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Athletics, Health Ed, Health Services and Physical Education

Mission Statement:  The Sachem Central School District Health and Physical Education Departments are dedicated to helping students become life-long learners with strengths in physical, mental and social domains so they can lead healthy productive lives.

Vision Statement: The Sachem Central School District Health and Physical Education Departments are committed to the development and maintenance of a healthy lifestyle in students. Our program will provide students with the knowledge, skills, and competencies to enjoy and maintain a lifetime of health and fitness. Click here to learn more about our vision.

Our department comprises four sections: Athletics, Health Education, Health Services, and Physical Education. Please use the links to the left or below for information specific to each section.


Please visit our Athletics, Health Education, Health Services OR Physical Education pages for more information.

Current News

Turf Baseball Fields Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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The athletic department would like to invite you to our New Turf Baseball Fields Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.

The Sachem North ceremony will take place on Tuesday, April 30 at 3 p.m., before the team's game vs North Babylon. The Sachem East ceremony will take place on Wednesday, May 1 at 3 p.m. before the game vs Bay Shore.

We hope you can join us in celebrating our new facilities!

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Date Added: 4/19/2024

Newsday Names Top Spring Student-Athletes

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Sachem student-athletes are well-represented in Newsday’s lists of top high school players for the spring season!

Below is the text from Newsday for the respective sports:

Girls Lacrosse Top 100
Olannah Fikes, Sachem North, A, Sr.
Fikes finished with 28 goals and 13 assists. She is committed to Stony Brook.

Lisa Heffernan, Sachem North, M, Sr.
Heffernan finished with 22 goals and 11 assists. She is committed to Pace.

Girls Flag FB Top 30
Sofia Larrea, Sachem East, QB, Soph.
Larrea passed for 1,642 yards and rushed for 312 yards, leading Sachem to an 8-2-1 record.

Hailey Zambriski, Sachem North, RB/LB, Sr.
She was a leading defender with 37 flag pulls. She totaled 718 yards of total offense and nine touchdowns.

Baseball Top 100
Alex Apicella, Sachem East, SS/P, Sr.
Apicella batted .320 with five homers and 20 RBIs. The James Madison commit was 4-0 with 34 strikeouts and a 1.85 ERA.

Softball Top 100
Angie DeLuca, Sachem North, CF, Sr.
The St. Joseph’s (LI) commit batted .574 with 16 RBIs and scored 26 runs.

Olivia DeRose, Sachem East, P, Sr.
The Oswego commit struck out 136, earned nine wins, and had a 2.07 ERA.

Brooke Leach, Sachem North, C, Sr.
Leach is a strong defender with a powerful arm behind the plate. She hit .404, drove in 25 runs and scored 21.

Date Added: 4/10/2024

Sachem Succeeds at the State and National Level

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Sachem North Wrestling
With his third place finish in the Suffolk County tournament, Nate Gsell qualified for the NYSPHSAA Wrestling Championships in Albany on Feb. 23 and 24. Nate opened up the tournament with a victory by pin, but unfortunately dropped his next two matches and did not place. Nate was the only wrestler from Suffolk County to win a match at 215.

Sachem North Boys Track and Field
At the New York State Indoor Track and Field Championships held at Ocean Breeze in Staten Island on March 2, Sachem North Senior Jack Riegger anchored the Section XI Intersectional Relay Team. Jack ran the 1600 in 4:31:05—his second-best indoor time of the season. When Riegger received the baton, Section XI was in ninth position, but he moved his team all the way up to 4th and a place on the All-State podium.

Sachem East Girls Track and Field
At the New York State Championship at Ocean Breeze, the East Girls Track Team had Seven young ladies earn All-State Honors. In the racewalk, sunior Gianna Mauri placed fifth and senior Danielle Chiarello placed sixth. The 4x400 relay team made up of junior Sarafina Scavo, senior Savanna Edwards, senior Lexi Martoscia, senior Taylor Percy and freshman Bella Galeas made the finals and finished eighth. Sachem did its part in helping the Section XI girls score the most points of any section in the state!

The East Girls Track Team also participated at Nike Nationals at the Armory. The 4x200 relay of Emma Ernst, Lexi Martoscia, Sarafina Scavo and Bella Galeas improved on their season best time, resetting the school record that was set last month. The race walk crew made up of Gianna Mauri (second place), Abby Callinan (fourth place), Danielle Chiarello (eighth place), Julianna Wottowa (ninth place), was tremendous. Based upon their performances, Gianna and Abby were both named All-Americans. Additionally, the 4x800 meter relay team of Sarafina Scavo, Savanna Edwards, Adriana Roa and Camryn Goodman, ran to a season best.

Sachem Boys Swimming
Brayden Savas had some great swims at the state meet in Ithaca. He swam the 100-yard butterfly and broke the school record from 1996 with a time of 51:51. He also swam the 200-yard individual medley, breaking the school record from 2022 with a time of 1:56.50.

Sachem Girls Bowling
Cira Arcangel was the anchor of the Section XI all-star team. She finished 11th overall individually in the whole tournament with a 205.5 average for six games. This was her third year in a row representing Sachem and Section XI at the state level. Section XI finished in second place this year at the tournament.

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Date Added: 3/15/2024

Suffolk Zone Award Winners

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Sachem High School East seniors Alex Apicella and Alexis Berger, along with Sachem High School North seniors Anthony DiMenna and Hannah Scionti, were named the Suffolk Zone Award winners by the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.

This outstanding health and physical education award honors high school seniors who are recognized as leaders in physical education and serve as role models to their peers. The award is presented annually to the top male and female physical education leaders at each Suffolk County high school. Recipients of this award lead a healthy and physically active lifestyle while demonstrating responsible behaviors such as good sportsmanship, character and citizenship.

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Date Added: 3/6/2024

Sachem North Flag Football in the Spotlight

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The Sachem High School North varsity flag football team was invited to participate in the first High School Media Day hosted by the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium on Feb. 22.

Students Taylor Califano and Jacalyn Zampieron, along with coach Eric Maurer, participated in a press conference hosted by SNY reporter and anchor Jeané Coakley, as well as have pictures and video taken. They had the opportunity to listen to the captain of the Italy National Women’s Flag Football team, Nausicaa Dell'Orto, who spoke about her own journey in the sport and provided tips to the student-athletes on how to be successful.

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Date Added: 3/4/2024

Contact Information

Gary Beutel, Director of Athletics, Physical Education, Health and Health Services
Philip Torregrosa, Assistant to the Director of Athletics, Physical Education, Health and Health Services

Phone: (631) 471-1335
Fax: (631) 471-8976

Mailing Address:
Sachem Central School District
51 School Street
Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

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