Half Hollow Hills East had a daunting task to try and clinch a playoff berth. The Thunderbirds had to defeat second-place Northport or first-place Lindenhurst. They secured the playoff berth with a 35-34 upset win over Northport tonight.
Ashley Walker made 3 of 4 free throws in the final minute to lead Half Hollow Hills East (7-6) in League II. Walker had six of her 18 points in the fourth quarter. Julia Gnieser had eight points and three assists.