Girls’ basketball round-up: Bushwick pulls off miraculous comeback

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The Bushwick girls’ basketball team went into the fourth quarter down by 17 points to East New York Transit Tech. But the Tigers turned what should have been garbage time into a monumental comeback.

In a battle of undefeated, first-place teams from PSAL Brooklyn Class B, Bushwick squeaked out a 55-54 win against Transit Tech. The Express led, 50-33, after three quarters, but the Tigers used a 22-4, fourth-quarter run to steal the victory.

Racquel Davis led Bushwick (12-0 Brooklyn B2 East) with 23 points and Lisa Torres added 10 points. Transit Tech falls to 11-1 in Brooklyn B1 East.

Environmental Studies 54, Chelsea 10: Francesca Then has 11 points and Ashley Leslie had 10 points for Environmental Studies (12-2 Manhattan B West). Chelsea is 0-11.

Bayard Rustin 60, George Washington 52: Pamela Sosa had 26 points, Leah Walker had 16 points and Anne Jean Paul added 10 for Bayard Rustin (11-4 Manhattan B West). GW is 12-2.

Richard Green 37, Pace 23: Isayra Diaz had 12 points and Monique Myers and Yomary Soto each had 10 points for Green (10-1 Manhattan B East). Pace is 6-5 in Manhattan B South.

CPH/East Harlem 63, Seward Park 60: Jaleesa Wiley had 18 points, Katora Brown had 15 points and Angeleque Hartt added 11 for CPH/East Harlem (10-2 Manhattan B East). Seward Park is 10-1 in Manhattan B South.

Fannie Lou Hamer 57, James Monroe 31: Aneesha Brown and Shatera Burke each had 18 points and Natalie Capella added 13 for Fannie Lou Hamer (13-0 Bronx B East). Monrie is 5-8.

EBC/Bushwick Leaders 48, Juan Morel Campos 43: Ranisha Venzen had 15 points and Jasmine Williams had 12 points for EBC/Bushwick (7-5 Brooklyn B2 East). Ashley Caba led Campos (4-7) with 14 points.

Queens HS of Teaching 44, Forest Hills 40: Shanade Bernard led QHST (12-3 Queens B East) with 15 points. Forest Hills is 9-6.


South Shore 62, Grand Street Campus 31: Taylor Lloyd had 13 points, Jasmine Odom had 11 points and Angel Porter and Baytania Newman added 10 apiece for South Shore (11-0 Brooklyn AA Group 1). Grand Street is 4-9 in Brooklyn AA Group 2.


Mary Louis 74, St. Francis Prep 50: Camille Romero had 14 points and Amanda Burakoski and Avis Benjamin had nine points each for Mary Louis (14-4, 6-1 CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens). Rachel Gahan added seven points and five rebounds for the Hilltoppers. Jenna Halaby had nine points and Meghan Erdman added eight for St. Francis Prep (6-13, 0-8).


Staten Island Academy 57, Tottenville 48: Mayana LeGrande had 21 points, Chelsea Aronica had 18 points and Bethany Claps added 13 points for Staten Island Academy (16-2). Olivia Tierno had 13 points and Mallory Cardillo had 12 for Tottenville (14-8).

St. Joseph Hill 53, Maria Regina 50: Keelan Smith had 24 points and Kieran Meagher added 10 points for St. Joseph Hill (9-8). Bianca Kowgios had 15 points and Kat Sayegh added 14 for Maria Regina.


Thomas Jefferson 67, Lincoln 26

American Studies @ Lehman 44, Morrisania 32

Info & Network Tech 37, Riverdale/­Kingsbridge 29

Maxwell 33, Acorn 32

Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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