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Wantagh vs Friends Academy

Tuesday February 21, 2023 at Friends Academy

Overall 18 - 4 | Conference 10 - 2

Overall 17 - 3 | Conference 8 - 1

Teams 1 2 3 4 1OT 2OT 3OT F
Wantagh 6 13 18 14 0 0 0 51
Friends Academy 13 9 13 12 0 0 0 47

Top performers WAN: DeStefano 15, Daly 14, Lester 13, Ackermann 7, Borgese 2. Totals 11-6-51. FA: Bock 13, Polson 12, O'Brien 11, Mott 8, Ashmawy 3. Totals 9-6-47. Three-pointers: WAN 6 (DeStefano 3, Daly 2, Ackermann); FA 6 (Polson 3, Bock 2, O'Brien)

HIGHLIGHTS

Wantagh 51, Friends Academy 47: Ryan Daly went 5-for-6 on free throws in the last 1:30, including two with 11 seconds left to seal No. 5 Wantagh's victory over No. 4 Friends Academy in the quarterfinals of the Nassau Class A playoffs. Charlie DeStefano scored 15 points, Daly had 14 points and Jakai Lester added 13. Jake Bock scored 13 points for Friends Academy. Wantagh (18-3) will face No. 1 Manhasset on Tuesday at Farmingdale State in the semifinals.

GAME STATS

Wantagh FGs 3Pts Fts Assist Reb Points
Charlie DeStefano 3 3 0 0 0 15
Ryan Daly 1 2 6 0 0 14
Jakai Lester 4 0 5 0 0 13
James Ackermann 2 1 0 0 0 7
Jake Borgese 1 0 0 0 0 2
Friends Academy FGs 3Pts Fts Assist Reb Points
Jake Bock 2 2 3 0 0 13
Malachi Polson 0 3 3 0 0 12
Jackson O'Brien 3 1 2 0 0 11
Logan Mott 3 0 2 0 0 8
Ziad Ashmawy 1 0 1 0 0 3