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Bayport-Blue Point's Kyle McClancy puts a shot over Alec Durkin's goal. Mattituck/Greenport/Southold's Joe Bartolotto (1) defended on the play. (Credit: Garret Meade)

Bayport-Blue Point’s Kyle McClancy puts a shot over Alec Durkin’s goal. Mattituck/Greenport/Southold’s Joe Bartolotto (1) defended on the play. (Credit: Garret Meade)

SUFFOLK COUNTY CLASS C TOURNAMENT | PHANTOMS 16, TUCKERS 4

Winning and losing certainly matters, but there was a bigger picture for the Mattituck/Greenport/Southold high school boys lacrosse team to appreciate. The Tuckers reached a milestone Thursday when they played the first playoff game in their four-year varsity history. Just being at St. Joseph’s College’s Deborah and John Danzi Stadium in East Patchogue for the Suffolk County Class C Tournament outbracket game against Bayport-Blue Point was an achievement.

“The boys did what they had to do to get here which is awesome and amazing,” Tuckers coach John Amato said. “That’s what I wanted for this group of seniors, not to just be leaving the team, but to be leaving a little bit of a legacy that they’ll remember.” (more…)