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Pellegrino's threes rally I. Trees girls over Plainedge

With her team trailing by three in the final minute, Nicole Pellegrino hit back-to-back three-pointers to put Island Trees ahead in their 48-47 win over Plainedge in the consolation game of the Hicksville girls basketball tournament Tuesday.

Maggie Milonakis scored 17 points to lead Island Trees (5-2). Pellegrino added 13 points and senior Jessica Beissel had five points, a career-high 17 rebounds and five blocks.

Mepham 42, MacArthur 34: Lauren Johnson had 12 points and nine rebounds to lead Mepham (1-2) in AA-I. Kristen O'Brien had 12 points and eight rebounds and Nicole Castaldo eight points and 12 rebounds.

New Hyde Park 51, Westbury 32: Ciara McCullagh had 21 points and 12 rebounds to lead New Hyde Park (2-5) in the Baldwin Tournament.

Gabby Tomasini had 10 points and five assists and Kim Connors added 10 points off the bench. Marlene Ricketts scored 13 points for Westbury. New Hyde Park will face the winner of the Jericho-Baldwin game at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

East Rockaway 49, Oyster Bay 34: Theresa Amabile had 15 points and Emily D'Archangelis nine points, six assists and four steals for East Rockaway (5-1) in non-conference. Joshlyn Grant had a game-high 23 points for Oyster Bay.

South Side 51, St. Dominic 43: Christina Merrifield had 19 points and six rebounds to lead South Side (5-2) in the Freeport Tournament. Colleen Burke added 18 points and four assists and Megan Lonergan had four points, 10 rebounds and four blocks. South Side will face Garden City in the final at 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Carle Place 62, North Shore 58: Jen Balestrieri, Alison Laga, Sam Burden each hit key free throws with less than two minutes remaining to seal the victory for Carle Place (5-1) in non-league. Jill Flecker had 10 points and 18 rebounds.

Bayport-Blue Point 44, Centereach 36: Jennifer Lignelli, who was named to the all-tournament team, had 11 points and six steals to lead Bayport-Blue Point (3-4) in the consolation game of the Sayville Tournament. Michelle Burnett scored a game-high 13 points for Centereach.

Floyd 46, Newfield 20: Lushanta Savadel had 14 points and 10 rebounds and was named tournament MVP for leading Floyd (6-2) in the championship game of the Hoops Dreams Tournament at Newfield.

Harborfields 66, Center Moriches 60: Honey Roche had 14 points (6-for-7 from the field) and four rebounds off the bench to lead Harborfields (5-1) in the Suffolk Shootout. Amy Werbitsky added 12 points and five rebounds.

Amber Davis scored 23 points for Center Moriches. Harborfields will face Kings Park in the consolation final at noon Saturday.

Ward Melville 54, Northport 45: Kaitlyn Carballeira had 20 points and 12 rebounds, Meagan Murtagh had 12 points and 10 rebounds and Georgia Holland had 11 points and six rebounds to lead Ward Melville (7-1) at the Suffolk Shootout, hosted by Northport. Ward Melville will take on Whitman in the championship at 4 p.m. Saturday.

Stony Brook 49, Sayville 40: Brannon Burke, who was named to the all-tournament team, had 18 points and 12 rebounds to lead Stony Brook (6-1) in the final of the Sayville Tournament. Sadie Singer, the tournament MVP, had nine points and four assists. Emily Carmel and Brenna Bachety (Sayville) were also all-tournament selections.

Shoreham-Wading River 66, Mattituck 60: Senior Sam Villafranca topped her career high for the second straight game with 31 points to lead Shoreham-Wading River (6-1) in non-league action. Corrine Wiederkehr added 17 points and eight rebounds for SWR.

Long Island Lutheran 73, Bishop Loughlin 21: Paige Kritcher had 20 points and four assists and Jess DeNicola 12 points and six rebounds to lead Long Island Lutheran (7-1) at the Big Apple Christmas Classic at Bishop Ford. Senior Katelyn Coburn had a career-high seven rebounds.

St. Anthony's 60, Narbonne (Los Angeles) 44: Micky Impellizeri had 12 points, eight rebounds, three assists, three steals and three blocks to lead St. Anthony's (7-1) in the KSA Tournament in Orlando, Fla. Brianna Harris added nine points and six rebounds.

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