High School Girls Basketball
Newsday swishes and dishes on Long Island's girls basketball scene.
The 3 Stars for Thursday 2/9:
Meagan Doherty (above) had 20 points and three assists as Sachem East cruised to a 62-24 win over Longwood in League I.
Melissa Meyers had 16 points and 10 rebounds in Smithtown West's 60-35 win over Newfield in League III as the Bulls clinched a playoff berth.
Nicole Alexander had 23 points and 14 rebounds for Glen Cove in a 46-44 loss to Valley Stream...Read more »
The 3 Stars for Wednesday 2/8:
Danielle Brusca had 22 points and four assists as Bethpage upset Sewanhaka 67-63 in Conference A-II.
Caitlyn Garger (above) had 19 points and 14 rebounds for Hicksville in a 39-30 win over East Meadow in Conference AA-II.
Celine Jolicoeur had 32 points for Sewanhaka which lost to Bethpage....Read more »
The 3 Stars for Tuesday 2/7:
Sophomore Makeda Nicholas had 26 points, 12 blocks and 11 rebounds for the first triple-double of her career to lead North Babylon over Smithtown West 68-52 in League III.
Arella Guirantes had 24 points, including all 10 of her team's points in overtime including the go-ahead three-pointer with 16 seconds left, and added 11 rebounds and five assists to lead...Read more »
Teams have a few regular season games left to play until the conclusion of the regular season in Suffolk next Wednesday. Below are projected brackets based on games played through Monday Feb. 6, based off previous year’s brackets as well as conversations with those directly and indirectly involved in the seeding process. There are still teams who can play themselves into and out of the postseason,...Read more »
The battle for playoff positions is reaching its conclusion with only two or three regular season games left to play. Teams have less than a week until the conclusion of the regular season and the Nassau brackets will be announced next Tuesday night. Below are projected brackets based on games played through Monday Feb. 6, based off previous year’s brackets as well as conversations with those directly...Read more »
Hauppauge @ Copiague, 4 p.m.
Amityville @ Glenn, 4 p.m.
Freeport @ Uniondale, 4:30 p.m.
Kellenberg @ Holy Trinity, 5:45 p.m.
Lindenhurst @ Northport, 6 p.m.
Islip @ Harborfields, 6 p.m.
Sachem East @ Commack, 6:30 p.m.
MacArthur @ Valley Stream Central, 6:45 p.m.
Lynbrook @ Manhasset, 7 p.m.
Cold Spring Harbor @ Carle Place,...Read more »
The 3 Stars for Sunday 2/5 and Monday 2/6:
Nadine Hadnagy had 22 points in Farmingdale’s 59-45 win over Oceanside in Conference AA-I.
Alyson Brennan (above) had 17 points to lead Holy Trinity over Sacred Heart 44-40 on Sunday.
Sydney Zambrotta had 47 points, 11 rebounds and eight steals for Upper Room in a 53-26 win over Lawrence Woodmere Academy in IPPSAL....Read more »
1. St. Anthony’s (14-4): The Friars played one game and defeated St. Mary’s, 51-30, for their 26th consecutive regular season victory in CHSAA play. Rebecca Musgrove scored 10 points.
2. Sachem East (13-1): The Flaming Arrows picked up three wins this week with the biggest a 54-49 win over Long Island Lutheran. Meagan Doherty scored nine of her 18 points in a 20-13 fourth quarter. They also...Read more »
1. Long Island Lutheran (14-4)
2. Holy Trinity (14-5)
3. Sacred Heart (13-7)
4. Baldwin (13-1)
5. Massapequa (13-2)
6. North Shore (14-1)
7. MacArthur (11-2)
8. Kellenberg (10-6)
9. Uniondale (9-5)
10. Lynbrook (11-3)
Top 10 Public Schools:
1. Baldwin (13-1) the Bruins are one win away from a Conference AA-II title after they defeated...Read more »
1. St. Anthony’s (14-4)
2. Sachem East (13-1)
3. Riverhead (15-1)
4. Lindenhurst (14-1)
5. Glenn (15-0)
6. Harborfields (14-1)
7. St. John the Baptist (11-9)
8. Hauppauge (15-0)
9. North Babylon (9-6)
10. Southampton (11-3)...Read more »