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Nassau Class A championship: Garden City 40, Floral Park 36

Garden City's Taylor Carpentier moves to box out

Garden City's Taylor Carpentier moves to box out Floral Park's Lindsey Tanalski in the Nassau Class A Large School girls basketball final. (Mar. 2, 2013) Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Garden City defeated Floral Park, 40-36, Saturday to win the Nassau Class A girls basketball championship at LIU Post.

Garden City's Samantha Auricchio attempts a three-point shot
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Garden City's Samantha Auricchio attempts a three-point shot against Floral Park in the Nassau Class A Large School girls basketball final. (Mar. 2, 2013)

Garden City's Samantha Auricchio shoots from outside while
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Garden City's Samantha Auricchio shoots from outside while guarded by Floral Park's Erica Bowe, left, and Valerie Fox. (Mar. 2, 2013)

Garden City's Michaela Bruno controls the ball against
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Garden City's Michaela Bruno controls the ball against Floral Park. (Mar. 2, 2013)

Garden City's Taylor Carpentier drives the ball against
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Garden City's Taylor Carpentier drives the ball against Floral Park. (Mar. 2, 2013)

Garden City's Samantha Auricchio protects the ball from
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Garden City's Samantha Auricchio protects the ball from Floral Park's Valerie Fox. (Mar. 2, 2013)

Floral Park's Erica Bowe protects her rebound from
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Floral Park's Erica Bowe protects her rebound from Garden City's Samantha Auricchio. (Mar. 2, 2013)

Garden City's Samantha Auricchio tries to drive past
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Garden City's Samantha Auricchio tries to drive past Floral Park's Valerie Fox. (Mar. 2, 2013)

Garden City's Tara DeAngelo drives in for a
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Garden City's Tara DeAngelo drives in for a layup ahead of Floral Park's Alex Baldini. (Mar. 2, 2013)

Garden City's Kerry McCarraher shoots a free throw
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Garden City's Kerry McCarraher shoots a free throw against Floral Park in the Nassau Class A Large School girls basketball final. (Mar. 2, 2013)

Garden City's Taylor Carpentier shoots against Floral Park.
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Garden City's Taylor Carpentier shoots against Floral Park. (Mar. 2, 2013)

Garden City's Tara DeAngelo, left, and Taylor Carpentier
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Garden City's Tara DeAngelo, left, and Taylor Carpentier celebrate their win over Floral Park in the Nassau Class A Large School girls basketball final. (Mar. 2, 2013)

Garden City's Kerry McCarraher boxes out Floral Park's
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Garden City's Kerry McCarraher boxes out Floral Park's Lindsey Tanalski. (Mar. 2, 2013)

Garden City head coach Anthony Sparacia speaks with
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Garden City head coach Anthony Sparacia speaks with his players during a timeout against Floral Park. (Mar. 2, 2013)

Floral Park's Lorraine Hickman looks to shoot past
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Floral Park's Lorraine Hickman looks to shoot past Garden City's Taylor Carpentier. (Mar. 2, 2013)

Garden City players and coaches pose with their
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Garden City players and coaches pose with their championship plaque after their win over Floral Park in the Nassau Class A Large School girls basketball final. (Mar. 2, 2013)

Garden City players and Floral Park's Valerie Fox
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Garden City players and Floral Park's Valerie Fox react as time runs out in the Nassau Class A Large School girls basketball final. (Mar. 2, 2013)

Floral Park head coach Michael Spina directs his
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Floral Park head coach Michael Spina directs his players during a timeout against Garden City. (Mar. 2, 2013)

Garden City's Kerry McCarraher holds on to her
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Garden City's Kerry McCarraher holds on to her rebound in front of Floral Park's Lindsey Tanalski with 45 seconds left in the Nassau Class A Large School girls basketball final. (Mar. 2, 2013)

Garden City's Tara DeAngelo looks to pass while
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Garden City's Tara DeAngelo looks to pass while defended by Floral Park's Jeanna Orfanos in the Nassau Class A Large School girls basketball final. (Mar. 2, 2013)

Garden City and Floral Park players react as
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Garden City and Floral Park players react as time runs out in the Nassau Class A Large School girls basketball final. Garden City won 40-36. (Mar. 2, 2013)

Garden City's Taylor Carpentier moves to box out
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Garden City's Taylor Carpentier moves to box out Floral Park's Lindsey Tanalski in the Nassau Class A Large School girls basketball final. (Mar. 2, 2013)

Garden City's Samantha Auricchio drives the ball ahead
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Garden City's Samantha Auricchio drives the ball ahead of Floral Park's Erica Bowe in the Nassau Class A Large School girls basketball final. (Mar. 2, 2013)

Garden City's Taylor Carpentier drives the ball around
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Garden City's Taylor Carpentier drives the ball around Floral Park's Alex Baldini in the Nassau Class A Large School girls basketball final. (Mar. 2, 2013)

Garden City's Samantha Auricchio draws a foul from
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Garden City's Samantha Auricchio draws a foul from Floral Park's Valerie Fox, right, in the Nassau Class A Large School girls basketball final. (Mar. 2, 2013)

Garden City's Michaela Bruno drives the ball defended
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Garden City's Michaela Bruno drives the ball defended by Floral Park's Jeanna Orfanos in the Nassau Class A Large School girls basketball final. (Mar. 2, 2013)

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