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03/06/17 8:37pm
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With a Long Island Class B girls basketball championship on the line, Carle Place eighth-grader Erin Leary received a pass from Leah Burden in the right corner and let loose a shot as time expired. It hit nothing but net.

Initially, some on the Mattituck side believed it to be a three-pointer.

Liz Dwyer’s heart sank. “I almost started crying,” said the junior forward.

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02/28/17 8:25pm
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The Mattituck Tuckers know their ABCs. It’s just that like their opponents Tuesday night, the Mount Sinai Mustangs, they had never won a Suffolk County Class A-B-C title before.

Mount Sinai chalked that off its bucket list, though, thanks to some inspired play from Veronica Venezia and Gabriella Sartori. They scored 14 points each to help beat Mattituck, 59-42, at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood.

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12/08/16 10:51pm
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A surprise treat awaited Liz Dwyer Thursday night.

The Mattituck junior received a gift from her teammates and coach during the Tuckers’ victory against Southold/Greenport: a jar of 1,000 peanut M&Ms. It was a fitting tribute for the talented scorer who had just surpassed 1,000 career points. READ

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03/05/16 11:55pm
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Where is the respect?

That is what the Mattituck High School girls basketball team must have been wondering when the latest New York State Sportswriters Association ranking of the top 25 Class B teams in the state came out and the Tuckers were nowhere to be found on the list.