Turano's two treys key SWR's victory

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Kevin Turano hit two clutch three-pointers in the final minutes to lead Shoreham-Wading River to a 56-55 win over East Hampton in a Suffolk boys League VI basketball game yesterday.

Shoreham-Wading River trailed 52-49 with a little more than a minute left when Turano (14 points) hit a three to tie the score. He added another three from the corner to give the Wildcats a 55-52 lead.

Tim Rotanz, who had eight assists, scored his only point of the game on a free throw with 10 seconds left to give Shoreham-Wading River (2-2) a 56-52 lead.

East Hampton's Thomas King hit a three-pointer at the buzzer for the final margin.

Sophomore Danny Hughes led SWR with 19 points, 11 rebounds and six assists, all career highs.

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Connetquot 58, Half Hollow Hills East 53: Casey Baker scored 21 points including five three-pointers, and had 13 rebounds to lead Connetquot (2-1) in League II. Terence Thomas added 10 points and 16 rebounds in the win. East Islip 53, North Babylon 49: Brandon MacMorris scored 22 points to lead East Islip (3-1) in League III. Michael Simonetti added 19 points and Eric McKenna (3 points) hit a layup to give the Redmen a 51-49 lead with 35 seconds left.Islip 60, Rocky Point 55: Brian Pitt scored 12 of his 13 points in the fourth quarter for Islip (2-1) in League V. Tighe Oberg had 16 points and 10 rebounds and Dante McCarthy recorded 14 points and 14 rebounds.

South Side 54, Jericho 43: Gerald Mitchell scored 17 points and Brendan Mcderby added 13 points to lead South Side (2-1) in Nassau Conference A-I. GIRLS BASKETBALL

Smithtown East 53, Smithtown West 46: Samantha Delaney had 22 points to lead Smithtown East (3-1) in Suffolk League III. Brittany Redmond added 15 points and Jessica Anderson had five points, 11 rebounds and four blocks.West Islip 53, Newfield 42: Rachel Hunter had 17 points and 10 rebounds for West Islip (1-3) in League III. Shoreham-Wading River 64, East Hampton 35: Cari Gostic had 17 points to lead Shoreham-Wading River (4-0) in League VI. Courtney Clasen added 15 points and nine rebounds in the win. East Hampton senior Kaelyn Ward scored 11 points, including the 1,000th of her career on a basket in the second quarter.Port Jefferson 57, Southold/Greenport 53: Courtney Lewis had 19 points, including two threes during a 10-0 fourth quarter run for Port Jefferson (3-0) in League VIII. Olivia Raccanelli also scored 19 points in the win.

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