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South Side vs Kings Park

Saturday March 11, 2023 at Kings Park

Overall 24 - 2 | Conference 12 - 0

Overall 17 - 8 | Conference 12 - 2

Teams 1 2 3 4 1OT 2OT 3OT F
South Side 14 6 13 12 0 0 0 45
Kings Park 10 7 10 4 0 0 0 31

Top performers SSIDE: Garelle 14, Pericolosi 14, Bivona 8, Mullin 6, Murphy 2, McManus 1. Totals 12-4-45. KIP: Garside 27, Matonti 4. Totals 6-4-31. Three-pointers: SSIDE 4 (Bivona 2, Pericolosi 2); KIP 4 (Garside 4)

HIGHLIGHTS

Rob Pericolosi and Josh Garelle each scored 14 points as South Side won the Long Island Class A championship game at Island Federal Arena. James Bivona added eight points and Patrick Mullin six points for the Cyclones, who trailed for only 14 seconds in the game. South Side (24-1) is Long Island champion for the second time and first since 1978. It takes a 24-game winning streak into Friday's 7:45 p.m. state semifinal at Cool Insuring Arena in Glans Falls, N.Y. Matty Garside scored a game-high 27 points for the Kingsmen (17-8).

GAME STATS

South Side FGs 3Pts Fts Assist Reb Points
Josh Garelle 5 0 4 0 0 14
Robert Pericolosi 3 2 2 0 0 14
James Bivona 0 2 2 0 0 8
Pat Mullin 3 0 0 0 0 6
James Murphy 1 0 0 0 0 2
Sean McManus 0 0 1 0 0 1
Kings Park FGs 3Pts Fts Assist Reb Points
Matthew Garside 4 4 7 0 0 27
Thomas Matonti 2 0 0 0 0 4