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State basketball playoff schedule

Glenn huddles prior to their game against Brentwood

(Credit: Steven Ryan)

Long Island will send three boys basketball teams and two girls basketball teams to the state tournament this weekend. Below is the full weekend schedule:

BOYS BASKETBALL (all games at Glens Falls Civic Center in Glens Falls, N.Y.)

Class AA: Brentwood vs. Green Tech, Saturday, March 15 at 2:15 p.m.

With a win, Brentwood would play the Jamestown/Union-Endicott winner in the final...

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Brentwood boys expect big things heading into Suffolk tournament

Brentwood fencer Julian Priceman competes against Great Neck

(Credit: Steven Ryan)

Expectations are high at Brentwood heading into the Suffolk County Fencing Championships, and the Indians boys will be one of the leading teams looking to end Ward Melville’s stranglehold on the county.

“I expect good things,” said Brentwood coach Mike Corona, looking ahead to the county tournament his school will host on Saturday. Corona said he anticipates at least a top-three finish for...

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Brentwood boys take top honors at Huntington Relay

Coach Mike Corona (holding trophy) and the Brentwood

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With the county championships two weeks away, Suffolk County fencers took a break from their league schedules on Saturday and faced off in a different format.

All eight schools from Suffolk and one school from Massachusetts competed in the 17th annual Huntington Relay hosted at Huntington High School.

“It was a good time,” said Huntington coach Alan Kuver. “We had 350 kids who participated…and...

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Austin tops Huang in All-Commack saber final

Commack fencer Brian Huang competes in boys sabre.

(Credit: Steven Ryan)

Though David Austin and Brian Huang have had plenty of experience fencing with each other, the stakes were never higher than they were on Saturday.

After years of facing off in practice as teammates, Commack senior Austin defeated junior Huang in the men’s saber final at the Jeff Wolfe Holiday Fencing Tournament at Brentwood High School.

“It’s better training to face him competitively,...

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Brentwood's Molina up for Futbol Mundial award

Brentwood's Eric Molina, right, avoids the slide tackle

(Credit: Adrian Kraus)

Erik Molina, a senior midfielder on the Brentwood boys soccer team, is one of six high school national finalists for Futbol Mundial’s Best of the Best contest for the 2013 season.

Futbol Mundial, a soccer-related magazine, recognizes 10 players (six in high school, four in college) of Hispanic descent who display leadership and “significant mental and physical strength and fortitude to overcome...

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Brentwood boys soccer wins League I title

Brentwood's Ever Torres (6) heads the ball in

(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

With goals from six different players Wednesday afternoon, Brentwood defeated Floyd, 6-0, to capture the League I title in the last game of the regular season.

It’s Brentwood’s eighth League I title since 2003, but "this one in particular was really special because we were so young and we didn't know if we had enough," longtime coach Ron Eden said.

Having a talented young team...

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Brentwood soccer to hold Casey Ellin Day

Brentwood soccer player Casey Ellin.

(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

The Brentwood High School athletic department and the Brentwood Athletic Booster Club will hold Casey Ellin Day on Thursday at 4 p.m. at Ray Perez Soccer Field when the Brentwood boys soccer team hosts Sachem East.

Ellin, who played for Brentwood in 2003-04, fractured his C4, C5 and C6 vertebrae in his back on June 1 and was paralyzed from the neck down. A release from the Brentwood School...

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