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Live Blog: Long Island Class C final, Cold Spring Harbor vs. Bayport-Blue Point

Hempstead, NY - May 31, 2011: Cold Spring

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**FINAL**: Bayport-Blue Point has won its first Long Island title with a 13-6 win over Cold Spring Harbor.

Mike DeBlasio led the Phantoms (13-5) with five goals and two assists, and Brian White had three goals and four assists. Sean Doyle scored three goals for the Seahawks (13-5), all in the first quarter.

BBP will play the winner of Bronxville and Glens Falls in the state semifinals...

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Suffolk Class B final live blog: No. 2 Shoreham-Wading River vs. No. 5 Huntington

SHOREHAM - May 14, 2011: Shoreham's Connor Drost

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**FINAL**: Shoreham-Wading River won its eighth county title and first since 2007 with a 13-8 win over Huntington. The Wildcats will play Garden City at 8 p.m. on Saturday back at Stony Brook in the Long Island final.

Drost and Malave each had three goals and one assist, Tom Rotanz scored thre goals and Tim Rotanz had a goal and three assists.  


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Suffolk Class A final live blog: No. 1 West Islip vs. No. 3 Smithtown West

Connetquot goalie Jake Murta (29) stares at the

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**UPDATE**: And there's your ballgame... Brendan Smith scoops up an errant pass and nails the winner from just outside the crease on the left side. West Islip wins its eighth straight county title, 12-11. What a game!

Kyle Turri finished with 14 saves.

**UPDATE**: Wow, Turri makes the save of the year, point-blank on James Pannell. West Islip takes back possession with 3:05 left....

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Nassau final preview

Farmingdale's Greg Catalano, left, celebrates after scoring a

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It's county final day in Nassau.

All three of last year's champions have the opportunity to defend, but only two will. Why?

Because Manhasset, which won the last two Class C crowns, moved up to Class B this season and will play Garden City in the middle game of today's tripleheader at Hofstra.

Here's the skinny on all three games, which all pit No. 1 seeds against No. 2 seeds...


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Under Armour All America selections


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Twelve of the 22 players selected for the Under Armour All American North Team are from Long Island.

Of the 12, five are from Suffolk, three from Nassau and four play in the CHSAA (two from Chaminade, two from St. Anthony's). There are four defenders, four middies, two attacks and two goalies.

Manhasset coach Bill Cherry will coach the North Team on July 2 when it plays...

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Video: Massapequa advances to Class A semis

Dylan Sheehan scored three goals with three assists to help No. 2 Massapequa advance to the Nassau Class A boys lacrosse semifinals after a 16-5 win over No. 10 Port Washington.

Videojournalist: Mario Gonzalez


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Video: Syosset boys lacrosse advance to semis

John Diaz and Rob Storrie scored three goals each as third-seeded Syosset topped sixth-seeded Baldwin, 12-6, in a Nassau Class A lacrosse quarterfinal at Hofstra.

Videojournalist: Mario Gonzalez


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Uniondale no longer a doormat

Talk about a U-shaped turnaround. For the first time in 25 years, Uniondale's boys lacrosse team, a perennial Conference I cellar-dwellar, made the postseason. The Knights, recently named the most improved team in Nassau, finished this year with eight wins, which tied their combined total of the five previous seasons. Sparking Uniondale's resurgence was a junior class that longtime coach...

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Suffolk Slant: Top 10 teams

West Islip attacker Drew Federico looks to pass

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The Suffolk public school playoffs are about to begin – Class A opens Thursday; Class B on Friday; Class C next week. So how about one final set of regular-season rankings. Then Zog’s Blog will take a hiatus from the rankings and let the playoffs unfold. I’ll post a final set of rankings when the state tournaments are over.

The top seeds in each class are West Islip (A),...

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Nassau boys lax top 10

Garden City's Tom Gordon takes a shot in

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It's playoff time, folks.

Just 34 Nassau teams remain, vying for county titles in three classifications. Twelve teams are in the Class A bracket, 16 in Class B and six in Class C.

There isn't much change in this week's top 10, as the big guns have used their final couple of games as playoff tune-ups.

Garden City, which has won a Nassau-best nine straight games, remains in the top...

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