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Melville's Will Casey, left, and Commack's Alex Joseph

Melville's Will Casey, left, and Commack's Alex Joseph go after the ball in the second half. Commack defeated Ward Melville 1-0. (Oct. 29, 2009) Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

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Elmont High School running back #3 Jaquan Smith,
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Elmont High School running back #3 Jaquan Smith, left, takes a handoff from quarterback #5 Diashawn Miller in the third quarter. (October 31, 2009)

Elmont High School running back #3 Jaquan Smith,
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Elmont High School running back #3 Jaquan Smith, right, gets a step on Wantagh #54 Mike Sanchez and rushes for a first down in the third quarter. (October 31, 2009)

Elmont High School running back #3 Jaquan Smith
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Elmont High School running back #3 Jaquan Smith rushes for a first down in the third quarter. (October 31, 2009)

Wantagh High School quarterback #2 Kyle Ambury, left,
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Wantagh High School quarterback #2 Kyle Ambury, left, looks to make a pass as Elmont #3 Juquan Smith pressures him in the third quarter. (October 31, 2009)

Elmont High School running back #3 Jaquan Smith
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Elmont High School running back #3 Jaquan Smith rushes for a first down in the third quarter. (October 31, 2009)

Elmont High School linebacker #23 Tyrone St. Louis,
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Elmont High School linebacker #23 Tyrone St. Louis, right, and teammate / safety #11 Kevin Johnson gang up on Wantagh running back #22 Chris Passarelli in the third quarter. (October 31, 2009)

Wantagh High School running back #22 Chris Passarelli,
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Wantagh High School running back #22 Chris Passarelli, left, gets wrapped up by Elmont safety #11 Kevin Johnson while #71 Christopher Moore closes in on the play in the third quarter. (October 31, 2009)

Elmont High School running back #3 Jaquan Smith,
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Elmont High School running back #3 Jaquan Smith, left, takes a handoff from quarterback #5 Diashawn Miller in the third quarter. (October 31, 2009)

Elmont, NY - Oct 31, 2009: Elmont High
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Elmont, NY - Oct 31, 2009: Elmont High School running back #3 Jaquan Smith, right, gets a step on Wantagh #54 Mike Sanchez and rushes for a first down in the third quarter of a Nassau County Conference II varsity football game at Elmont High School. Smith ran for two first half touchdowns in Elmont's 30-0 win. (photo by James A. Escher)

Brentwood's Christopher Jean Pierre (81) lays out for
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Brentwood's Christopher Jean Pierre (81) lays out for a pass catch attempt as Connetquot's Tommy McInerney (7) trails the play in the second half. Connetquot defeated Brentwood 14-7. (October 31, 2009)

Connetquot's defense held Brentwood on the one yard
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Connetquot's defense held Brentwood on the one yard line for four consecutive downs preventing a touchdwon in the first half. Connetquot defeated Brentwood 14-7. (October 31, 2009)

Brentwood's Moises Calderon (88) can't control with ball
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Brentwood's Moises Calderon (88) can't control with ball with defensive back Joe Zuco (28) all over him in the second half. Connetquot defeated Brentwood 14-7. (October 31, 2009)

Connetquot defensive back Michael Pellegrino (34) did it
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Connetquot defensive back Michael Pellegrino (34) did it on both sides of the ball, here breaking up a pass intended for Brentwood's Estaban Arp (4) in the first half. Connetquot defeated Brentwood 14-7. (October 31, 2009)

BOHEMIA- OCTOBER 31, 2009: Brentwood quarterback Alex Corporan
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BOHEMIA- OCTOBER 31, 2009: Brentwood quarterback Alex Corporan (7) rolls right looking to pass in the second half of the game. Connetquot defeated Brentwood 14-7. Suffolk High School Division I Football Game between Connetquot and Brentwood

BOHEMIA- OCTOBER 31, 2009: Connetquot running back Joe
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BOHEMIA- OCTOBER 31, 2009: Connetquot running back Joe Zuco (28) races for 45 yards after receiving a screen pass in the right flat. Connetquot defeated Brentwood 14-7. Suffolk High School Division I Football Game between Connetquot and Brentwood

BOHEMIA- OCTOBER 31, 2009: Brentwood defensive back Alex
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BOHEMIA- OCTOBER 31, 2009: Brentwood defensive back Alex Corporan (7) strips the ball from Connetquot's Michael Pellegrino. Connetquot recovered the fumble and continued the drive. Connetquot defeated Brentwood 14-7. Suffolk High School Division I Football Game between Connetquot and Brentwood

BOHEMIA- OCTOBER 31, 2009: Connetquot running back Michael
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BOHEMIA- OCTOBER 31, 2009: Connetquot running back Michael Pellegrino (34) (two touchdowns) breaks through into the secondary in the first half of the game. Connetquot defeated Brentwood 14-7. Suffolk High School Division I Football Game between Connetquot and Brentwood

BOHEMIA- OCTOBER 31, 2009: Connetquot running back Michael
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BOHEMIA- OCTOBER 31, 2009: Connetquot running back Michael Pellegrino (two touchdowns) runs around the right side in the first half of the game. Connetquot defeated Brentwood 14-7. Suffolk High School Division I Football Game between Connetquot and Brentwood

Brentwood High School quarterback Alex Corporan looks for
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Brentwood High School quarterback Alex Corporan looks for a receiver to pass to in the first half vs. Lindenhurst. (Oct. 16, 2009)

Plainedge High School running back #31 Anthony Tardalo,
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Plainedge High School running back #31 Anthony Tardalo, left, fights for ground yardage in the first half. (October 31, 2009)

Plainedge High School #21 Mike Vannucci, left, tries
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Plainedge High School #21 Mike Vannucci, left, tries to fend off Lynbrook defensive back #10 Brendan Cohn in the first half. (October 31, 2009)

Plainedge High School quarterback #9 Will Crapo, left,
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Plainedge High School quarterback #9 Will Crapo, left, tries to evade the tackle of Lynbrook linebacker #45 Chris King in the first half. (October 31, 2009)

Plainedge High School quarterback #9 Will Crapo, left,
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Plainedge High School quarterback #9 Will Crapo, left, tries to escape the grip of Lynbrook linebacker #45 Chris King in the first half. (October 31, 2009)

Lynbrook High School running back #42 Matt Wohlmacher
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Lynbrook High School running back #42 Matt Wohlmacher (clutching ball) finds himself on the bottom of a pile after running for a yardage gain in the first half. (October 31, 2009)

Lynbrook High School quarterback #11 TJ Virgona gets
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Lynbrook High School quarterback #11 TJ Virgona gets off a pass under pressure from the Plainedge defense. (October 31, 2009)

Lynbrook, NY - Oct 31, 2009: Lynbrook High
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Lynbrook, NY - Oct 31, 2009: Lynbrook High School quarterback #4 Thomas DeNapoli runs for yardage during a Nassau County Conference III varsity football game vs. Plainedge at Marion Street School's athletic field. (photo by James A. Escher)

Lynbrook, NY - Oct 31, 2009: Lynbrook High
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Lynbrook, NY - Oct 31, 2009: Lynbrook High School quarterback #4 Thomas DeNapoli rushes for yardage during a Nassau County Conference III varsity football game vs. Plainedge at Marion Street School's athletic field. (photo by James A. Escher)

Jasmine Johnson scores a 9.35 on the balance
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Jasmine Johnson scores a 9.35 on the balance beam during the CHSAA gymastics individual championship at Holy Trinity High School. (Oct. 30, 2009

St. John the Baptist High School senior Jasmine
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St. John the Baptist High School senior Jasmine Johnson, right, gets congratulated by spectators and fellow gymnasts after scoring a 9.70 in the vault. (Oct. 30, 2009)

St. John the Baptist High School senior Jasmine
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St. John the Baptist High School senior Jasmine Johnson, left (in red), gets congratulated by her team after scoring a 9.70 in the vault. (Oct. 30, 2009)

Kellenberg High School gymnast Ja'Naya Alexander performs her
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Kellenberg High School gymnast Ja'Naya Alexander performs her floor routine during the CHSAA gymastics individual championship at Holy Trinity High School. (Oct. 30, 2009)

St. John the Baptist High School senior Jasmine
Credit: James A. Escher

St. John the Baptist High School senior Jasmine Johnson scores a 9.55 on her floor routine. (Oct. 30, 2009)

Holy Trinity High School gymnast Briane Lanier performs
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Holy Trinity High School gymnast Briane Lanier performs her floor routine during the CHSAA gymastics individual championships. (Oct. 30, 2009)

Lindenhurst quarterback Stephen Skon prepares to pass in
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Lindenhurst quarterback Stephen Skon prepares to pass in a game against Central Islip. (Oct. 30, 2009)

With Central Islip's Ryan Satchell on the coverage,
Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

With Central Islip's Ryan Satchell on the coverage, Lindenhurst's Jon McGibbon grabs a 57-yard pass for a touchdown. (Oct. 30, 2009)

Lindenhurst's Jon McGibbon almost loses his jersey but
Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Lindenhurst's Jon McGibbon almost loses his jersey but continues to run during Friday night's game against Central Islip.(Oct. 30, 2009)

Kadeem Barnes of Islip makes diving catch. (Oct.
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Kadeem Barnes of Islip makes diving catch. (Oct. 30, 2009)

indenhurst QB Stephen Skon sets to pass. (Oct.
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indenhurst QB Stephen Skon sets to pass. (Oct. 30, 2009)

Lindenhurst's Jon McGibbon watches Kadeem Barnes of Islip
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Lindenhurst's Jon McGibbon watches Kadeem Barnes of Islip make a backwards diving 38-yard reception. (Oct. 30, 2009)

Westhampton senior Lindsay Kantor hits a shot during
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Westhampton senior Lindsay Kantor hits a shot during the Suffolk County varsity girls' tennis individual championships. She and teammate Brooke Pottish bested fellow Westhampton tennis players Diana Vamvakitis and Jamie Hann in the doubles final, 2-6, 6-4, 6-1 to win the county crown. (Oct. 29, 2009)

Westhampton senior Lindsay Kantor hits a shot during
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Westhampton senior Lindsay Kantor hits a shot during the Suffolk County varsity girls' tennis individual championships. She and teammate Brooke Pottish bested fellow Westhampton tennis players Diana Vamvakitis and Jamie Hann in the doubles final, 2-6, 6-4, 6-1 to win the county crown. (Oct. 29, 2009)

Westhampton High School senior Brooke Pottish returns a
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Westhampton High School senior Brooke Pottish returns a shot during the Suffolk County varsity girls' tennis individual championships at Smithtown East High School. She and teammate Lindsay Kantor bested fellow Westhampton tennis players Diana Vamvakitis and Jamie Hann in the doubles final, 2-6, 6-4, 6-1 to win the county crown. (Oct. 29, 2009)

Centereach senior Robyn Romanoff returns a shot during
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Centereach senior Robyn Romanoff returns a shot during the Suffolk County varsity girls' tennis individual championships. She bested Half Hollow Hills East junior Samantha Elgort in the singles final 6-1, 6-1. (Oct. 29, 2009)

Westhampton senior Brooke Pottish returns a shot during
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Westhampton senior Brooke Pottish returns a shot during the Suffolk County varsity girls' tennis individual championships at Smithtown East High School. She and teammate Lindsay Kantor bested fellow Westhampton tennis players Diana Vamvakitis and Jamie Hann in the doubles final, 2-6, 6-4, 6-1 to win the county crown. (Oct. 29, 2009)

St. James, NY - Oct 29, 2009: Centereach
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St. James, NY - Oct 29, 2009: Centereach High School senior Robyn Romanoff returns a volley during the Suffolk County varsity girls' tennis individual championships and state qualifiers at Smithtown East High School. She bested Half Hollow Hills East junior Samantha Elgort in the singles final 6-1, 6-1 to claim the county crown. (photo by James A. Escher)

Melville's Will Casey, left, and Commack's Alex Joseph
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Melville's Will Casey, left, and Commack's Alex Joseph go after the ball in the second half. Commack defeated Ward Melville 1-0. (Oct. 29, 2009)

Commack's Alex Joseph, left, and Melville's Steven Nworjih
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Commack's Alex Joseph, left, and Melville's Steven Nworjih go after the loose ball in the second half. Commack defeated Ward Melville 1-0. (Oct. 29, 2009)

Commack's Ryan Savitsky, left, and Ward Melville's Dan
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Commack's Ryan Savitsky, left, and Ward Melville's Dan Lerman wrestle for control of the ball. (Oct. 29, 2009)

Commack's Chris Galluzzo, center, heads the ball toward
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Commack's Chris Galluzzo, center, heads the ball toward the net in the second half. (Oct. 29, 2009)

Commack's Sean Maher jumps for the header in
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Commack's Sean Maher jumps for the header in the second half. (Oct. 29, 2009)

Commack's Sean Maher goes over the back of
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Commack's Sean Maher goes over the back of Ward Melville's Jeremy Pachter for the header in the second half. (Oct. 29, 2009)

Commack keeper Larry Helfant goes high for the
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Commack keeper Larry Helfant goes high for the save in the second half. (Oct. 29, 2009)

Commack's Jack Miller, right, wins the header over
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Commack's Jack Miller, right, wins the header over Ward Melville's Jared Sanders in the first half. (Oct. 29, 2009)

Commack's Jack Miller controls the loose ball while
Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Commack's Jack Miller controls the loose ball while getting pressured from Jeremy Pacher. (Oct. 29, 2009)

Commack's Joe Buffolino, left, and Ward Melville's Jared
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Commack's Joe Buffolino, left, and Ward Melville's Jared Sanders pursue the loose ball in the first half. (Oct. 29, 2009)

Sewanhaka District's Olivia Chan won the 200 IM
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Sewanhaka District's Olivia Chan won the 200 IM (2:06.35) and 100 breaststroke (1:04.48) in the 2009 State Public School Championships and finished second in both events in Federation.

Kerrie Kolackovsky from Sewanhaka swims to victory in
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Kerrie Kolackovsky from Sewanhaka swims to victory in the 200-yard IM at the Nassau High School Girls Division B Championships. (Oct. 28, 2009)

FILE - Cady Zawatson of Long Beach swims
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FILE - Cady Zawatson of Long Beach swims to a first-place finish in the girls 500-yard freestyle in a time of 5:21.44 at the Nassau High School Girls Division B Championships. (Oct. 28, 2009)

Kim Harris of Long Beach High School competes
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Kim Harris of Long Beach High School competes during the girls Class A Division Nassau County diving championships. (Oct. 27, 2009)

Lauren Cecco of Hicksvillle High School competes during
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Lauren Cecco of Hicksvillle High School competes during the girls Class A Division Nassau County diving championships held at the Aqua Center in East Meadow. (Oct. 27, 2009)

Nicole Honey of Herricks High School competes during
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Nicole Honey of Herricks High School competes during the girls Class A Division Nassau County diving championships held at the Aqua Center in East Meadow. (Oct. 27, 2009)

Mercy Du of Jericho High School competes during
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Mercy Du of Jericho High School competes during the girls Class A Division Nassau County diving championships held at the Aqua Center in East Meadow. (Oct. 27, 2009)

Lauren Cecco of Hicksvillle High School competes during
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Lauren Cecco of Hicksvillle High School competes during the girls Class A Division Nassau County diving championships. (Oct. 27, 2009)

Mt. Sinai's Alexandria Abruzzo celebrates after her score
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Mt. Sinai's Alexandria Abruzzo celebrates after her score in the first half. (Oct. 27, 2009)

Mt. Sinai's Alexandria Abruzzo controls the pass ahead
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Mt. Sinai's Alexandria Abruzzo controls the pass ahead of Shoreham's Melinda Meyers in the second half. (Oct. 27, 2009)

Mt. Sinai's Amanda LiRosi saves a SWR goal
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Mt. Sinai's Amanda LiRosi saves a SWR goal by kicking the ball away from Megan Seabrook in the first half. (Oct. 27, 2009)

Shoreham-Wading River goalie Trista Rivera knocks the ball
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Shoreham-Wading River goalie Trista Rivera knocks the ball away from Mt. Sinai's Jamie Martinetion. (Oct. 27, 2009)

Shoreham Wading-River's Lauren Birkmire clears the loose ball
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Shoreham Wading-River's Lauren Birkmire clears the loose ball in front of the net as Mt. Sinai's Rachael Dillon pursues the play. (Oct. 27, 2009)

Shoreham goalie Trista Rivera grabs the ball from
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Shoreham goalie Trista Rivera grabs the ball from Mt. Sinai's Rachael Dillon in the second half. (Oct. 27, 2009)

SWR's Alexandra Fehmel, left, battles Mt. Sinai's Alexandria
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SWR's Alexandra Fehmel, left, battles Mt. Sinai's Alexandria Abruzzo (27) and Jamie Martinetion (20) for the ball in the first half. (Oct. 27, 2009)

Mt. Sinai's Amanda LiRosi leaps for the header
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Mt. Sinai's Amanda LiRosi leaps for the header in front of SWR's Megan Seabrook. (Oct. 27, 2009)

Mt.Sinai's Amanda LiRosi jumps for the header in
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Mt.Sinai's Amanda LiRosi jumps for the header in the first half. (Oct. 27, 2009)

Mt. Sinai's Alexandria Abruzzo's shot sails between SWR
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Mt. Sinai's Alexandria Abruzzo's shot sails between SWR goalie Trista Rivera and defender Melinda Meyers for the game's only score. (Oct. 27, 2009)

Mt. Sinai varsity girls soccer head coach Harold
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Mt. Sinai varsity girls soccer head coach Harold Drumm watches his team play Shoreham-Wading-River. (Oct. 27, 2009)

Then-SWR varsity girls soccer head coach Bob Vlahakis
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Then-SWR varsity girls soccer head coach Bob Vlahakis watches his team play against Mt. Sinai. (Oct. 27, 2009)

Northport's Victoria Polla, right, reaches for the ball
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Northport's Victoria Polla, right, reaches for the ball while under pressure from Smithtown's Jamie Ackerman. (Oct. 26, 2009)

Northport's Kacie Kohler, right, battles against Smithtown Ashley
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Northport's Kacie Kohler, right, battles against Smithtown Ashley Herlihy for control of the ball. (Oct. 26, 2009)

Northport's Kellyann Walley, left, battles for control of
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Northport's Kellyann Walley, left, battles for control of the ball against Smithtown Ashley Herlihy. (Oct. 26, 2009)

Smithtown's Shannon Rooney, left, attempts to steal the
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Smithtown's Shannon Rooney, left, attempts to steal the ball from Northport's Kellyann Walley. (Oct. 26, 2009)

Northport's Michaela Aymong looks to block a shot
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Northport's Michaela Aymong looks to block a shot by Smithtown's Ashley Herlihy. (Oct. 26, 2009)

St John's defensive back Michael Gangitano, right, defends
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St John's defensive back Michael Gangitano, right, defends a pass in the end zone intended for Christ the King's Jayvaun Smyer in the second half of the game. (Oct. 25, 2009)

St John's Vincent Iacono, bottom, spins around Christ
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St John's Vincent Iacono, bottom, spins around Christ the King's James Almodoval and into the end zone for a score in the first half. (Oct. 25, 2009)

Christ the King's running back William Hunter runs
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Christ the King's running back William Hunter runs to the left side in the second half of the game. (Oct. 25, 2009)

Christ the King quarterback Terrel Hunt scrambles for
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Christ the King quarterback Terrel Hunt scrambles for yardage in the second half. (Oct. 25, 2009)

Christ the King defensive end Christopher Hartney, right,
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Christ the King defensive end Christopher Hartney, right, covers up his second fumble recovery of the game. (Oct. 25, 2009)

St John the Baptist defensive back James Kierans,
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St John the Baptist defensive back James Kierans, right, catches his second interception of the game against Christ the King. (Oct. 25, 2009)

Christ the King wide receiver Jayvaun Smyer makes
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Christ the King wide receiver Jayvaun Smyer makes a 20-yard reception over the middle in the second half of the game. (Oct. 25, 2009)

St. John the Baptist running back Derelle Hunter
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St. John the Baptist running back Derelle Hunter carried the load most of the day. (Oct. 25, 2009)

St. John the Baptist quarterback Sean Belsky
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St. John the Baptist quarterback Sean Belsky scrambles around the left side in the first half of the game. (Oct. 25, 2009)

St. John's Michael Gangitano celebrates in the end
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St. John's Michael Gangitano celebrates in the end zone after running the kickoff back for a touchdown to open up the second half. (Oct. 25, 2009)

Floyd High School senior quarterback #15 Darryl Moore
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Floyd High School senior quarterback #15 Darryl Moore runs for yardage in the second quarter. (October 24, 2009)

Northport head coach Kip Lukralle talks to his
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Northport head coach Kip Lukralle talks to his team in the final minutes of the game. Floyd won the game, 34-0. (October 24, 2009)

Floyd High School senior quarterback #15 Darryl Moore
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Floyd High School senior quarterback #15 Darryl Moore celebrates his touchdown in the fourth quarter with teammate Jon Romeo, #2 senior wide receiver. Moore's touchdown brought the score to 28-0. (October 24, 2009)

Floyd High School senior quarterback #15 Darryl Moore
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Floyd High School senior quarterback #15 Darryl Moore makes a touchdown in the fourth quarter to bring the score to 28-0. (October 24, 2009)

Floyd High School sophomore running back #21 Stacey
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Floyd High School sophomore running back #21 Stacey Bedell, left, runs for a yardage gain as Northport fullback Dan Russo, closes in on him in the second half. (October 24, 2009)

Floyd High School sophomore running back #21 Stacey
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Floyd High School sophomore running back #21 Stacey Bedell, right, runs for a yardage gain as Northport defensive back Tom Delahunty, left, closes in on him in the second half. (October 24, 2009)

Northport High School junior fullback #36 Jesse Ferraro
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Northport High School junior fullback #36 Jesse Ferraro tackles Floyd running back #6 Luke Miller in the second quarter. (October 24, 2009)

October, 24, 2009, Northport: Floyd High School junior
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October, 24, 2009, Northport: Floyd High School junior runningback #36 James Hodder, fights for yardage just before the William Floyd Colonials made their final touchdown in the fourth quarter. Floyd won the game 34-0. Newsday photo by Mahala Gaylord.

East Islip's #23 Kevin Hutchinson makes a catch
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East Islip's #23 Kevin Hutchinson makes a catch for a touchdown during the game. (October 24, 2009)

N Babylon's #2 Preshod McCoy runs in for
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N Babylon's #2 Preshod McCoy runs in for a TD during the game. (October 24, 2009)

East Islip's QB #10 Jack Glock fires a
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East Islip's QB #10 Jack Glock fires a pass during the game. (October 24, 2009)

N Babylon's #2 Preshod McCoy avoids a tackle
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N Babylon's #2 Preshod McCoy avoids a tackle from East Islip's #22 Frankie Artura and runs in for a touchdown. (October 24, 2009)

North Babylon's #14 Ryan Crawley finds some room
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North Babylon's #14 Ryan Crawley finds some room to run during the game. (October 24, 2009)

East Islip's QB #10 Jack Glock gets hit
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East Islip's QB #10 Jack Glock gets hit hard by North Babylon's #14 Ryan Crawley during the game. (October 24, 2009)

North Babylon's #33 Adam Amin is stopped by
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North Babylon's #33 Adam Amin is stopped by East Islip's #22 Frankie Artura during the game. (October 24, 2009)

East Islip's QB #10 Jack Glock looks for
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East Islip's QB #10 Jack Glock looks for an open receiver during the game. (October 24, 2009)

EAST ISLIP NEW YORK SATURDAY OCTOBER 24,2009 ...East
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EAST ISLIP NEW YORK SATURDAY OCTOBER 24,2009 ...East Islip's #3 Sean Moller (in red) can not hold onto the ball as North Babylon's #3 Ian Perez almost intercepts it during the game North Babylon vs East Islip on Saturday October 24, 2009. (photo by Joe Rogate)

EAST ISLIP NEW YORK SATURDAY OCTOBER 24,2009 ...East
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EAST ISLIP NEW YORK SATURDAY OCTOBER 24,2009 ...East Islip's #3 Sean Moller (in red) can not hold onto the ball as North Babylon's #3 Ian Perez almost intercepts it during the game North Babylon vs East Islip on Saturday October 24, 2009. (photo by Joe Rogate)

Plainedge High School running back #40 Andrew Jones
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Plainedge High School running back #40 Andrew Jones rushes for yardage in the third quarter. (October 24, 2009)

Lawrence High School running back #1 Kenny Barnett,
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Lawrence High School running back #1 Kenny Barnett, right, takes a hand off from quarterback #14 John Kinder in the third quarter. (October 24, 2009)

Plainedge High School tight end #42 Gerard Bert,
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Plainedge High School tight end #42 Gerard Bert, left, gets tackled by Lawrence #1 Kenny Barnett after making a catch in the third quarter. (October 24, 2009)

Lawrence High School #1 Kenny Barnett returns a
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Lawrence High School #1 Kenny Barnett returns a kick in the fourth quarter of a Nassau County Conference III varsity football game vs. Plainedge at Lawrence High School. (October 24, 2009)

Lawrence High School quarterback #14 John Kinder, left,
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Lawrence High School quarterback #14 John Kinder, left, gets wrapped up by Plainedge lineman #59 Adam Kuemmel in the fourth quarter. (October 24, 2009)

Carey High School quarterback / running back #27
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Carey High School quarterback / running back #27 Greg D'Arienzo throws a pass in the first half of a Nassau County Conference II varsity football game vs. Garden City. (October 24, 2009)

Carey High School quarterback / running back #27
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Carey High School quarterback / running back #27 Greg D'Arienzo tries to escape the grip of Garden City #45 Mike Giannone in the first half. (October 24, 2009)

Carey High School quarterback #11 Kyle Zahradka throws
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Carey High School quarterback #11 Kyle Zahradka throws a pass in the first half. (October 24, 2009)

Garden City High School #15 Joe Tursi, right,
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Garden City High School #15 Joe Tursi, right, tries to escape the grip of Carey #24 Scott Bradshaw in the first half. (October 24, 2009)

Garden City High School quarterback #12 Matthew Montgomery
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Garden City High School quarterback #12 Matthew Montgomery prepares to get rid of a shovel pass in the first half. (October 24, 2009)

Garden City High School running back #39 Brian
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Garden City High School running back #39 Brian Fischer, right, tries to escape the grip of Carey #18 Oscar Rodriguez as linebacker #42 Rob Zorn closes in on him in the first half. (October 24, 2009)

Garden City High School running back #42 Stephen
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Garden City High School running back #42 Stephen Jahelka, right, tries to evade the tackle of Carey #24 Scott Bradshaw while having jersey grabbed by #42 Rob Zorn in the first half. (October 24, 2009)

Garden City High School running back #42 Stephen
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Garden City High School running back #42 Stephen Jahelka, right, tries to rumble past Carey linebacker #44 Andrew Dileonardo in the first half. (October 24, 2009)

Carey High School quarterback / running back #27
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Carey High School quarterback / running back #27 Greg D'Arienzo tries to escape the grip of Garden City #45 Mike Giannone in the first half. (October 24, 2009)

Sachem's Cody Ciolino, left, celebrates with Davon Lawrence
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Sachem's Cody Ciolino, left, celebrates with Davon Lawrence after his second touchdown of the first half. (Oct. 23, 2009)

Sachem running back Davon Lawrence, left, breaks into
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Sachem running back Davon Lawrence, left, breaks into the secondary on his way to a 50-yard touchdown run in the first half of the game. Lawrence had back-to-back touchdowns in the first half of 70 and 50 yards. (Oct. 23, 2009)

Conntequot quaterback Ryan Anderson, center, runs into the
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Conntequot quaterback Ryan Anderson, center, runs into the secondary for extra yardage in the first half of the game. (Oct. 23, 2009)

Connetquot running back Mke Pellegrino, bottom, tries to
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Connetquot running back Mke Pellegrino, bottom, tries to stretch the ball into the end zone during a tackle. The play was ruled a fumble as Sachem recovered the loose ball in the end zone ending the drive. (Oct. 23, 2009)

Seaford High School wide receiver Billy Kempner, left,
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Seaford High School wide receiver Billy Kempner, left, reins in a pass in the fourth quarter of a Nassau County Conference IV varsity football game against Roosevelt at Seaford High School. Seaford won the game 28-0. (Oct. 23, 2009)

Seaford High School quarterback Rob Anderson, left, hands
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Seaford High School quarterback Rob Anderson, left, hands off to running back Justin Buckley, right, in the first half of a Nassau County Conference IV varsity football game against Roosevelt at Seaford High School. Buckley has rushed for two touchdowns in the game thus far as Seaford leads the game 21-0 entering the fourth quarter. (Oct. 23, 2009)

Roosevelt High School quarterback Edwin Hinton, left, readies
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Roosevelt High School quarterback Edwin Hinton, left, readies a handoff in the first half of a Nassau County Conference IV varsity football game against Seaford at Seaford High School. Seaford won the game 28-0. (Oct. 23, 2009)

Seaford High School quarterback Rob Anderson, left, rushes
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Seaford High School quarterback Rob Anderson, left, rushes for yardage in the fourth quarter of a Nassau County Conference IV varsity football game against Roosevelt at Seaford High School. Seaford won the game 28-0. (Oct. 23, 2009)

Marianne Syrett poses for photograph at Bayshore High
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Marianne Syrett poses for photograph at Bayshore High School in Bayshore. (October 22, 2009)

Justina Syrett in action in game against West
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Justina Syrett in action in game against West Babylon at Bayshore High School in Bayshore. (October 22, 2009)

Couutney Syrett in action at Bayshore High School.
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Couutney Syrett in action at Bayshore High School. (October 22, 2009)

Courtney Syrett in action in a 2009 game
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Courtney Syrett in action in a 2009 game at Bay Shore High School in Bayshore. (October 22, 2009)

(Left to Right) Courtney with mother Marianne Syrett
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(Left to Right) Courtney with mother Marianne Syrett and sister Justina poses for photograph at Bayshore High School. (October 22, 2009)

Seaford High School senior #5 Diana Willner, left,
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Seaford High School senior #5 Diana Willner, left, makes a centering pass past North Shore senior #24 Elle Hoffman in the second half of a varsity field hockey game at Glenwood Landing Elementary School. Willner scored the game's lone goal with 3:03 remaining in the game to lift Seaford to a 1-0 win. (October 22, 2009)

Seaford's Shannon Cleven tries to break up a
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Seaford's Shannon Cleven tries to break up a pass during a varsity field hockey game vs. North Shore. (October 22, 2009)

North Shore sophomore Jenna Datlo, right, persues a
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North Shore sophomore Jenna Datlo, right, persues a loose ball as Seaford teammates Shannon Cleven, left, and Diana Willner join the chase in the first half. (October 22, 2009)

North Shore senior Elle Hoffman, left, looks to
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North Shore senior Elle Hoffman, left, looks to get past Seaford's Jennifer Imbro in the first half. (October 22, 2009)

Seaford senior Diana Willner, left, makes a centering
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Seaford senior Diana Willner, left, makes a centering pass past North Shore senior Elle Hoffman in the second half. (October 22, 2009)

Seaford goalie Olivia DiCapua, left, makes a save
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Seaford goalie Olivia DiCapua, left, makes a save against North Shore sophomore Micaela Dussel in the first half. (October 22, 2009)

Half Hollow Hills West No. 3 singles player
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Half Hollow Hills West No. 3 singles player Malini Desai defeated Half Hollow Hills East's Shayna Alper 6-4, 4-6, 6-4. (October 22, 2009)

Half Hollow Hills East's Shayna Alper lost to
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Half Hollow Hills East's Shayna Alper lost to Half Hollow Hills West No. 3 singles player Malini Desai 6-4, 4-6, 6-4. (October 22, 2009)

Half Hollow Hills West No. 2 singles player
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Half Hollow Hills West No. 2 singles player Zenat Roshidzada lost to Half Hollow Hills East senior Melissa Feiner 6-3, 6-3. (October 22, 2009)

Half Hollow Hills East No. 2 singles player,
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Half Hollow Hills East No. 2 singles player, Melissa Feiner, defeats Half Hollow Hills West's Zenat Roshidzada 6-3, 6-3. (October 22, 2009)

Half Hollow Hills West No. 2 singles player
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Half Hollow Hills West No. 2 singles player Zenat Roshidzada lost to Half Hollow Hills East senior Melissa Feiner 6-3, 6-3. (October 22, 2009)

Half Hollow Hills East No. 2 singles player
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Half Hollow Hills East No. 2 singles player Melissa Feiner defeats Half Hollow Hills West's Zenat Roshidzada 6-3, 6-3. (October 22, 2009)

Half Hollow Hills West No. 3 singles player
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Half Hollow Hills West No. 3 singles player Malini Desai defeated Half Hollow Hills East's Shayna Alper 6-4, 4-6, 6-4. (October 22, 2009)

Wantagh's Michael Rumel pass the ball to an
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Wantagh's Michael Rumel pass the ball to an open teammate as Roosevelt's Jeffrey Mata defends. (October 21, 2009)

Wantagh's Sal Manzo, left, keeps the ball in
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Wantagh's Sal Manzo, left, keeps the ball in play as Roosevelt defender Javier Pelacios looks on. (October 21, 2009)

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