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Hardwood heroes and buzzer beaters in Long Island high school basketball

Recapping the week's best performances and last-second shots in Long Island basketball.

Alyssa Adomaites of Glenn scores on a reverse

Alyssa Adomaites of Glenn scores on a reverse layup during a Suffolk League V girls basketball game against Sayville at Glenn on Jan. 12, 2019. Photo Credit: James Escher

BUZZER BEATERS

Hannah Calarco, Bellport: She made a half-court heave, assisted by Meghan Garnett, as time expired in East Islip's 45-44 win on Tuesday.

Pat Cunningham, West Islip: The senior hit a short floater as time expired to give the Lions their first league win of the year, a 55-54 victory over Smithtown East. He had 29 points.

Mike McIndoo, Whitman: He scored an unassisted game-winning layup as time expired in Whitman's 64-62 win over Connetquot on Friday. 

Erika Johnson, Bellport: She made a three-pointer at the horn to lead Bellport over Comsewogue, 63-61. She had 14 points.

BOYS BIG GAMES

Colin Cassara, Newfield: He scored 39 points, grabbed eight rebounds and had five steals in a 60-56 win over Centereach on Friday. Cassara notched his fourth 30-point game of the season, with a high of 39.

Sean Braithwaite, Center Moriches: He had 21 points and became the program's all-time leading scorer in a 78-49 win over Glenn on Tuesday.

JP Harding, Bridgehampton: He had 29 points and 22 rebounds in a 76-34 win over Smithtown Christian on Tuesday.

GIRLS BIG GAMES

Lauren Hansen, Ward Melville: She had 45 points — the most by a girl on Long Island this season — in a 68-45 win over Sachem North on Tuesday.

Lauren Romito, Hauppauge: The shot blocker. She had 11 blocks in a 45-37 win over Harborfields. She added 16 points and 13 rebounds on Friday.

Alyssa Adoimates, Glenn: She became the program's all-time leading scorer in a 31-point effort in a 68-42 win over Wyandanch on Thursday.

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