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Boys and girls volleyball Long Island championship schedules

Sachem East setter Michael Barfield sets the ball

(Credit: Daniel De Mato)

The Long Island championship match ups are set for this weekend.

Girls Long Island championships

Class AA: No. 1 Smithtown East (17-0) vs. No. 1 Massapequa (15-0), Saturday, November 9, 6:30 pm, St. Joseph’s College

Class A: No. 1 Kings Park (20-0) vs. No. 1 Long Beach (16-1), Saturday, 11/9, 4 pm, St. Joseph’s College

Class B: No. 1 Seaford (13-2) vs. No. 1 Glenn (13-0),...

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Massapequa wins Nassau Class AA girls volleyball title

Massapequa's Justine Abbate goes for the spike during

(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Ahead two games to none in the third game of Tuesday's Nassau Class AA girls volleyball championship, Massapequa (15-0) was looking to sweep its way to its 14th consecutive County title. But Baldwin would not go away.

Behind the serving of Jessica Pullis the Bruins jumped out to a 10-1 lead in the third game. Massapequa, sporting a young roster without the championship pedigree of its previous...

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St. Anthony's wins CHSAA girls volleyball title

St. Anthony's outside hitter Julia Forster.

(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Yet to drop a game to a league opponent all season, St. Anthony’s girls volleyball found itself trailing 15-7 to Kellenberg on Tuesday evening in the first game of the CHSAA championship match.

Coach Donna Newman called timeout, hoping to stem the momentum. It worked, as St. Anthony’s (16-0) rallied in the game and completed a 3-0 sweep to advance to the state championship on Saturday at St....

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Hills East, Stefanie Alpert cap improved season with playoff berth

Half Hollow Hills East senior Stefanie Alpert. (Oct.

(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

The year-by-year improvement for the Half Hollow Hills East volleyball team has mirrored the rise of its best player, senior Stefanie Alpert.

Beginning with a 5-8 mark as a freshman, a 1-13 record in 2011 and a near playoff berth in Alpert’s junior year in 2012, the Thunderbirds have been striving for a spot in the county playoffs.

A 7-5 league mark made 2013 the year.

“I can t...

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