LONG ISLAND CHAMPIONSHIP
Saturday, March 9 (at Hofstra University)
(S1) Amityville 64, (N2) Jericho 52
Green, Amityville top Jericho for LI 'A' title - READ
Saturday, March 2 (at Hofstra University)
(2) Jericho 62, (12) Roslyn 45
Jericho wins Nassau Class A title - READ
Wednesday, February 27 (at SUNY Old Westbury)
(12) Roslyn 59, (8) South Side 42
Mark Gjonlekaj had 19 points, eight rebounds and three blocks and Andrew Slutsky added 15 points as No. 12 Roslyn beat No. 8 South Side in the Class A semifinals. Roslyn advances to play the winner of No. 2 Jericho and No. 11 Valley Stream South in the county championship game at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday at Hofstra.
Roslyn punches ticket to Nassau 'A' finals - READ
(2) Jericho 63, (11) Valley Stream South 50
Garrett Johnson had 31 points and 10 rebounds and Derek Medolla chipped in 16 points seven rebounds and six assists for No. 2 Jericho (17-3) in a Nassau Class A semifinal. Jericho will face No 8. Roslyn in the final on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Hofstra.
Jericho advances to Nassau 'A' title game - READ
Tuesday, February 19 (at higher seed)
(8) South Side 62, (1) Lawrence 59
South Side's Matt Pandolfi (five points) hit two free throws with 57 seconds remaining to give No. 8 South Side a 62-57 lead and they hung on to defeat No. 1 Lawrence in a Nassau Class A quarterfinal. Paul Pandolfi scored 11 of his 15 points in the first half and grabbed seven rebounds and Brendan Mcdery had 14 points to lead South Side, who moves on to play Roslyn on Wednesday, February 27 at Old Westbury.
(12) Roslyn 72, (4) Mineola 54
Mark Gjonlekaj scored 16 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in (12) Roslyn's upset of (4) Mineola in the Nassau Class A quarterfinals. Terrence Pierce also scored 16 points. Roslyn (14-5) will face (8) South Side in the semi-finals on Feb. 27 at SUNY- Old Westbury.
(2) Jericho 63, (10) Great Neck North 49
Garrett Johnson, who notched his 1000th point in Jericho's first round win over Seaford, scored 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the Jayhawks Class A quarterfinal win over (10) Great Neck North. Erik Kanzer added 20 points and seven rebounds. (2) Jericho (16-3) will play (11) Valley Stream South on Feb. 27 at SUNY-Old Westbury in the semi-finals.
(11) Valley Stream South 60, (3) Hewlett 49
Will Knight had 10 of his 13 points in the second half for No. 11 VSS (11-8) in the upset over No. 3 Hewlett in the Class A quarterfinals.Dana King had 16 points and seven assists, Diego Madonado had 16 points and Nnamdi Nwaigwe added 11 points and 11 rebounds. Hewlett takes on No. 3 Jericho next Wednesday at 5 p.m. at SUNY Old Westbury.
Friday, February 15 (at higher seed)
(1) Lawrence 84, (16) Glen Cove 47
Eddie Robinson had 21 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists, Dwayne Daniel had 19 points and nine assists, Randy Wallace had 13 points and 11 rebounds and Clifton Lyerly had 14 points to lead No. 1 Lawrence (15-3) over No. 16 Glen Cove in a Nassau Class A Boys basketball first round game. Lawrence moves on to host South Side on Tuesday at 5pm at Oceanside.
(8) South Side 62, (9) Roosevelt 54
Gerald Mitchell had 14 of his 19 points in the second half and had five assists and Alex Sorenson had 13 points and seven assists to lead No. 8 South Side (10-8) to No. 9 Roosevelt in a Nassau Class A first round game. South Side moves on to play Lawrence on Tuesday at Oceanside High School.
(4) Mineola 60, (13) Lynbrook 47
Sophomore Stephen Gessner scored a career-high 21 points to lead No. 4 Mineola (14-4) in its win over No. 13 Lynbrook (6-12) in the first round of the Nassau Class A playoffs. Mineola will host No. 5 Roslyn in a quarterfinal game, Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
(12) Roslyn 52, (5) Bethpage 39
Mark Gjonlekaj scored 10 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in the first round of the Class A playoffs. Terrence Pierce added 18 points. (12) Roslyn (13-5) will face (4) Mineola on Tuesday.
Gjonlekaj's triple-double boosts Roslyn - READ
(2) Jericho 64, (15) Seaford 43
21 points and 9 rebounds from Derek Medolla was enough for no. 2 Jericho (15-3) to get past No. 15 Seaford in the first round of the Nassau Class A play-offs. Jericho will play No. 10 Great Neck North.
(10) Great Neck North 58, (7) Floral Park 50
Evan Doorman had 22 points and 13 rebounds and Alec Ludwig scored 11 of his 14 points in the second half and had six assists to lead No. 10 Great Neck North (12-6) over No. 7 Floral Park in a Nassau Class A first round game. Great Neck North moves on to face Jericho on Tuesday.
(3) Hewlett 70, (14) Wantagh 61
Avery Feldman had 24 points, eight rebounds and five assists and Bryan Eckerley had 16 points, five rebounds and four assists to lead No. 3 Hewlett over Wantagh in a Nassau Class A first round game. Hewlett moves on to host Valley Stream South on Tuesday.
(11) Valley Stream South 72, (6) West Hempstead 64
Dana King's three foul shots in the final minute sealed it as No. 11 Valley Stream South (10-8) beat No. 6 West Hempstead (14-4) in the first round of the Nassau Class A playoffs. King had 18 points with nine assists, and Diego Maldonado (26 points) and Will Knight (22 points) combined to hit 11 three-pointers. Valley Stream South will play No. 3 Hewlett, Tuesday. West Hempstead's Tyree Glascoe scored his 1,000th in the loss.