Long Beach High School celebrated a successful season for its varsity athletes on March 6, when students, coaches, district leaders and parents gathered for Winter Varsity Sports Award Night.

Members of the boys and girls basketball, cheerleading, gymnastics, ice hockey, boys swim, boys and girls track and wrestling teams were recognized at the event. Each team was introduced and coaches summarized the winter season’s highlights. Individual student accomplishments were also shared. 

The wrestling team finished the season as League Champions, Qualifying Champions and a Final Four Team. Jacori Teemer and Elijah Rodriguez earned their fifth and first New York State Champion titles, respectively. The gymnastics team was named an Honorable Mention All American Team, the ice hockey team won the County Championship and the boys swim team won the County Championship and Division “A” Championship. 

The girls basketball, gymnastics, boys swim and boys and girls winter track teams were named Scholar Athlete Teams for maintaining grade point averages of 90 or higher. Additionally, 84 students were honored individually through the New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s Scholar Athlete program.