The Bethpage High School Howard C. Vogt Field was home to the fifth Battle at Bethpage event on May 7. The event, which is held in conjunction with the Town of Oyster Bay Parks Department, raises money for the Bethpage Educational Foundation and this year also raised money for the Daler Educational Foundation. More than 1,000 spectators came out to witness the Division I college lacrosse teams of Duke University vs. Boston University.

The pregame ceremonies, emceed by Superintendent of Schools Terrence Clark, also featured brief speeches by varous representatives from Town of Oyster Bay, as well as from the Daler Educational Foundation. The Bethpage School District’s elementary choir performed the National Anthem for the opening of the game.