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Valley Stream South vs Mepham

Saturday February 15, 2020 at Mepham

Overall 15 - 5 | Conference 12 - 2

Overall 15 - 6 | Conference 9 - 5

Teams 1 2 3 4 F
Valley Stream South 11 16 16 10 53
Mepham 17 9 13 17 56

Top performers MEP: Vaquero 16, Beckett 14, Fontanetta 9, Smith 6, Caminiti 4, Kender 3, Hickey 2, Paul 2. Totals 17-5-56. VSS: Obichere 17, Traill 15, Jones 8, Wilson 7, Williams 6. Totals 15-2-53. Three-pointers: MEP 5 (Fontanetta 3, Kender, Vaquero); VSS 2 (Williams, Wilson)

HIGHLIGHTS

Mepham 56, Valley Stream South 53: Mekhi Beckett (14 points) hit two free throws with less than 10 seconds left and No. 6 South missed a three-pointer that missed as time expired Nassau Class A second-round game. Beckett (8) and Richie Vaquero combined for 15 of the Pirates' 17 fourth-quarter points as No. 11 Mepham (15-5) advances to face the winner of Garden City/South Side on Saturday. Vaquero had a team-high 16 points, and teammate Jack Fontanetta added nine points. Chidi Obichere had 17 points and Nick Traill added 16 points for South.

GAME STATS

Valley Stream South FGs 3Pts Fts Assist Reb Points
Chidi Obichere 7 0 3 0 0 17
Nick Traill 3 0 9 0 0 15
James Jones 3 0 2 0 0 8
Jordan Wilson 2 1 0 0 0 7
Emil Williams 0 1 3 0 0 6
Mepham FGs 3Pts Fts Assist Reb Points
Richie Vaquero 6 1 1 0 0 16
Mekhi Beckett 6 0 2 0 0 14
Jack Fontanetta 0 3 0 0 0 9
Chris Smith 3 0 0 0 0 6
Rob Caminiti 1 0 2 0 0 4
Billy Kender 0 1 0 0 0 3
Greg Paul 1 0 0 0 0 2
Dan Hickey 0 0 2 0 0 2