Alexa Mastando had 12 aces, including five in the deciding fifth game for No. 8 Rocky Point in a 3-2 win over ninth-seeded Miller Place in a Suffolk Class A girls volleyball outbracket playoff game yesterday.
Addison Schmitt added 14 kills for Rocky Point (9-7) in its 25-17, 27-29, 18-25, 25-21, 25-21 victory.
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Mastando had six straight service points in the final game for Rocky Point, which plays at No. 1 Kings Park in a quarterfinal at 4 p.m. today.
East Islip 3, Longwood 1: Cathy Marku had 13 kills and Hannah Reilly had 12 kills to lead No. 6 East Islip (10-2) over No. 11 Longwood, 27-25, 22-25, 25-23, 28-26, in the first round of the Suffolk Class AA playoffs. East Islip will play at No. 3 Smithtown East in a quarterfinal at 4 p.m. Friday. Bay Shore 3, Patchogue-Medford 1: Karly White had 20 kills and Carly Cox and Kaitie Henriksen each had 16 digs to lead No. 7 Bay Shore (12-3) to a 24-26, 25-20, 25-20, 25-17 win over No. 10 Patchogue-Medford in a Suffolk Class AA first-round game. Bay Shore will play at No. 2 Lindenhurst in a quarterfinal at 4 p.m. Friday.Hauppauge 3, Centereach 0: Kathryn DeFelice had 24 assists, 15 digs and five aces to lead No. 5 Hauppauge (12-4) to a 25-10, 25-10, 25-20 win over No. 12 Centereach in the first round of the Suffolk Class AA playoffs. Hauppauge will face the winner of No. 4 Smithtown West vs. No. 13 Half Hollow Hills West in a quarterfinal at 10 a.m. Saturday at the higher remaining seed.
East Hampton 3, Bayport-Blue Point 0: Katie Brieley had four aces and 24 digs and Melanie Mackin had 14 kills and 10 digs for No. 2 East Hampton (12-2) in its 25-21, 25-13, 25-17 win over third-seeded Bayport-Blue Point in a Suffolk Class B semifinal. Raya O'Neal added 13 kills and 15 assists for East Hampton, which plays the winner of Babylon-Glenn in the final at 2 p.m. Saturday.Mattituck 3, Mercy 1: Courtney Ficner had eight kills and four aces to lead No. 5 Mattituck (6-10) over No. 4 Mercy, 14-25, 25-12, 25-19, 25-13, in a Suffolk Class C outbracket match. Mattituck will play at No. 1 Babylon in a semifinal at 4 p.m. Friday. BOYS volleyball
Connetquot 3, Bay Shore 1: Bobby Nilsen had 17 kills and 10 blocks, Sean Labriola had 15 kills and four blocks and Christian Hamlett had 29 assists for No. 8 Connetquot (10-4) in a 25-22, 25-19, 24-26, 25-20 win over No. 9 Bay Shore in Suffolk Division I outbracket game. Connetquot will play at No. 1 Lindenhurst in a quarterfinal at 4 p.m. today.
Sachem North 3, Smithtown East 0: John Echel had 17 kills and five blocks, Brian Trusley had 12 kills and Alex Lazarich had nine kills and four digs to lead No. 5 Sachem North (8-7) to a 25-12, 25-20, 25-18 win over No. 4 Smithtown East in a Suffolk Division I outbracket game. Sachem North will face the winner of No. 8 Connetquot vs. No. 1 Lindenhurst in a semifinal at 10 a.m. tomorrow.BOYS SOCCER
Southold 5, Greenport/Shelter Island 0: Evan Miller had three goals for No. 2 Southold (13-4) in a Suffolk Class C semifinal. Senior Muhammet Ilgin scored his first two goals of the season and Drew Sacher added three assists in the win. Kenji Fujita had eight saves for Southold, which will face the winner of Port Jefferson-Pierson in the final at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Diamond in the Pines.