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10/13/16 6:00pm
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Bishop McGann-Mercy tennis player Rose Hayes 101316

Jackie of Eastport.

That’s how high school girls tennis coaches refer to her. Jackie of Eastport. No last name needed. Anyone familiar with Suffolk County Division IV knows full well who Jackie of Eastport is.

That would be Jackie Bukzin, the Eastport-South Manor junior.

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10/13/16 12:00pm

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Like surprise gifts from the heavens, Rose Hayes and Sofia Anzalone were not expected, but there they were on the first day of preseason practice for the Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School girls tennis team. When coach Mike Clauberg saw the two United States Tennis Association-ranked players swing, he immediately realized the talent he had available to him.

“I drooled,” he said.