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Long Island Top 10 girls hoops rankings

Long Island Lutheran's Boogie Brozoski dribbles upcourt in

Long Island Lutheran's Boogie Brozoski dribbles upcourt in the second quarter of a game against St. John the Baptist. (Jan. 24, 2013) (Credit: James Escher)

1. Long Island Lutheran (12-3): After a three-game losing streak against good teams, the Crusaders have come on strong with a win over St. Mary's and started last week with a 53-48 win over Bishop Ford, one of the top teams in the city. Then the Crusaders beat St. John the Baptist, 56-35. Sophomore Boogie Brozoski scored 20 points, including the 1,000th of her career in her third season on varsity.

2. St. Mary's (11-3): Mei-Lyn Bautista scored 15 points and had six assists in a 48-41 win over Hol Trinity, Thursday. St. Mary's lone contest this week will be at Kellenberg, Thursday.

3. St. Anthony's (10-4): The Friars didn't play a conference game last week, but look forward to Friday's showdown with St. John the Baptist.

4. Harborfields (13-1): Senior Bridgit Ryan scored all 13 of her points in the first quarter of a 76-39 win over Eastport-South Manor, Tuesday, scoring her 1,000th career point. Harborfields then beat Westhampton 59-19, Friday.

5. Massapequa (11-0): The Chiefs remained unbeaten with a 56-46 win over Uniondale, Friday, as Lauren Van Buren had 19 points and 17 rebounds and Melanie Hingher had 17 points and 11 rebounds in the win.

6. Sachem East (10-2): Katie Doherty scored 22 points in a 59-17 win over Sachem North, Thursday.

7. St. John the Baptist (8-8): St. John the Baptist will look to bounce back from Thursday's loss to Lutheran when it travels to St. Anthony's, Friday.

8. Whitman (12-2): Essence Casey had two double-doubles in two wins for Whitman last week. She scored 10 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in a 60-22 win over Bay Shore, Thursday, and had 21 points and 10 rebounds in a 55-37 win over Half Hollow Hills East, Tuesday. 

9. North Shore (12-1) : North Shore built a comfortable two-game lead in Nassau A-III with a 68-53 win over Floral Park, Friday, behind Erin Sheerin's nine points, 11 rebounds, six assists and four steals

10. Southampton (11-3): Paris Hodges had 18 points, 11 rebounds, six steals and four assists in a 63-45 win over Babylon, Friday.