High School Boys Basketball
Newsday runs a full-court press on Long Island high school boys basketball.
All three Long Island teams acquitted themselves well in last weekend’s state tournament, even though only one brought back a championship. As legendary UCLA coach John Wooden used to say, quoting an ancient poet, “The journey is better than the end.”
Friends Academy, of course, enjoyed the journey AND the end, winning the Class C championship for the first time in school...Read more »
**FINAL**: Hills West's season is over after losing a 69-65 decision to Mount Vernon.
Khalid Samuels, who led the Knights with 16 points, knocked down two free throws with 1:04 remaining to give Mount Vernon a 65-57 lead.
Blackman led Hills West with 25 points and 11 rebounds, and Sledge had 18 points and 10 assists. Hinds finished with 10 points for Mount Vernon.
The Knights will...Read more »