For the first time, the Basketball Coaches Association of New York (BCANY) named its Best of BCANY — Top 50 Players for the 2009-10 season. The honorees include players from all sections, as well as from the city Catholic, public and private schools whose coaches are BCANY members. The players are picked at the local level, and the Top 50 are then chosen by the BCANY Board of Directors.
Six players from Section 1 were honored, led by stars from the last two Class B state and Federation champions. They are:
Class AA —
Saniya Chong, Ossining
Class A —
Christa Scognamiglio, Pearl River
Class B —
Tara Gabelman, Irvington
Riley Harrington, Irvington
K.C. Jentzen, Nanuet
Lauren Kahn, Nanuet
• Four players from the Lower Hudson Valley were honored as New Balance Academic All-State: Kim Broccoli from Carmel, Alexandra Osborn-Jones from Rye Country Day, Molly Schauber from Holy Child and Alex Venuto from Ossining. Holy Child was also one of five teams from around the state who were honored for their work in the classroom.