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Riverhead 59, Smithtown West 55

Smithtown West's Ryan Hickey puts up an off-balance

Smithtown West's Ryan Hickey puts up an off-balance shot as Riverhead's Ryan Bitzer goes for the block. (Jan. 10, 2013) Photo Credit: George A. Faella

Riverhead topped Smithtown West, 59-55 in a Suffolk III boys basketball game Thursday.

Riverhead's Markim Austin makes a 3-pointer during a
Photo Credit: George A. Faella

Riverhead's Markim Austin makes a 3-pointer during a game against Smithtown West. (Jan. 10, 2013)

Riverhead's Jeremiah Cheatom takes a shot over three
Photo Credit: George A. Faella

Riverhead's Jeremiah Cheatom takes a shot over three Smithtown West defenders. (Jan. 10, 2013)

Smithtown West's Ryan Hickey drives the baseline as
Photo Credit: George A. Faella

Smithtown West's Ryan Hickey drives the baseline as Riverhead's Quinn Funn (3) tries to defends him. (Jan. 10, 2013)

Riverhead's Brandon Tolliver goes up for the dunk
Photo Credit: George A. Faella

Riverhead's Brandon Tolliver goes up for the dunk during a game against Smithtown West. (Jan. 10, 2013)

Riverhead's Ryan Bitzer attempts a jump shot during
Photo Credit: George A. Faella

Riverhead's Ryan Bitzer attempts a jump shot during a game against Smithtown West. (Jan. 10, 2013)

Riverhead's Deon Shorter goes baseline for the layup
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Riverhead's Deon Shorter goes baseline for the layup during a game against Smithtown West. (Jan. 10, 2013)

Riverhead's Ryan Bitzer looks to get past Smithtown
Photo Credit: George A. Faella

Riverhead's Ryan Bitzer looks to get past Smithtown West's William Behrens. (Jan. 10, 2013)

Riverhead's Markim Austin puts up a 3-pointer during
Photo Credit: George A. Faella

Riverhead's Markim Austin puts up a 3-pointer during a game against Smithtown West. (Jan. 10, 2013)

Riverhead's Brandon Tolliver takes a shot over Smithtown
Photo Credit: George A. Faella

Riverhead's Brandon Tolliver takes a shot over Smithtown West's Ryan Hickey. (Jan. 10, 2013)

Smithtown West's William Behrens drives as Riverhead's Markim
Photo Credit: George A. Faella

Smithtown West's William Behrens drives as Riverhead's Markim Austin defends him. (Jan. 10, 2013)

Riverhead coach John Rossetti reacts as his team
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Riverhead coach John Rossetti reacts as his team defeats Smithtown West at the buzzer. (Jan. 10, 2013)

Smithtown West's Ryan Hickey puts up an off-balance
Photo Credit: George A. Faella

Smithtown West's Ryan Hickey puts up an off-balance shot as Riverhead's Ryan Bitzer goes for the block. (Jan. 10, 2013)

Smithtown West's Michael Baiardi puts the shot up
Photo Credit: George A. Faella

Smithtown West's Michael Baiardi puts the shot up between two Riverhead defenders. (Jan. 10, 2013)

Smithtown West's Ryan Hickey drives the lane between
Photo Credit: George A. Faella

Smithtown West's Ryan Hickey drives the lane between two Riverhead defenders. (Jan. 10, 2013)

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