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Suffolk AA playoffs: Sachem North 2, Connetquot 1

Sachem North keeper Erin McNulty controls the loose

Sachem North keeper Erin McNulty controls the loose ball after a shot on goal as Connetquot's Maria Raimondi (15) is brought down while pursuing the rebound in the first half. (Nov. 2, 2011) Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Sachem North defeated Connetquot in a Suffolk Class AA quarterfinal playoff game.

Sachem North's Courtney Cohen (18) moves the ball
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Sachem North's Courtney Cohen (18) moves the ball into the box in the first half. (Nov. 2, 2011)

Connetquot's Kristen McKasty (19) heads the ball upfield
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Connetquot's Kristen McKasty (19) heads the ball upfield away from Sachem North defender Leanna Curcio (19) in the first half. (Nov. 2, 2011)

Sachem North midfielder Stephanie Morini (3) with the
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Sachem North midfielder Stephanie Morini (3) with the offensive header in the first half. (Nov. 2, 2011)

Connetquot keeper Alix Lopez makes an acrobatic save
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Connetquot keeper Alix Lopez makes an acrobatic save on a crossing shot by Sachem North's Emily Jones (9) in the second half. (Nov. 2, 2011)

Sachem North's Melissa Michels (11) heads the ball
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Sachem North's Melissa Michels (11) heads the ball into play on a throw-in in the second half. Sachem North defeated Connetquot 2-1. (Nov. 2, 2011)

Connetquot's Kristen McKasty (19) with the header over
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Connetquot's Kristen McKasty (19) with the header over Sachem North's Leanna Curcio (19) in the first half. (Nov. 2, 2011)

Connetquot's Emma O'Donnell (14) and Sachem North's Emily
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Connetquot's Emma O'Donnell (14) and Sachem North's Emily Jones (9) battle for the ball at midfield in the second half. (Nov. 2, 2011)

Connetquot's JoJo Murino's (24) long shot from midfield
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Connetquot's JoJo Murino's (24) long shot from midfield evades Sachem North keeper Erin McNulty for the tie score as Jess Cordano (17) looks for a possible rebound in the second half. (Nov. 2, 2011)

Sachem North's Emily Jones (9) goes airborne while
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Sachem North's Emily Jones (9) goes airborne while celebrating her winning shot. (Nov. 2, 2011)

Sachem North's Emily Jones (9) celebrates her winning
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Sachem North's Emily Jones (9) celebrates her winning shot past Connetquot Keeper Alix Lopez with less than a minute remaining. (Nov. 2, 2011)

Sachem North's Emily Jones (9) puts the winning
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Sachem North's Emily Jones (9) puts the winning shot past Connetquot Keeper Alix Lopez with less than a minute remaining. (Nov. 2, 2011)

Sachem North's Leanna Curcio opens the scoring with
Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Sachem North's Leanna Curcio opens the scoring with a shot off a feed by teammate Melissa Michels (11) in the first half. (Nov. 2, 2011)

Sachem North keeper Erin McNulty controls the loose
Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Sachem North keeper Erin McNulty controls the loose ball after a shot on goal as Connetquot's Maria Raimondi (15) is brought down while pursuing the rebound in the first half. (Nov. 2, 2011)

Sachem North's Emily Jones (9) celebrates her winning
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Sachem North's Emily Jones (9) celebrates her winning shot with teammate Ashlee Thompson (5). (Nov. 2, 2011)

Connetquot's JoJo Murino (24) controls a pass in
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Connetquot's JoJo Murino (24) controls a pass in the first half. (Nov. 2, 2011)

Sachem North's Courtney Cohen (18) and Connetquot's Emma
Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Sachem North's Courtney Cohen (18) and Connetquot's Emma O'Donnell (14) battle for the ball in the first half. (Nov. 2, 2011)

Connetquot's JoJo Murino (24) controls the ball ahead
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Connetquot's JoJo Murino (24) controls the ball ahead of Sachem North's Ashlee Thompson (5) in the first half. (Nov. 2, 2011)

Sachem North's Leanna Curcio (19) with the trap
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Sachem North's Leanna Curcio (19) with the trap in the first half. (Nov. 2, 2011)

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