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NEW YORK STATE FEDERATION BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
All games at Times-Union Center, Albany
Class B girls semifinal
Long Island Lutheran (AIS) 72, Scholars Academy (PSAL) 44
FULL ARTICLE: Read about LuHi's convincing win over Scholars
FULL ARTICLE : Read about Scholars run into the Federation tournament
Staci Barrett had 16 points on 7-of-9 shooting, Christina Raiti had 15 points on 5-of-8 shooting and Boogie Brozoski added nine points for Long Island Lutheran, which raced out to a 28-8 lead after one quarter and never looked back. Jessica Glaz scored a game-high 21 points on 7-of-12 shooting, including 5-of-7 from 3-point range for Scholars Academy. LuHi will attempt to win a second straight Federation Class B title when it takes on Irvington Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
Irvington (PHSAA) 74, Cardinal O’Hara (CHSAA) 57
FULL ARTICLE: Read all about Irvington's victory over O'Hara here
Lexi Martins had 24 points, 16 rebounds and four blocks to lead the Bulldogs back into the Federation title game. Martins had 14 of her points in the third quarter as Irvington broke the game open. Marley Giddins had 20 points and 10 rebounds, and Brittni Lai adde 21 points, nine steals, six rebounds and seven assists. Irvington will face Long Island Lutheran in the title game on Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
Class A girls semifinal
Bishop Loughlin (CHSAA) 70, Rochester East (PHSAA) 58
FULL ARTICLE: Read about Bishop Loughlin's win over East
Ayana Ratfliff scored a game-high 25 points as the CHSAA champs went on an 11-0 run to take a 22-5 lead after one quarter and a 36-16 halftime advantage. Aliyah Alston had 13 points, Jasmin Alston added 12 and Imani Tate had 10 for Loughlin, which will face Curtis for the Class A title Saturday at 12:15 p.m.
Class B boys semifinal
Collegiate (AIS) 64, Pathways (PSAL) 54
Ben Frankel had a game-high 25 points, Henry Frye had 12 points on 5-of-9 shooting from the field, Connor Huff had 11 points and 16 rebounds and Wille Gwathmey added 10 points for Collegiate, which will attempt to win a fifth straight Federation Class B title Sunday at 5:45 p.m. Jordan Washington had 24 points and 13 rebounds and Izaha Jackson added 12 points for Pathways, which won a second straight PSAL Class B crown.
Bishop Ludden (PHSAA) 66, Nazareth (CHSAA) 59
Ben Hackett scored 26 points on 9-of-12 shooting, including 4-of-4 from 3-point range, Daniel Kaigler had 14 points, seven rebounds, six assists and five blocks and Cameron Littlejohn added 13 points and five assists for Bishop Ludden, which shot 8-of-11 from 3-point range as a team. Samson Usilo guided Nazareth with a game-high 28 points and seven rebounds. Naquan Chandler added 14 points, six steals and four assists.
Class A boys semifinal
Long Island Lutheran (AIS) 66, Brooklyn Collegiate (PSAL) 56
Ryan Denicola had 15 points and seven rebounds, Brandon Alford had 13 points and Kentan Facey added 12 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks to pace Long Island Lutheran, the defending Federation Class A champions. Ervin Mitchell had 18 points and seven rebounds and Adrian Williams had 12 points for Brooklyn Collegiate.
Harborfields (PHSAA) 68, Iona Prep (CHSAA) 56
FULL ARTICLE: Read all about Harborfields victory in the Class A semifinals
John Patron had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead Harborfields past the Gaels in a semifinal matchup. Lucas Woodhouse added 14 points and five assists, and Justin Ringen had 18 points, including four 3-pointers in the win. Brandon Williams led Iona Prep with 18 points and Isiah Ice added 17 for Iona Prep. Harborfields will meet Long Island Lutheran for the title on Saturday night.
Class B girls championship
Irvington 74, Long Island Lutheran 64
Lauren Chafizadeh came off the bench to score 12 huge points to help key Irvington's remarkable 26-4 second-half rally as the Bulldogs captured their second Federation title in three years. Marley Giddins had 16 points and 12 rebounds to earn MVP honors, while Lexi Martins had 16 points and 15 rebounds and Brittni Lai added 18 points and four assists. Paige Kriftcher had 20 points and Yuni Sher added 13 points and 11 boards for LuHi.
Class A girls championship
Bishop Loughlin 75, Curtis 69
Ayana Ratliff had a game-high 28 points, Imani Tate had 16 points and 12 rebounds, Jasmine Alston had 12 points, 13 rebounds and five assists and Aliyah Alston had 10 points, four assists and four steals for Bishop Loughlin, which won its first-ever NYS Federation title. Kristen Olsen had 21 points, Jessica Rosalbo had 17 points and Danielle Leguillou added 15 for Curtis.
Class AA girls semifinal
Cicero-North Syracuse 80, Nazareth 55
UConn-bound superstar Breanna Stewart had 42 points on 15-of-20 shooting, 23 rebounds and six blocks to pace Cicero-North Syracuse to a decisive victory in the Class AA semifinals. Sadie Edwards had 19 points, seven rebounds and four steals and Syracuse-bound Brianna Butler had 13 points, four assists and three steals for Nazareth.
Class AA boys semifinal
Boys & Girls 66, St. Raymond 54
Courtney Solomon came off the bench to score 14 points, Leroy (Truck) Fludd had 17 points and 13 rebounds and Wesley Myers added 14 points for Boys & Girls, which took the game over midway through the third quarter and will advance to face Mount Vernon in the Class AA title game Sunday at 2 p.m. Daniel Dingle and Shane Rector had 17 points apiece and Kerwin Okoro had 11 points and 10 boards for St. Raymond.
Class B boys championship
Collegiate 62, Bishop Ludden 52
Ryan Frankel had a game-high 19 points and six assists to earn MVP honors, Connor Huff had 15 points and 10 rebounds and Willie Gwathmey added 10 points for Collegiate, which won a fifth straight Class B title Saturday at the Times Union Center. Ben Hackett led Bishop Ludden with 17 points.
Class A boys championship
Long Island Lutheran 62, Harborfields 61
Anthony Pate came off the bench to score 18 points, including a winning corner 3-pointer with 1.1 second remaining in the fourth quarter as Long Island Lutheran captured a record seventh Federation title Saturday night. John Patron scored 15 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, Justin Ringen had 16 points and Lucas Woodhouse added 10 points and nine assists for Harborfields.
Class AA girls championship
Cicero-North Syracuse 60, Murray Bergtraum 28
UConn-bound Breanna Stewart had 22 points, 15 rebounds and seven blocks to lead Cicero-North Syracuse to its first-ever Federation title. The 6-foot-4 wing broke tournament records for total points (64) and total rebounds (38), earning MVP honors. Sarah Bowles had 14 points and Brittany Paul added 13 for the Northstars. Shequana Harris had 15 points to lead Bergtraum.
Class AA boys championship
Boys & Girls 66, Mount Vernon 60
Leroy (Truck) Fludd had a game-high 25 points to earn MVP honors and Wesley Myers had 12 of his 17 points during a 20-2 run in the second quarter to pace Boys & Girls to its first-ever Federation title. Randy Stephens scored a team-high 15 points, Isaiah Cousins had 13 points and Will Robinson added 11 points and 10 boards for Mount Vernon.
SALUTE TO THE CHAMPS
The Federation basketball tournament matches up the champions from the state's four affiliations — NYSPHSAA (Public), NYSAIS (Independent), NYCHSAA (Catholic) and PSAL (New York City) — in boys and girls. Check out MSG Varsity's coverage of the local teams participating in this year'stournament:
Score, stats and more from the boys and girls tournament
Mount Vernon boys repeats as Class AA state champions and captures 10th title all-time
Harborfields knocks off Tappan Zee in Class A boys state championship thriller
Irvington girls win third straight Class B state championship
Recapping the Class A state boys tournament (3/19)
Complete coverage of the NYC championships in boys and girls basketball
Boys & Girls wins third straight city title with convincing win over Jefferson
Murray Bergtraum claims 14th consecutive PSAL girls title
Brooklyn Collegiate captures PSAL Class A championship
Curtis girls beat Goldstein in PSAL Class A final
Pathways claims second PSAL Class B championship
Scholars Academy girls defeat Bedford Academy in PSAL Class B final
St. Raymond defeats Holy Cross for CHSAA Class AA intersectional title
Iona Prep outlasts St. John the Baptist for Catholic Class A state title
Bishop Loughlin girls claim Class B state Catholic championship
Nazareth boys beat Buffalo power St. Mary's in CHSAA Class C state final
Long Island Lutheran boys coverage
Long Island Lutheran girls coverage