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Mattituck/Greenport/Southold's Chelsea Marlborough heads forward while being pursued by Bellport's Mary Mackie. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Mattituck/Greenport/Southold’s Chelsea Marlborough heads forward while being pursued by Bellport’s Mary Mackie. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

TUCKERS 20, CLIPPERS 11

Trish Brisotti and Colby Prokop have been on this rather remarkable journey together for a while now. They began playing lacrosse together since they were in third grade. They both made the Mattituck/Greenport/Southold high school varsity team four years ago as freshmen. There they were on Friday, standing together during a halftime ceremony, being recognized as the Tuckers’ only two seniors on senior day.

Brisotti and Prokop have seen a lot during their time with the Tuckers — the good, the bad and the ugly, as they say. They saw some of the lean years (the Tuckers went 1-13 and 5-11 during their freshman and sophomore seasons). They saw a major breakthrough last year when the Tuckers posted their first wining record (9-7) and reached the playoffs for the first time.

And now this. The Tuckers, in their sixth year of varsity play, are already assured of another winning season and a place in the playoffs. Brisotti and Prokop had to feel good about that as they took their places not far from their younger teammates, who lined up during the halftime presentation on the field in Cutchogue.

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11/03/14 10:56pm
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From left, Julia Orlando, Lisa Angell, Emilie Reimer and Meghan McKillop (2) rejoice after the Tuckers capture their fifth county championship in 12 years. (Credit: Garret Meade)

From left, Julia Orlando, Lisa Angell, Emilie Reimer and Meghan McKillop rejoice after the Tuckers capture their fifth county championship in 12 years. (Credit: Garret Meade)

SUFFOLK COUNTY CLASS C FINAL | TUCKERS 25, 25, 18, 25, PANTHERS 21, 13, 25, 19

The screams emanating from the Mattituck High School girls volleyball team’s bus could be heard from quite a distance away in the Suffolk County Community College West parking lot in Brentwood. They were screams of sheer joy. Earlier, the Tuckers were singing in the bus as they awaited their happy ride home.

A second straight county championship will generate that sort of activity. (more…)