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Freeport High School #15 Justin Staton, left, and

Freeport High School #15 Justin Staton, left, and Hempstead High School #21 Jonathan Valery battle for a rebound in the second quarter of a Nassau County Class AA varsity boys basketball quarterfinal at Freeport High School. (Feb. 22, 2011) Photo Credit: James Escher

Sixth-seeded Hempstead upset No. 3 Freeport in a seesaw affair in the Nassau Class AA quarterfinals.

Hempstead High School #45 Mical Boyd drains a
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Hempstead High School #45 Mical Boyd drains a three pointer with under three minutes remaining in the fourth quarter to give his team a 52-51 lead over Freeport in a Nassau County Class AA varsity boys basketball quarterfinal at Freeport High School. (Feb. 22, 2011)

Hempstead High School #23 Ismael Pierre, left, drives
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Hempstead High School #23 Ismael Pierre, left, drives past Freeport #12 Isaiah Barnes in the fourth quarter of a Nassau County Class AA varsity boys basketball quarterfinal at Freeport High School. (Feb. 22, 2011)

Hempstead High School #24 Brandon Underwood, left, attempts
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Hempstead High School #24 Brandon Underwood, left, attempts to drive past Freeport #15 Justin Staton in the fourth quarter of a Nassau County Class AA varsity boys basketball quarterfinal at Freeport High School. (Feb. 22, 2011)

Freeport High School #5 Jere Brown, right, shoots
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Freeport High School #5 Jere Brown, right, shoots over Hempstead #24 Brandon Underwood in the first quarter of a Nassau County Class AA varsity boys basketball quarterfinal at Freeport High School. (Feb. 22, 2011)

Freeport High School #15 Justin Staton, left, and
Photo Credit: James Escher

Freeport High School #15 Justin Staton, left, and Hempstead High School #21 Jonathan Valery battle for a rebound in the second quarter of a Nassau County Class AA varsity boys basketball quarterfinal at Freeport High School. (Feb. 22, 2011)

Freeport High School #Hempstead High School #23 Isaiah
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Freeport High School #Hempstead High School #23 Isaiah Barnes, left, attempts to keep the ball from the prying hands of Hempstead #22 Steven Gray in the third quarter of a Nassau County Class AA varsity boys basketball quarterfinal at Freeport High School. (Feb. 22, 2011)

Hempstead High School #45 Mical Boyd drives to
Photo Credit: James Escher

Hempstead High School #45 Mical Boyd drives to the basket in the fourth quarter of Nassau County Class AA varsity boys basketball quarterfinal vs. Freeport at Freeport High School. (Feb. 22, 2011)

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