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Northport's Cortney Fortunato, right, is embraced by teammate (Credit: Gregory A. Shemitz)

Northport's Cortney Fortunato, right, is embraced by teammate Emily Columbus after Northport defeated Ward Melville, 1-0, in the Suffolk Class AA soccer championship at Dowling Sports Complex. Fortunato's goal in the closing seconds was the game-winner. (Nov. 11, 2012)

Northport 1, Ward Melville 0

Northport beat Ward Melville, 1-0, in the Class AA soccer championship.

Northport's Cortney Fortunato chases the ball in the
(Credit: Gregory A. Shemitz)

Northport's Cortney Fortunato chases the ball in the Suffolk Class AA soccer championship at Dowling Sports Complex. Fortunato's goal in the closing seconds was the game-winner as Northport defeated Ward Melville, 1-0. (Nov. 11, 2012)

Northport's Kristin Desmond kicks the ball as Ward
(Credit: Gregory A. Shemitz)

Northport's Kristin Desmond kicks the ball as Ward Melville's Tara O'Hern tries to catch up with her in the Suffolk Class AA soccer championship at Dowling Sports Complex. Northport won, 1-0. (Nov. 11, 2012)

Northport's Cortney Fortunato, right, is embraced by teammate
(Credit: Gregory A. Shemitz)

Northport's Cortney Fortunato, right, is embraced by teammate Emily Columbus after Northport defeated Ward Melville, 1-0, in the Suffolk Class AA soccer championship at Dowling Sports Complex. Fortunato's goal in the closing seconds was the game-winner. (Nov. 11, 2012)

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Northport's Natasha Albaneze, left, and Ward Melville's Katie
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Northport's Natasha Albaneze, left, and Ward Melville's Katie O'Connor go for a header in the Suffolk Class AA soccer championship at Dowling Sports Complex. Northport won, 1-0. (Nov. 11, 2012)

Northport's Natasha Albaneze is pressured by Ward Melville's
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Northport's Natasha Albaneze is pressured by Ward Melville's Jennifer Balzan in the Suffolk Class AA soccer championship at Dowling Sports Complex. Northport won, 1-0. (Nov. 11, 2012)

Northport's Natasha Albaneze tries to squeeze between Ward
(Credit: Gregory A. Shemitz)

Northport's Natasha Albaneze tries to squeeze between Ward Melville's Jennifer Balzan, left, and Sydney Loiacano as she tries to control the ball in the Suffolk Class AA soccer championship at Dowling Sports Complex. Northport won, 1-0. (Nov. 11, 2012)

Northport players celebrate after defeating Ward Melville, 1-0,
(Credit: Gregory A. Shemitz )

Northport players celebrate after defeating Ward Melville, 1-0, in the Suffolk Class AA soccer championship at Dowling Sports Complex. Cortney Fortunato's goal in the closing seconds was the game-winner. (Nov. 11, 2012)

Northport's Cortney Fortunato (blue headband) celebrates with her
(Credit: Gregory A. Shemitz)

Northport's Cortney Fortunato (blue headband) celebrates with her teammates after scoring the game-winning goal in the closing seconds of Northport's 1-0 victory over Ward Melville in the Suffolk Class AA soccer championship at Dowling Sports Complex. (Nov. 11, 2012)

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Northport goalkeeper Jessica Rom controls the ball after
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Northport goalkeeper Jessica Rom controls the ball after making a save against Ward Melville in the Suffolk Class AA soccer championship at Dowling Sports Complex. Northport won, 1-0. (Nov. 11, 2012)

Northport's Cortney Fortunato reacts after Northport defeated Ward
(Credit: Gregory A. Shemitz)

Northport's Cortney Fortunato reacts after Northport defeated Ward Melville 1-0 in the Suffolk Class AA soccer championship at Dowling Sports Complex. Fortunato scored the game-winning goal in the closing seconds. (Nov. 11, 2012)

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