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Westbury's Ricketts scores 1,000th point in win

Senior Marlene Ricketts hit six free throws in overtime and scored 23 points, giving her 1,014 for her career as Westbury edged Seaford, 51-49, Tuesday in Nassau Conference ABC-II girls basketball. Ricketts also had 13 rebounds and six steals.

Anonza Abrams hit two free throws late in the fourth quarter to force overtime for Westbury (5-7). Steph Lebitz had 20 points for Seaford (3-9).

Comsewogue 39, Islip 29: Michelle Rubino had 16 points, 10 rebounds and five steals for Comsewogue (7-7 Suffolk League V), which clinched a Class A playoff berth. Islip is 1-13.

Huntington 51, Hauppauge 34: Jackie Waldron had 16 points and went 6-for-8 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter to lead Huntington (7-7), which clinched a Class A playoff spot. Julie Williams had 12 points for Hauppauge (6-8).

Harborfields 58, Kings Park 53: Bridgit Ryan had 19 points and six rebounds to lead Harborfields (12-2). Jamie Romano had 17 points for Kings Park (13-1).

Whitman 58, Sachem North 41: Ally Leftridge had 21 points to lead Whitman (10-2) in League II. Sara Rizik and Joanna Staniewski had 12 points for Sachem North (5-7).

Our Lady of Mercy 67, Sacred Heart 61: Louise Lehmuller scored eight of her 14 points in overtime to lead Our Lady of Mercy (3-8). Kristen Brent tied the score at 59 with two free throws with 10 seconds remaining in regulation for Sacred Heart (3-6).

Lawrence Woodmere Academy 49, Our Savior New American 27: Caroline Clark had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 2 Lawrence Woodmere Academy (14-7) in the semifinals of the IPPSAL playoffs. Hayley Alexander had 13 points and 16 assists. No. 3 OSNA is 11-5.


Holy Trinity 3, St. John the Baptist 0: Jennifer Valveri rolled a 190 in Game 1 of a 489 series and Nicole Rooney rolled a 172 in Game 3 of a 474 series to lead top-seeded Holy Trinity, 922-741, 830-731, 851-738, in the CHSAA semifinals at Syosset Bowl. Katelyn Coon had a 176 in Game 1 of a 458 series for No. 4 St. John the Baptist. Holy Trinity will take on Kellenberg at 4 p.m. Thursday at Syosset.

Kellenberg 3, St. Anthony's 0: Monica Weitekamp rolled a 200 in Game 1 of a 549 series and Lauren Crespo had a 176 in Game 1 of a 450 series to lead No. 3 Kellenberg, 906-729, 901-840, 899-800. Kindra Evans had a 179 in Game 2 of a 450 series for No. 2 St. Anthony's.

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