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04/02/19 10:18pm
04/02/2019 10:18 PM

Baseball had been ingrained in Nick Grathwohl’s younger life.

“Every morning before school I’d wake up, hit baseballs and then go to school, come home and do it all over again,” he said.

Grathwohl played middle school ball in seventh and eighth grades before taking two years off, something he now regrets. READ

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02/13/19 10:17pm
02/13/2019 10:17 PM

The odds were stacked high against Southold. Real high.

Given what the First Settlers were up against, it was hard to imagine a scenario in which Southold would upset Greenport in Wednesday night’s Suffolk County Class C boys basketball final. Just look at what Southold was up against:

League VII champion Greenport, ranked second in the state in Class C by the New York State Sportswriters Association, had won 18 straight games. The Porters, defending Southeast Region champions, have won 22 consecutive league games dating back to last season and are 36-1 in league play over the last three seasons.

Oh, and Southold was up against something else: Ahkee Anderson’s considerable talent. READ

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02/11/19 8:18pm
02/11/2019 8:18 PM

As he had done so many times in the game, Nick Grathwohl fearlessly drove down the lane. Surrounded by three Pierson defenders as he entered the paint, the Southold junior barreled toward the basket, somehow avoiding the outstretched arms that engulfed him, jumped off both feet and used his right hand to drop the ball into the basket. READ