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Hardwood heroes, buzzer-beaters in Long Island high school basketball

Buzzer-beaters and other notable performances in Long Island high school basketball.

Commack's Aidan Keenan puts the layup in for

Commack's Aidan Keenan puts the layup in for two points past Longwood's Andrew Knox on Jan. 7 at Longwood. Photo Credit: George A. Faella


Aidan Keenan, Commack: Made a 15-footer as time expired in a 74-72 win over Central Islip on Tuesday. He scored 12 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter.

Adrianna Zeiba-Rosa, Long Beach: Scored on a post move from the block with four seconds left in a 36-35 win over Hicksville on Tuesday.


Matt Goncalves, Eastport-South Manor: Scored six of his 18 points in overtime, made the tying free throw with 10 seconds left in regulation, and grabbed 24 rebounds in a 53-45 win over Islip on Tuesday.

Matt Lattimer, Wyandanch: Scored 29 points and made two big fourth quarter three-pointers in an 81-76 win over Sayville on Monday.

Alec Barres, Wheatley:  Scored 40 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in a 64-56 win over Academy Charter on Tuesday.

Rylan Blondo, Lynbrook: Scored 38 points, including the 1,000th of his career, and had seven steals and four assists in an 80-49 win over Lawrence on Wednesday.

Mike O'Connell, Chaminade: Scored 24 points and grabbed five rebounds in a 72-64 win over top-ranked Lawrence-Woodmere Academy on Sunday.

Jarrell White, Bellport: Had 41 points, 17 rebounds and four assists in a 77-62 win over Huntington on Thursday.

Malachi Coleman, Bay Shore: Had 28 points, seven rebounds, and five steals in a 68-59 win over Whitman on Monday.


Beth Felix, Stony Brook School: The knockdown shooter made nine three-pointers in a 33-point effort on Monday, then made six three-pointers in a 30-point performance on Tuesday.

Lauren Hansen, Ward Melville: Scored 37 points in a 72-55 win over Sachem East on Tuesday.

Emily Cohen, Roslyn: Had 34 points and 12 rebounds in a 62-59 win over Bethpage on Wednesday.

Julia Rawlinson, Mepham: Scored 32 points in a 62-52 win over Great Neck South on Wednesday.

Hailey Roberts, Valley Stream South: Scored 28 points and had 17 rebounds, and two blocks in a 44-22 win over Valley Stream North on Wednesday.

Olivia Monturo, Bayport-Blue Point: Had 30 points and 18 rebounds in a 56-54 win over Amityville on Tuesday. — Gregg Sarra


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