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Kristen Brown named Gatorade New York Softball Player of the Year

MacArthur pitcher #2 Kristen Brown hits a single

(Credit: James Escher)

The dream season continues for MacArthur’s Kristen Brown. One day after capturing the Long Island championship, Brown was named the Gatorade New York Softball Player of the Year. She is the first Long Island winner since Olivia Galati won in 2009 with St. John the Baptist. Brown is now a finalist for the Gatorade National Softball Player of the Year, which will be announced later in the month....

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State Poll: Once again, a tie at the top

2011 NYSSCOGS/NYSSWA Softball State Rankings - week 5 (May 9-15, 2011) Poll editor: Perry L. Novak sports@oneidadispatch.com,nysscogs@yahoo.com Class AA 1: 14-0 C-NS-3 1: 17-0 Bay Shore-11

3: 18-1 Tottenville-PSAL 4: 12-2 North Rockland-1 5: 12-3 Corning-4 6: 15-2 MacArthur-8

7: 13-3 Shenendehowa-2 8: 14-2 Valley Central-9 9: 10-3 Ketcham-1 10: 14-3 Hauppauge-11

11: 19-4 St....

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MSG Varsity's LI Softball Weekly

Farmingdale pitcher Isabella Corrao winds up for a

(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

This week on MSG Varsity's LI Softball Weekly we discuss aces in Farmingdale, power hitters at MacArthur, an East Islip team that always seems to be strong and a sparkplug for Hauppauge. I also try out wearing a black shirt and pink tie (I'm a writer; not a fashion expert). Click the highlighted text in each description for articles written about these teams this year: 1.

Isabella...

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Leftovers: Finals Edition

Whole lotta leftovers from the last two days. Lots of quotes and miscellaneous items. Read up! Monday Stuff…

Carle Place catcher Leanne Iannucci -- On beating Oyster Bay to go up 1-0 in the three-game series: “It was good. We all played well, and it was good to get it going offensively and get some hits.” -- On her home run that made it 3-0: “I saw the pitch so well....

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