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Baldwin showed why it belongs with Long Island Lutheran and Brentwood in the penthouse of Long Island's boys basketball teams this season, routing Valley Stream Central, 82-37, in a Nassau AA-II game.
The 5-9 Louisville-bound senior guard scored 36 points and grabbed 21 rebounds Thursday to lead North Babylon to a 55-45 victory over Smithtown West in Suffolk III girls basketball.
Sewanhaka's 5-11 junior center has picked up a few low-post techniques from watching Tim Duncan, and modeled a short jumper and hook shot after Brook Lopez. Teammates marvel at her ever-expanding arsenal.
Sam Lynch scored 19 of her 28 points in the second half as Huntington pulled away from host Kings Park for a 65-47 girls basketball victory Monday night in a Suffolk IV matchup.
After falling just short of the county championships a year ago, North Babylon opens up its season against Massapequa on Friday at 6 p.m. from Massapequa HS on #MSGV_Live.
Jarrett used both hands effectively Tuesday night, scoring 13 points, registering seven assists, four steals and four rebounds as host Northport beat North Babylon, 55-47, in a non-league contest.
Star point guard Lauren "Boogie" Brozoski suffered what she later called a "severe [left] ankle sprain" in the fourth quarter. Lutheran coach Rich Slater and head athletic trainer Heather Saladino surrounded the Michigan-bound senior as she writhed in pain before her father, Owen Brozoski, carried her off the court and into the trainer's room.
So the player who averaged 17.1 points and 10.3 rebounds last season, who rose above defenders and drained pull-up mid-range jumpers, who hit 37 percent from three-point land, who sliced through traffic to create her own shot . . . well, now she has even more strength and stamina.
Ginyard switched from St. John the Baptist, where he played for three years, to his hometown of Brentwood, where he joins the defending Long Island Class AA champion Indians.
In this final act of a high school career in which Brozoski already has accomplished so much, she has taken on a new role: the elder -- an experienced sage offering counsel.
Danny and Devonte Green are close, their father said. "Danny has a big influence on Devonte,'' Danny Green Sr. said. "They don't really see each other much during the season, with Danny being on the road, so texting is probably the best way for them to communicate.''
Nationally-ranked Long Island Lutheran opened its season with a 74-59 victory over Burke Catholic in the sixth annual Upstate-Downstate Challenge at Uniondale High School Saturday night.
The high school basketball season unofficially tips off Saturday night when Uniondale hosts New Rochelle in the finale of the Upstate-Downstate Challenge Saturday at 8 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.
The nationally-ranked Long Island Lutheran boys basketball team opens the 2014-15 season against perennial Section 9 powerhouse Burke Catholic in the Upstate-Downstate Challenge Saturday at 6 p.m. from Uniondale HS on #MSGV_Live.
Their fantasy scenario fell through, but the dream came true for Brozoski and Jones. Each signed a national letter of intent Wednesday, headlining a slew of Long Island athletes who made their college commitments official.
Ginyard scored 17 points and buried a pair of big 3-pointers down the stretch to help lead Suffolk to an 89-80 win over Nassau Sunday night at Long Island Lutheran.
Michigan-bound guard scored 23 points, including eight in a row down the stretch, to lead Nassau to a 75-62 win over Suffolk in the fifth annual Alzheimer’s All-Star Basketball Classic at Long Island Lutheran Sunday.
County bragging rights are on the line as some of the best girls and boys basketball players on Long Island compete in the fifth annual Alzheimer’s All-Star Basketball Classic at Long Island Lutheran Sunday on #MSGV_Live.
Eight MSG Varsity/Newsday All-Long Island first-team selections are among the 52 players who will participate in Sunday’s fifth Alzheimer’s All-Star Basketball Classic at Long Island Lutheran High School in Brookville.