The Long Beach High School Athletic Department is proud to announce that four student athletes, Elaina Kassap, Samantha Kolb Delaney Radin and Jamie Risso, were selected by the coaches and officials of Nassau County to receive high honors.
Elaina completed her stellar career as the varsity softball team’s starting catcher and two-year captain. Her 2021 batting average was .424 and she hit nine home runs and had 31 RBIs. Three of her home runs came during the team's playoff run, which culminated in a semifinals appearance after three straight playoff wins. Elaina was voted All-County, was selected to the All-State team and earned Newsday's First Team All-Long Island achievement. She will continue to play softball at LeMoyne College in upstate New York.
Samantha, who was named Conference 4A Player of the year, ended her sophomore season year as the top five goal scorer in all of Nassau County with 14 goals and four assists in ten games. She is the first Long Beach girls varsity soccer player to score four goals in one game. She also earned All-County Honors.
Delaney, who earned All-America Honors, culminated her sophomore year with 28 goals and 54 assists. She has 142 career points that include 53 goals and 89 assists. She was named All-County as well and was named the Long Beach Girls Varsity Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Year this past season.
Jamie had an excellent senior year, during which she received the Outstanding Track Athlete award from Nassau County Girls Track and Field Officials Association, was named All-County and served as team captain in cross country and winter and spring track. She has broken school records in the 400 intermediate hurdles and long and triple jump and was All-Division in both winter and spring track as a junior and senior. Jamie was also part of the 4 x 400 relay team that broke the school record and earned All-Conference.