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    Big 10: LuHi boys hold at the top

    by Gregg Sarra on
    Tue, Jan 29, 2013 10:00 AM

    Big 10: LuHi boys hold at the top
    Photo by Photo by Errol Anderson

    1. LONG ISLAND LUTHERAN BOYS BASKETBALL

    The Crusaders (16-2) continue to take on the best teams around, losing, 52-45, Saturday night to national powerhouse St. Anthony’s (Jersey City) in the finals of the SNY Invitational. St. Anthony’s is coached by the legendary Bob Hurley Sr. The Friars won their 81st consecutive game, but were pushed by LuHi, which had reached the final by outlasting Cardinal Hayes, 70-68, behind Kentan Facey’s 14 points, 20 rebounds and six blocks.

    2. WANTAGH WRESTLING

    Wantagh won its third consecutive Nassau County dual meet championship and finished the season at 18-0. Despite wrestling some of the top competition in the state, the Warriors are now 40-0 in dual meets over the last two seasons and have five wrestlers ranked No. 1 in the county.

    3. ELMONT BOYS INDOOR TRACK

    Ayo Obadare won the Invitational 400 meter dash at Saturday’s New Balance Games at the Armory, winning the event in 48.88 seconds. Elmont’s 4X400 meter relay team also won Saturday, clocking in at 3:21.77. The team’s 3:20.24 Millrose Games Trials time is still tops in the country.

    4. GARDEN CITY GIRLS INDOOR TRACK

    Garden City’s 4X800 meter team won at this weekend’s New Balance Games at the Armory. The team, comprised of Emma Gallagher, Katie and Emily O’Neill, and Jennifer Gerland finished in 9:10.18 - seven seconds better than the second place finisher. Emma Gallagher’s 1:30.97 in the 600 meters at the Molloy Stanner Games is still tops in the US.

    5. ST. ANTHONY’S HOCKEY

    St. Anthony’s remains in first place in the difficult CHSHL as it gears up for its last regular-season meeting with rival and second-place Chaminade, Tuesday. The Friars have allowed a league-best 15 goals in 13 games this season.

    6. AMITYVILLE BOYS BASKETBALL

    The Warriors had an easy time in their only game of the week, routing Glenn, 73-43, as Travis Dickerson scored 15 points with six rebounds and four assists and Andy Laurent scored 12 points with seven assists. Amityville faces its top two League VI challengers this week, Bayport-Blue Point and Mt. Sinai.

    7. EAST ISLIP GIRLS BOWLING

    The Redmen finished the regular season undefeated, capping it with a win over Central Islip on Tuesday in which Lena Sorrentino, Nichole Baione and Olivia LOpera each rolled better than a 670 series. East Islip’s 1,023.2 average was the best among girls and they'll try to defend their Suffolk championship in the county tournament on Saturday.

    8. KELLENBERG GIRLS GIRLS TRACK

    Jazmine Fray holds two of the top times on Long Island. She ran a 2:55.77 in the 1,000 meter run at the Molloy Stanner Games and a 2:10.96 in the 800 meter at the Hispanic Games.

    9. ST. MARY’S BOYS BASKETBALL

    The Gaels, led by Devonte Green and Jessie Govan, had the week off but remain the lone unbeaten (7-0) in CHSAA, arguably the toughest conference in Long Island.

    10. MIDDLE COUNTRY GIRLS BOWLING

    The Cougarines finished the regular season on an eight-match win streak, including a victory over rival Longwood that clinched the League I title. Middle Country's 1,015.4 average was second best on Long Island, and Melissa Sherwin (223.2) and Kelly Skalacki (222.6) each surpassed the old Suffolk average record.

    On the outside looking in: East Islip boys bowling, St. Mary’s girls basketball, St. Anthony’s girls basketball, Sachem East wrestling, Sachem North wrestling.

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