The Friars stretched their winning streak to 75 games last Saturday when Josh Brown, Hallice Cooke and Tim Coleman led a 54-25 win over Christian Brothers Academy. St. Anthony faces an interesting test Saturday vs. Atlantic City (9-0) at the Dan Finn Classic in Jersey City.
The Hawks have won seven straight games behind the astute leadership and scoring prowess of Reggie Cameron and the steady contributions of guards Kavon Stewart and Kyle McLeggan. Hudson faces 9-1 Marist tonight at home.
Maynard Grant had 16 points and six rebounds and Adonis Delarosa added 15 points and 12 boards in a win against Phoebus (VA) Saturday. Next: Holy Cross (Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.)
Versatile senior swing DeAndre Bembry pumped in 28 points and Daniel Knight, Jason Boswell and Kamar McKnight all reached double figures last Thursday to spark the Celtics' 70-51 victory over previously undefeated Linden.
Marques Townes, Karl Towns and Wade Baldwin all averaged over 20 points in the last three games to ignite wins over St. Peter's Prep, Colonia and Neptune. The Falcons look to avenge an opening-night loss when they travel to East Brunswick Thursday night.
After league wins against Grady and George Westinghouse, the Railsplitters defeated Hampton (VA) at the MLK Roundball Classic Saturday. Next: Robeson (Tuesday, 5 p.m.)
Junior transfer Alonzo Hamilton made an impact in his first game with 17 points and eight rebounds Sunday in a 76-67 win over previously unbeaten Union Catholic. Junior forward Quadri Moore led that battle with 24 points.
The Vikings defeated Transit Tech and Grady in league play last week. Next: @ Brooklyn Collegiate (Tuesday, 5 p.m.)
The Crusaders are coming off a big 29-point victory against Baldwin
Two cancellations last week gave Shaakir Lindsey, Joel Hernandez and the rest of the Highwaymen a rare January break. Teaneck returns to action tonight against Paramus Catholic.
After beating Iona Prep last Tuesday, the Cardinals fell at home to St. Raymond, 84-79 Friday night. Next: @ Mount St. Michael (Tuesday, 4 p.m.)
Mike Williams had a game-high 30 points, but the Lions 11-game winning streak was snapped Sunday at Molloy. Next: @ Xaverian (Friday, 7:30 p.m.)
The Lions fell to Walnut Hill (Oh.) on Saturday, but flourished earlier in the week with wins over the Patrick School and Linden. Hakim Saintil, Tyler Roberson and Asante Gist all played key roles in the victories.
Scoring balance and exceptional defense continue to propel the Bears, who have allowed just 41.6 ppg. and have held each of their last three opponents under 37 points. Rob Ukawuba, Amir Bell and Co. seek a second upset against St. Joseph of Metuchen Thursday night in East Brunswick.
Princeton-bound guard Spencer Weisz recorded a triple-double with 22 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists last Thursday in a 68-59 win over Irvington. Senior forward Tom Lacey has averaged 18 points over the last two games.
The Orange Wave picked up three wins last week, including a victory against Norfolk Collegiate (VA) at the MLK Roundball Classic. Next: @ Transit Tech (Tuesday, 5 p.m.)
The Knights had big wins against Scarsdale and White Plains
The Ravens rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat Cardinal Hayes on the road Friday night. Next: St. Francis Prep (Tuesday, 4 p.m.)
Sophomore Desure Buie had 14 points and six assists to lead Wings to a 60-46 win over Wadleigh following a victory over Manhattan Center. Next: Truman (Tuesday, 6 p.m.)
Marko Kozul had a combined 60 points and 31 rebounds in big home league wins against Xaverian and Bishop Loughlin. Next: @ Iona Prep (Tuesday, 4 p.m.)
Long recognized for her defensive versatility, senior Naqaiyyah Teague is undoubtedly warming to her responsibilities as the Bulldogs’ point guard. Teague keeps everyone involved, has become a respected shooting threat and remains true to her original strength in leading a stout defense.
Ossining cruised past Ardsley this week and has one of its two toughest Section 1 opponents on Wednesday in Alexander Hamilton. The Pride then face Norland (Miami, FL) on Friday at Bishop Ford, and have a full week off after that.
So often overshadowed by the exploits of her twin sister Kelly, Lauren Hughes seized the opportunity last week to remind fans of her own long-distance impact. The senior guard buried 10 3-pointers and totaled 34 points in a pair of victories.
The Falcons return to the top spot after solid wins over Bishop Loughlin and Nazareth. Next: McEachern (GA) @ Rose Classic Super Jam (Saturday, 9 p.m.)
The defense is relentless, the balance of its offense vast, but what has driven RBC’s fast start is an unmistakable chemisty of its parts. The collective effort it used to outrebound Neptune, 40-24, during a 48-29 victory over Neptune on Saturday, was paced by the activity of Caroline Corcoran, Grace Fallon, Alex Alfano, Mary Kate Caverly and Alex Barazotti.
The Royals are rolling, beating Archbishop Molloy at home and St. John Vianney (NJ) on the road. Next: @ Bishop Loughlin (Thursday, 5:45 p.m.)
The Stanners suffered a 65-54 loss at Christ the King, but bounced back to beat Capital Prep (Conn.), 55-50. Next: Nazareth (Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.)
Junior guard Taylor Rooks posted a couple of monster double-doubles last week. Her 30 points and 12 rebounds paced a 61-47 triumph over Hunterdon Central and was backed by 28 points and 14 boards to power the Knights past Hillsborough, 68-38.
The Blue Eagles turned up the defensive intensity during a 3-0 week, limiting opponents to 28.0 points per contest. Senior point guard Samantha Wilkes averaged 12 points per game in the three triumphs but also came up with 14 steals.
Irvington has a great test against Pearl River on Wednesday before its host tournament this weekend. The Bulldogs are essentially playing the waiting game right now with the final matchup against Ossining and the section playoffs just around the corner.
Aurellia Cammock had 21 points and 13 rebounds to pace the Vikings to a 56-46 win over Wings Academy Friday. Next: @ Lincoln (Wednesday, 5 p.m.)
The Lady Blazers enjoyed lopsided victories against John F. Kennedy, Lincoln and Medgar Evers. Next: @ Wings Academy (Wednesday, 6 p.m.)
The Lady Kingsmen suffered back-to-back losses at Mary Louis and at home to Bishop Ford. Next: @ Archbishop Molloy (Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.)
The Gaels fell to Long Island Lutheran, but followed it up with a victory over another ranked team, St. Anthony's
The Crusaders got off the two-game schnide following a 49-44 win over St. Mary's
The Lady Friars are looking to get back on the winning track following a loss to St. Mary's
Carissa Gray, a 5-7 senior guard, greets opposing ballhandlers with the intent of dispossessing them to get the Eagles in transition. Her magical quick hands tend to do the job and are instrumental within a hounding overall defensive package.
The Warriors cruised to a 71-33 win over Freehold Township (NJ) in the Players Choice Staten Island vs. New Jersey Challenge. Next: New Dorp (Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.)
The Crusaders have held their last four opponents to 44 points or less.
Tuesday night's showdown between Stamford and Trumbull matches two of the three remaining unbeatens in the FCIAC.