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Nassau (white) blocks a second quarter field goal

Nassau (white) blocks a second quarter field goal attempt by Suffolk. (November 25, 2009) Credit: David Pokress/David Pokress

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Walter Miles (Longwood) carries the ball for Suffolk
Credit: David Pokress/David Pokress

Walter Miles (Longwood) carries the ball for Suffolk before being brought down by Brian Reilly (Massapequa) of Nassau. (November 25, 2009)

Nassau (white) blocks a second quarter field goal
Credit: David Pokress/David Pokress

Nassau (white) blocks a second quarter field goal attempt by Suffolk. (November 25, 2009)

Matthew Nason ( Connetquot) follows his blocker but
Credit: David Pokress/David Pokress

Matthew Nason ( Connetquot) follows his blocker but is brought down by Khaalid Jackson (Mepham). (November 25, 2009)

Matthew Nason of Connetquot is tracked down and
Credit: David Pokress/David Pokress

Matthew Nason of Connetquot is tracked down and tackled by Khaalid Jackson of Mepham. (November 25, 2009)

Alex Corporan of Brentwood takes off for a
Credit: David Pokress/David Pokress

Alex Corporan of Brentwood takes off for a long gain in the 2nd quarter. (November 25, 2009)

The ball pops free after Sachem North quarterback
Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

The ball pops free after Sachem North quarterback Angelo Armine attempted to a pitch to halfback Davon Lawrence (on ground) early in the third quarter. Floyd's Nicky Sidaris recovered it in the end zone for a touchdown. (November 22, 2009)

Floyd's Stacey Bedell runs for a 37-yard touchdown
Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Floyd's Stacey Bedell runs for a 37-yard touchdown in the first quarter of the Suffolk Division I final. Bedell had two scores and 170 yards in Floyd's 27-6 win over Sachem North. (Nov. 22, 2009)

Brentwood's Hancell Guevara, left, and Joseph Lopez console
Credit: Pat Orr Photography

Brentwood's Hancell Guevara, left, and Joseph Lopez console each other after losing to Newburgh Free Academy (Section IX) in the Class AA state final. (November 22, 2009)

Brentwood's Carlos Alvarenga dribbles past a Newburgh Free
Credit: /Pat Orr Photography

Brentwood's Carlos Alvarenga dribbles past a Newburgh Free Academy (Section IX) defender in the Class AA state final. (November 22, 2009)

Comsewogue's Mackie Magoulas, right, heads the ball away
Credit: Pat Orr Photography

Comsewogue's Mackie Magoulas, right, heads the ball away from New Hartford's Pat Alcott during the Class A state final in Oneonta, N.Y. (November 22, 2009)

Nassau High School Football Conference I Championship Game
Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Nassau High School Football Conference I Championship Game between Freeport and Farmingdale. Farmingdale's QB Sal Tuttle goes deep against Freeport's defense.

Nassau High School Football Conference I Championship Game
Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Nassau High School Football Conference I Championship Game between Freeport and Farmingdale. Looks like Freeport's Michael Groover has interception by officials rule that the ball was caught by Farmingdale's Keith Hadnagy.

Nassau High School Football Conference I Championship Game
Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Nassau High School Football Conference I Championship Game between Freeport and Farmingdale. Looks like Freeport's Michael Groover has interception by officials rule that the ball was caught by Farmingdale's Keith Hadnagy.

Nassau High School Football Conference I Championship Game
Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Nassau High School Football Conference I Championship Game between Freeport and Farmingdale. Farmingdale's Kevin Wahl gives the stiff arm to Freeport's Jeff Williams.

Nassau High School Football Conference I Championship Game
Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Nassau High School Football Conference I Championship Game between Freeport and Farmingdale. armingdale's Kevin Wahl on a nice run.

Hempstead- November 21, 2009 - Nassau High School
Credit: Newsday/Photo By Patrick E. McCarthy

Hempstead- November 21, 2009 - Nassau High School Football Conference I Championship Game between Freeport and Farmingdale. Freeport's Daniel Olivier fights for more yardage. (Photo by Patrick E. McCarthy )

Half Hollow Hills West quarterback JeVahn Cruz (3)
Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Half Hollow Hills West quarterback JeVahn Cruz (3) cuts back after breaking into the secondary in the first half of the Suffolk Division III championship game. (November 21, 2009)

Half Hollow Hills West's Andrew Hodge (6) celebrates
Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Half Hollow Hills West's Andrew Hodge (6) celebrates after defeating Hauppauge, 29-0, in the Suffolk Division III football. (November 21, 2009)

Half Hollow Hills West receiver Damarr Aultman runs
Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Half Hollow Hills West receiver Damarr Aultman runs for a gain along the left side in the first half of the Suffolk Division III final against Hauppauge. Hills West defeated Hauppauge, 29-0. (November 21, 2009)

East Rockaway's Danielle Balder goes up for a
Credit: Justin Colton

East Rockaway's Danielle Balder goes up for a block against Tioga's Kay Pfleghardt during Class C pool play in the state volleyball tournament. (November 21, 2009)

Comsewogue High School's #9 Matt Delph celebrates his
Credit: Gregg T. Ordon

Comsewogue High School's #9 Matt Delph celebrates his game winning goal with #10 Chase Lipshie and #11 Josh Butzke during the NYSPHSAA Boys Soccer State Championships at the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

CAPTION CORRECTION GARDEN CITY, NY - NOVEMBER 21,
Credit: Freelance/Kathy Kmonicek

CAPTION CORRECTION GARDEN CITY, NY - NOVEMBER 21, 2009: St. Anthony's Dan Naja (72) and Alex White (90) carry the team's winning trophy as they celebrate their 28-21 win over Holy Trinity . CHSFL High School Football AAA Championship Game between Holy Trinity and St. Anthony. Photo by Kathy Kmonicek

St. Anthony's Colby Fiedler (34) is is mobbed
Credit: Kathy Kmonicek

St. Anthony's Colby Fiedler (34) is is mobbed by teammates after St. Anthony's beat Holy Trinity 28-21 in the CHSFL AAA Championship. (Nov. 21, 2009)

St. Anthony's Colby Fiedler (34) is lifted in
Credit: Kathy Kmonicek

St. Anthony's Colby Fiedler (34) is lifted in the air by Dan Naja (72) at the end of the game. (Nov. 21, 2009)

St. Anthony's Rob Welsh celebrates with the trophy
Credit: Kathy Kmonicek

St. Anthony's Rob Welsh celebrates with the trophy after the Friars' 28-21 win over Holy Trinity. (Nov. 21, 2009)

St. Anthony's Rob Welsh celebrates with the trophy
Credit: Kathy Kmonicek

St. Anthony's Rob Welsh celebrates with the trophy after the Friars' 28-21 win over Holy Trinity. (Nov. 21, 2009)

St. Anthony's Rob Welsh holds the trophy as
Credit: Kathy Kmonicek

St. Anthony's Rob Welsh holds the trophy as the team celebrates its 28-21 win over Holy Trinity. (Nov. 21, 2009)

St. Anthony's Rob Welsh holds the trophy as
Credit: Kathy Kmonicek

St. Anthony's Rob Welsh holds the trophy as the team celebrates its 28-21 win over Holy Trinity. (Nov. 21, 2009)

South Side's Carly Beyar tries to control the
Credit: Kevin Colton

South Side's Carly Beyar tries to control the ball between two Greece Arcadia (Section VI) defenders during the first half of the Class A state championship at SUNY-Cortland. South Side defeated Greece Arcadia, 6-0. (November 21, 2009)

Carly Beyar of South Side High keeps a
Credit: Freelance/Photo by Kevin Colton

Carly Beyar of South Side High keeps a keen eye on the ball during the first half of the New York State Class A Championship in Cortland. South Side defeated Greece Arcadia 6-0. November 21, 2009

Crystal Dunn of South Side High takes a
Credit: Freelance/Photo by Kevin Colton

Crystal Dunn of South Side High takes a shot on goal during the first half of the New York State Class A Championship in Cortland. South Side defeated Greece Arcadia 6-0. November 21, 2009

Crystal Dunn of South Side takes a shot
Credit: Kevin Colton

Crystal Dunn of South Side takes a shot on goal during the first half of the Class A state championship game at SUNY-Cortland. South Side defeated Greece Arcadia (Section VI), 6-0, to win the title. (Nov. 21, 2009)

Alexandra Reis of South Side battles Greece Arcadia's
Credit: Kevin Colton

Alexandra Reis of South Side battles Greece Arcadia's Alexis O'Hara during the Class A state championship at SUNY-Cortland. (November 21, 2009)

Port Jefferson's Mallory Guerin, right, tries to gain
Credit: Jack McCoy

Port Jefferson's Mallory Guerin, right, tries to gain control of the ball against Marathon's Kim Braman during the Class C state championship. (Nov. 21, 2009)

Port Jefferson's Michiko McGivney, right, battles Marathon's Dakota
Credit: Jack McCoy

Port Jefferson's Michiko McGivney, right, battles Marathon's Dakota Ripley during the Class C state championship. (Nov. 21, 2009)

Port Jefferson's Mallory Guerin, right, tries to gain
Credit: Jack McCoy

Port Jefferson's Mallory Guerin, right, tries to gain control of the ball against Marathon's Kim Braman during the Class C state championship. (Nov. 21, 2009)

Port Jefferson's Katrina Holvik moves up field during
Credit: Jack McCoy

Port Jefferson's Katrina Holvik moves up field during the Class C state championship. (Nov. 21, 2009)

Port Jefferson's Karin Holvik, right, looks to get
Credit: Jack McCoy

Port Jefferson's Karin Holvik, right, looks to get away from Marathon's Arielle Pitcher during the Class C state championship. (Nov. 21, 2009)

Port Jefferson's Anastasia Lennon keeps her eye on
Credit: Jack McCoy

Port Jefferson's Anastasia Lennon keeps her eye on the ball against Marathon during the Class C state championship. (Nov. 21, 2009)

Port Jefferson's Amber Bruckner takes a shot on
Credit: Jack McCoy

Port Jefferson's Amber Bruckner takes a shot on goal during the Class C state championship. (Nov. 21, 2009)

Vestal, NY--November 21, 2009: Port Jefferson H.S. field
Credit: Freelance/Photo by Jack McCoy

Vestal, NY--November 21, 2009: Port Jefferson H.S. field hockey player Katrina Holvik, on right, passes the ball with Marathon player Arielle Pitcher behind her during the Class C NY State Championships held at Vestal High School. Port Jefferson ended up losing in the final game 3-1.

Port Jefferson's Michiko McGivney, left, gets position on
Credit: Jack McCoy

Port Jefferson's Michiko McGivney, left, gets position on the ball against Marathon's Ashley Lincoln. (Nov. 21, 2009)

The Stony Brook girls' soccer team celebrates winning
Credit: Kevin Colton

The Stony Brook girls' soccer team celebrates winning the Class C state title. (Nov. 21, 2009)

Donna Liotine of Stony Brook launches the shot
Credit: Kevin Colton

Donna Liotine of Stony Brook launches the shot on goal during the Class C title game. (Nov. 21, 2009)

Stony Brook goalkeeper Danielle Pappas makes a save
Credit: Kevin Colton

Stony Brook goalkeeper Danielle Pappas makes a save late in the second half. (Nov. 21, 2009)

Michelle Hennessy of Stony Brook puts the moves
Credit: Kevin Colton

Michelle Hennessy of Stony Brook puts the moves to Alex Benn of Sauquoit Valley in the Class C state title game. (Nov. 21, 2009)

Stony Brook celebrates their Class C state
Credit: Kevin Colton

Stony Brook celebrates their Class C state title. (Nov. 21, 2009)

From left, Rebekah Side, Donna Liotine and Danielle
Credit: Kevin Colton

From left, Rebekah Side, Donna Liotine and Danielle Pappas of Stony Brook raise the state championship plaque after defeating Sauquoit Valley, 2-1, for the Class C title. (Nov. 21, 2009)

Mikayla Walton of West Islip gets a head
Credit: /Kevin Colton

Mikayla Walton of West Islip gets a head on the ball in the first half of the New York State Girls Semi Final Game held in Cortland. (November 20, 2009)

Alexis Pilkungton of West Islip battles with Samantha
Credit: /Kevin Colton

Alexis Pilkungton of West Islip battles with Samantha Emery of John Jay East Fishkill Defense in the first half of the New York State Girls Semi Final Game. (November 20, 2009)

Amanda Martinez of West Islip prepares to send
Credit: /Kevin Colton

Amanda Martinez of West Islip prepares to send the ball downfield that leads to her goal in the first half of the New York State Girls Semi Final Game. (November 20, 2009)

Chelsea Weir of West Islip battles with Aubrey
Credit: /Kevin Colton

Chelsea Weir of West Islip battles with Aubrey Antunes of the John Jay East Fishkill Defense in the first half of the New York State Girls Semi Final Game. (November 20, 2009)

Brooke Kerrigan of West Islip gets by the
Credit: /Kevin Colton

Brooke Kerrigan of West Islip gets by the John Jay East Fishkill Defense in the first half of the New York State Girls Semi Final Game. (November 20, 2009)

Jackie Nicholas of South Side goes up against
Credit: /Kevin Colton

Jackie Nicholas of South Side goes up against Eastchester's Marcelle Schepisi in the second half of the New York State Girls Semi Final Game held in Cortland. (November 20, 2009)

Carly Beyar of South Side keeps a keen
Credit: /Kevin Colton

Carly Beyar of South Side keeps a keen eye on the ball in the second half of the New York State Girls Semi Final Game held in Cortland. (November 20, 2009)

Crystal Dunn of South Side wins the 50-50
Credit: /Kevin Colton

Crystal Dunn of South Side wins the 50-50 ball against Eastchester in the second half of the New York State Girls Semi Final Game held in Cortland. (Nov. 20, 2009)

Caitlyn Wallace of South Side goes up against
Credit: /Kevin Colton

Caitlyn Wallace of South Side goes up against Eastchester's Marcelle Schepisi in the second half of the new York State Girls Semi Final Game held in Cortland. (November 20, 2009)

South Side celebrate their 1-0 win over Eastchester
Credit: /Kevin Colton

South Side celebrate their 1-0 win over Eastchester to advance to the New York State Girls Championship Game. (November 20, 2009)

Garden City's Quarterback Matt Montgomery (12) loses the
Credit: Kathy Kmonicek/Kathy Kmonicek

Garden City's Quarterback Matt Montgomery (12) loses the ball and Wantagh takes over during the first quarter. (November 20, 2009)

Pass is incomplete to Wantagh's Ryan Sliwak as
Credit: Kathy Kmonicek/Kathy Kmonicek

Pass is incomplete to Wantagh's Ryan Sliwak as Garden City's Joe Tursi tries to recover from behind in first quarter action. (November 20, 2009)

STEPHEN JAHELKA Garden City FB/LB, 6-0, 205 After
Credit: Kathy Kmonicek

STEPHEN JAHELKA
Garden City
FB/LB, 6-0, 205
After bullying Conference II defenses, he and Fischer (both verbally committed to Harvard) should rule the lax field.

Garden City's Stephen Jahelka (42) and teammates Billy
Credit: Kathy Kmonicek/Kathy Kmonicek

Garden City's Stephen Jahelka (42) and teammates Billy Allen (52), Griffin Eilbeck (89) and Mike Giannone (45) celebrate their 14-0 win over Wantagh. (November 20, 2009)

Garden City celebrates their 14-0 win over Wantagh.
Credit: Kathy Kmonicek

Garden City celebrates their 14-0 win over Wantagh. (November 20, 2009)

Garden City's Stephen Jahelka holds the ball in
Credit: Kathy Kmonicek/Kathy Kmonicek

Garden City's Stephen Jahelka holds the ball in the air as he runs into the end zone scoring Garden City's second touch down for their 14-0 win. (November 20, 2009)

EI's Joe Barclay (2) returned the opening kickoff
Credit: Newsday/Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

EI's Joe Barclay (2) returned the opening kickoff 93 yards for the score here outrunning North Babylon's Adam Amin behind. North Babylon defeated East Islip 17-10. (November 20, 2009)

North Babylon's Adam Amin (33) runs over EI's
Credit: Newsday/Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

North Babylon's Adam Amin (33) runs over EI's Frankie Artura (22) for the gain in the first half. North Babylon defeated East Islip 17-10. (November 20, 2009)

North Babylon's Ryan Crawley (14) breaks through the
Credit: Newsday/Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

North Babylon's Ryan Crawley (14) breaks through the middle on his way to a 66 yard touchdown in the first half. North Babylon defeated East Islip 17-10. (November 20, 2009)

EI's Frankie Artura (22) runs for the gain
Credit: Newsday/Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

EI's Frankie Artura (22) runs for the gain off the right side in the first half. North Babylon defeated East Islip 17-10. (November 20, 2009)

North Babylon's Preshod McCoy (2) runs for a
Credit: Newsday/Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

North Babylon's Preshod McCoy (2) runs for a long gain off the right side in the first half. North Babylon defeated East Islip 17-10. (November 20, 2009)

North Babylon's Preshod McCoy (2) breaks tackles for
Credit: Newsday/Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

North Babylon's Preshod McCoy (2) breaks tackles for a gain off the right side in the first half. North Babylon defeated East Islip 17-10. (November 20, 2009)

North Babylon's Preshod McCoy (2) runs for a
Credit: Newsday/Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

North Babylon's Preshod McCoy (2) runs for a 25 yard touchdown off the right side in the second half. North Babylon defeated East Islip 17-10. (November 20, 2009)

North Babylon's Matt Snnenberg 929 and Joe Martin
Credit: Newsday/Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

North Babylon's Matt Snnenberg 929 and Joe Martin (34) sack East islip quarterback Mike Rooney (11) in the second half. North Babylon defeated East Islip 17-10. (November 20, 2009)

North Babylon's Preshod McCoy (2) with the interception
Credit: Newsday/Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

North Babylon's Preshod McCoy (2) with the interception to end East Islip's final drive in the second half. North Babylon defeated East Islip 17-10. (November 20, 2009)

North Babylon's Joe martin (34) blocks a pass
Credit: Newsday/Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

North Babylon's Joe martin (34) blocks a pass attempt by East Islip quarterback Mike Rooney (11) in the second half. North Babylon defeated East Islip 17-10. (November 20, 2009)

North Babylon's Mike Thorton (59) takes down EI
Credit: Newsday/Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

North Babylon's Mike Thorton (59) takes down EI quarterback Mike Rooney for the loss in the second half. North Babylon defeated East Islip 17-10. (November 20, 2009)

Gianna Scavo of Stony Brook, right, gets past
Credit: Kevin Colton

Gianna Scavo of Stony Brook, right, gets past Rachel Day of Seton Catholic (Section VII) in the first half of Stony Brook's 1-0 overtime win in a Class C state semifinal at SUNY-Cortland. (November 20, 2009)

Ward Melville midfielder Georgia Holland goes between two
Credit: Pat Orr Photography

Ward Melville midfielder Georgia Holland goes between two defenders during her team's 2-1 loss in the Class A state semifinals against Mamaroneck (Section I). (November 20, 2009)

Locust Valley safety Marc Mauro puts a mid-air
Credit: James A. Escher

Locust Valley safety Marc Mauro puts a mid-air hit on Seaford wide receiver Mike Gallo (80) after Gallo made a 35-yard reception in the first half of the Nassau Conference IV championship at Hofstra's Shuart Stadium. (November 19, 2009)

Locust Valley quarterback Chad Cloninger prepares to hand
Credit: James A. Escher

Locust Valley quarterback Chad Cloninger prepares to hand the ball off during the Nassau Conference IV championship game against Seaford at Hofstra's Shuart Stadium. (November 19, 2009)

Seaford running back Justin Buckley carries the ball
Credit: James A. Escher

Seaford running back Justin Buckley carries the ball in the fourth quarter of the Nassau Conference IV championship game at Hofstra. (November 19, 2009)

Kelsey Wentling center, is join by her teammates
Credit: J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Kelsey Wentling center, is join by her teammates after scoring Stony Brook's third goal. (November 16, 2009)

Stony Brook's Kelsey Wentling heads the ball against
Credit: J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Stony Brook's Kelsey Wentling heads the ball against S S Seward's Caitlin Lemire in the second half. (November 16, 2009)

Stony Brook celebrates after defeating S S Seward.
Credit: J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Stony Brook celebrates after defeating S S Seward. (November 16, 2009)

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