High School Girls Basketball

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Rebecca Musgrove picks Brown

St. Anthony's Rebecca Musgrove (12) pulls up in

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Rebecca Musgrove has committed to attend Brown University. The St. Anthony's senior guard has received interest from Brown since her freshman season and Musgrove was leaning towards going to an Ivy League school.

Musgrove was an integral part of helping the Friars becomes nationally ranked last season. She played through injuries as a junior and averaged 11.8 points, 5.6 rebounds, 4.1 assists...

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St. Mary's adds three transfers

St. Mary’s just got a lot better. Three players from Mary Louis have transferred to St. Mary’s, including sophomore point guard Mei-Lyn Bautista, who is considered one of the top sophomore in the country. Sophomores Jordan Augustus and McKayla Hernandez will also make the move to St. Mary’s.

St. Mary’s had nine sophomores last season and lost just one senior. Alyssa James, a 6-2 senior, returns...

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Kaela Hilaire leaving Floral Park for LuHi

Floral Park's Kaela Hilaire, left, drives past New

(Credit: Barry Sloan)

Just two months after declaring she would continue her high school career at Floral Park, freshman point guard Kaela Hilaire is leaving the Knights to join a crusade, as in the Long Island Lutheran Crusaders, her father said Friday.

Daryl Hilaire said his daughter had a change of heart about staying at Floral Park and will enroll at LuHi. The move gives the Crusaders and coach Rich Slater,...

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Nassau BCANY Summer Hoops Festival roster

North Shore's Alexandra Cantwell looks to shoot. (Feb.

(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Nassau finalized its roster for the BCANY Summer Hoops Festival taking place August 3-5 in Binghamton. Seaford coach Bob Vachris will be coaching the squad which is listed below.

Nassau BCANY Roster:

Samantha Burden – Carle Place

Alex Cantwell – North Shore (above)

Samantha Capobianco – North Shore

Deserie Fawlkes – Seaford

Caitlyn Garger – Hicksville

Nadine...

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Suffolk BCANY Summer Hoops Festival roster

Lindenhurst's Valerie Oyakhilome passes the ball. (Jan. 13,

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Suffolk finalized its roster for the BCANY Summer Hoops Festival taking place August 3-5 in Binghamton. Lindenhurst coach Greg Flynn along with Sachem East coach Matt Brisson and Huntington coaches Mike Kaplan and Marissa Bergmann held the second tryout last night at NorthSport with 15 players in attendance after almost 20 on Monday. Plenty of talented and experienced players on the team which is...

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BCANY Summer Hoops Festival tryouts

Sachem East guard Katie Doherty tries to get

(Credit: George A. Faella)

Nassau and Suffolk will both be holding tryouts for the their respective girls squads in the BCANY (Basketball Coaches Association of New York) Summer Hoops Festival in the coming days. All players entering grades 9-12 in September whose coaches are BCANY members are eligible. The Summer Hoops Festival will be held from August 3-5 in Johnson City.

Nassau tryouts will be Tuesday June 5 at Wantagh...

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Kaela Hilaire to stay at Floral Park

Floral Park's Kaela Hilaire, left, drives past New

(Credit: Barry Sloan)

Ending months of speculation, eighth-grade point guard Kaela Hilaire will play her high school career at Floral Park, she and her father both confirmed Friday evening.

"Anywhere else I would go I would definitely have had to come off the bench," said Hilaire, a potential Division I prospect and second-team All-Long Island selection this year.  "I will have way more playing...

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Long Island Lutheran moves to Class A

Long Island Lutheran's Boogie Brozoski catches an inbound

(Credit: James Escher)

The Long Island Lutheran girls basketball team was denied moving from Class B to Class A last season, but was approved to make the jump up in class for 2012-13. Long Island Lutheran will be eligible to play in the Class A Federation tournament.

"It's a good challenge for the kids," Long Island Lutheran coach Rich Slater said. "We want to compete against the best teams. This...

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Chat recap: Riverhead falls in State Class AA semis

Riverhead's Jalyn Brown looks to a referee after

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Class AA champion Riverhead (23-1) made it to the state final four for the first time in school history. The Blue Waves will play undefeated Penfield (23-0) at 6:15 p.m. Friday at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy.

James Crepea and Adam Ronis will be in Troy to cover the games and live chat during them. You can use the chat window below to sign up for an email reminder. You can also...

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Chat recap: Glenn girls lose in State Class A semis

North Shore's #2 Micaela Dussel, left, guards Elwood-John

(Credit: Kevin P Coughlin)

Class A champion Glenn (21-1) makes its third trip to the state final four and plays Rochester East in the semifinal at 1:30 p.m. today at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy.

James Crepea and Adam Ronis will be in Troy to cover the games and live chat during them. You can use the chat window below to sign up for an email reminder. You can also participate in the chat via Twitter using...

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