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West Islip, Eastport-South Manor, Mt. Sinai top seeds in Suffolk girls lacrosse tournaments

West Islip's Lindsay Darrell (left) gets by Ward

(Credit: Bob Sorensen)

The field is set for this season’s Suffolk girls lacrosse tournaments.

Undefeated West Islip earned the top seed in Class A after finishing the league season 14-0.

With an attack led by Lindsay Darrell, Vanessa Costantino, Riley Hill, and Emily Piciullo, the Lions are deserved favorites to win the county.

No. 2 Hauppauge, No. 3 Northport and No. 4 Middle Country join West Islip...

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Diamond Vision: Baseball athletes of the week

Brett Pisaneschi

(Credit: Brett Pisaneschi)

As you may well know, every week, Newsday nominates the athletes of the week for each sport and puts them on a full page in the Sunday high school section.

There's like 10 of them. It's kinda hard to get on the list. So, since it takes me forever to make the nominations and it's dead quiet at Newsday HQ (What up, Good Friday), I thought I'd spend the time giving some (web) ink to the best...

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McKee’s jumper the key in Bonackers' non-league win

Danny McKee helped his East Hampton teammates move the ball with precision as the final seconds ticked away.

When it stopped moving, McKee stood at the top of the key with the ball in his hands waiting to make his move.

The score was tied at 57 and the Bonackers’ non-league game was on the line.

“We ran our normal offense and ran some time off the clock,” McKee said. “When it got...

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