Grey, Croft lead Amityville to A final
Dejuhan Grey scored six of his 26 points, including a go-ahead three-pointer, in overtime to lead No. 2 Amityville over Bayport-Blue Point, 86-83, Thursday in a Class A boys basketball semifinal. The Warriors took the lead early in the extra session and held on.
Billy Heenan's three-pointer had tied the score at 71 with 40 seconds left in regulation for Amityville (16-2). Heenan, who also scored six in overtime, had 16 points.
Grey had 14 rebounds and Darien Croft scored 28 points for the Warriors.
Adam Berlin had 27 points for No. 3 Bayport-Blue Point.
Amityville will play Harborfields in the final at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Farmingdale State.
Harborfields 83, Islip 53: Matt McLeod had 30 points, 13 rebounds and four steals for No. 1 Harborfields (16-2) in a Class A semifinal. Nick Fessenden added 16 points and 10 rebounds, Justin Ringen had 17 points and Lucas Woodhouse 15 assists. Andrew Oberg scored 14 points for No. 4 Islip.
Half Hollow Hills West 71, Central Islip 58: Tavon Sledge scored 31 points for No. 1 Hills West (15-4) in a Class AA quarterfinal. Junior Emile Blackman added a career-high 28 points and 11 rebounds, and Anthony Rollino had six assists and five steals. Reginald Augustus scored 23 points for No. 8 Central Islip. The Colts will face Floyd in a semifinal at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Stony Brook University.
Floyd 64, Copiague 55: Anthony White scored 19 of his 23 points in the second half to lead No. 5 Floyd (17-3) in a Class AA quarterfinal. White, a junior, also had a career-high 17 rebounds, seven assists and six blocked shots. Shabazz Thompkins added 24 points. Jeremiah Aponte scored 20 points for No. 4 Copiague.
West Babylon 60, Whitman 46: Matt Sullivan had 30 points to lead No. 3 West Babylon (17-3) in a Class AA quarterfinal. Chris Doyle added nine points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists, and Marshall Fairley had six points and 17 rebounds. Myles Jones scored 16 points for No. 6 Whitman. West Babylon will face Longwood in a semifinal at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Stony Brook University.
Longwood 63, East Islip 26: Blake Evans had 22 points and four steals to lead No. 2 Longwood (18-2) in a Class AA quarterfinal. Paris Parks added 19 points and five assists, and Josh Taylor had 11 rebounds. Evan Maxwell scored 14 points for No. 7 East Islip.
Long Island Lutheran 98, Queens Teaching 78: Achraf Yacoubou had 26 points and 13 rebounds to lead Long Island Lutheran (19-4) in the first round of the Collegiate Invitational Tournament. Mike Florin added 13 points and five assists, and Shaun Lawton had nine points, 10 rebounds and five assists. Troy Singleton scored 38 points for Queens Teaching.