Thanks to my colleagues Josh Thomson and Nancy Haggerty for their help today covering the Slam Dunk Tournament while I was on assignment covering wrestling. You can read their wrap ups below.
The blog will be updated again with the results from Sunday’s Slam Dunk tournament. Keep in mind that girls hoops results are always available on LoHud.com. Dan DeFrancesco will be covering the final and you can follow him on twitter: @LoHud_DeFran
North Rockland 70, Newburgh 67: In the first round of the Coach Rich Korn Holiday Tournament at North Rockland Thursday, Alex Bertolino scored the go-ahead layup with 10 seconds left in the game. North Rockland outscored Newburgh 19-4 in the fourth quarter. Alex Bertolino, Olivia Burden, and Ciera Rivera each had 17 points for the Red Raiders.
Mount Vernon 41, Nyack 34: In the first round of the Coach Rick Korn Holiday tournament at North Rockland Thursday, Lubirdia Gordon had 22 points. Charlote Sperling scored 14 points for the Indians.
New Rochelle 48, Coleman 47: In the first round of the Ronnie Weaver
tournament at Carmel Thursday, Amirror Dixon made the game-winning free throw with 3.1 seconds remaining. Dixon finished with 14 points. Aaliya
Hayes scored 20 points. Sydney Penn had six points.
Ursuline 55, Forrest 39: In the first round of the KSA Holiday Tournament in Orlando, Fla., Anna Savino had 14 points and 10 rebounds. Lauren Biolsi had 14 points and Lindsey Bettke had 10 points. Rianna Peduzzi had four points and seven assists. Ursuline will play Monsignor Donovan in the second round.
Sleepy Hollow 53, Hastings 35: In the first round of the John Costello tournament at Hastings, Daniella Carissimo had 20 points for Sleepy Hollow. Grace Carr had 14 points. Lea Distlehurst had 12 points for the Yellow Jackets. Sleepy Hollow will face Yorktown in the championship today at 2 p.m. Hasting will face Yonkers in the consolation at 10 p.m.
New Rochelle 42, Carmel 36: In the second round of the Ronnie Weaver Memorial tournament at Carmel, Aaliya Hayes had 15 points for the Huguenots. Amirror Dixon had 12 points. Kelly Oliver had 12 points for the Rams. Caitlyn Murphy had seven assists, seven rebounds and four steals. Carmel will face John Coleman Catholic in the next round on Jan. 6.
Nyack 52, Newburgh Free Academy 48, OT: In the consolation game of the Coach Rich Korn Holiday Tournament at North Rockland, the Indians fought back from 16-point deficit in the second quarter to win. Charlotte Sperling scored 17 points and Tiffany Salcito had eight points and 11 rebounds. Lindsey Sundvik had 11 points and Kate Fischer had five points and nine rebounds.
North Rockland 65, Mount Vernon 61: In the championship of the Rich Korn Holiday Tournament at North Rockland, Chloe Mullarky had 20 points for the Red Raiders. Gabrielle Cajou and Alex Bertolino each had 12 points. Lubirdia Gordan scored 28 points for the Knights.
Kennedy 48, White Plains 26: At Kennedy, Kiera Hennessy had 18 points for the Gaels. Isabella LaCarbonara had eight points for the Tigers.
Valley Central at Tappan Zee, Noon
Consolation, 10 a.m.
Championship, 2 p.m.
Ronnie Weaver Tournament
Carmel vs. Coleman Catholic, 2 p.m.
Slam Dunk Tournament at Westchester County Center (moved from Saturday due to Weather)
Long Island Lutheran vs. St. Anthony’s , 11 a.m.
Ossining vs. Irvington, 5 p.m.