Colleen Power helped lift Albertus Magnus to a 52-51 victory over the previously undefeated Tappan Zee Dutchies by hitting the game-winning layup with less than two seconds left in the game to hand Tappan Zee its first loss of the season.
Power finished with 13 points and five rebounds and teammate Kelly Guarino led the way for the Falcons with 14 points.
“We led pretty much since the tip-off,” Falcons coach Pat Buckley said. “We’re split now; they beat us at their place, now we beat them here.” The Falcons improve to 10-3 on the season.
Erika Richards led the Dutchies (13-1) with 16 points.
White Plains 53, Ursuline 42: At White Plains, Kim Hanlon scored 24 points, including a nearly perfect 12 for 13 performance from the free-throw line. Sofia Roman had 13 points and six assists and Brittany Fields added seven points and 10 rebounds. Alyssa Lawrence scored 14 points for the Koalas.
Pearl River 50, Nyack 12: At Nyack, Christa Scognamiglio scored 14 points and Cary Sullivan had 11. Scognamiglio, a senior in her fifth year on the varsity, is 18 points shy of breaking the Pirates’ all-time scoring record of 1,477 points that has stood for more than 30 years — it was set by Denise McGuire in 1980. Scognamiglio will have a shot at it in Saturday’s 2 p.m. home game against Burke Catholic.
Hen Hud 45, Yorktown 30: At Hen Hud, Meaghan Lynch had 19 points and Casey Davis had 11 points. Michelle Pike had 10 points for the ‘Huskers.
Mount Vernon 58, Mamaroneck 34: At Mamaroneck, Diaisha Richards had 10 points. Sammy Reid led the Tigers with seven points.
Nanuet 65, Spring Valley 31: At Nanuet, Theresa Jelalian scored 21 points. Dana Rohan and Lisa Kahn each added nine points. Briana Butler scored 17 points for the Tigers.
North Rockland 57, Ramapo 30: At Ramapo, Cierra Rivera scored 16 points. Alex Bertolino added 13 points. Kia Armstrong scored nine points for the Gryphons.
Yonkers 44, Edgemont 31: At Edgemont, Jessica Rabaa had 14 points. Shayna Davner led the Eagles with 12 points.
Rye Country Day 57, Greens Farms Academy 22: At Greens Farms, Carolyn Binder and Nereida Mendez each scored 16 points. Tara Berger added 12 points.
Panas 47, Putnam Valley 31: At Putnam Valley, Heather Kelly and Rachel Myers had nine points each. Erin McCrudden led the Tigers with 13 points.
Hamilton 51, Keio 11: At Keio, Maia Hood had 22 points and Amani Lightbourne added eight.
Hackley 53, Riverdale 29: At Hackley, Trish Groman had 14 points. Teammate Laurel Cassiday had eight points and 15 rebounds.
Scarsdale 68, Lakeland 45: In the first round of the Mahopac tournament at Mahopac, Abigail Pearlman had 14 points. Kate Weldon led the Hornets with 11 points. Scarsdale will play the winner of Clarkstown South and Mahopac Saturday at 6 p.m. in the championship. Lakeland will play the loser in the consolation at 4 p.m.
Ossining 94, Newburgh Free Academy 49: At Ossining, Saniya Chong had 33 points, 10 assists, 10 rebounds, and seven steals in three quarters. Destini Walker had 13 points. Andra Espinoza-Hunter and Jalay Knowles each had 12 points.
Portledge School 54, Holy Child 51: At Holy Child, Danielle Riverso missed what would’ve been the game-tying 3-pointer with 1.5 seconds left. Maggie Welsh had 15 points, seven assists and seven steals. Josie Amerson added 14 points, and had 21 rebounds. Tyra Cureton and Chelzea Edgar each added 10 rebounds. The Gryphons were missing five players, including two starters and captain, Mary Clare Manfred to a field trip. Coach Mike Duignan called the game against the undefeated Panthers, “A tough back-and-forth contest.” Adding, “They were a great team with some really great players.”
Eastchester 51, Lincoln 32: At Eastchester, Gabrielle Pinto had 10 points and six rebounds. Kyra Hassler had eight points. Krystal Mateo had 13 points for the Lancers.
Palisade Prep 26, French American School 17: At Palisade Prep, Angie Bargon had 18 points.
Brewster 59, Somers 41: At Brewster, Lauren Quattrocchi had 18 points and Brittany Deiseo had 12 points. Tory Scheffel and Emma Schurr each scored 11 points for the Tuskers.
Pelham 51, Roosevelt 37: At Roosevelt, Vittoria Volpe had 17 points. Hivelize Escobar had 20 points for the Indians.
Saunders 50, Roosevelt 32: At Roosevelt (late) Thursday, Amanda Smith scored 25 points as the Blue Devils snapped a five-game losing streak. Gabi Faria had 10 rebounds and six blocks. Hivelize Escobar (19 points) and Shahara Ingram (13 points) did all the scoring for the Indians.
Player of the night: With another 30-plus outing, stacked with additional stats, Ossining’s Saniya Chong is tonight’s Player of the Night. Chong scored 33 points, but added 10 assists, 10 rebounds, and narrowly missed a quadruple-double with seven steals in the mix. It was all done in just three quarters of play in the Pride’s 94-49 win over Newburgh Free Academy.
Other notes on the night:
- Pearl River’s Christa Scognamiglio is closing in on the school record in points, and is currently just 18 points shy of breaking the all-time scoring record of 1,477 points.
- After not seeing a victory in its two-year program history, Palisade Prep has strung three-straight victories together after tonight’s win over the French American School.
- Brewster continues to give Somers trouble this season, beating the Tuskers for a second-straight time. It was the Bears tough team that had originally handed the Tuskers’ its first loss of the season earlier this month.