Slam Dunk: Relive the tournament

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Mon, Dec 26, 2011 5:46 PM

Updated Fri, Dec 30, 2011 1:47 AM
Slam Dunk: Relive the tournament
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The 13th annual Slam Dunk Challenge tipped off on Monday at the Westchester County Center. The 20-game, four-day basketball event features two boys and two girls tournaments and four challenge matchups.

Admission to the Slam Dunk is $5 (plus $5 for parking) and tickets are good for the entire day. The can be purchased at the front gate.

The complete schedule for the event is below:

Slam Dunk Challenge


Girls challenge game:
White Plains 53, Haldane 27

Sofia Roman led the Tigers with 18 points in the challenge game matchup. Kim Hanlon had 11 points and 10 rebounds, and Alyssa Ghelardi added 13 points in the victory.

Girls consolation:
Kingston vs. Jamestown, 2 p.m.

Girls championship: Irvington 77, Mount Vernon 52

Brittni Lai scored a game-high 25 points with eight assists to earn MVP honors as Irvington repeated as Slam Dunk champions.

The Bulldogs, who've won the last two state titles in Class B, had 18 assists on 29 baskets and shot 43-percent from the floor. They also forced 21 turnovers, which led to 29 of their points.

Lexi Martins had 23 points and six rebounds, and Marley Giddins added 13 points and 11 rebounds for Irvington. Alyssa Di Campli had 10 points and six boards in the win.

Lubirdia Gordon led Mount Vernon with 20 points and 19 rebounds (10 offensive), and Sade King scored 17 points in the loss.

Boys consolation: New Rochelle 56, Kennedy 55

Kirkland Ottey hit a 3-pointer with 6.7 seconds remaining to lift the Huguenots to a comeback victory.

Joe Clarke led the Huguenots with 15 points and 11 rebounds, and Terrence Holden added 13 points in the victory.

Mike DeMello led Kennedy with 14 points on 5 of 5 shooting. Mike Ennis had 13 points and Jordan Hardy had 12 for Kennedy.

Boys championship: Kingston 67, Jamestown 51

Justin Robinson took home MVP honors for Kingston. The point guard had 13 points, four assists and no turnovers in the victory.

Jovan Coffey had 16 points and 12 rebounds, and D.J. Mapes added 14 points and 11 boards in the win.

Tommy Campion led Jamestown with 26 points.


Boys challenge game:
Mamaroneck 52, Brewster 43

Matt Mezansky scored 23 piints with four rebounds and three assists to lead the Tigers in the challenge game. Alex Lanni added 10 points and 13 rebounds, and Gerry McMullin had nine points, eight rebounds and five steals.

Ryan Mahoney scored 15 points for Brewster.

Girls tournament: Mount Vernon 61, Kingston 52

Sade King scored 23 points with six assists to lead the Knights to the victory in the semifinals. Mount Vernon will play Irvington in Thursday's final at the County Center at 4 p.m..

Luburdia Gordon had 15 points, 16 rebounds and three blocks, and Chyna Johnson added 11 points in the victory.

Sarah Galloway had 18 points for Kingston.

Girls tournament: Irvington 69, Jamestown 49

Lexi Martins had 20 points and 20 rebounds to lead the Bulldogs to a win over the Class AA powerhouse.

Martins shot 8 of 16 from the floor and nine of her rebounds were on the offensive end for Irvington, which will face Mount Vernon in the tournament final on Thursday at 4 p.m.

Brittni Lai added 20 points, four steals and four assists for the Bulldogs. Marley Giddins, who has committed to play at Amherst, had 17 points, nine rebounds and three blocks.

Jamestown will take on Kingston in the girls consolation on Thursday at 2 p.m.

Boys tournament: Jamestown 79, Kennedy Catholic 72

Jamestown hit 11 3-pointers and shot 30 for 56 from the field (54-percent) to get by Kennedy in a semifinal matchup.

Adam Checchini scored 24 points (10 for 17 FG) with seven assists and five rebounds. Kevin Diaz added 20 points, including six 3-pointers, and Kareem Walker had 14 points and 12 rebounds for Jamestown, last year's Class AA state finalists.

Jamestown advanced to the title game on Thursday at 8 p.m. against Kingston.

Thiago Randazzo had 24 points and seven rebounds for Kennedy, which will play in the consolation game at 6 p.m. Jordan Hardy had 17 points and six rebounds, and Mike Ennis and Mike DeMello had 12 and 10 points, respectively for the Gaels.

Boys tournament: Kingston 57, New Rochelle 55

Justin Robinson hit two free throws with 0.4 seconds remaining to lift the Tigers to a exciting victory in the Slam Dunk semifinal. Robinson had 22 points, seven steals and five rebounds for Kingston, which will play Jamestown in the final on Thursday at 8 p.m.

New Rochelle had the ball with 7.4 seconds left but turned it over on the inbounds. Robinson scooped up the loose ball and midcourt and raced down to the basket where he was fouled just before time expired.

Joe Clarke, who had 22 points off the bench for New Rochelle, had a 60-foot heave as time expired bounce off the backboard. The Huguenots will play Kennedy in the consolation game at the County Center on Thursday at 6 p.m.

Clarke had 15 rebounds, and Kirkland Ottey had 10 points and four rebounds for the Huguenots.


Boys challenge game:
Blind Brook 50, Sleepy Hollow 39

Antoine Saliba had 16 points and nine rebounds to lead the Trojans in an MVP effort.

Brennan Schaenman, Blind Brook's 6-foot-7 senior center, added 12 points and 12 rebounds, and Sam Adler scored 11 points in the win.

Harley Falasca led Sleepy Hollow with 17 points.

Girls consolation: Brewster 38, Kennedy 28

Marisa Delzio had 11 points, seven rebounds and five assists to lead the Bears to the victory in the consolation game. Tara D'Ottavio added eight points and seven rebounds in the victory.

Sara Dowd led Kennedy with seven points and 10 rebounds.

Girls championship: Pearl River 51, Arlington 39

Crista Scognamiglio scored a game-high 25 points, including six 3-pointers, as Pearl River captured the Slam Dunk tournament title. Scognamiglio, a senior, had six rebounds and three steals to earn MVP honors.

Allison Cook had 12 points and four steals, and Missy Scognamiglio had seven rebounds, five steals and four assists for the Pirates.

Jocelyn Strack had nine points and 14 rebounds for Arlington.

Boys consolation:
White Plains 47, Poughkeepsie 43

White Plains coach Spencer Mayfield won his 300th career game at the school as the Tigers came back in the fourth quarter to win.

The Tigers hit 5 of 6 free throws in the final minute to preserve the victory. Michael Scotman was 8 of 12 at the line and scored a game-high 16 points. Anthony Williams had 13 points and 11 rebounds for White Plains.

Jemar Dancy and D'Andre Smith each scored 10 points for the Pioneers (1-3). Devin Lawrence had nine rebounds in the loss.

Boys championship: Albertus Magnus 64, Byram Hills 60

Tyler Sayre scored a game-high 26 points to earn MVP honors as the defending Class B sectional champs defeated the reigning A champs.

Sayre had 42 points and shot 15 of 21 from the field and 10 of 10 at the line in the two games combined. Jack Sullivan scored 20 points on Tuesday and shooting 4 of 5 from 3-point range.

Brian Skelly had 13 points, and Andrew Maloney had 12 points, 11 rebounds and six assists for Byram Hills.


Boys challenge game: Croton-Harmon 53, Yonkers 24

Ian Thom scored 15 points with four rebounds and three assists as the Tigers opened up a 15-2 lead after the first quarter and never looked back.

Wes Turner added eight rebounds for Croton.

Pablo Gomez led Yonkers with 10 points and 13 rebounds.

Girls tournament: Pearl River 63, Brewster 39

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Pirates coach Lorraine Moylan earned her 500th career victory in the win. Allison Cook scored a game-high 19 points (7-14 shooting), and Christy Carty added 15 points, seven rebounds, three steals and three assists.

Kerry Sullivan added 11 points and 10 rebounds for Pearl River, which will face Arlington in the tournament final on Tuesday at 4 p.m.

Marisa Delzio scored 12 points with four steals, and Lynesia Cox added 10 points and 10 boards for Brewster, which meets Kennedy in the consolation game at 2.

Girls tournament:
Arlington 55, Kennedy 42

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Jocelyn Strack led the Admirals with 17 points with six rebounds, and Jancy Sherwood recorded 11 points and two steals. Arlington will play Pearl River in the tournament final on Tuesday at the County Center at 4 p.m.

Sara Dowd had 17 points, and Kiera Hennessy added nine points, nine rebounds and four steals for the Gaels. Kennedy will face Brewster in the consolation game at 2 p.m.

Boys tournament:
Albertus Magnus 59, White Plains 53

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Tyler Sayre and Jack Sullivan each scored 16 points to lift the defending Section 1 Class B champions to the victory. The Falcons will play in the tournament final on Tuesday at 8 p.m. against the Byram Hills-Poughkeepsie winner.

Sullivan hit four 3-pointers and had two steals. Sayre had four rebounds and three blocks. Pat McGuinness added 13 points, seven rebounds and four assists in the victory.

Anthony Williams led White Plains with 20 points and eight rebounds. Akeem Williams added 18 points for the Tigers, who'll play the loser of Byram Hills and Poughkeepsie in the consolation game on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Boys tournament: Byram Hills 66, Poughkeepsie 56

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Jeff Lynch scored a game-high 24 points, including four 3-pointers, with five assists to lead the Bobcats into the title game. Byram Hills will take on Albertus Magnus in the final at 8 p.m.

Andrew Maloney recorded 11 points, 10 rebounds and five steals, and Ryan Golden had 10 points and 10 rebounds in the victory.

Jemar Dancy led Poughkeepsie with 21 points and 11 rebounds. Ray Knight added 12 points and Devin Lawrence had 11 points and seven rebounds.

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