Score of the day—New Rochelle 39, Brewster 27: New Ro beat Brewster which beat Byram which beat Briarcliff. So does that mean New Ro is several degrees better that Briarcliff? Strange. Shanice Robinson led all scorers with 11 points for the Huguenots as New Ro won in the first round of the Carmel tournament. Misha Green and Aliya Hayes each had seven points. New Rochelle will play Carmel in the second round Wednesday at 7. Brewster will play Mahopac at 5 p.m.
Player of the day—Saniya Chong, Ossining: Against the defending Section 8 champion, Chong was on pace for a quadruple double at halftime. A QUADRUPLE double. She ended up with a paltry 40 points, nine rebounds, eight assists, and six steals.
Non-Chong player of the day—Brittany Horne, Carmel: Horne had 20 points, 11 rebounds, seven steals, and five blocks to beat undefeated Mahopac in the first round of the Carmel tournament.
The rest of the non-Slam Dunk scores:
Tappan Zee 51, Suffern 40: At Tappan Zee, Megan Curran had 15 points, nine rebounds and five steals. Christa Baccas had 21 points for the Mounties.
Lakeland 47, Pelham 28: In the first round of the Yorktown tournament, Sara Oakes and Courtney Stokes each had nine points for the Hornets. Vittoria Volpe had 12 points for the Pelicans. Lakeland will play against the winner of Putnam Valley in the championship at 5 p.m. Pelham will play Yorktown in the consolation at 1 p.m.
Tuxedo 49, Nanuet 45: In the first round of the Warwick Holiday tournament, Theresa Jelalian had 18 points for Nanuet. Dana Rohan added 10 points for the Golden Knights. Nanuet will face the winner of Warwick/Livingston Manor in the consolation game Wednesday at 4 p.m.
Nyack 50, North Rockland 43: In the first round of the North Rockland tournament, Rachel McNair had 23 points. Taryn Brady, Katherine Fisher, and Charlotte Sperling each added six points. Alex Bertolino had 15 points for the Red Raiders. Nyack will play Woodlands in the championship game night at 7 p.m. and North Rockland will play Newburgh in the consolation at 5 p.m.
Putnam Valley 62, Yorktown 33: In the first round of the Yorktown Holiday tournament, Dana Tatnell had 18 points and Carey Berry had 17 points. Samantha Corrado had 11 points for the ‘Huskers. Putnam Valley will play Lakeland in the championship game at 5 p.m. Wednesday and Yorktown will play Pelham in the consolation game at 1 p.m.
Albertus Magnus 68, Maria Regina 43: In the first round of the Albertus Magnus tournament, Felicia DaCruz had 19 points. Teammate Maeve Parahaus had 13 points. Nicole Longo and Jen Forlini each had nine points for Maria Regina. The Falcons will play Our Lady of Lourdes Wednesday at 4 p.m. Maria Regina will play Burke Catholic in the consolation game at 2 p.m.
Carmel 53, Mahopac 24: In the first round of the Carmel Friendship tournament, Brittany Horne had 20 points, 11 rebounds, seven steals, and five blocks. Sabrina Diaz had 12 points, four assists, and seven steals. Carmel will play New Rochelle Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the second round. Mahopac will play Brewster Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the second round.