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Girls Hoops 3 Stars of the Night (1/28)

St. Anthony's High School junior #12 Rebecca Musgrove,

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The 3 Stars for Saturday 1/28:

Rebecca Musgrove (above) had 23 points and three assists to lead St. Anthony’s in a 71-62 win over Gill St. Bernard at the JFK Challenge.

Shanice Allen had 17 of her 23 points in the first half and added five rebounds, three assists and three steals for Riverhead in a 58-45 win over North Babylon in League III.

Boogie Brozoski had 17 points and seven...

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Girls Hoops 3 Stars of the Night (1/27)

Lynbrook, NY - January 20, 2012: Great Neck

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The 3 Stars for Friday 1/27:

Jen Doppelt (above) had 18 points, 11 rebounds, 10 steals and nine assists for Great Neck North in a 51-42 win over West Hempstead in Conference A-III.

Allison McKenna had 27 points and 13 rebounds in Glenn’s 50-30 win over East Hampton in League VI.

Tamara Simpson had 23 of her 31 points in the second half of Portledge’s 54-51 comeback win over Holy...

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Girls Hoops 3 Stars of the Night (1/21-1/23)

Boogie Brozoski of Long Island Lutheran shoots over

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The 3 Stars for Saturday 1/21 – Monday 1/23:

Boogie Brozoski (above) had 23 points, 12 assists and 10 steals for Long Island Lutheran in a 72-42 win against LaSalle Academy (R.I.) Sunday.

Senior Madeline Nelson had 21 points including the 1,000th of her career for Valley Stream North in a 69-34 win over Clarke in Conference A-IV Saturday. She added seven assists and five steals.


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Commack wins in triple overtime

Kerry Haller scored seven of Commack's 11 points in the third overtime to finish with 20 points, eight steals and four assists in a 70-66 win over Ward Melville in a League I game.

Melissa Lobaccaro's steal and coas- to-coast driving layup with just under a minute to play in the third overtime gave Commack a 66-65 lead it would never relinquish. Lobaccaro, a junior forward,...

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Glenn's McKenna out with ankle injury

Allison McKenna of Glenn grabs a rebound against

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Glenn’s Allison McKenna (above) has missed the last two games with an injury to her right ankle. McKenna, one of the best public school players in Suffolk, is a near certain double-double every game and her absence creates a huge void on the inside for the Knights.

Glenn coach Andy Athanas said McKenna rolled her ankle last week, has been unable to practice this week and he is not sure how...

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Girls Hoops 3 Stars of the Night (12/29)

Allison McKenna of Glenn grabs a rebound against

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The 3 Stars for Thursday 12/29:

Allison McKenna (above) had 25 points, including the 1,000th of her career, and added 13 rebounds for Glenn in a 59-27 rout of Deer Park.

Alexis Panariello had 23 points as Farmingdale edged Roslyn 51-45.

Monique Jones had 22 points, six rebounds, five steals and four assists to lead Freeport over Wantagh 50-35 in the Lady Devils Invitational...

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Girls Hoops 3 Stars of the Night (12/22)

It took less than 30 seconds of the

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The 3 Stars for Thursday 12/22:

Shanice Allen (above) had 12 of her 25 points in the fourth quarter, leading Riverhead to a 53-47 comeback win over Copiague in non-league.

Lorraine Hodgson had 26 points in West Islip’s 56-39 win over Wyandanch in non-league.

Freshman Lorraine Hickman had a career-high 23 points to go with 12 rebounds for Floral Park in a 55-47 non-league win over...

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Girls Hoops 3 Stars of the Night (12/19)

The 3 Stars for Monday 12/19:

Madeline Nelson had 27 points and five assists in Valley Steam North’s 53-37 non-league win over Lawrence.

Nicole Castaldo had all of her 18 points in the first three quarters and added seven rebounds as Mepham cruised past Westbury, 62-29 in Conference AA-III.

Monique Jones scored a career-high 34 points and had eight steals and six assists as Freeport...

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Long Island Top 10 girls hoops rankings

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

(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

1.      St. Anthony’s (4-1): The Friars opened the week with a 66-39 win over St. John the Baptist behind Symone Kelly’s 16 points and 10 rebounds. Then they beat Holy Trinity 58-37 as Rebecca Musgrove, pictured above, had 20 points, 10 rebounds, and seven assists. St. Anthony’s capped the week with a 72-63 loss to Forest Park (Virginia).

2.     ...

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Girls Hoops 3 Stars of the Night (12/17)

The 3 Stars for Saturday 12/17:

Halle Majorana had 23 points, including a pair of free throws with nine seconds remaining, to give Manhasset a four-point lead and the Indians held on to defeat Garden City, 51-49, in the finals of the Barbara Hoffman Tournament at Manhasset.

Allison McKenna had 20 points and eight rebounds for Glenn in a 57-23 win over Southampton in non-league.


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