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BBQ competition a hit in Holtsville

Rocco Camastro of Shake n Bake ribs serves

Rocco Camastro of Shake n Bake ribs serves pork ribs during the 4th-Annual Battle of the BBQ Brethren in Holtsville. (Aug. 7, 2010) Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa

For Matt Scheiner and Paul Polichronakis, the goal of Sunday's barbecue competition was simple: to place anywhere except dead last.

"We're just two guys who like to cook in our backyards," said Scheiner, 29.

The high school friends from Massapequa, who dubbed themselves Moosehead BBQ, were among 36 teams that competed meat-to-meat at the 2010 Battle of the BBQ Brethren held at the Suffolk County Police Athletic League Sports Complex in Holtsville.

>> Read Denise Bonilla's full story

Videojournalist: Ed Betz

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