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06/09/18 1:56pm
06/09/2018 1:56 PM

First they survived, and then they thrived.

That was the interesting path Mattituck/Southold took to its first high school girls lacrosse state championship. READ

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06/08/18 3:09pm
06/08/2018 3:09 PM

South Jefferson did a remarkable job of defense, face guarding Mattituck/Southold’s Riley and Mackenzie Hoeg in Friday’s New York State Class D girls lacrosse semifinal. The Hoeg sisters, who have combined for 155 points this year, were held to no points.

That’s right. Zero. Nada. Zilch.

But there was one Hoeg South Jefferson didn’t account for. READ

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05/12/18 3:43pm
05/12/2018 3:43 PM

Patience is not only a virtue, but to play winning lacrosse, it just may be a necessity.

Both coaches clearly understood that, spending a good deal of their time on the sideline Saturday morning, reminding their players to remain patient when they had the ball. Mount Sinai’s Al Bertolone repeatedly yelled out the “p” word. “Patience! Patience!” he implored. “Stay patient!” READ

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04/27/18 7:00pm
04/27/2018 7:00 PM

Nowadays, the Mattituck/Southold girls lacrosse players can chuckle at the memory. Once upon a time, though — not all that long ago, really — the Tuckers lost a lot. Wins were hard to come by for the developing team as it struggled to find its way. So when one of the players spoke about how nice it would be to win a state championship one day, laughter would follow, as if to say, it’s never going to happen.

Or is it? READ

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02/02/18 9:28pm
02/02/2018 9:28 PM

Senior nights are known for emotions and tears, but the only visible emotion on Mattituck’s side Friday night was joy. And there were no tears, just smiles.

For good reason, too. In the final regular-season home game for Liz Dwyer and the rest of Mattituck’s seniors, they won and in the process clinched a share of the Suffolk County League VII girls basketball championship. READ

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12/18/17 12:00pm
12/18/2017 12:00 PM

Perhaps it was predestined that Chelsea Marlborough would be headed to Harvard University.

It was a sign of things to come three years ago, the summer before her freshman year, when a North Carolina coach kidded Marlborough for purchasing a Harvard lacrosse shirt at a camp store. As Marlborough recalled, the store offered only Harvard gear. READ

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10/12/17 8:20pm
10/12/2017 8:20 PM

Chelsea Marlborough tried and tried again. The Mattituck High School sweeper launched a variety of shots from a variety of angles on the field and each time came away empty-handed. After a while, the senior could only look toward her team bench following a miss and smile.

In a sentimental gesture, Marlborough was moved to the front line in the second half in an effort to get her a goal in her final regular-season soccer game Thursday at Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School. She was saved by goalkeeper Olivia Maxwell once, but missed the mark on her five other attempts. The final one of those shots bounced off the top of the crossbar.

“Sometimes it doesn’t roll your way, I guess, but she definitely played a great game,” said Mattituck coach Stephen LiRosi. READ

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04/01/17 6:54pm
04/01/2017 6:54 PM

The event, a series of four high school girls lacrosse games at Rocky Point High School, was called Rumble for a Cure, a fundraiser in the fight against breast cancer. It could have been called Freeze for a Cure, given the bone-chilling weather conditions, biting wind and all.

Of course, that didn’t stop Mattituck/Greenport/Southold coach Matt Maloney, whose team played in the second of those games Saturday afternoon, from adhering to his custom of wearing shorts. “No, you got to go with shorts every game,” he said.
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