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LuHi girls win Federation title

Long Island Lutheran's Paige Kriftcher, Samantha Milhaven and

Long Island Lutheran's Paige Kriftcher, Samantha Milhaven and Christina Raiti celebrate their victory after their game with Irvington at the 2010-2011 NYS Federation Basketball Championships in Albany. (March 26, 2011) Photo Credit: Pat Orr

The Long Island Lutheran Crusaders overcame a poor shooting first half and a 15-point fourth-quarter deficit to defeat Irvington, 57-55, Saturday and capture the state Class B Federation championship.

Long Island Lutheran's Samantha Milhaven takes a shot
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Long Island Lutheran's Samantha Milhaven takes a shot during their game with Irvington at the 2010-2011 NYS Federation Basketball Championships in Albany. (March 26, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran's Lauren Brozoski takes a shot
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Long Island Lutheran's Lauren Brozoski takes a shot during their game with Irvington at the 2010-2011 NYS Federation Basketball Championships in Albany. (March 26, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran's Sade Gibbons watches the ball
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Long Island Lutheran's Sade Gibbons watches the ball during their game against Irvington at the 2010-2011 NYS Federation Basketball Championships in Albany. (March 26, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran's Paige Kriftcher dribbles down the
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Long Island Lutheran's Paige Kriftcher dribbles down the court during their game with Irvington at the 2010-2011 NYS Federation Basketball Championships in Albany. (March 26, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran's Samantha Milhaven and Sarah Seger
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Long Island Lutheran's Samantha Milhaven and Sarah Seger celebrate their victory after their game against Irvington at the 2010-2011 NYS Federation Basketball Championships in Albany. (March 26, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran's Yuni Sher and Sade Gibbons
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Long Island Lutheran's Yuni Sher and Sade Gibbons celebrate their victory after their game against Irvington at the 2010-2011 NYS Federation Basketball Championships in Albany. (March 26, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran players huddle as a team
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Long Island Lutheran players huddle as a team before their game against Irvington at the 2010-2011 NYS Federation Basketball Championships in Albany. (March 26, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran's Samantha Milhaven and Coach Rich
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Long Island Lutheran's Samantha Milhaven and Coach Rich Slater celebrate their victory after their game with Irvington at the 2010-2011 NYS Federation Basketball Championships in Albany.

Long Island Lutheran's Paige Kriftcher, Samantha Milhaven and
Photo Credit: Pat Orr

Long Island Lutheran's Paige Kriftcher, Samantha Milhaven and Christina Raiti celebrate their victory after their game with Irvington at the 2010-2011 NYS Federation Basketball Championships in Albany. (March 26, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran's Lauren Brozoski brings the ball
Photo Credit: Pat Orr

Long Island Lutheran's Lauren Brozoski brings the ball up during her team's win over St. Mary's-Lancaster in a Federation Class B semifinal in Albany. (March 25, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran's Lauren Brozoski handles the ball
Photo Credit: Pat Orr

Long Island Lutheran's Lauren Brozoski handles the ball during a Federation Class B semifinal in Albany. (March 25, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran's Christina Raiti, left, celebrates with
Photo Credit: Pat Orr

Long Island Lutheran's Christina Raiti, left, celebrates with Yuni Sher during their win over St. Mary's-Lancaster during a Federation Class B semifinal in Albany. (March 25, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran's Christina Raiti brings the ball
Photo Credit: Pat Orr

Long Island Lutheran's Christina Raiti brings the ball up with Yuni Sher during a Federation Class B semifinal in Albany. (March 25, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran's Christina Raiti puts up a
Photo Credit: Pat Orr

Long Island Lutheran's Christina Raiti puts up a shot against St. Mary's-Lancaster during a Federation Class B semifinal in Albany. (March 25, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran's Christina Raiti handles the ball
Photo Credit: Pat Orr

Long Island Lutheran's Christina Raiti handles the ball during a Federation Class B semifinal in Albany. (March 25, 2011)

Long Island Lutheran's Christina Raiti brings the ball
Photo Credit: Pat Orr

Long Island Lutheran's Christina Raiti brings the ball up against St. Mary's-Lancaster during a Federation Class B semifinal in Albany. (March 25, 2011)

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