Coming in from Five Boro Sports: Leon M. Goldstein High School – formerly Kingsborough High School – competed for the first time in the Mayor’s Cup this past weekend.
The team was led by freshman Becky Shtilkind, who last week defeated Cardozo freshman Arielle Griffin, 6-0, 6-1, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, making her the “first freshman to win the PSAL girls’ tennis individual tennis championship in recent memory.” Shtlikind is a Ukrainian immigrant living in Sheepshead Bay.
The victory over Cardozo won them entrance to the Mayor’s Cup this weekend, where the sixth-seeded Dolphins bested No. 3 Francis Lewis, 5-0, in the quarterfinals in Flushing. They faced Cardoza – No 2. – on Sunday and lost in the semifinals.
Despite ending their Mayor’s Cup run in the semifinals, the team still ought to be proud to have raised the bar for Goldstein High School’s sports.