VIDEO: Irvington, Ossining girls romp in state title wins
This is what domination looks like.
Irvington and Ossining both brought NYSPHSAA championships home to Section 1 at the girls basketball final four this weekend. And both had the game pretty much wrapped up by the end of the first quarter.
CLASS B: Irvington 71, Midlakes 38
The Bulldogs took home their sixth NYSPHSAA championship in program history and fifth since the 2009-2010 with the decisive victory.
Abby Conklin scored 20 points while Eva Gilbert added 15 thanks to 5-for-6 shooting from 3-point range. Tournament MVP Grace Thybulle had 16 points and eight rebounds.
Irvington (27-1) shot 11 of 21 from 3-point range in a game they led 52-11 at one juncture. The Bulldogs also got nine points and four assists from Mia Mascone. The Bulldogs had 21 assists on their 26 baskets.
The win pushed Irvington’s record to 243-18 under head coach Gina Maher over the past 10 seasons.
Next: Irvington advanced to the NYS Federation Tournament of Champions this weekend in Glens Falls. The Bulldogs take on Catholic State Champion Holy Trinity in the semifinal on Friday at 1 p.m.
CLASS AA CHAMPIONSHIP: OSSINING 93, WEST GENESEE 46
UConn commit Aubrey Griffin put on another show this weekend in Troy. The senior star tallied 31 points (8 for 14 FG) with 16 points, seven assists and three blocks in the commanding victory.
Seton Hall-bound star Kailah Harris added 18 points and eight rebounds and Army commit Jaida Strippoli had 17 points and three assists as Ossining claimed the fifth state title in school history.
Julia Iorio connected on four 3-pointers and scored 14 points for the Pride, who shot 10 of 23 from behind the arc and 55-percent from the field for the game.
Next: Ossining will take on PSAL champion South Shore in the NYS Federation Tournament of Champions in Glens Falls on Friday at 4:30 p.m.