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05/24/16 10:25pm
05/24/2016 10:25 PM

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The race between the two best high school girls 800-meter runners in Suffolk County lived up to expectations and then some on Tuesday afternoon.

Shoreham Wading River sophomore Katherine Lee outdueled Bishop-McGann Mercy senior Meg Tuthill, the top seed, defeating her rival by a step to capture the Division III crown at Comsewogue High School.
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05/23/16 10:28pm
05/23/2016 10:28 PM

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Winning can be so sweet.

Winning a second year in a row is so much sweeter.

Just ask Riverhead High School senior Curtis Flippen, who won the Suffolk County Division II triple jump championship for the second consecutive year at Centereach High School Monday afternoon.
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04/28/16 7:19pm
04/28/2016 7:19 PM

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The previous meeting between the Bishop McGann-Mercy and Center Moriches high school softball teams was what ESPN would have labeled an instant classic. And Thursday’s rematch? Not so much.

In that memorable game on April 15, Mercy gave Center Moriches a scare before falling short, 7-6, in eight innings. Thursday’s game didn’t last a full five innings. READ

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04/21/16 12:00pm
04/21/2016 12:00 PM

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Siobhan Merrill was racing to the goal with no one to stop her, except Elwood/John Glenn goalie Sylvanna Polito. An excellent scoring chance beckoned.

With Polito at her mercy, though, Merrill stunned observers by darting an unexpected pass to a Bishop McGann-Mercy teammate sliding in from the left side. The teammate missed the ball and groans could be heard on the McGann-Mercy sideline.
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04/18/16 11:19pm
04/18/2016 11:19 PM

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While the final event of the evening played out, the real drama occurred on the infield grass at Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School’s Harold T. Murray Memorial Field. Mattituck assistant coach Julie Milliman and McGann-Mercy coach Collin Zeffer knelt down on the infield grass with pens and paper in hand, calculating the scores of the various events in their girls track and field meet.

Then, when the high jump results were conveyed to them, they came up with the final score: 73-73.

A tie. Dead even.
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04/15/16 8:38pm
04/15/2016 8:38 PM

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When the curtain on the drama that unfolded on the Center Moriches High School softball field finally fell, Red Devils coach Rich Roberts heaved a sigh of relief. His counterpart, Bishop McGann-Mercy’s Jackie Zilnicki, agonized over what might have been.

McGann-Mercy was one out away from pulling off an upset and winning the Suffolk County League VII game, which was full of chills and thrills. But Center Moriches is undefeated for a reason. The Red Devils can hit the ball and they have a knack for coming through under pressure.
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