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Garden City, Wantagh in Nassau B Final

Garden City High School attack #7 Jenna Fuchs

(Credit: James Escher)

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

(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke/Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

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: St. Anthony's tops Manhasset

St. Anthony's Tori Holland

(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

If you weren’t there or haven’t already heard (shame on you!), St. Anthony’s topped Manhasset, 17-6, in what was the first of many super-hyped matchups this season. That the score was lopsided was a testament to the Friars’ dominance. And depth. And precision... And stuff.

Annige Heagerty scored six goals, Alexis Nicolia and Stephanie Paloscio each added three goals, and Maggie Bill had a...

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Nassau Class B Final: Garden City over Manhasset

(Credit: Christopher Pasatieri)

Same deal as the Class A game; more room to play with on the blog. So I present to you, the uncut version...------------------------------

By Stephen Haynes

She wins county titles in every sport she participates in. She plays extraordinary defense against extraordinary players. She doesn’t always score in bunches, but when she does, it’s always in big games. Barbara Sullivan...

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Live Blog: Nassau Girls Lax Class B Final

We are live from James M. Shuart Stadium at Hofstra for today's Nassau Girls Lacrosse championships.

First up is the Class B final between No. 1 Garden City (17-0) and No. 3 Manhasset (14-3). Garden City, the five-time defending state champs, won the regular season contest 13-6.

FINAL: 15-10 Garden City.

The Trojans win their seventh straight Nassau Claa B title and will play the...

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Manhasset's in the final (and words were spoken)

Manhasset defeated Wantagh, 11-7, in the Nassau Class B semifinals on Wednesday. This, of course, sets up a showdown for the county crown with Garden City. The Indians/Trojans boys lacrosse teams are also squaring off in their final and, for the girls, ‘tis a little rivalry revival from field hockey. (Yeah, I dropped another field hockey reference on the girls lacrosse blog. Deal with it.)


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Nassau Playoff Seedings

Thanks to Section VIII coordinator Christine Morrow, I am able to report the Nassau playoff seedings before they are posted on the BOCES site.


All games are scheduled for Wednesday May 18

(1) Farmingdale hosts (8) MacArthur @ 4:30

(2) Massapequa hosts (7) East Meadow @ 4:45

(3) Port Washington hosts (6) Long Beach @ 4:45

(4) Baldwin hosts (5) Sysosset...

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Garden City vs. Manhasset: Stuff said after

Photo by Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Garden City topped host Manhasset, 13-6, yesterday in a matchup of nationally-ranked Conference B-I rivals. Not a big enough deal for ya? They’re also fierce field hockey foes.

Alexandra Bruno had four goals and an assist to lead the Trojans (12-0, 5-0). Mikaela Rix added three goals and two assists, Caroline Tarzian had two goals and four assists,...

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Leftovers: Darien vs. Manhasset Edition

These are some of the things said following Manhasset’s 19-9 win over Darien (Ct.) on Monday that didn’t make the article. But we’re not wasteful ‘round here. So, read up! Halle Majorana had 11 points (five goals and six assists) to lead the IndiansOn her five-goal, six-assist performance: “It was the whole offense. Everyone was spread out. We looked good and we were...

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Final Long Island girls lacrosse top 10

Shoreham-Wading River celebrates their big victory. (June 12,

(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

For the second straight year, the Long Island teams were the kings — er, queens — of the New York state tournament.

Farmingdale repeated as the Class A champion, Garden City won its fifth straight Class B title (and 11th overall), and Shoreham-Wading River earned its fourth consecutive Class C crown.

So what's left? Awards. Our All Long Island team will be revealed in two...

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