MHS is springing into sports this upcoming season

Laura Francavilla, Copy Editor

  It’s that time of year again. Allergies, warm weather, bugs, and the start of spring sports. These sports include baseball, lacrosse, softball, track and field, boys tennis, and girls golf, which all began earlier this month.

Baseball: Varsity, JV, and JV2 baseball began their seasons on March 6 this year. The team hopes to make it far this year. and play until the very end. “I want our team to make and win the State Championship,” sophomore Kenny Galvin said.

Lacrosse (Girls and Boys): Boys Varsity, JV, and JV2 teams, as well as girls Varsity and JV teams, began their seasons on March 6. The boys lacrosse team will be in the Long Island Lacrosse Showcase on June 16 at SUNY Farmingdale. “[I am most excited to be] playing on the team and getting better this season,” sophomore and varsity lacrosse player Daniel Callan said.

Softball: Softball started on March 6 this season. “I am most excited about playing with my friends again and having a lot of fun,” sophomore Courtney Runkle said. The team is excited to play against new opponents this year. “Well I’m excited to go to Albany and play against teams in a different area of New York and also just being able to play with my friends,” sophomore Elizabeth Smith said.

Varsity Track (Girls and Boys): Varsity track began on March 6. The team  members are confident in their   abilities for the upcoming season. “We always have high expectations going into the season, both to do great things on the team and help individuals achieve their own goals,” Girls Varsity Track and Field Coach Mr. Mike Lisa said. “Bringing back a county championship to Massapequa for the first [time] since 2010 is a primary goal but also keeping an incredible streak of consecutive wins which is currently at 104 consecutive wins dating back to 2008.” The girls varsity team will be traveling to Virginia this season to compete as well. The boys varsity team is also having an eventful season. “[I am excited about] going to meets and improving my performance throughout the season,” boys track team member, sophomore Devin Rosmarin said.

Boys Tennis: Boys tennis started on March 13. “[I am] just excited to get back out onto the court,” junior Joe Menichini said. “We have all been waiting just to start playing again.” The team is hoping make it far this year. “All of our matches are going to be important this year since we are going to try to win the conference championship,” Joe said.  

Girls Golf: Girls golf season began on March 13 this. The team is looking forward to repeat this year as undefeated conference champions and have a place in the Top 5 for Nassau County. “Our biggest matches are against Oceanside and obviously our Nassau County Tournament,” Coach Michael Viola said.  

Be sure to check out all the teams pages on the school website under the  “Athletics” tab. The dates for all the sports teams events and games can be found there. Good luck to all the teams this season!

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