Category Archives: Girls Basketball

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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Best Moment from Saturday: Mager hits from the Coach McGuinness signature

The gym floor at Albertus Magnus was renamed last year in honor of former Athletic Director and basketball coach Joe McGuinness, who lost a long battle with cancer in February 2016 (wonderful tribute to him here from LoHud). To honor the legendary coach, Albertus Magnus painted “Coach McGuinness Court” with his signature on top of it. And on Saturday, Falcons

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Final Day: Bonus Points still at stake for boys, girls seeding

The final day of the Section 1 boys and girls basketball season has arrived. There are 12 boys games and 10 girls contests on the slate with four teams — Clarkstown South, Mahopac and Dobbs Ferry boys and Panas girls — able to win and award additional Bonus Points to opponents. BRACKETOLOGY: Section 1 Boys Basketball Scores and Playoff Standings

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