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Jay Gallagher Memorial Tournament

Samantha Deiches, 10, of Dix Hills runs with

Samantha Deiches, 10, of Dix Hills runs with the ball during the challenge lacrosse game during the 15th annual Jay Gallagher Memorial Tournament in Garden City. (June 17, 2012) Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

It was the second year that the two challenger teams, from Garden City and Dix Hills, played in the tournament, which drew more than 120 teams and 6,000 players and spectators from six Northeastern states to St. Paul's Recreation Complex in Garden City this weekend.

Jimmy Knap, 13, of Garden City hugs Matt
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Jimmy Knap, 13, of Garden City hugs Matt Castellano, 14, of Garden City during the challenge lacrosse game during the 15th annual Jay Gallagher Memorial Tournament in Garden City. (June 17, 2012)

Samantha Deiches, 10, of Dix Hills shoots towards
Photo Credit: teve Pfost

Samantha Deiches, 10, of Dix Hills shoots towards goalie Tommy Page, 15, of Massapequa during the challenge lacrosse game during the 15th annual Jay Gallagher Memorial Tournament in Garden City. (June 17, 2012)

Danny Collins, 18, of Garden City, hugs Brendan
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Danny Collins, 18, of Garden City, hugs Brendan Farrell, of Rockville Centre during the challenge lacrosse game during the 15th annual Jay Gallagher Memorial Tournament in Garden City. (June 17, 2012)

Samantha Deiches, 10, of Dix Hills runs with
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Samantha Deiches, 10, of Dix Hills runs with the ball during the challenge lacrosse game during the 15th annual Jay Gallagher Memorial Tournament in Garden City. (June 17, 2012)

James Ludemann, 8, of Deer Park runs with
Photo Credit: Photo by Steve Pfost

James Ludemann, 8, of Deer Park runs with the ball during the challenge lacrosse game during the 15th annual Jay Gallagher Memorial Tournament in Garden City. (June 17, 2012)

Thomas Moran, of Deer Park, assists his son
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Thomas Moran, of Deer Park, assists his son Andrew, 16, during the challenge lacrosse game during the 15th annual Jay Gallagher Memorial Tournament in Garden City. (June 17, 2012)

Danny Collins, 18, of Garden City pounds his
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Danny Collins, 18, of Garden City pounds his fist with Ryan Norton, of Garden City during the challenge lacrosse game during the 15th annual Jay Gallagher Memorial Tournament in Garden City. (June 17, 2012)

Samantha Deiches, 10, of Dix Hills, left, goes
Photo Credit: Photo by Steve Pfost

Samantha Deiches, 10, of Dix Hills, left, goes up against Tommy Page, 15, of Massapequa during the challenge lacrosse game during the 15th annual Jay Gallagher Memorial Tournament in Garden City. (June 17, 2012) Photo by Steve Pfost

Special needs children participate in a challenge lacrosse
Photo Credit: Photo by Steve Pfost

Special needs children participate in a challenge lacrosse game during the 15th annual Jay Gallagher Memorial Tournament in Garden City. (June 17, 2012) Photo by Steve Pfost

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