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Riverhead 61, Southampton 59

Riverhead guard Shanice Allen drives around Southampton forward

Riverhead guard Shanice Allen drives around Southampton forward Dominique Taylor. (March 2, 2012) Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

With Southampton trailing by one with 3.3 seconds left in overtime, Kesi Goree's inbounds fling toward midcourt was intercepted by an outstretched Allen, who was then fouled and hit one of two free throws, as Riverhead hung on to win, 61-59, Friday at Farmingdale State to clinch the Suffolk overall girls basketball championship.

Riverhead guard Shanice Allen drives around Southampton forward
Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Riverhead guard Shanice Allen drives around Southampton forward Dominique Taylor. (March 2, 2012)

Riverhead forward Kaila-Riane Nazario looks to pass as
Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Riverhead forward Kaila-Riane Nazario looks to pass as Southampton forward Kesi Goree plays defense. (March 2, 2012)

Riverhead guard Shanice Allen shoots a three-point shot
Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Riverhead guard Shanice Allen shoots a three-point shot against Southampton. (March 2, 2012)

Riverhead guard Shanice Allen shoots a free throw
Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Riverhead guard Shanice Allen shoots a free throw against Southampton. (March 2, 2012)

Riverhead guard Marta Czaplak attempts a three-point shot
Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Riverhead guard Marta Czaplak attempts a three-point shot against Southampton. (March 2, 2012)

Riverhead forward Kaila-Riane Nazario and Southampton forward Dominique
Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Riverhead forward Kaila-Riane Nazario and Southampton forward Dominique Taylor race after a loose ball. (March 2, 2012)

Riverhead guard Jalyn Brown goes up for a
Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Riverhead guard Jalyn Brown goes up for a layup against Southampton. (March 2, 2012)

Riverhead captains, from left, Shanice Allen, Marta Czaplak,
Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Riverhead captains, from left, Shanice Allen, Marta Czaplak, Melodee Riley and Jalyn Brown celebrate with their championship plaque after their win over Southampton in the Suffolk County girls championship. (March 2, 2012)

Riverhead forward Melodee Riley controls the ball ahead
Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Riverhead forward Melodee Riley controls the ball ahead of Southampton guard Noel Hodges. (March 2, 2012)

Riverhead guard Jalyn Brown controls the ball against
Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Riverhead guard Jalyn Brown controls the ball against Southampton. (March 2, 2012)

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