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Girls Lacrosse Long Island Championships

Eastport-South Manor's Dene' DiMartino drives to the goal

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The Dowling Sports Complex will host the Long Island Championships on Sunday (so the Suffolk teams, technically, are home) and the game schedules are in reverse alphabetical order. The Class C game starts first, followed by the "B" and then "A."

Class A: Bay Shore vs. Farmingdale, 5 p.m.

Bay Shore captured its second Suffolk championship in three years with an 11-5...

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Leftovers: Nassau Class B Final

Garden City's Alexandra Bruno reacts after scoring the

(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Here are some of the leftover items from the Nassau Class B game, which Garden City won, 14-12, over Wantagh. You can read the game story here.

Catherine Dickinson scored six goals, Alexandra Bruno added five goals and an assist, and Jenna Fuchs had a goal and four assists.

Trojans senior defender Liz Stutzmann The strategic change in the defense in guarding Kaleigh Crag (who scored...

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Nassau girls lacrosse county finals live stream

Massapequa midfielder Kristin Yevoli controls the ball after

(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

On Wednesday, Nassau will settle all girls lacrosse business with three county finals, all played at Adelphi.

Our partners at MSG Varsity will stream them live on their website.

The schedule is as follows:

Class C: Cold Spring Harbor vs. North Shore, 4 p.m.

Class B: Garden City vs. Wantagh, 6 p.m.

Class A: Farmingdale vs. Massapequa, 8 p.m....

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Garden City, Wantagh in Nassau B Final

Garden City High School attack #7 Jenna Fuchs

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Catherine McTiernan scored a season-high six goals to lead Garden City in a 17-5 win over Long Beach on Wednesday in a Nassau Class B semifinal at Adelphi.

(Again, if I ever start an article like that – so bland – anyone mentioned in said article has my permission to slap me.)

“It’s do-or-die time,” McTiernan said of her motivation. She scored five of her goals in a 12-3 first half....

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Big Win Alert: Manhasset tops Garden City

Manhasset attacker Halle Majorana calls for the ball

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Say, Manhasset, how you doin’?

Coming off Monday’s huge win over Farmingdale, it had to be wondered: How much momentum do they take from this? And how far does that momentum go?” The answer: far enough. The Indians capped their regular season on Wednesday with an impressive 13-9 win over rival Garden City – their first since 2009.

Julia Glynn scored five goals and Halle Majorana had...

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Big Win Alert: Farmingdale beats Garden City

Farmingdale High School goalie #32 Olivia Kirk, second

(Credit: James Escher)

It was all on the table for Farmingdale – with one win, the opportunity to prove exactly what this 2012 group is capable of; to make itself a large blip on the national radar; to muzzle the mouths of any doubters – and the Dalers cleaned up.

Cassie Perettine scored the winner with 1:41 left as Farmingdale edged Garden City, 13-12, on Tuesday in a highly-anticipated non-league matchup.

With...

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Manager Shout-outs: Boliver, Giannone & Nugent

Garden City's Gabby Giannone and Louisa Boliver, and

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Yep-yep! We’ve gone a step farther with the manager props, including a photo on this one. This comes from the St. Anthony’s vs. Garden City game on Saturday. The Friars won, 14-9, but you can read about all that here.

This post is about giving kudos to the folks doing the books and helping us needy reporters out.

Louisa Boliver and Gabby Giannone kept the book for Garden City (with an...

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Battle in Baltimore: New York-Maryland Challenge

Garden City junior Catherine McTiernan is challenged for

(Credit: Christopher Pasatieri)

You ever look at those LaxPower, MaxPreps and ESPN Rise national rankings and think, "OK, but it's kind of arbitrary"? They are a pretty good gauge - and the best we've got on a national scope - but without those teams playing each other there's always room for debate. We've all heard or made some form of despite-the-rankings argument: "___ has played tougher competition" or...

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Hauppauge: We can dance with Garden City (...and other extras)

Hauppauge's Taylor Ranftle #1 moves behind the net

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How's that for an attention-grabbing statement?

Truth is, not many teams can stand toe-to-toe with the six-time Class B state champions (an NYS record), but after falling to Garden City in the Long Island championships last year, coach Abby Zeltmann thinks her squad can entertain the possibility.

"We're feeling good," she said after the 17-7 away win over last year's Class...

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Circle the Date: 5 Games to watch this season

Garden City's Catherine Dickinson tries to scoop up

(Credit: Gregg Ordon)

April 7: Chatham (N.J.) at St. Anthony’s, noon – In a showdown of nationally-ranked powerhouses, the defending Group II New Jersey champs take on the Friars, winners of three straight CHSAA Class AA titles. Both teams boast star-studded rosters.

April 13: Sayville at Hauppauge, 5:30 p.m. -Hauppauge, last year's Suffolk Class B champion, takes on Sayville in what could easily be a postseason...

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