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Sachem East's Kathleen Everson drives the ball guarded (Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Sachem East's Kathleen Everson drives the ball guarded by Southampton's Kesi Goree in the Suffolk girls basketball championship game at Ward Melville High School. (March 1, 2013)

Suffolk overall championship: Sachem East 54, Southampton 42

Sachem East defeated Southampton, 54-42, Friday to win the Suffolk girls basketball championship at Ward Melville.

Sachem East's Sammy Drake looks for shooting space
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Sachem East's Sammy Drake looks for shooting space as Southampton's Cassidy Guida defends her in the Suffolk girls basketball championship game at Ward Melville High School. (March 1, 2013)

Sachem East's Kathleen Everson shoots from the free
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Sachem East's Kathleen Everson shoots from the free throw line against Southampton in the Suffolk girls basketball championship game at Ward Melville High School. (March 1, 2013)

Sachem East's Christina Schretzman drives the ball ahead
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Sachem East's Christina Schretzman drives the ball ahead of Southampton's Paris Hodges in the Suffolk girls basketball championship game at Ward Melville High School. (March 1, 2013)

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Sachem East's Kathleen Everson shoots a layup past
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Sachem East's Kathleen Everson shoots a layup past Southampton's defender in the Suffolk girls basketball championship game at Ward Melville High School. (March 1, 2013)

Sachem East players pose with their Suffolk championship
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Sachem East players pose with their Suffolk championship plaque after their 54-42 win over Southampton in the Suffolk girls basketball championship game at Ward Melville High School. (March 1, 2013)

Sachem East's Katie Doherty can't get through Southampton's
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Sachem East's Katie Doherty can't get through Southampton's Paris Hodges, left, and Carley Guida in the Suffolk girls basketball championship game at Ward Melville High School. (March 1, 2013)

Sachem East's Katie Doherty drives the ball guarded
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Sachem East's Katie Doherty drives the ball guarded by Southampton's Noel Hodges in the Suffolk girls basketball championship game at Ward Melville High School. (March 1, 2013)

Sachem East's Kathleen Everson drives the ball guarded
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Sachem East's Kathleen Everson drives the ball guarded by Southampton's Kesi Goree in the Suffolk girls basketball championship game at Ward Melville High School. (March 1, 2013)

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Sachem East's Christina Schretzman shoots a free throw
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Sachem East's Christina Schretzman shoots a free throw against Southampton in the Suffolk girls basketball championship game at Ward Melville High School. (March 1, 2013)

Sachem East head coach Matt Brisson speaks to
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Sachem East head coach Matt Brisson speaks to his players during a timeout against Southampton in the Suffolk girls basketball championship game at Ward Melville High School. (March 1, 2013)

Sachem East's Kathleen Everson shoots from the free
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Sachem East's Kathleen Everson shoots from the free throw line against Southampton in the Suffolk girls basketball championship game at Ward Melville High School. (March 1, 2013)

Southampton's Paris Hodges goes up for a layup
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Southampton's Paris Hodges goes up for a layup ahead of Sachem East's Katie Doherty in the Suffolk girls basketball championship game at Ward Melville High School. (March 1, 2013)

Southampton's Paris Hodges shoots a jump shot against
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Southampton's Paris Hodges shoots a jump shot against Sachem East in the Suffolk girls basketball championship game at Ward Melville High School. (March 1, 2013)

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Sachem East's Katie Doherty dribbles the ball guarded
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Sachem East's Katie Doherty dribbles the ball guarded by Southampton's Noel Hodges in the Suffolk girls basketball championship game at Ward Melville High School. (March 1, 2013)

Southampton's Noel Hodges sets up her foul shot
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Southampton's Noel Hodges sets up her foul shot against Sachem East in the Suffolk girls basketball championship game at Ward Melville High School. (March 1, 2013)

Sachem East's Katie Doherty goes up for a
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Sachem East's Katie Doherty goes up for a layup ahead of Southampton's Kesi Goree in the Suffolk girls basketball championship game at Ward Melville High School. (March 1, 2013)

Southampton's Kesi Goree draws a foul against Sachem
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Southampton's Kesi Goree draws a foul against Sachem East's Kathleen Everson in the Suffolk girls basketball championship game at Ward Melville High School. (March 1, 2013)

Sachem East's Emily Carmel shoots from under the
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Sachem East's Emily Carmel shoots from under the basket guarded by Southampton's Cassidy Guida in the Suffolk girls basketball championship game at Ward Melville High School. (March 1, 2013)

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Sachem East's Emily Carmel holds on to her
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Sachem East's Emily Carmel holds on to her rebound ahead of Southampton's Noel Hodges in the Suffolk girls basketball championship game at Ward Melville High School. (March 1, 2013)

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