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Long Island Top 10 girls hoops rankings

St. Anthony's guard Chastity Taylor dribbles past St.

St. Anthony's guard Chastity Taylor dribbles past St. John the Baptist's Aliyah Smith. (Dec. 18, 2012) (Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

1.       St. Anthony’s (4-3): The Friars defeated Long Island Lutheran, 46-36, in the consolation game of the Slam Dunk Tournament in White Plains. Junior Chastity Taylor had 14 of her 21 points in the fourth quarter and added a career-high 19 rebounds. Senior Rebecca Musgrove scored her 1,000th career point. St. Anthony’s lost the first round to Ossining, 80-70.

2.       Long Island Lutheran (6-2): The Crusaders lost to No. 1 St. Anthony’s 46-36 in the consolation game of the Slam Dunk Tournament in White Plains. Boogie Brozoski scored 14 points. Long Island Lutheran lost to Irvington in the first round, 59-58.

3.       St. Mary’s (4-2): Mei-Lyn Bautista had 20 points and five assists and Jordan Augustus added 10 points and 10 rebounds in a 48-43 win over Sachem East in the Schanee Brown Bruins Holiday Tournament at Baldwin

4.       Sachem East (4-1): Kathleen Everson scored 17 points in a 48-43 loss to No. 3 St. Mary’s.

5.       Whitman (7-1): Whitman hasn’t played since Dec. 21. The Wildcats play at rival Northport on Friday.

6.       St. John the Baptist (3-7): The Cougars have played a very tough schedule so far with losses to No. 1 St. Anthony’s and No. 3 St. Mary’s and nationally ranked Riverdale Baptist. They went 1-2 in the Bojangles Carolina Invitational in Charleston, S.C. last week and have played six games against non-Long Island teams.

7.       Harborfields (7-1): The Tornadoes went 2-0 in the Suffolk Shootout at Northport. Kristen Kelly and Bridgit Ryan each had eight points and 12 rebounds in a 35-25 win over Longwood. Ryan had 24 points and 10 rebounds in a 53-47 win over Half Hollow Hills East.

8.       Baldwin (4-1): Baldwin defeated North Babylon 52-46 in its own Schanee Brown Bruins Holiday Tournament. Mariah Butler had 14 points, six rebounds and five assists and Tyra Harrison added 14 points.

9.       North Shore (6-1): Alexandra Cantwell had 12 points, 11 rebounds and six assists for North Shore in a 59-57 win over Uniondale in the North Shore Booster Club Tournament final. Caroline Robertson had 22 points, seven rebounds and five assists in an 83-54 win over Cold Spring Harbor in the semifinals.

10.   Southampton (5-3): The defending Long Island Class B champions have tested themselves in non-league with a six-point loss to No. 5 Whitman, a 23-point loss to No. 2 Long Island Lutheran and a 12-point loss to No. 4 Sachem East.

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