High School Boys Basketball
Newsday runs a full-court press on Long Island high school boys basketball.
Manhasset’s 67-65 loss to Westbury in Friday night’s Nassau Class A quarterfinals marked the end of the road for a group of Manhasset seniors that helped the team turnaround from 2-16 and 4-13 seasons in 2007 and 2008 to become a playoff team that challenged Westbury, a No. 2 seed, into the fourth quarter Friday at Hofstra.
“For a couple years back, we had no juniors or seniors,”...Read more »
Playoffs are underway for the public school teams. Class AA and A quarterfinals will be played this week along with the Class B final, which features Malverne and Locust Valley. The CHSAA regular season is winding down, too, and Chaminade knocked off St. Mary's this week to move up in the rankings.
1. Long Island Lutheran (14-6): Hart Gliedman had 15 points as the Crusaders beat St. Anthony’s,...Read more »
The four Nassau Class A quarterfinals that were supposed to be held on Friday at Hofstra have now been split up over two days. Two will be played Friday night and the other two will be Sunday.
Friday, Feb. 19 at Hofstra
No. 3 South Side vs. No. 6 West Hempstead, 6 p.m.
No. 2 Westbury vs. No. 7 Manhasset, 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 21 at Hofstra
No. 1 Elmont vs. No. 8 Jericho,...Read more »
All games at Hofstra on Friday, Feb. 19.
No. 1 Elmont vs. No. 8 Jericho, Noon
No. 4 Floral Park vs. No. 5 Hewlett, 2:30 p.m.
No. 3 South Side vs. No. 6 West Hempstead, 5 p.m.
No. 2 Westbury vs. No. 7 Manhasset, 8 p.m....Read more »
Nassau Class A playoffs
First round – Friday, Feb. 12 at higher seeds
No. 1 Elmont vs. No. 16 Bethpage, 4:45 p.m.No. 8 Jericho vs. No. 9 Valley Stream South, 7 p.m.No. 5 Hewlett vs. No. 12 Great Neck North, 7:30 p.m.No. 4 Floral Park vs. No. 13 Valley Stream North, 4:30 p.m.No. 3 South Side vs. No. 14 Lawrence, 7 p.m.No. 6 West Hempstead vs. No. 11 Roslyn, 6 p.m.No. 7 Manhasset...Read more »
We're getting close to playoff season. The public schools finish up the regular season this week and the postseason beings Thursday and Friday. The CHSAA still has another full week of regular season to go and Long Island Lutheran has a couple of games left in February. Here are the rankings...
1. Long Island Lutheran (13-6): The Crusaders went 1-1 this week, losing to St. Raymond,...Read more »
The boys basketball game between Westbury and Floral Park scheduled for Saturday was postponed due to the projected snow and instead will be played Tuesday afternoon.
The game, a key one in the tight Nassau Confernece ABC-I, will be played 3 p.m. Tuesday at Westbury. It will be the Green Dragons' final regular season game and second in two days. Westbury also plays at Hewlett...Read more »
It was a light week in terms of games last week because of exams and not much changed in these rankings. The biggest move is Chaminade up two after beating Holy Cross on Sunday.
1. Long Island Lutheran (12-5): The Crusaders dropped two games at the SNY Invitational, losing big to Cardozo, 74-32, and a close one to Boys and Girls, 65-62, in the consolation game of the tournament. The loss to...Read more »
There are some changes in this week’s rankings, beginning with Baldwin. The Bruins jump ahead of Uniondale since Baldwin won head-to-head, albeit in a close one, on Tuesday. Holy Trinity, which is having a solid CHSAA season, also moves into the top 10. Trinity fell to St. Mary’s by just one point and lost to St. John’s by three last week. In ABC-I, Elmont beat Westbury for...Read more »
The race for Conference ABC-I
With a 48-46 win over Westbury on Friday, Elmont swept the two-game regular season series with Westbury. That puts Elmont in good position for a shot at the Nassau Conference ABC-I title and a potential No. 1 seed in the Nassau Class A playoffs. Elmont (12-1, 5-1 ABC-I) is now tied with South Side (10-2, 5-1) for first place in the conference, with South Side...Read more »