Colby Lubman was one of four Commack athletes to qualify for the state championships on the girls side. In boys events, North Babylon's Berfrantz Charles qualified in two individual events

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Katie Skinner, right, of Riverhead, laps the field during the girls 3000m race at the Suffolk state qualifying meet at Suffolk CC-Brentwood. Skinner won the race with an official time of 10:24.05. (Feb. 9, 2010)

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Katie Skinner of Riverhead, leads the girls 3000-meter race at the Suffolk state qualifying meet at Suffolk CC-Brentwood. Skinner won the race with a time of 10:24.05. (Feb. 9, 2010)

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Longwood junior Joe Fuller, left, edges out Connetquot's Angelo DePrimo, right, in the boys' 600-meter run at the Suffolk individual championships and state qualifiers at Suffolk CC-Brentwood. Fuller posted a winning time of 1:26.48 while DePrimo crossed the finish line a mere one-hundreth of a second later. (Feb. 9, 2010)

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Riverhead's Katie Skinner, far right, takes the lead after the first lap of the girls 3000-meter race at the Suffolk state qualifying meet at Suffolk CC-Brentwood. Skinner won the race with a time of 10:24.05. (Feb. 9, 2010)

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Commack's Colby Lubman, left, races to victory in the girls' 55-meter dash during the Suffolk individual championships and state qualifiers at Suffolk CC-Brentwood. She finished with a time of 7.28 seconds, and was one of four Commack girls to qualify for states. (Feb. 9, 2010)

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Riverhead's Katie Skinner catches her breath after winning the girls' 3000-meter race at the Suffolk state qualifying meet at Suffolk CC-Brentwood. (Feb. 9, 2010)

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Ward Melville senior Quinn Raseman cruises to victory in the boys' 1,600-meter run during the Suffolk individual championships and state qualifiers at Suffolk CC-Brentwood. He crossed the finish line at the 4:25.04 mark. (Feb. 9, 2010)

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Riverhead's Katie Skinner on her way to winning the girls' 3,000-meter race at the Suffolk state qualifying meet. (Feb. 9, 2010)

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Brentwood senior Donna Jeanty pulls ahead of her competition en route to a victory in the girls' 600-meter run event during the Suffolk individual championships and state qualifiers. She finished with a time of 1:37.48. (Feb. 9, 2010)

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Sachem East junior Alex Saavedra legs out a victory in the 3,200-meter race during the Suffolk individual championships and state qualifiers. He finished with a time of 9:38.94. (Feb. 9, 2010)

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Ward Melville sophomore Caroline O'Hea stays ahead of the pack en route to victory in the girls' 1,500-meter run during the Suffolk individual championships and state qualifiers at Suffolk CC-Brentwood. She finished with a time of 4:50.26. (Feb. 9, 2010)

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