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Top boys soccer performers

Mattituck's Kaan Ilgin moves the ball down field

(Credit: Daniel De Mato)

Here’s the weekly installment of top Long Island boys soccer performers for the period of Oct. 8 -14:

Brandon Friedman, Roslyn Had four goals and three assists combined in wins over Manhasset and Glen Cove. He currently leads Nassau in goals with 13. Friedman scored a goal and added three assists in Roslyn’s 4-0 win over Manhasset on Oct. 9. He had three goals in Roslyn’s 6-0 win over Glen...

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Moving West helps East Hampton soccer

East Hampton's Nicholas West heads the ball during

(Credit: Alan J Schaefer)

Nick West wasn’t exactly uncomfortable, but he said he felt a little weird during East Hampton’s first few games.

The junior, who is accustomed to playing as a striker or midfielder, began this season as the starting center back for the boys soccer team. And despite being somewhat unfamiliar to all the responsibilities of the position, West played quite well.

“He’s our best defender,”...

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