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2017 All-Metro Girls Basketball Honorable Mention

2017 All-Metro Girls Basketball

2017 All-Metro Girls Basketball Teams

News 12 Varsity honors the elite girls basketball players in the Tri-State for the 2016-17 season

Final power rankings: LI girls basketball (3/29)

Find out who joins Long Island Lutheran in the final Long Island girls basketball power rankings

2017 All-Long Island girls basketball honorable mention

Here's who made the 2017 All-Long Island girls basketball honorable mention list.

2017 All-Long Island Girls Basketball Team

Congratulations to the players selected for the 2017 All-Long Island Girls Basketball Team

Fond memories for Kellenberg's Federation run

It wasn’t the closing moments of a New York State Class A Federation semifinal victory, but it almost felt like it on the bench before Jamesville-DeWitt closed out a 62-31 win Saturday afternoon at the Glens Falls Civic Center.

Hot Mary Louis advances to Federation 'AA' final

The Mary Louis Academy had four players in double figures to defeat Baldwin, 59-49, in the New York State Federation Class AA girls basketball semifinals on Friday afternoon at the Glens Falls Civic Center.

Great Scott: No. 10 South Shore knocks off No. 6 LuHi

South Shore took an important, and historic, step Friday afternoon by beating Long Island Lutheran, 58-53, in the New York State Federation Class AA semifinals at Glens Falls Civic Center.

Tri-State Top 20 Girls Basketball Poll (3/22)

Franklin takes over the No. 1 spot in the latest Tri-State girls basketball poll through Monday's games

Power rankings: Long Island girls basketball (3/22)

After an extended break, Long Island Lutheran is back in action and will be vying for a NYS Federation Class AA title.

Baldwin ends Ossining's reign, wins first state title

Baldwin topped Ossining for the second time this season and took down the four-time defending state champions in emphatic fashion.

Baldwin girls reach state title game

The Bruins knocked off Albany-power Shenendehowa in the Class AA state semifinal on Friday to set up date with four-time champ Ossining in Saturday's final

Alive for Five: Quain lifts Ossining back to state final

Kelsey Quain stepped into a starring role to keep Ossining hopes for a fifth straight state championship alive with a huge second half in a state semifinal win over Our Lady of Mercy from Rochester.

Power rankings: Long Island girls basketball (3/15)

Baldwin rallied to beat Central Islip and win the Long Island Class AA title. Find out where the Lady Bruins are in this week's power rankings

Nwabudu leads No. 17 Elmont to Long Island 'A' title

The 5-foot-11 junior had a game-high 20 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in a dominant performance, while Zhaneia Thybulle added 14 points and six assists, most on passes to Nwabudu.

No. 8 Baldwin gets defensive in LIC win over Central Islip

The Lady Bruins relied on stifling defense to limit Central Islip to just one point the rest of the way to cruise to a 56-31 win to win the Long Island Class AA title at SUNY Old Westbury Saturday afternoon.

Livecast primer: Central Islip vs. No. 8 Baldwin, Long Island Class AA final

Central Islip meets Baldwin for the Long Island Class AA title Saturday at 2:30 p.m. from SUNY Old Westbury and live on News12Varsity.com.

Livecast primer: Mount Sinai vs. Elmont, Long Island Class A final

Mount Sinai meets Elmont for the Long Island Class A title Saturday at Noon from SUNY Old Westbury and live on News12Varsity.com.

Tri-State Top 20 Girls Basketball Poll (3/8)

Rutgers Prep strengthened its grip on the No. 1 spot in the Tri-State girls basketball poll after beating St. Rose on Monday

Back on top: St. Anthony's wins NSCHSAA title

St. Anthony's bounced back from a scoreless third quarter to beat St. Mary's, 48-45, to win the NSCHSAA Class AA title.

Power rankings: Long Island girls basketball (3/8)

Lauren Hackett helped lead St. Anthony's to a second straight NYCHSAA Class AA title. Find out where the Friars are in this week's Long Island girls basketball power rankings.

Livecast primer: St. Mary's vs. St. Anthony's - NSCHSAA Class AA final

*Start time has been delayed to approximately 8:30pm* The NSCHSAA Class AA title will be decided when St. Mary’s faces defending champion St. Anthony’s Tuesday from St. Joseph College and live on News12Varsity.com.

No. 8 Baldwin wins fourth straight Nassau 'AA' title

The top-seeded Bruins ratcheted up the defensive intensity and beat second-seeded Massapequa, 37-29, at Hofstra’s Mack Sports Complex Saturday afternoon.

No. 18 Elmont captures first Nassau title since 2004

Elmont, which won its first county title since 2004, will meet Mount Sinai in the Long Island Class A final March 11 at SUNY-Old Westbury.

Livecast primer: North Shore vs. Elmont, Nassau Class A final

The Nassau Class A title is on the line when top-seeded Elmont faces No. 2 North Shore Saturday at 11 a.m. from Hofstra’s Mack Sports Complex live on News12Varsity.com.

Livecast primer: Central Islip vs. Commack, Suffolk Class AA final

The Suffolk Class AA title is up for grabs when top-seeded Commack faces No. 3 Central Islip in the Suffolk Class AA final Thursday at 5:30 p.m. from Stony Brook’s Island Federal Credit Union Arena live on News12Varsity.com.

Bonsu leads CI to first county title since 1960

Bonsu scored 22 of her game-high 26 points in the second half, helping the Musketeers rally from a 27-16 halftime deficit. She scored eight points after picking up her fourth foul with 4:54 left in the final quarter.

Power rankings: Long Island girls basketball (3/1)

Central Islip has entered the Long Island girls basketball power rankings after reaching the Suffolk Class AA final. Find out who joins Musketeers now

Thybulle, Nwabudu lead No. 19 Elmont back to the Nassau Class A final

Led by Zhaneia Thybulle and Kem Nwabudu, Elmont defeated Seaford, 56-47, to earn a berth in the Nassau Class A title game.

Zaffiro helps North Shore reach the Nassau Class A final

Gabrielle Zaffiro helped North Shore top Sewanhaka and clinch a berth in the Nassau Class A title game.

Livecast primer: Sewanhaka vs. North Shore, Nassau Class A semifinals

Third-seeded Sewanhaka meets second-seeded North Shore with a berth in the Nassau Class A final on the line Saturday evening at LIU Post. Watch live on News 12 Varsity!

All smiles: CI reaches Suffolk 'AA' final

The Musketeers stepped up the defensive intensity on Harris in the second half en route to a 63-53 win in the Suffolk Class AA semifinals at Stony Brook’s Island Federal Credit Union Arena Saturday afternoon.

Livecast primer: Hauppauge vs. Commack, Suffolk Class AA semifinals

A berth in the Suffolk Class AA final is on the line when top-seeded Commack faces No. 5 Hauppauge in the semifinals Saturday at 10 a.m. from Stony Brook’s Island Federal Credit Union Arena live on News12Varsity.com.

Livecast primer: Seaford vs. Elmont, Nassau Class A semifinals

Fourth-seeded Seaford takes on top-seeded Elmont in the Nassau Class A semifinals Saturday evening. Watch live on News 12 Varsity!

Livecast primer: Hills West vs. Central Islip, Suffolk Class AA semifinals

A berth in the Suffolk Class AA final is on the line when third-seeded Central Islip faces No. 7 Hills West in the semifinals Saturday at noon from Stony Brook’s Island Federal Credit Union Arena live on News12Varsity.com.

Tri-State Top 20 Girls Basketball Poll (2/22)

News 12 Varsity ranks the Top 20 girls basketball teams in the Tri-State through Tuesday's games

Power rankings: Long Island girls basketball (2/22)

As Baldwin continues to roll toward another county title, find out where the Lady Bruins are in this week's Long Island girls basketball power rankings

Power rankings: Long Island girls basketball (2/15)

Who are the top girls basketball teams on Long Island heading into the postseason? Find out now

Tri-State Top 20 Girls Basketball Poll (2/15)

News 12 Varsity ranks the Top 20 teams in Tri-State Girls Basketball through Monday's games

Tri-State Top 20 Girls Basketball Poll (2/8)

Rutgers Prep, Manasquan, Long Island Lutheran and St. Rose hold the top spots in the latest Tri-State girls basketball poll

Power rankings: Long Island girls basketball (2/8)

After a huge win over Commack, find out where Ward Melville lands in this week's Long Island girls basketball power rankings

Power rankings: Long Island girls basketball (2/1)

Find out who joins Long Island Lutheran in our Long Island girls basketball power rankings

Tri-State Top 20 Girls Basketball Rankings (1/31)

Rutgers Prep takes over the No. 1 spot in the Tri-State basketball rankings following Sunday's win over Manasquan

No. 2 LuHi rallies past No. 11 Rumson-Fair Haven

Long Island Lutheran trailed by 16 in the first half but rallied to overtake Rumson-Fair Haven at the Coaches Choice NY/NJ Challenge in Holmdel, NJ.

Livecast primer: No. 2 Long Island Lutheran vs. No. 11 Rumson-Fair Haven

Long Island Lutheran travels to Holmdel to tangle with Rumson-Fair Haven in the Coach's Choice USA NY/NJ Challenge

Power rankings: Long Island girls basketball (1/25)

Jill Spagnuola's late layup ensured Commack remains undefeated. Find out where the Cougars are in this week's Long Island girls basketball power rankings.

Power rankings: Long Island girls basketball (1/18)

Find out who joins Baldwin in this week's Long Island girls basketball power rankings

Tri-State Top 20 Girls Basketball Poll (1/18)

Manasquan remains atop the latest Tri-State girls basketball poll on News 12 Varsity

Power rankings: Long Island girls basketball (1/11)

Find out who joins the Friars of St. Anthony's in the Long Island girls basketball power rankings.

Tri-State Top 20 Girls Basketball Poll (1/11)

Manasquan holds the No. 1 spot in the Tri-State girls basketball poll after an epic 2OT win over No. 2 Long Island Lutheran

No. 1 Manasquan edges No. 2 LuHi in 2OT thriller

Visiting Manasquan returned to the Jersey Shore with a scintillating 71-67 victory in a game that left those lucky enough to be at LuHi Sunday afternoon breathless and wishing there was a rematch on the horizon.

Tri-State Top 20 Girls Basketball Poll (1/4)

News 12 Varsity reveals the Top 20 girls basketball teams in the Tri-State through Monday's games

Power rankings: Long Island girls basketball (1/4)

Aziah Hudson helped lead Baldwin to a huge win over Ossining. Where are the Bruins this week? Find out now

Baldwin passes another test, tops Ursuline School

A day after knocking off the premier public school program in New York, Baldwin took down another power in Westchester County, The Ursuline School.

Livecast primer: Baldwin vs. Ursuline

Baldwin and Ursuline meet in the Slam Dunk Tournament girls final on Thursday live on News 12 Varsity

Baldwin bests four-time state champ Ossining

Baldwin traveled to the Westchester County Center for the Slam Dunk Tournament and toppled the four-time defending state champions from Ossining.

Power rankings: Long Island girls basketball (12/28)

After just one week, there's already some movement in the Long Island girls basketball power rankings.

Power rankings: Long Island girls basketball (12/21)

Who are the top girls basketball teams on Long Island this week? Find out now

Memorable Mondays: Top LI basketball games (2015-16)

In Week 6 of Memorable Mondays, we look back at the top five basketball games from 2015-16 on Long Island.

Year in Review: Long Island girls basketball (2015-16)

All summer long, MSG Varsity brings you a recap of the past year in Long Island’s top high school sports. We’ll publish a new “Year in Review” article every Thursday. First up, we look back at the year that was in Long Island girls basketball.

Baldwin’s El Gammal will play hoops for Brown

El Gammal, a 6-2 senior center who spent five seasons on the Baldwin girls basketball team, made her intention to attend Brown University official on Friday during a ceremonial signing at Sportime in Lynbrook. It marked the culmination of an immensely successful high school tenure both on the court and in the classroom.

Hilaire announces she’ll attend Seton Hall

Hilaire, who led Long Island in scoring at 29.8 points per game last season while leading the Knights to a Long Island championship, said Seton Hall recruited her before she committed to Albany but never made an offer.

2016 All-LI Girls Basketball Honorable Mention

Check out who made the cut in the 2016 All-LI Girls Basketball Honorable Mention list

2016 All-LI Girls Basketball Teams

Check out who made the 2016 All-Long Island Girls Basketball teams

Final LI girls basketball power rankings (3/22)

Who made the final Long Island girls basketball power rankings of the season? Find out now

LuHi's championship run ends in 'AA' final

Instead of celebrating on the floor at the Times Union Center, the Long Island Lutheran players were slumped on their bench following a shocking 64-54 loss to Ossining in the ‘AA’ final Saturday night.

Chat replay: NYS Federation tournament, Day 2

Check back and see what Dylan Butler, Elio Velez and Laura Amato said as they detail all the action from Day 2 of the NYS Federation basketball tournament.

Chat replay: 2016 NYS Federation basketball tournament, Day 1

Recap what Dylan Butler, Elio Velez, Laura Amato and Kevin Devaney Jr. said as they detail all the action from Day 1 of the NYS Federation basketball tournament.

Live chat: 2016 NYS Federation basketball tournament, Day 2

Join Dylan Butler, Elio Velez and Laura Amato as they detail all the action from Day 2 of the NYS Federation basketball tournament.

No. 5 LuHi edges No. 4 St. Anthony's in semis

Edmond drove, Mortensen raised her arms and the two crumpled to the court. The ball soon followed and Mortensen accomplished her goal as the Crusaders held on to beat the Friars, 41-40, in the New York State Federation Class AA girls basketball semifinal Friday at the Times Union Center.

Live chat: 2016 NYS Federation basketball tournament, Day 3

Join Dylan Butler, Elio Velez, Laura Amato and Kevin Devaney Jr. as they detail all the action from Day 1 of the NYS Federation basketball tournament.

No. 4 St. Anthony's comes up short in Federation semis

St. Anthony's had a chance to win at the buzzer in the New York State Class A Federation semis, but the Friars, and their five seniors, came up just short at the Times Union Center.

NYS Federation championships begin Friday

The New York State Federation Tournament, which starts on Friday morning, will crown champions in the final competitive weekend of the high school boys and girls basketball season.

Tri-State Top 20 girls basketball poll (3/16)

MSG Varsity ranks the Top 20 girls basketball teams in the Tri-State through Monday's games

Power rankings: LI girls basketball (3/15)

Who are the top Long Island girls basketball teams this week? Find out right now.

St. Anthony’s reclaims CHSAA AA crown

At St. John Villa Academy (Staten Island) on Saturday, Goode and her St. Anthony’s teammates saw the sacrifice pay off. In a gritty contest in which the Friars stepped to the free-throw line 39 times, they defeated Monsignor Scanlan, 57-43, in the CHSAA Class AA championship to claim the team’s second state title in three years.

Hilaire has nothing to apologize for in Floral Park loss

The Floral Park senior point guard led Long Island in scoring this season. She helped make those around her better. She put on dribbling and shooting displays that left defenders in shambles and crowds in amazement. She guided the Knights to their most successful season in school history.

Hilaire, Floral Park advance to title game

Balletta was the perfect complement to Kaela Hilaire Friday as Floral Park defeated Rye, 61-55, in the state Class A semifinals at Hudson Valley Community College. The Knights advanced to the state championship game for the first time in the history of the girls basketball program.

Commack fights till end, falls in state semis

Though Commack trailed throughout its 72-55 loss to Ossining on Friday night in the state Class AA semifinals at Hudson Valley Community College, the Cougars played as if a state title still was within reach until the very end.

St. Anthony's beats Christ the King in state 'AA' semifinals

St. Anthony's earned a trip to the CHSAA Class AA girls state final with a 59-51 semifinal win over Christ the King on Friday night in Staten Island. The Friars await Monsignor Scanlan in the championship game after the Crusaders won 59-51 over Cardinal O'Hara.

Tri-State Top 20 girls basketball poll (3/9)

MSG Varsity ranks the Top 20 girls basketball teams in the Tri-State area

Power rankings: LI girls basketball (3/8)

Commack captured a second consecutive Long Island Class AA title. Find out where the Cougars are in this week's Long Island girls basketball power rankings

Dwyer scores 28, but Mattituck falls in end

The Tuckers’ historic season concluded after an impressive shooting display by Marlboro. Missy Sadlor’s jumper gave Marlboro, which led 39-24 at the half, its largest lead at 49-28 with just under four minutes remaining in the third. Dwyer hit two free throws and Hoeg drained a three to pull Mattituck within 49-33.

East Rockaway has a bright future

Though East Rockaway fell to Pine Plains, 48-38, in a Class C girls basketball regional final at St. Joseph’s College, Drevnyak recorded a triple-double with 17 points, 20 rebounds and 14 blocks.

Hilaire stuffs stat sheet, leads Floral Park to Long Island 'A' Championship

Kaela Hilaire packed her personal stat line, racking up a game-high 26 points, to lead Floral Park to a 62-53 victory over Islip in the Long Island 'A' Championship at St. Joseph's College on Saturday.

Commack clinches second straight Long Island 'AA' Championship

Commack is heading back to the New York State semifinals after defeating Baldwin 40-33 in the Long Island Champinoship Saturday at St. Joseph's College.

Livecast primer: Baldwin vs. Commack

Baldwin and Commack have both won multiple county titles and come into today's tilt riding impressive win-streaks. The two teams will put it all on the line in the Long Island 'AA' Championship Saturday at 2:30 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

Livecast primer: Floral Park vs. Islip

Floral Park and Islip face off in the Long Island 'A' Championship game Saturday at 12 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

Tri-State Top 20 girls basketball poll (3/2)

MSG Varsity ranks the Top 20 girls basketball teams in the Tri-State area

Moffitt paces No. 4 St. Anthony's to NSCHSAA title

While the Friars accomplished a goal by capturing the NSCHSAA title with a 79-51 win over St. Mary’s at Hofstra’s Mack Sports Complex Tuesday night, it wasn’t THE goal.

Power rankings: LI girls basketball (2/23)

Who are the top girls basketball teams on Long Island this week? Find out now.

Power rankings: LI girls basketball (3/1)

Find out who the top teams on Long Island are this week.

Livecast primer: St. Mary's vs. St. Anthony's

The NSCHSAA girls basketball title is on the line when St. Anthony’s takes on St. Mary’s at Hofstra’s Mack Sports Complex Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. live on MSGVarsity.com.

Hilaire’s 37 points lift Floral Park to title

But this time it was fans who had stormed the court to engulf her. This was just moments after Hilaire had 37 points and seven assists to lift No. 2 Floral Park to a 60-49 win over top-seeded Elmont on Saturday in the Nassau Class A girls basketball championship game at Adelphi University.

Hudson leads Baldwin to Nassau 'AA' three-peat

Baldwin (18-2), ranked No. 15 in MSG Varsity’s tri-state poll, lead wire-to-wire and played like the juggernaut team that steamrolled through the Nassau ‘AA’ playoffs. Baldwin’s average margin of victory has been by 37 points-per-game. (Calhoun, Syosset, Massapequa).

Commack beats Islip in Suffolk overall final

The boxscore showed Corso scored five points. Yet that hardly represented her contributions Friday in Commack’s 51-44 win over Islip in the Suffolk overall championship at Stony Brook University.

Livecast Primer: Massapequa vs Baldwin - Nassau 'AA' finals

Massapequa and Baldwin face off on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. for an chance to win the Nassau 'AA' crown and earn an chance to meet Commack in the Long Island championship.

Oberg, Van Poelgeest power Islip to title

The lessons Oberg learned showed Wednesday night in Islip’s 64-46 win over Mattituck in the Suffolk Small School championship at Suffolk CCC-Brentwood. Oberg — who at 6-2 is capable of breaking the press, establishing post position, hitting the three, and attacking the basket — had 18 points, 11 rebounds and four assists.

Team effort helps Commack repeat as Suffolk Class AA champions

Commack defeated Sachem East 63-39 to repeat as Suffolk County Class AA champions.

Tri-State Top 20 girls basketball poll (2/24)

MSG Varsity ranks the Top 20 girls basketball teams in the Tri-State through Tuesday's games

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