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Island Trees vs Lynbrook

Saturday February 17, 2024 at Lynbrook

Overall 14 - 8 | Conference 8 - 4

Overall 17 - 4 | Conference 10 - 2

Teams 1 2 3 4 1OT 2OT 3OT F
Island Trees 4 0 12 7 0 0 0 23
Lynbrook 25 15 17 11 0 0 0 68

Top performers LY: Benedict 24, Dwyer 13, Casey 11, Vuotto 6, Jennings 5, Sirufo 4, Festa 3, D’Ambrosio 2. Totals 16-9-68. IT: Reifer 13, Sandez 7, Arana 2, Waiting 1. Totals 7-1-23. Three-pointers: LY 9 (Benedict 8, Dwyer); IT 1 (Sandez)

HIGHLIGHTS

Lynbrook 68, Island Trees 23: Kaitlyn Benedict had 24 points on eight three-pointers - a program record, according to coach Koren Pena - and eight assists to lead No. 1 Lynbrook over No. 8 Island Trees in the quarterfinals of the Nassau Class A playoffs. Sophia Dwyer had 13 points, five assists, 10 steals and four rebounds. Mackenzie Casey had 11 points, eight rebounds, two steals and a block. Lynbrook will play the winner of No. 4 Wantagh/No. 5 Mineola in the semifinals on Feb. 29 at Farmingdale State. Kelsey Reifer had 13 points for Island Trees, which finished 14-8.

GAME STATS

Island Trees FGs 3Pts Fts Assist Reb Points
Kelsey Reifer 5 0 3 0 0 13
Jillian Sandez 2 1 0 0 0 7
Nikki  Arana 0 0 2 0 0 2
Brooke Waiting 0 0 1 0 0 1
Lynbrook FGs 3Pts Fts Assist Reb Points
Kate Benedict 0 8 0 8 0 24
Sophia Dwyer 5 1 0 5 4 13
Mackenzie Casey 4 0 3 0 8 11
Jessie Vuotto 3 0 0 3 5 6
Cate Jennings 1 0 3 1 7 5
Sophia Sirufo 1 0 2 0 4 4
Jillian Festa 1 0 1 0 1 3
Mikayla D’Ambrosio 1 0 0 1 2 2