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We’re down to one team remaining from each classification in each county. There will be six games Monday and Tuesday that will decide which teams move on in the state tournament. The winners of Monday’s ‘B’ and ‘C’ games will have to win a second game on Tuesday to advance to the state semis. The winners of the ‘A’ and ‘AA’ games on Tuesday move into the state semifinals in Binghamton on Saturday.
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As expected Tuesday, the rain forced all the Suffolk softball playoff games to stop play and pick up where it left off at another time. Game highlights and make-up dates for their respective double-elimination playoff tournaments are below.
The opening game of the Suffolk Class B softball championship between second-seeded Babylon and top-seeded Center Moriches was postponed at Center Moriches...Read more »
It was a long and impressive run, but both Long Island Lutheran's Boogie Brozoski and North Babylon's Brianna Jones came up just short of making the USA Basketball Women's U16 National Team.
Out of the 132 players from across the country who were selected to tryout, Brozoski and Jones were among the final 43 to survive the first three rounds of cuts and participate in all seven trial sessions...Read more »
LuHi's Boogie Brozoski, North Babylon's Brianna Jones survive early cuts at U16 national team trials
Long Island Lutheran’s Boogie Brozoski and North Babylon’s Brianna Jones have survived three rounds of cuts at the USA Women's Basketball U16 Team Trials, and remain in contention to make the final 12-player roster that will represent the U.S. at the 2013 FIBA Americas U16 Championships in Cancun, Mexico from June 19-23.
The USA Basketbal Women's Development Committee hosted 132 elite high...Read more »
The Suffolk Class AA quarterfinal softball game between top-seeded Bay Shore and No. 4 Hauppauge at Fifth Avenue Elementary School was called during the top of the third inning Friday because of rain.
Play will resume Saturday at 3 p.m. with the game scoreless and runners on first and second with one out and Hauppauge's Catherine Vaughan batting. Kaitlyn Snyder and Lauren Mendez drew walks...Read more »
Wheatley found itself down in the sixth inning of game two of the Nassau Class B championship series and turned to an unlikely candidate with the game on the line.
Sophomore right hander Mike Carney was called upon to make his first varsity appearance in the most stressful of situations.
“He couldn't wait, he was anxious to get in and he loved it,” Wheatley head coach Paul Paino said....Read more »
Long Island Lutheran’s Boogie Brozoski and North Babylon’s Brianna Jones will spend Memorial Day weekend trying out for the USA Women’s Basketball U16 team at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. Brozoski and Jones, who both just finished their sophomore seasons, are two of 100 players who applied and were accepted to tryout for the team, along with 32 other players who were...Read more »
Here are my Suffolk Class AA second round picks for softball. All upcoming games below take place at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the higher seed. Longwood and Deer Park start at 4:30 p.m.
@AA1 Bay Shore over AA8 Riverhead
Runs won’t be easy to come by against Michelle DeVito. The Marauders ace right-hander was sharp in her 2013 postseason debut, pitching a one-hit, complete-game shutout, while...Read more »