11/16/14 4:35pm
11/16/2014 4:35 PM
The celebration was on after Mattituck's 3-0 win over Beekmantown in the Class B state finals Saturday morning in Middletown. (Credit: Michael Lewis)

The celebration was on after Mattituck’s 3-0 win over Beekmantown in the Class B state finals Saturday morning in Middletown. (Credit: Michael Lewis)

For two excruciating years, the Mattituck Tuckers lived with the belief and bitter memory that they were the best Class B boys soccer team in the state, but had nothing to show for it.

In 2012, they dominated Livonia in the semifinals, but lost to the state champions.

Last year, they felt they were the better team in the Long Island championship, but fell in overtime to eventual state winner Carle Place.  (more…)