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Guards Erin Rivera and Barbara Nictas love the Herricks girls basketball team's blue-collar mentality of playing harder than the other team on any given night.
On Sunday, Archbishop Molloy’s Jack Curran Gymnasium will host the 10th annual Metro Classic, pitting the best boys and girls players from New York City against their counterparts from Long Island.
Mei-Lyn Bautista helped bring St. Mary's girls basketball back to prominence and earns a spot in our month-long players to watch feature for the 2013-14 season.
Throughout August we will feature some of the top athletes to watch for the 2013-14 school year. Friday's nominee is Sachem East girls basketball star Katie Doherty.
Kathleen Everson and Katie Doherty both lead the Flaming Arrows with 18 points each as Sachem East tops Massapequa, 55-50 in the Class AA Long Island Championship.
Paris Hodges shined in the second half scoring six crucial points in Southampton's 42-35 win over Cold Spring Harbor in the Long Island Class B Championship.
Rose Mangiarotti had six points, 14 rebounds, 10 blocks, and three assists as Friends Academy topped Stony Brook, 29-25, in the Long Island Class C Championship.
The best girls hoops teams in Class B and C will meet for the chance to advance to the state semifinals starting at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday. MSGVarsity.com will stream the games live.
Alyssa James notches 18 rebounds, 12 blocks, 10 steals and 10 points as St Mary's clinches first trip to finals since 1994 with 50-45 win over Kellenberg in CHSAA semifinals.
Going into Wednesday's Suffolk ABCD championship, Southampton found itself as the underdog to Harborfields despite the Mariners being the defending small school champions.
The first time you heard Tara DeAngelo's name in Garden City's Nassau Class A semifinal against Sewanhaka Tuesday night was when the starting lineups were announced.
Alex Baldini and Floral Park's girls basketball team are used to playing rival North Shore but aren't used to beating the Vikings. They swept Floral Park in conference play the past five seasons and beat the Knights in last year's Nassau Class A semifinal.
The first time Cold Spring Harbor girls basketball faced Carle Place this season the Seahawks won comfortably -- an 11-point margin that was never really threatened.
The Class BC final is often looked as a bragging rights game. The teams involved have already advanced to the Long Island championship and use the contest as both a tuneup to the LIC and a steppingstone to that other, bigger bragging rights game: the Suffolk small-schools title.
MSGVarsity.com will present the Suffolk County Class A girls basketball final between No. 1 Harborfields and No. 3 John Glenn live at 7:00 p.m. at St. Joseph's College.
Near the end of halftime of MacArthur's Nassau Class AA quarterfinal against Herricks, MacArthur assistant coach Michael Gattus told his center Stephanie Volpe to take a few warm-up free throws before the start of the third quarter.
Stony Brook couldn't buy a basket -- jumpers clanging off the back rim and easy layups falling short. There were enough bricks to turn the Center Moriches gym into a construction site.
For three quarters, Wantagh and Garden City were caught up in a low-scoring, back-and-forth game. Then one play by Wantagh point guard Nikki Sliwak began to change everything.
Sharon Bossert's layup took the lead late, and she followed it with a steal along the baseline and beat the pack up court for a fast break to create the final margin.
Saniya Chong and her Ossining squad are lighting up the WE/HV hardwood. Find out where the Pride fare in this week's Tri-State boys and girls basketball Top 20 poll.
After winning their 75th game in a row, coach Bob Hurley and his St. Anthony squad hold on to the No. 1 spot in this week's Top 20. Find out the rest of the boys and girls rankings inside.
It has been a memorable three weeks for Shannon Duer. The Islip senior scored her 1,000th career point on Dec. 21. She pulled down her 1,000th career rebound on Tuesday. The next day she signed a letter of intent to attend NYIT.