I’ll have more on an interesting tidbit about Saniya Chong later in the week. Her free-throw shooting today came with a twist.
Ossining won at the KSA Holiday Classic and Carmel lost. Both teams will play tomorrow and Wednesday before returning home.
The Yorktown tournament will pit Lakeland vs. Pelham tomorrow in the championship. The North Rockland tournament will feature a final of Mount Vernon and Nyack.
Anyway, here are the scores:
Ossining 70, Olentangy (Ohio) 60: In the opening round of the KSA Holiday Classic in Orlando, Fla., freshman Saniya Chong had 36 points, 14 rebounds, seven steals and six assists for Ossining. Alex Venuto added 17 points and Jalissa Taylor had nine rebounds. Ossining will meet Sand Spring (Okla.) on Tuesday at 10:15 a.m. in the semifinals.
Lakeland 63, Putnam Valley 35: In the first round of the Yorktown tournament, Tori Jarosz led the Hornets with 28 points. Kristin Pappalardo added 17 points. Carey Berry scored 16 points for the Tigers. Lakeland plays for the championship against Pelham on Tuesday at 5 p.m. Putnam Valley faces Yorktown at 3 p.m. in the consolation.
Hopewell 54, Carmel 41: In the first round of the KSA?Holiday Classic in Orlando, Fla., Brittany Horne had 11 points and 15 rebounds for the Rams.
Blessed Sacrament 58, Franklin D. Roosevelt 24: In the first round of the Holiday Madness Tournament, Lynda Fields led the Cardinals with 20 points, four steals, and three assists. Ayanna Behagen had 17 points and six rebounds and Dinorah Woods added 14. Blessed Sacrament will face Benjamin Banneker Academy in the second round on Tuesday at 4:40 p.m.
Mount Vernon 70, Tappan Zee 35: In the first round of the North Rockland tournament, Tatiana Lewin and Taylor Palmer each had 15 points for the Knights. Teammate Shanyce Stewart added 10 points. Devona Paul had 13 points for the Dutchies. Mount Vernon will play either Nyack in the championship on Tuesday.
Pelham 36, Yorktown 33: In the first round of the Yorktown tournament, Laura Davis led the Pelicans with 13 points. Caroline Stiefvater and Vittoria Volpe each added seven points. Maci Katz scored 12 points for the ’Huskers. Pelham faces Lakeland in the championship Tuesday at 5 p.m. Yorktown hosts Putnam Valley in the consolation at 3 p.m.