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Girls Lacrosse Long Island Championships

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

(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

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...

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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 seven...

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Leftovers: Nassau Class C Final

North Shore's Meaghan Brennan, left, and Amanda Johansen,

(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Here are some leftover notes and quotes from North Shore’s 14-13 win over Cold Spring Harbor in the Nassau Class C final on Wednesday at Adelphi. You can check out the game story here – if you haven’t already – and then scroll down for the good stuff we couldn’t squeeze into the paper. Amanda Johansen had seven goals and two assists to lead North Shore. Coming from behind to beat Cold Spring Harbor:...

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North Shore, Cold Spring Harbor in Nassau "C" Final

Garden City - May 24, 2012: Shot on

(Credit: Photo by Patrick E. McCarthy)

And so the stage is set… North Shore will face Cold Spring Harbor in the Nassau Class C final at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Adelphi. Amanda Johansen’s goal with 54 seconds left lifted North Shore over Seaford, 13-12, Thursday night in a semifinal. North Shore had rallied from down two in the final minutes. Johansen had seven goals and two assists to lead No. 2 North Shore (13-3). Tess Korten and Micaela...

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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. “It’s...

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Eastport-South Manor makes team history

Eastport-South Manor midfielder Dene' DiMartino controls the ball

(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Eastport-South Manor made program history on Tuesday, advancing to the county final for the first time with an 8-7 win over Sayville in a Suffolk Class B semifinal. Allison Gionta’s goal with a little under eight minutes remaining gave ESM an 8-3 lead over No. 3 Sayville. The Golden Flashes rallied late and Kimmy Marra’s score with 1:14 left pulled them within a goal. A Sayville foul on the ensuing...

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Nassau Class B Quarterfinals Matchups

Wantagh defender Ryley Weber, right, celebrates with goalie

(Credit: James Escher)

The quarterfinals will be played on Thursday, May 17. No. 8 Lynbrook at No. 1 Garden City, 4:30 p.m. No. 5 Plainedge at No. 4 Long Beach, 7 p.m. No. 6 South Side at No. 3 Wantagh, 4:30 p.m. No. 7 Hewlett at No. 2 Manhasset, 5 p.m. * The winners will advance to the semifinals on May 23 at Adelphi University.


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Suffolk Playoff Matchups

Middle Country's Nikki Ortega.

(Credit: George A. Faella)

Class A - First Round

Friday, May 18

No. 9 Half Hollow Hills at No. 8 Middle Country, 2 p.m. - Winner advances to play No. 1 Ward Melville

No. 12 Patchogue-Medford at No. 5 East Islip, 4 p.m. - Winner advances to play No. 4 Northport

No. 11 William Floyd at No. 6 West Islip, 4 p.m. - Winner advances to play No. 3 West Babylon

No. No. 10 Smithtown West...

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Nassau Playoff Matchups

Port Washington's Danielle Rosmarin keeps pace with a

(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Nassau Class A

Wednesday, May 16

No. 8 East Meadow at No. 1 Farmingdale, 4:30 p.m. No. 5 Syosset at No. 4 Oceanside, 4:30 p.m. No. 7 Hicksville at No. 2 Massapequa, 4:15 p.m. No. 6 Baldwin at No. 3 Port Washington, 4:30 p.m. The winners advance to the semifinals on May 22.

  Nassau Class B

Monday, May 14

No. 16 Mepham at No. 1 Garden City, 4:45 p.m. No. 9...

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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. CLASS A: 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 @ 4:30 CLASS B: The top four...

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