville boys advance to state Class A soccer final

Freshman Rolman Guardado scored two goals, including the winner, as Amityville defeated Grand Island, 3-2, in a boys soccer Class A state semifinal Saturday.

No. 6 Whitman rolls to first state Class AA title

Michael Lorello converted two penalty kicks and Witman Hernandez also scored twice as the Whitman boys soccer team earned its first state championship with a 5-1 win over Ballston Spa on Sunday in the Class AA final.

Hernandez's hat trick leads Whitman into soccer final

Hernandez had three goals, Michael Lorello had two and Anthony Palazzolo had a goal and an assist as Whitman (19-1-1) earned a date with Ballston Spa at 3 p.m. Sunday.

High five: Chaminade captures CHSAA state title

The Flyers scored early and often, sharing the wealth offensively and locking things down defensively in a 5-0 victory over Canisius in the CHSAA state final at St. John’s Belson Stadium.

Pearl River falls to Amityville in NYS ‘A’ final

Pearl River suffers a 2-0 setback to Long Island champ Amityville in Sunday’s NYS Class A final at Middletown High School.

Amityville soccer wins first state title

Amityville secures its first state title, blanking Pearl River, 2-0, in Sunday's Class A final at Middletown High School.

Amityville earns first state boys soccer title

Josue Martinez scored with 3:30 left to extend a one-goal lead on Sunday as Amityville beat Pearl River, 2-0, in the Class A final to win its first state boys soccer title.

Livecast primer: Canisius vs. Chaminade, CHSAA boys soccer state final

The CHSAA boys soccer state championship is on the line when Canisius faces Chaminade at Belson Stadium Sunday at 1 p.m.

No. 4 Chaminade advances to state final

Junior Matt Vowinkel scored twice and Chaminade was never severely tested on its way to a 3-0 victory over Archbishop Molloy.

Power rankings: LI boys soccer (11/11)

Chaminade knocked off St. Anthony's to capture its first outright NSCHSAA title since 2010 and move atop the Long Island boys soccer power rankings.

Tri-State Boys Soccer Top 20 (11/11)

There was quite a shakeup in this week's Tri-State Top 20 poll. Find out who made the cut now.

Livecast primer: Amityville vs. Floral Park, LI Class A final

Amityville takes on Floral Park in the Long Island Class A final Sunday at 3 p.m. on MSGVarsity.com

No. 14 Whitman tops No. 10 Hicksville for LI 'AA' crown

Walt Whitman (18-1-1), ranked No. 5 on Long Island and No. 14 in the Tri-State by MSG Varsity, advances to the New York State Class AA semifinals to face Hilton at Middletown High School Saturday at 4:15 p.m.

Guardado leads Amityville to first LI 'A' title

Guardado scored the lone goal in the 99th minute to lift Amityville to a 1-0 double overtime win over Floral Park in the Long Island Class A final at Farmingdale State College.

Livecast primer: Walt Whitman vs. Hicksville, LI Class AA final

Walt Whitman meets Hicksville in the Long Island Class AA final Sunday at 5:30 p.m. live on MSGVarsity.com

Hastings stuns Southampton in regional final

Hastings stuns Southampton, 1-0, in Saturday’s NYS Class B regional final at Lakeland High School.

Ferone's hat trick gives Floral Park first Class A title

The Knights captured the school's first Nassau Class A title in the sport, defeating perennial powerhouse Jericho, 3-2, Wednesday night on three spectacular headers by senior Jonathan Ferone. It was a thoroughly entertaining game played before a roaring crowd of more than 800 fans at Bethpage High School.

Livecast primer: Walt Whitman vs. Brentwood - Suffolk Class AA boys soccer final

In a rematch of last year’s semifinals, Walt Whitman and Brentwood meet for the Suffolk Class AA title at Dowling Sports Complex Thursday at 6:30 p.m. on MSGVarsity.com

Vowinkel blast lifts No. 7 Chaminade to title

Matt Vowinkel scored the spectacular winning goal 19 seconds into the second half in a 1-0 win over St. Anthony's in the NSCHSAA final

Martinez lifts Amityville to Suffolk 'A' title

Josue Martinez scored a pair of goals off sensational free kicks to lift Amityville to a 3-0 win over Harborfields in the Suffolk Class A final.

McPartland saves No. 10 Hicksville in Nassau 'AA' final

Connor McPartland came up with two big-time saves in a penalty kick shootout, quite literally giving his team a safety net as the Comets defeated Massapequa 4-2 on penalties after playing to a 1-1 draw in the Nassau Class AA final at Bethpage High School.

No. 14 Whitman wins first Suffolk title since 1996

Walt Whitman, which defeated Brentwood in last year’s semifinals, captured its first Suffolk title since 1996. The Wildcats advance to take on Hicksville in the Long Island Class AA final Sunday at 5:30 p.m. at Farmingdale State College.

Southold falls in regional semifinal

Solomon Schechter School of Westchester's Miles Ogihara scored on a breakaway with 36 seconds remaining to defeat the Settlers, 1-0, in a NYSPHSAA Southeast Regional semifinal Wednesday at Lakeland High School.

Tri-State Boys Soccer Top 20 poll (11/4)

Fresh off a win in the Section 1 Class AA final, Arlington moves up a spot in this week's Tri-State Top 20 poll.

Livecast primer: St. Anthony's vs. Chaminade, NSCHSAA final

What seemed like a foregone conclusion at the start of the season is a reality now as St. Anthony’s and Chaminade meet for the NSCHSAA title for a second consecutive year Wednesday at 7 p.m. on MSGVarsity.com

Santacruz, Avendano help Mariners take LI 'B' crown

The sophomore midfielder delivered a shot that was deflected into the net by Long Island's leading scorer, Gianluca Santacruz, with 2:41 remaining in the second overtime to give Southampton a thrilling 1-0 victory over Carle Place in the Long Island Class B championship game at Diamond in the Pines in Coram.

Power rankings: LI boys soccer (11/4)

Matt Sloan is back healthy and Hicksville is in the Nassau Class AA final. Find out where the Comets land in this week's Long Island boys soccer power rankings

Livecast primer: Massapequa vs. Hicksville, Nassau AA final

Massapequa and Hicksville, both riding multi-game win streaks, face off in the Nassau Class AA final Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

Palazzolo helps lift No. 18 Whitman in Suffolk 'AA' semis

Junior scores winning goal two minutes from halftime on the first of two Witman Hernandez assists as Walt Whitman defeated Smithtown West, 2-0, in the Suffolk Class AA semifinals.

Livecast primer: Smithtown West vs. Walt Whitman, Suffolk Class AA boys soccer semifinals

Smithtown West faces Walt Whitman in the Suffolk Class AA boys soccer semifinals Monday at 2:15 p.m. live on MSGVarsity.com

No. 10 Hicksville earns spot in Nassau 'AA' final

Matt Slona's early penalty kick helped set the tone on Sunday as Hicksville notched a 2-0 victory over Syosset in the Nassau AA semifinals.

Massapequa uses team effort in Nassau 'AA' semis

Massapequa brushed off bad memories of last year's semifinal loss with a 2-0 victory over Plainview-JFK on Sunday afternoon, earning a berth to the Nassau AA championship game.

Livecast primer: Plainview-JFK vs. Massapequa

Plainveiew-JFK and Massapequa square off in the Nassau AA boys soccer semifinals Sunday at 4 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

Southampton wins Class B soccer crown

The Mariners (18-0) never thought they would need penalty kicks to defeat a Wyandanch team they beat 5-1 and 3-0 in two regular-season meetings. They have scored a school-record 90 goals this year, just three shy of second place in Suffolk history, according to coach David Riley.

Livecast primer: Syosset vs. Hicksville

Syosset and Hicksville, both ranked on Long Island by MSG Varsity, square off in a Nassau AA semifinal Sunday at 1:30 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

Rivera scores in Huntington's win over CI

Huntington coach John Pagano said his team's offensive game plan focused on creating opportunities in transition, where Rivera's speed could be featured.

No. 7 Chaminade holds on in NSCHSAA semis

Chaminade scored three goals in the first 22 minutes and held on for a 3-2 victory over Kellenberg in the NSCHSAA semifinals on Thursday.

Weinstein's goal sends St. Anthony's back to NSCHSAA final

Cordt Weinstein found the back of the net in the ninth minute for the only game of the night as St. Anthony's defeated St. John the Baptist 1-0 in the NSCHSAA semifinal.

Livecast primer: St. John the Baptist vs. St. Anthony's

St. John the Baptist looks to play spoiler to St. Anthony's run at a second-straight NSCHSAA title when the two squads meet in the semifinals Thursday at 5 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

Livecast primer: Kellenberg vs. Chaminade

In a rematch of last year's semifinal, Kellenberg and Chaminade face off for a spot in the NSCHSAA championship game, Thursday at 7 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

Tri-State Boys Soccer Top 20 poll (10/28)

St. Benedict's remains atop the Tri-State Top 20 poll. Find out who joins the Gray Bees

Power rankings: LI boys soccer (10/28)

It has taken all season, but there's a new No. 1 team in the Long Island boys soccer power rankings. Find out who it is now.

Sloan makes Hicksville a dangerous playoff team

The junior missed the last five matches with a groin injury, but his 12 goals were only two behind Glen Cove's Delwin Hernandez's 14 for the most in Nassau.

Honor brothers combine to score Ward Melville winner

Sophomore Nick Honor scored off a cross from his brother Kyle, a senior, with 5:19 remaining to give the No. 9-seeded Patriots a 1-0 victory over host No. 8 North Babylon on Tuesday in a Suffolk AA first-round playoff game. They will play at No. 1 Brentwood on Friday.

SWR ready for boys soccer playoffs

The Wildcats accomplished their postseason goals with four games remaining in the regular season. Now they'll head into the playoffs after a 10-win season, which included a second-place finish in Suffolk VI at 9-1-2 after ending their season with a 5-1 victory against Bayport-Blue Point Tuesday.

No. 8 Chaminade's complete effort leads to victory over No. 5 St. Anthony's

Chaminade played a well-rounded 90 minutes to notch a 2-1 victory over St. Anthony's, earning the No. 1 seed in the NSCHSAA playoffs.

Syosset working to keep season alive

No. 13 Freeport, the No. 5 Braves' first-round opponent in the Nassau Class AA playoffs, just happens to be the last team to have beaten Syosset (10-3-2).

Tri-State Boys Soccer Top 20 poll (10/21)

Undefeated Kearny has catapulted into the Tri-State top 20. Find out where now

Power rankings: LI boys soccer (10/21)

Where is Huntington in this week's Long Island boys soccer power rankings? Find out now.

Smithtown West draws up Suffolk League III title

Smithtown West and Huntington battled to a 1-1 draw on Wednesday afternoon, but it was enough to secure a Suffolk League III championship.

Livecast primer: Chaminade vs. St. Anthony's

Two of the top boys soccer teams on Long Island face off in a regular season finale, Thursday at 7:15 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

Livecast primer: Smithtown West vs. Huntington

Smithtown West and Huntington look to keep their respective win streaks alive as the squads, both ranked in the top-10 on Long Island, square off Wednesday at 4 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

Levin, defense lead PJFK to Nassau AA-III title

Host Westbury had chance after chance in the second half Friday, but Plainview JFK thwarted each one and locked up its second straight Nassau AA-III championship with a scoreless draw. Coach Christine Ho said this was the first time in her 16 years with the program that Plainview JFK has repeated as league champions.

Manhasset clinches playoff berth behind Wilson, Wesch

After missing out last year, the Indians defeated visiting Hewlett, 2-0, on Thursday to lock up a spot in the Nassau Class A boys soccer playoffs.

St. John the Baptist and No. 4 St. Anthony's play to 2-2 draw

Mike Haggerty's late-game goal clinched a 2-2 draw for St. Anthony's and St. John the Baptist on Thursday afternoon.

Livecast primer: St. Anthony's vs. St. John the Baptist

St. Anthony's, ranked No. 1 on Long Island and No. 4 in the Tri-State by MSG Varsity, looks for a regular season sweep over St. John the Baptist Thursday at 4:15 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

Callejas' 'instant' goal holds up for Brentwood

Nine seconds into the game, Brentwood senior forward Alejandro Callejas took a pass from senior Rayneri Ruiz and scored from the right wing. The goal may have happened in an instant, but its impact lasted for the remaining 79 minutes and 51 seconds of the Indians' 1-0 victory over Commack that clinched them at least a tie for the Suffolk I title.

Spalding helps save the day for Glenn

Luckily for the Knights, that's exactly what happened as Glenn held on to a 2-1 victory Wednesday at Miller Place High School in Suffolk VI boys soccer. Glenn (12-0-2, 8-0-2 Suffolk VI) moved into first place in the league with the victory and Spalding, who made seven saves and has only allowed six goals all season, proved key in fighting off a late Miller Place rally.

Tri-State Boys Soccer Top 20 poll (10/14)

Who are the top 20 boys soccer teams in the Tri-State this week? Find out now

Power rankings: LI boys soccer (10/14)

Find out who made the cut in this week's Long Island boys soccer power rankings.

Santacruz helps Southampton to Suffolk VII title

Gianluca Santacruz notched an assist to set the Mariners' single-season record with 23. His pass set up Jesse Scanlon for the first of his two goals that gave him a school-record 27 for the season, according to coach Dave Riley. And most importantly, Southampton clinched the Suffolk VII boys soccer title with an action-packed 6-3 victory over host Mattituck on Monday.

Raso lifts East Islip to victory over Hills West

Adam Raso notched a second half goal, and East Islip secured a playoff berth, with a 1-0 victory over Hills West on Thursday.

Huntington beats North Babylon 2-1 in OT

A goal scored on a penalty in the second OT lifts Huntington to win over North Babylon.

Power rankings: LI boys soccer (10/7)

Who are the top ranked boys soccer teams on Long Island this week? Find out now

Tri-State Top 20 boys soccer poll (10/7)

Who are the best boys soccer teams in the tri-state this week? We have that answer now.

Hirdt leads Miller Place in shutout win over East Hampton

Regardless, those who showed up to Miller Place High School Wednesday saw Hirdt score his seventh goal of the season to give the Panthers a 1-0 victory. Hirdt recovered a loose ball about 30 yards from the goal. He immediately put a shot on net and beat the diving East Hampton keeper to the left side of the net. kicking a line drive with 10:50 remaining in the first half.

Livecast primer: North Babylon at Huntington

North Babylon takes on Huntington in League III matchup.

Livecast primer: East Islip at Half Hollow Hills West boys soccer

After a disappointing loss earlier this week, Hills West hopes to bounce back with a matchup against East Islip Thursday at 4 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

Lofgren's save preserves tie for Carle Place

Lofgren made an all-out diving save on Sills' blast from straight away 10 minutes into the second half of what turned out to be a 0-0 boys soccer game that matched Nassau ABC-III contenders at West Hempstead Middle School.

Tri-State Top 20 boys soccer poll (9/30)

After playing to a hard-fought 1-1 draw, where do St. Anthony's and Chaminade land in this week's Tri-State Top 20 poll? Find out now

South Side seizes chances in win over Garden City

South Side scored early in the first half and late in the second half to record a 2-0 victory over Garden City on Tuesday afternoon.

No. 2 St. Anthony's, No. 11 Chaminade draw 1-1

Matt Vowinkel and Cordt Weinstein scored first-half goals as St. Anthony's and Chaminade played to a 1-1 draw.

Power rankings: LI boys soccer (9/30)

After a 2-0 win over Garden City, South Side enters the Long Island boys soccer power rankings.

Livecast primer: St. Anthony's vs. Chaminade

Archrivals St. Anthony's and Chaminade square off in an anticipated boys soccer showdown Tuesday at 4 p.m. on MSGVarsity.com.

Zuniga's 2 goals lead Farmingdale past Calhoun

The sophomore forward tapped in Brendon Hornedo's throw-in with 21:50 left to break a tie and lead the Dalers to a 2-1 win Monday over visiting Calhoun in a Nassau AA-II/AA-IV boys soccer crossover.

Livecast primer: South Side vs. Garden City

Both South Side and Garden City come in on multi-game win streaks as two of the top teams on Long Island square off Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

Benitez nets winner as Westbury tops Syosset

Jonathan Benitez knows precisely where the bumps are and how to play them. That does not surprise coach Chris Valentini, who watched as Benitez took a pass from Jonathan Guardado, dribbled left to right along the top of the box and fired a shot into the bottom right corner with five minutes remaining to lead Westbury to a 2-1 win over Syosset on Friday.

Glenn tops Miller Place in Suffolk VI game

The early-morning session paid dividends as host Glenn beat Miller Place, 1-0, in front of about 200 fans. And the play that resulted in the victory is exactly what the Knights had worked on in the morning.

Tri-State Top 20 boys soccer poll (9/23)

There are four new teams in this week's Tri-State boys soccer poll. Find out who made the cut now.

Power rankings: LI boys soccer (9/23)

Fresh off a big win at Commack, where will Brentwood be in this week's LI boys soccer power rankings? Find out now

Goncalves helps keep St. Anthony's soccer perfect

Ryan Goncalves assisted on both St. Anthony's goals as the Friars remained undefeated with a 2-0 victory over St. John the Baptist on Tuesday.

Livecast primer: St. John the Baptist vs. St. Anthony's boys soccer

St. John the Baptist looks to hand St. Anthony's its first loss of the season Tuesday at 7:15 p.m. on #MSGV_Live

Portillo sparks Brentwood's offense over Commack

Jefferson Portillo jumpstarted the Brentwood offense with a pair of assists in the Indians' 3-2 victory over Commack on Monday.

Livecast primer: Brentwood vs. Commack boys soccer

Brentwood and Commack square off in a Suffolk County boys soccer matchup on Monday at 4 p.m.

Cestaro's header keys Massapequa's victory over Syosset

The 5-8 senior midfielder got his head on a handful of balls against Syosset on Friday. None was more important than his header midway through the first half for the first goal in the Chiefs' 2-0 win.

Power rankings: LI boys soccer (9/16)

Tim Davis is pretty happy about where Chaminade is ranked in this week's Long Island boys soccer power rankings

Commack returns top players but faces stiff competition

Yes, Commack lost a few key pieces to graduation after its Class AA state title. But the Cougars still return goalkeeper Ryan Sinnott, who posted 13 shutouts last year. Striker Anthony Izzo, who scored all three goals for Commack in its two games at the state tournament, is back. Midfielder Scott Cebollero will take on a more prominent role.

Tri-State Top 20 boys soccer poll (9/16)

Who are the top 20 boys soccer teams in the tri-state this week? Find out now

St. Anthony's looks best in CHSAA soccer

There's a target on St. Anthony's back this year.

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