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Alexander Aurrichio, a former three-sport standout at Half Hollow Hills West High School, became a star in Australian Rules Football and was known affectionately as “The Rooch.” He died Monday night in a cycling accident in Australia’s Northern Territory at age 30.

Alexander Aurrichio as a member of the Southport
Credit: Southport Sharks

Alexander Aurrichio as a member of the Southport Sharks in Australian Rules Football.

Alexander Aurrichio, right, playing Australian Rules Football for
Credit: Waratahs Football Club

Alexander Aurrichio, right, playing Australian Rules Football for the Waratahs Football Club.

Alex Aurrichio, with his father, Lou, and mother,
Credit: The Aurrichio family

Alex Aurrichio, with his father, Lou, and mother, Jill, in Australia.

Alex Aurrichio, center, with family members in Australia.
Credit: Lou Aurrichio

Alex Aurrichio, center, with family members in Australia. 

Alexander Aurrichio and his father, Lou, after an
Credit: Jill Aurrichio

Alexander Aurrichio and his father, Lou, after an Australian Rules Football game.

Hills West goalie Alexander Aurrichio holds up his
Credit: Bob Mitchell/Bob Mitchell

Hills West goalie Alexander Aurrichio holds up his team's trophy in celebration after defeating Massapequa, 1-0, in the Class AA Long Island boys soccer championship on Nov. 11, 2007.

Alexander Aurrichio hits a two-run double for Hills
Credit: HOWARD SCHNAPP/Photo by Howard Schnapp

Alexander Aurrichio hits a two-run double for Hills West against Riverhead on April 2, 2008.

Alexander Aurrichio of Half Hollow Hillls West Soccer
Credit: Freelance/Photo by Howard Schnapp

Alexander Aurrichio of Half Hollow Hillls West Soccer on  December 6, 2007.

Hills West keeper Alexander Aurrichio dives for a
Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Hills West keeper Alexander Aurrichio dives for a loose ball on Nov. 5, 2007.

Half Hollow Hills West's Alex Aurrichio, was the
Credit: James Carbone

Half Hollow Hills West's Alex Aurrichio, was the winner of the Dellacave Award as the best male athlete in Suffolk on June 8, 2008.

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