March 3, 2009 / Sports

Girls’ basketball playoff round-up: Clutch Caiazzo lifts St. Saviour into B/Q Division II semis

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Alyson Caiazzo knocked down a jumper with five seconds left to give St. Saviour the lead for good.

After a miss by Fontbonne Hall, Caiazzo stepped to the line and made one of two free throws to give St. Saviour a 47-44 win in the CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens Diocesan Division II girls’ basketball tournament quarterfinals at Bishop Loughlin Tuesday night. The No. 4 Pandas (11-5) move on to play No. 1 and undefeated St. John’s Prep in the semifinals at 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. John’s Prep.

Caiazzo finished with 18 points for the defending champions. Point guard Stephanie Hvala added 11 and Melissa DelArosa added eight. Ashley Schirripa led No. 5 Fontbonne with 19 points.  Jennifer Miller scored 18 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and had three blocks for No. 3 Stella Maris, which led 31-18 at the half. Eliana Howell had 14 points and 15 rebounds and Ashley Raaf had 15 points, four steals and four assists. Danielle Moses led No. 6 McAuley with 21 points. Stella Maris plays No. 2 Ariel Gotay had 17 points, 10 steals, four rebounds and four assists for the No. 2 Lions. Tiffany Benjamin added 16 points, 12 rebounds, three steals and two blocks and Ayanna Battle had 14 points, five blocks four rebounds and four assists. Moni Smith Ocran had 18 points and Nikkei Goodman had 12 for No. 14 Clinton (7-8), which will play at No. 3 Manhattan Center in the second round March 3. Tanisha Montague had 18 points, Erica Juarbe had 14 points and Leteisha Joseph added 12 for No. 12 Lincoln (8-8), which visits No. 5 Midwood in the second round March 5.Jessica Coscia had 12 points and Nicole Arnone had 10 points for No. 1 Moore Catholic (20-4), which will meet either No. 4 Cardinal Spellman or No. 5 St. Joseph Hill in the semifinals Friday at St. John Villa. Nicole Schroeder and Holly Cammarota each had 11 points and Kelly Alleque had 10 points for St. Vincent. Lauren Paylor had eight points, eight rebounds and four steals for St. Catharine Academy and Alessandra Rosso had five points and five rebounds. Jessica Robbins had 19 points and Sonet Anderson had 14 for Urban Assembly (11-8).Pamela Sosa had 15 points for Bayard Rustin (15-4).Sara Yancovitz had 13 points, Kristina Jaku had 12 points and Amanda Manu added 11 for American Studies (14-3). Alicia Matthias had 19 points and Brittney Campbell had 13 for Barton (14-5). Kitisha Phillips had 16 points and Jaquana Franks had 12 points for New Utrecht (11-6) in overtime. Dominique Fishback had 27 points and Stephanie Portis had 22 points for Brooklyn Collegiate (10-5).Chrisleidy Duverge and Karolina Gorna each had 11 points and Marva Jones added 10 for Queens Vo (11-6).Marlene Seaforth had 16 points, Yakima Williams had 14 points and Lekeisha Prescott had 11 for Lane (14-2).

Stella Maris 69, Catherine McAuley 34:

Bishop Loughlin in the semifinals at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at St. John Prep.

Bishop Loughlin 67, St. Edmund 35:


Clinton 52, FDA 16:

Lincoln 58, Canarsie 13:


Moore Catholic 47, St. Joseph by the Sea 35:

Spellman and Hill meet Wednesday night at Spellman in the quarters.


No. 6 St. Vincent Ferrer 48, No. 3 St. Catharine Academy 33:


Urban Assembly 44, Manhattan Village 36:

Bayard Rustin 53, Bronx School 13:

American Studies @ Lehman 54, Baccalureate 27:

Clara Barton 49, Pace 20:

New Utrecht 42, Morrisania 40:

Brooklyn Collegiate 64, EBC/Bushwick Leaders 44:

Queens Vocational Tech 52, Bread and Roses 28:

Lane 55, Julia Richman 51:

Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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