Category Archives: Girls Basketball

My next endeavor, Local Live, and the future of local sports media

Everything happens for a reason. I said that on Twitter on Dec. 27, two days before I was officially let go by News 12 Varsity. And I believed it. I believed that whatever was going to be next would be presented to me, I’d immediately recognize the potential and I’d seize the opportunity. I’d get a job offer. Life would

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Ossining outruns Elmira in girls regional final (video highlights)

Ossining secured its seventh straight appearance in the Class AA state final four on Friday, running away from Section 4 champion Elmira, 90-78, in a NYSPHSAA Regional Championship at Pace University. Aubrey Griffin scored 36 points with 12 rebounds and four blocks in the win. The junior was stellar again after scoring 46 points in Ossining’s win over Lourdes in

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Breakdown, KDJ picks for state basketball regional finals

Four boys and two girls basketball teams from Section 1 are a win away from a berth in the state final four. Five of those six games are scheduled for Pace University this weekend, starting with tonight’s Class AA boys and girls doubleheader. Road to a State Title: NYSPHSAA Tournament Results and Schedule of how each team advanced to this point

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2018: A Video Tribute to the Section 1 Playoffs

The Gold Balls were handed out. The MVPs were named. The champions have moved on to the state tournament. The legends were made. After a tumultous regular season in Section 1 boys and girls basketball, the playoffs delivered some of the most dramatic, exciting and even ‘miraculous’ moments in the tournament’s history. Enjoy the video tribute to the 2018 playoffs,

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2018 All-Section Girls Basketball selections

The Section 1 girls basketball selected the 2018 All-Section team for this season. Here is the complete list: All Section  Abby Conklin  -10-  Irvington Alana Lombardi- 10 Briarcliff Ana Dorta 11th – JJCR Aubrey Griffin 11 – Ossining Ava Learn – 9 – Lourdes Avery Labarbara – 12 -Harrison Caitlin Weimar – 10 – Hen Hud Danielle LaRochelle 12 –

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Championship Breakdown: Section 1 Class B finals; KDJ’s picks

FRIDAY’S SECTION 1 CLASS B CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES HAVE BEEN POSTPONED BY WEATHER. UPDATED SCHEDULE AND TIMES ARE BELOW Briarcliff High School is technically a seven minute drive from Pace University’s Goldstein Center. But if you know your way through the woods, you could probably walk there in five. Either way, it’s going to be an extremely short trip for Briarcliff

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Playoff Preview: Underdogs reign in Class A boys, favorites in girls, KDJ’s picks

They’ve been playing basketball at the Westchester County Center for 80 years because of days like this one. Class A will host its boys semifinals at the area on Tuesday night with a pair of enticing matchups featuring four programs starving for a title. Hen Hud and Ardsley are both making their first playoff visit to the County Center this

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Playoff Preview: Big 4 in Class AA girls on collision course, KDJ’s picks

There are four clearly-defined powers in Class AA girls basketball in Section 1. On Friday, the rest of the field as their final chance to crack into that quartet. Ossining, Lourdes, Ursuline and Albertus Magnus are each considerable favorites heading to the Class AA quarterfinals. They were regarded as the Big 4 in the preseason in the conference. And they’ve

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Playoff Preview: Somers out to defend title, KDJ’s Class A girls preview and picks

Perhaps the most wide-open bracket in the Section 1 basketball tournament resumes on Friday with the Class A girls quarterfinals. Somers is the defending the champion but the final eight has no clear-cut favorite and the quarterfinal round features a No. 21 seed in Nanuet, a dangerous 10 seed in Panas and a talented but unproven top seed in John

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