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Long Island Lutheran's Paige Kriftcher, Samantha Milhaven and (Credit: Pat Orr )

Long Island Lutheran's Paige Kriftcher, Samantha Milhaven and Christina Raiti celebrate their victory after their game with Irvington at the 2010-2011 NYS Federation Basketball Championships in Albany. (March 26, 2011)

LuHi girls win Federation title

The Long Island Lutheran Crusaders overcame a poor shooting first half and a 15-point fourth-quarter deficit to defeat Irvington, 57-55, Saturday and capture the state Class B Federation championship.

Long Island Lutheran's Samantha Milhaven takes a shot
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Long Island Lutheran's Samantha Milhaven takes a shot during their game with Irvington at the 2010-2011 NYS Federation Basketball Championships in Albany. (March 26, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran's Lauren Brozoski takes a shot
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Long Island Lutheran's Lauren Brozoski takes a shot during their game with Irvington at the 2010-2011 NYS Federation Basketball Championships in Albany. (March 26, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran's Sade Gibbons watches the ball
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Long Island Lutheran's Sade Gibbons watches the ball during their game against Irvington at the 2010-2011 NYS Federation Basketball Championships in Albany. (March 26, 2011)

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Long Island Lutheran's Paige Kriftcher dribbles down the
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Long Island Lutheran's Paige Kriftcher dribbles down the court during their game with Irvington at the 2010-2011 NYS Federation Basketball Championships in Albany. (March 26, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran's Samantha Milhaven and Sarah Seger
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Long Island Lutheran's Samantha Milhaven and Sarah Seger celebrate their victory after their game against Irvington at the 2010-2011 NYS Federation Basketball Championships in Albany. (March 26, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran's Yuni Sher and Sade Gibbons
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Long Island Lutheran's Yuni Sher and Sade Gibbons celebrate their victory after their game against Irvington at the 2010-2011 NYS Federation Basketball Championships in Albany. (March 26, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran players huddle as a team
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Long Island Lutheran players huddle as a team before their game against Irvington at the 2010-2011 NYS Federation Basketball Championships in Albany. (March 26, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran's Samantha Milhaven and Coach Rich
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Long Island Lutheran's Samantha Milhaven and Coach Rich Slater celebrate their victory after their game with Irvington at the 2010-2011 NYS Federation Basketball Championships in Albany.

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Long Island Lutheran's Paige Kriftcher, Samantha Milhaven and
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Long Island Lutheran's Paige Kriftcher, Samantha Milhaven and Christina Raiti celebrate their victory after their game with Irvington at the 2010-2011 NYS Federation Basketball Championships in Albany. (March 26, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran's Lauren Brozoski brings the ball
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Long Island Lutheran's Lauren Brozoski brings the ball up during her team's win over St. Mary's-Lancaster in a Federation Class B semifinal in Albany. (March 25, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran's Lauren Brozoski handles the ball
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Long Island Lutheran's Lauren Brozoski handles the ball during a Federation Class B semifinal in Albany. (March 25, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran's Christina Raiti, left, celebrates with
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Long Island Lutheran's Christina Raiti, left, celebrates with Yuni Sher during their win over St. Mary's-Lancaster during a Federation Class B semifinal in Albany. (March 25, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran's Christina Raiti brings the ball
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Long Island Lutheran's Christina Raiti brings the ball up with Yuni Sher during a Federation Class B semifinal in Albany. (March 25, 2011)

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Long Island Lutheran's Christina Raiti puts up a
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Long Island Lutheran's Christina Raiti puts up a shot against St. Mary's-Lancaster during a Federation Class B semifinal in Albany. (March 25, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran's Christina Raiti handles the ball
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Long Island Lutheran's Christina Raiti handles the ball during a Federation Class B semifinal in Albany. (March 25, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran's Christina Raiti brings the ball
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Long Island Lutheran's Christina Raiti brings the ball up against St. Mary's-Lancaster during a Federation Class B semifinal in Albany. (March 25, 2011)

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