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Victoria Snak lifts Smithtown West girls golf to share of League I championship
After a rough start, Victoria Snak fought back to help Smithtown West clinch a share of the League I title. Snak shot a 39 (+3) on the front nine at Smithtown Landing on Wednesday, helping Smithtown West defeat Smithtown East 6-3.
The senior played the final six holes in one under par after double-bogeying the first hole and bogeying the second and third holes, according to coach Tom Kane.
"She finished well," Kane said.
The match was a battle of Suffolk County golf titans -- both teams stepped into the first tee box with undefeated records. It lived up to its billing, too. Smithtown West shot a 215, Smithtown East a 218.
"Both teams played extremely well," Kane said. "The win means a lot. To get a victory over Smithtown East with both teams playing lights-out golf was really great."
The two will play again on Thursday at Smithtown Landing. If Smithtown West (12-0) wins, they will win the League I Championship outright. If Smithtown East wins, the two would be named co-champs, Kane said.
If round one was any indication, Thursday's meeting is sure to be a slugfest.
"We practice at the same course, so these girls know each other very well," Kane said.