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Long Island Top 10 Girls Hoops Rankings

Hauppauge's Julie Williams (10) drives against Sachem East's

Hauppauge's Julie Williams (10) drives against Sachem East's Katie Doherty (25) in the second half. (Feb. 25, 2012) Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

1. St. Anthony’s (20-4): The Friars completed their second consecutive undefeated regular season in CHSAA play and won the regular season league championship for the second consecutive season. They will host No. 8 St. Dominic in the quarterfinals. With wins over St. Dominic and Kellenberg, the Friars extended their regular season league winning streak to 31 games. The Friars are ranked No. 24 by USA Today and No. 48 by HoopGurlz. 

2. Long Island Lutheran (17-5): The Crusaders closed the regular season with a 66-59 win over Mary Louis. Senior Yuni Sher had career highs with 22 points and 21 rebounds. They are off until the Class B Federation semifinals on March 23.

3. Riverhead (20-1): Senior Melodee Riley had a career-high 28 points and Shanice Allen added 16 points for No. 3 Riverhead in a 66-51 win over No. 2 Lindenhurst in a Suffolk Class AA semifinal. Riverhead has won 20 consecutive games and will play No. 4 Hauppauge in the championship game Tuesday 5 p.m. at Farmingdale State.

4. Glenn (20-0): Top-seeded Glenn defeated No. 2 Harborfields in the Suffolk Class A finals for the second consecutive season with a 47-45 win. Allison McKenna had 15 points, 11 rebounds, and four blocked shots and freshman reserve Tanna Mohammed added 12 points. Glenn will play Southampton for the Small Schools championship at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Farmingdale State.

5. Hauppauge (21-0): The Eagles, seeded fourth, upset top-seeded Sachem East, 47-45, in the Suffolk Class AA semifinals. Julie Williams scored 17 points and had seven steals and Lindsay Alfano (14 points) hit a three-pointer with 35 seconds left to break a tie at 43.

6. Sachem East (19-2): The Flaming Arrows had their season come to an end after a 47-45 loss to Hauppauge in the Suffolk Class AA semifinals after reaching the finals in four consecutive seasons. Meagan Doherty scored 15 points in her final game.

7. Holy Trinity (17-7): The Titans capped the regular season with a 58-36 win over St. Dominic. Katie Poppe had 15 points, eight rebounds, and eight assists and Mikaela Ryan added 10 points and 10 rebounds. No. 2 Holy Trinity will host No. 7 Our Lady of Mercy in the CHSAA quarterfinals Tuesday.

8. Baldwin (17-1): Alex Hampton scored 21 points and Ayanna Hudson added 10 points and 10 rebounds as No. 1 Baldwin beat No. 8 Farmingdale in a Nassau Class AA quarterfinal. Baldwin will play No. 4 Uniondale in the semifinals at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Oyster Bay.

 9. St. John the Baptist (15-9): The Cougars ended the regular season with a 77-45 win over Our Lady of Mercy. Anastasia Williams had 18 points and 20 rebounds and Brianna Thomas had 19 points and 11 rebounds. No. 3 SJB will host No. 6 St. Mary’s in the CHSAA quarterfinals Tuesday.

10. North Shore (18-1): Senior Amanda Johansen became North Shore's all-time leading scorer with 1,064 points. Johansen had 27 points, 13 rebounds, and 7 assists in an 83-49 win over Island Trees in the Nassau Class A quarterfinals. The top-seeded Vikings will play No. 5 Floral Park Wednesday 5 p.m. at Freeport.

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