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Jack Faraci shot a 79 and Gerry Mackedon shot 82 to lead the Patriots over Friends Academy, 6-3, in the Long Island boys golf championship yesterday at Bethpage Black.
The senior shot a 2-under 69 at Rock Hill Country Club and birdied the par-4 first hole in a sudden-victory playoff to capture the Suffolk County individual boys golf championship Thursday.
Chaminade's Nicholas DiMaio overcame both, though, shooting a 6-over 78 for 18 holes and defeating St. Anthony's Colin Geier in a playoff to win the CHSAA individual boys golf championship yesterday.
For Gabriele, it is the latest success of a decorated high school career, which also includes top-10 finishes in the state tournament in 2012 and 2013 and a third-place finish at the county tournament last year.
Lambrou shot 1-under-par 71 at Eisenhower Red to win the CHSAA individual championship, beginning the day with an eagle on the par-5 first hole and shooting 32 on the front nine.
The Holy Trinity senior has qualified for the last three state tournaments, finished second at last year's CHSAA individual championships and racked up multiple wins on the amateur circuit.
Last season, Miranda helped Middle Country earn a share of the League II title for the first time since 1996, and though the team has since last four starters to graduation, Miranda and junior Andrew Frallicciardi should help keep the squad in contention.
Matt Csillag, a teenage golf standout from Syosset, used to hear his late grandfather, Joseph, talk about how lucky he was to have survived a Nazi concentration camp in Hungary. "He had to steal food for his family, and once he was on his deathbed and someone he knew got him back on his feet," Csillag said.
After barely missing out on a spot in last year's Long Island boys golf championship, Farmingdale entered the offseason more motivated than ever with hopes of returning to a place it knew all too well.
Middle Country sophomore Mike Miranda overcame the rainy conditions the past two days to win his first Suffolk individual golf championship. Playing at Indian Island Country Club in Riverhead, Miranda finished Tuesday with a 36-hole score of 144.
Annie Park, a 17-year-old MacArthur High School junior, was tied for the lead after the first round of the Nassau boys high school golf tournament Tuesday at the Bethpage Blue course.
With the top two golfers unlikely to play in the boys state golf tournament, Cold Spring Harbor will be leading the Nassau County contingent to Cornell University in Ithaca June 2-4.