1. Long Island Lutheran (20-7): The Crusaders ended the regular season by beating two-time defending Class B Federation champs Collegiate of Manhattan, 89-60, in the finals of the Collegiate tournament on Monday. Now Lutheran is in the middle of a long wait before its next game in the first round of the state Federation tournament on March 26. As the only NYSAIS Class A team, LuHi automatically qualified for the tournament and will play the state CHSAA champion.

2. Uniondale (17-3): Uniondale rises above Baldwin in the rankings as the Knights held off Baldwin, 64-61, to win the Nassau Class AA title on Saturday night at Hofstra. Sophomore point guard Shaq Mosley scored 19 points and Bolade Akingboye added 12 points and 12 boards for Uniondale, which won the county final over Baldwin for the second straight season. Up next for Uniondale is the Long Island championship against Half Hollow Hills West at 4 p.m. Saturday at Hofstra.

3. Baldwin (17-3): The Bruins nearly completed a comeback to force OT against Uniondale in Saturday’s county final, but Ashanti DePass’ three-point game-tying try as time expired caromed off the back of the rim. It was lined up straight but just hit back iron. “I thought it was good,” Baldwin coach Darius Burton said from where he was standing behind DePass, who shot from the left wing. DePass had 19 points and 12 in the fourth quarter as the Bruins rallied from an 11-point deficit with about three minutes left.

4. Westbury (17-4): The Green Dragons captured their first county title since 2000 with a 45-42 win over Elmont in the Nassau Class A championship game Saturday at Hofstra. Sheldon Hagigal had 13 points, Tyrece Redd had nine, Lamard Herron had eight and seven rebounds. Luckens Victor and Paris Abrams each chipped in seven. Westbury plays Suffolk A champ Harborfields for the Long Island title at 1 p.m. Saturday at Hofstra.

5. St. Mary’s (20-8): The Gaels took down Holy Trinity, 77-53, for the NSCHSAA title on Tuesday, their first league title since a streak of eight championships ended in 2005. In the semifinals of the state Class A CHSAA tournament on Saturday, St. Mary’s lost of Buffalo’s Nichols School, 67-49.

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6. South Side (15-5): The Cyclones battled into overtime with Westbury in the Nassau Class A semifinals by eventually fell, 71-61, on Monday night. Leon Taylor, who was at Hofstra on Saturday to watch Westbury play in the final against Elmont, did a great job leading South Side this season along with inside man Brett Cohen.

7. Elmont (18-3): The top seed in the Nassau Class A tournament reached the final, but came up just short against Westbury on Saturday, losing by three to the Dragons after beating them in each of the two previous meetings, both close contests.

8. Holy Trinity (11-10): After upsetting top-seeded St. John the Baptist to reach the NSCHSAA final, the Titans lost to St. Mary’s in the championship game. Holy Trinity was competitive all season in the closely contested CHSAA.

9. Malverne (14-5): The Mules, who have been off since winning the Nassau Class B title against Oyster Bay on Feb. 20, get back it this week in the Long Island championship against Wyandanch at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Bay Shore. Malverne’s DaShawn Moorer is one of the Island’s leading scorers.

10. Hempstead (11-9): The Tigers’ run ended last Saturday in the Nassau Class AA semifinals against top seed Uniondale in a 52-45 defeat. Hempstead will return a nice core of players next year with forward Jordan Parks and guards Ishmael Pierre and Marquis Posey, who will all be returning senior starters.