WEST BABYLON, N.Y. – At the March General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, Presiding Officer Kevin J. McCaffrey welcomed the West Babylon Varsity Cheerleading and Girls Basketball teams to the Legislative Auditorium in Hauppauge for a ceremony recognizing their respective Long Island Championships!
“The student-athletes at West Babylon Senior High School have set a standard for their peers over the last month,” said McCaffrey. “Having the Cheer and Basketball teams, who stand before us today, crowned as Suffolk County and later Long Island Champions within the same month is a terrific accomplishment for the teams, their coaches, and the entire school district!”
Joining the athletes for the ceremony was West Babylon School District Superintendent Yiendhy Farrelly, Senior High School Principal Stephen O'Leary, Director of Athletics Lou Howard, and Coaches Brianne Hyer and Ron Langella; all of which expressed great pride in their students.
The Cheerleading team was comprised of Sarah Angelos, Olivia Barany, Tavia Barany, Alyssa Barbaro, Cristina Berretta, Sabrina Catapano, Ava Colloca, Sianna Contreras, Leila DiVisconti, Gianna Gentilesca, Julianna Gonzalez, Gianna Haines, Skylar Llanos, Julieth Ordonez, Victoria Pelliccione, Lacey Renner, Evangeline Sherman, Olivia Snyder, Riley Vergano, Mikayla Viera, and Joshua Wildermuth, and the Basketball team included Kelly Bianco, Emma Blloshmi, Kayla Carseni, Lissette Cordero, Jade Dockery, Lacey Downey, Juliana Fulgieri, Samantha Maucere, Francesca Miranda, Jiavana Schweigert, Avery Vergano, Rebecca Vitale, and Brianna Winkler.
Legislator Kevin McCaffrey represents Suffolk County's 14th Legislative District, which encompasses the Villages of Lindenhurst and Babylon, the hamlets of West Babylon and North Lindenhurst, portions of Copiague, North Babylon, and Babylon's barrier beach communities.