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Mepham's Nicole Castaldo goes up for a layup (Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Mepham's Nicole Castaldo goes up for a layup as Herricks' Alison Ricchiuti tries to defend her. (Feb. 5, 2013)

Mepham 50, Herricks 49

Mepham defeated Herricks, 50-49, in a Nassau AA-III girls basketball game Tuesday to move into sole possession of first place.

Mepham's Samantha Hismeh goes up for a layup
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Mepham's Samantha Hismeh goes up for a layup during a game against Herricks. (Feb. 5, 2013)

Herricks' Alison Ricchiuti grabs a rebound during a
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Herricks' Alison Ricchiuti grabs a rebound during a game against Mepham. (Feb. 5, 2013)

Mepham's Mary Galgano takes a shot from outside
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Mepham's Mary Galgano takes a shot from outside during a game against Herricks. (Feb. 5, 2013)

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Mepham's Nicole Castaldo charges under the boards during
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Mepham's Nicole Castaldo charges under the boards during a game against Herricks. (Feb. 5, 2013)

Herricks' Erin Rivera goes up for a rebound
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Herricks' Erin Rivera goes up for a rebound during a game against Mepham. (Feb. 5, 2013)

Herricks' Alison Ricchiuti puts up a shot during
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Herricks' Alison Ricchiuti puts up a shot during a game against Mepham. (Feb. 5, 2013)

Mepham's Nicole Castaldo fires a pass from under
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Mepham's Nicole Castaldo fires a pass from under the basket as Herricks' Alison Ricchiuti defends her. (Feb. 5, 2013)

Herricks coach G. Davis Lavey rips off his
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Herricks coach G. Davis Lavey rips off his tie following a loss to Mepham. (Feb. 5, 2013)

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Herricks coach G. Davis Lavey walks off the
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Herricks coach G. Davis Lavey walks off the court following a loss to Mepham. (Feb. 5, 2013)

Mepham's Nicole Castaldo delivers a no-look pass during
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Mepham's Nicole Castaldo delivers a no-look pass during a game against Herricks. (Feb. 5, 2013)

Mepham's Nicole Castaldo attempts a layup as Herricks'
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Mepham's Nicole Castaldo attempts a layup as Herricks' Alison Ricchiuti goes for the block. (Feb. 5, 2013)

Mepham's Nicole Castaldo goes up for a layup
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Mepham's Nicole Castaldo goes up for a layup as Herricks' Alison Ricchiuti tries to defend her. (Feb. 5, 2013)

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