Friday, 05 April 2013 00:00
Long Island Lutheran’s Girls’ Basketball Team captured first place in the State Federation Tournament of Champions Class “A” Finals held recently in Albany. Facing Troy, the team pulled off a 62-45 victory. Securing a first-place finish in this year’s tournament was the goal for the team all season long and capped off a great season in its new division. Tournament MVP honors went to Lauren “Boogie Brozoski. Additionally, Katie Lavelle and Staci Barret received All Tournament honors.
LuHi’s Boys Crusaders outscored their opponent in the semifinal round and won against Abraham Lincoln School 73-55. In the Class AA Federation Title game, the Crusaders battled back from an early deficit to trail Christ the King 38-55 at halftime. Unfortunately, they came up short and the Royals went on to claim the title 73-64. Despite the loss, they placed in USA Today’s “Best of the Rest” category. Kentan Facey received All Tournament honors and Mical-Ryan Boyd received the Sportsmanship Award.