Pandolfi leads South Side over Lawrence

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Paul Pandolfi scored 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds as No. 8 South Side, sparked by a balanced scoring attack and two late free throws, scored a 62-59 upset of top-seeded Lawrence in a Nassau Class A quarterfinal boys basketball game Tuesday.

Ahead 60-57, South Side's Matt Pandolfi, who finished with five points, hit a pair of free throws with 57 seconds left to give the Cyclones (11-8) a 62-57 advantage.

Brendan McDerby had 14 points, Alex Sorenson had 13 points and Dane Flaherty chipped in 10 points in the win.

Eddie Robinson scored 19 points to lead Lawrence (15-4).

South Side will face No. 12 Roslyn in a semifinal on Feb. 27 at SUNY Old Westbury.

Roslyn 72, Mineola 54: Mark Gjonlekaj had 16 points and 15 rebounds for No. 12 Roslyn in an upset of fourth-seeded Mineola in a Class A quarterfinal. Terrence Pierce had 16 points for Roslyn (14-5).

Jericho 63, Great Neck North 49: Garrett Johnson had 24 points and nine rebounds for No. 2 Jericho (16-3) in a Class A quarterfinal.

Johnson scored the 1,000th point of his career in Jericho's first-round win over Seaford on Friday.

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Erik Kanzer had 20 points and seven rebounds for Jericho, which will play No. 11 Valley Stream South in a semifinal Feb. 27 at SUNY Old Westbury.

Valley Stream South 60, Hewlett 49: Will Knight had 10 of his 13 points in the second half for No. 11 Valley Stream South (11-8) in an upset of No. 3 Hewlett in a Class A quarterfinal.

Dana King had 16 points and seven assists, Diego Maldonado had 16 points and Nnamdi Nwaigwe scored 11 points and grabbed 11 rebounds.

Deer Park 66, Smithtown West 65: Keith Williams had 13 points and blocked a potential game-winning three-pointer with two seconds remaining as No. 3 Deer Park (16-4) held off a late rally by Smithtown West in a Suffolk Class AA quarterfinal.

Aaren Edmead had 25 points and Rome Jenkins 14 points in the win.

Deer Park will face No. 2 Brentwood in a semifinal Friday at 5 p.m. at Longwood. Ryan Hickey had 35 points for Smithtown West, which battled back from a 56-36 deficit with four minutes left.

Amityville 70, Bayport-Blue Point 43: Mike Smith scored 18 points, Travis Dickerson added 15 points, eight rebounds and three assists and Kavione Green chipped in nine points and 11 rebounds for top-seeded Amityville (17-2) in a Class A semifinal.

Amityville will play No. 2 Harborfields in the final Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Longwood.

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Harborfields 78, Islip 42: Jon Patron had 20 points and 10 rebounds, Chris Brady had eight points, 12 rebounds and five blocks and Tom Zazzarino 13 points for No. 2 Harborfields (15-3) in a Suffolk Class A semifinal.

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Harborfields 68, Islip 48: Bridgit Ryan had 15 points and 10 rebounds and Amy Werbitsky 13 points and 10 rebounds for No. 1 Harborfields (18-1) in a Class A semifinal.

Toni Deren, who had 11 points and five assists, hit two three-pointers at the start of the third as Harborfields outscored Islip 21-10 in the quarter for a 53-39 lead.

Harborfields advances to play No. 3 Glenn in the final Friday at 7 p.m. at St. Joseph's College.

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Glenn 57, Shoreham-Wading River 49: Emma Klis had 16 points, nine rebounds, five assists and two steals, Tanna Mohammed had 15 points and Meghan Haber 14 points to lead No. 3 Glenn (18-2) in a Class A semifinal.

St. John the Baptist 60, St. Dominic 29: Sophomore Zoe Riis-Fallica went 5-for-5 on three-pointers for a career-high 15 points and Meghan Oberg had four points, eight rebounds and five assists to lead St. John the Baptist (9-4) in CHSAA.

Senior Dana Campbell scored seven points, including her 1,000th career point for St. Dominic.

Sacred Heart 49, Our Lady of Mercy 33: Victoria Spagnolo scored nine points, Erin Tully grabbed 12 rebounds and Maggie Rogers added eight points for Sacred Heart (5-8) in CHSAA.

RIFLE

Goldschlag sets mark. Bellmore-Merrick junior Sydney Goldschlag shot 196 in the Nassau Air Rifle championship.

Goldschlag set a county record with the score, beating the previous mark of 195 set by Valley Stream District's Stephen Zawislak in 2008, according to Bellmore-Merrick coach Michael Marino.

Valley Stream District was led by Kristen Mantel, who shot 195, won the team championship.

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