Caitlin Leary of Carle Place drives downcourt during a girls...

Caitlin Leary of Carle Place drives downcourt during a girls basketball game against Greenport on Dec. 23, 2023, at Nassau Coliseum. Credit: Dawn McCormick

Carle Place’s Caitlin Leary scored 28 points and set the program's all-time scoring record in a 57-33 win over Wheatley on Thursday. She broke the record held by her sister, Erin. Caitlin finished the game with 1,278 points, surpassing Erin's mark of 1,276, according to coach Conor Reardon.

Leary is this week's Newsday’s Hardwood Hero following her record-breaking game.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

ALICE BECKETT, Division

She had 29 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks in a 67-32 win over Hewlett.

EMMA BURMEISTER, Lindenhurst

She had 23 points, including the winning free throw with 20 seconds left, and seven rebounds in a 49-48 win over Sachem North.

MAKAYLA DAUBE, Mepham

She had 21 points and 29 rebounds in a 56-35 win over Long Beach.

MEAGHAN DOHERTY, Stony Brook School

She had 27 points and seven rebounds in a 71-36 win over Portledge.

SHY HAWKINS, Floyd

She had 28 points, 11 rebounds, four steals and three blocks in a 67-47 win over Patchogue-Medford.

BRIANA NEARY, Massapequa

She had 25 points and reached 1,000 for her career in a 58-49 win over Freeport.

EMMA POLAND, East Rockaway

She had 20 points and 11 rebounds in a 54-27 win over Wheatley. She had 24 points and 14 rebounds in a 50-28 win over West Hempstead.

GIANNA ZAWOL, Kings Park

She had 21 points and eight steals in a 48-34 win over Islip.

BOYS BASKETBALL

ANTHONY CARIS, Floral Park

He scored 30 points in a 76-59 win over Wantagh.

RYAN CONNOLLY, Floral Park

He had a triple-double with 11 points, 11 assists and 11 steals in a 76-59 win over Wantagh. He also had seven rebounds.

MARQUESE DENNIS, Brentwood

He had 23 points, 16 rebounds and six assists in a 64-54 win over Whitman.

TRISTEN GREEN, Center Moriches

He scored 30 points in a 67-50 win over Shoreham-Wading River.

BRIAN KOPP, Massapequa

He scored 30 points in a 76-46 win over Hicksville.

THOMAS MATONTI, Kings Park

He scored a career-high 36 points and went 20-for-22 from the free-throw line in an 81-71 win over Hampton Bays.

TRISTAN MITCHELL, Valley Stream North

He hit the winning three-pointer as time expired in a 49-46 win over Plainedge, which clinched the Nassau Conference A-VI title for North.

RICHIE MONTALVO, Island Trees

He had 29 points in a 77-73 win over Seaford.

CHRIS WELLING, St. Anthony’s

He hit the winning three-pointer with 1.8 seconds left in a 54-51 win against St. John the Baptist.

JAMEL WILLIAMS, Wyandanch

He had 35 points and hit six three-pointers in a 78-77 win over Mount Sinai.

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