Battle at Bethpage III

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The Bethpage High School athletic complex was home to the third annual Battle at Bethpage on April 6. The event, which is held in conjunction with the Town of Oyster Bay Parks Department, raises money for the Bethpage Educational Foundation.  Thousands of spectators came out on the beautiful Saturday afternoon to witness the Division II women’s college lacrosse teams of LIU Post vs. Merrimack College, followed by the Division I men’s college lacrosse teams of St. John’s University vs. Georgetown University.

The pregame ceremonies, emceed by Superintendent of Schools Terrence Clark, also featured brief speeches by a representative from Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano’s office, Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto and Bethpage Educational Foundation President Marc Sieben.