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Ward Melville 13, Smithtown West 8

Melville's Sean Cleary (33) (4 goals, 4 assists)

Melville's Sean Cleary (33) (4 goals, 4 assists) drives to the goal in the first half. Ward Melville defeated Smithtown West 13-8. (April 27, 2010) Credit: Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

On a day where 15 players were suspended, Ward Melville defeated Smithtown West 13-8 in a high school boys lacrosse game.

Ward Melville midfielder James Ryan (34) (2 goals,
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Ward Melville midfielder James Ryan (34) (2 goals, 2 assists) marks a fallen Brendan Madarasz (12) who looks to pass in the second half. Ward Melville defeated Smithtown West 13-8. (April 27, 2010)

Ward Melville's James Cashin (7) knocks the ball
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Ward Melville's James Cashin (7) knocks the ball out the the net of Smithtown's Mike Perettine (14) in the second half. Ward Melville defeated Smithtown West 13-8. (April 27, 2010)

Smithtown defender Jordan Stevens (6) puts the ball
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Smithtown defender Jordan Stevens (6) puts the ball past Melville goalie Brian Droesch (10) for the score in the second half. Ward Melville defeated Smithtown West 13-8. (April 27, 2010)

Melvillle's Will Mazzone (6) (2 goals) drives into
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Melvillle's Will Mazzone (6) (2 goals) drives into the box while being marked by Smithtown's Vinny Alestra (13) in the second half. Ward Melville defeated Smithtown West 13-8. (April 27, 2010)

Smithtown goalie Ryan Adler (24) waits for the
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Smithtown goalie Ryan Adler (24) waits for the shot on goal by Melville's Chip Pittard (25) (1 goal) in the second half. Ward Melville defeated Smithtown West 13-8. (April 27, 2010)

Melville midfielder Ryan James (34) (2 goals, 2
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Melville midfielder Ryan James (34) (2 goals, 2 assists) drives against Smithtown's Brett Maddarasz (23) in the second half. Ward Melville defeated Smithtown West 13-8. (April 27, 2010)

Melville midfielder Ryan James (34) (2 goals,
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Melville midfielder Ryan James (34) (2 goals, 2 assists) drives against Smithtown's Brendan Maddarasz (12) in the second half. Ward Melville defeated Smithtown West 13-8. (April 27, 2010)

Ward Melville boys lacrosse head coach Mike Hoppey.
Credit: Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

Ward Melville boys lacrosse head coach Mike Hoppey. Ward Melville defeated Smithtown West 13-8. (April 27, 2010)

Ward Melville midfielder James Ryan during halftime. Ward
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Ward Melville midfielder James Ryan during halftime. Ward Melville defeated Smithtown West 13-8. (April 27, 2010)

Ward Melville midfielder James Ryan during halftime. Ward
Credit: Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

Ward Melville midfielder James Ryan during halftime. Ward Melville defeated Smithtown West 13-8. (April 27, 2010)

Melville goalie Brian Droesch (10) with the big
Credit: Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

Melville goalie Brian Droesch (10) with the big save on a point-blank shot by Smithtown's Mike Perettine (14) in the first half. Ward Melville defeated Smithtown West 13-8. (April 27, 2010)

The suspension of 15 players for violations of
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The suspension of 15 players for violations of teams rules depleted the Ward Melville boys lacrosse squad. Ward Melville defeated Smithtown West 13-8. (April 27, 2010)

Melville's Sean Cleary (33) (4 goals, 4 assists)
Credit: Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

Melville's Sean Cleary (33) (4 goals, 4 assists) with the shot on goal in the first half. Ward Melville defeated Smithtown West 13-8. (April 27, 2010)

Melville's Sean Cleary (33) (4 goals, 4 assists)
Credit: Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

Melville's Sean Cleary (33) (4 goals, 4 assists) drives to the goal in the first half. Ward Melville defeated Smithtown West 13-8. (April 27, 2010)

Melville's Will Mazzone (6) (2 goals) dodges Smithtown
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Melville's Will Mazzone (6) (2 goals) dodges Smithtown defender Vinney Alestra (13) in the first half. Ward Melville defeated Smithtown West 13-8. (April 27, 2010)

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