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Baldwin's Bell Family Featured in Newsday

"Bell Brothers' Dream of Playing Lacrosse Together at Baldwin on Hold"

Baldwin's Bell Family

This is supposed to be the spring they took their backyard game to the Baldwin varsity field. This is supposed to be the first time the three Bell brothers would take all those lacrosse memories from Eastern Boulevard to the turf fields across Nassau County.

The Bell boys of Baldwin Harbor -- Isaiah, Elijah and Aaron -- are excited to play together this spring. But the opportunity may never come.

“It is our dream to play together,” said Isaiah Bell, a junior defender. “We can’t wait to play together for coach [Tim] Clancy on the varsity. It’s so exciting just to have my brothers with me on the team. There’s nothing better than family.”

The spring high school season has been delayed during the coronavirus outbreak and many athletes are worried it could be canceled.

“It would be crushing if the season is canceled,” Isaiah Bell said. “I’ve been taking the possibility of no season really hard because this is my season – the one to shine and get college opportunities.”

Bell, a 5-11, 165-pound lockdown defender, was looking at this season as a key for his college recruitment. It also is a chance to finally play with Elijah, a 5-10, 150-pound sophomore goalkeeper, and Aaron, a 5-9, 140-pound eighth-grade attackman.

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