I’ll be at Albertus Magnus High School this afternoon to see the Falcons host Spring Valley and Terry Brutus. (UPDATE: At left is a photo of Brutus from today’s game.) It’ll be interesting to take another look at Albertus, which I only saw play in a tough environment at Pearl River last month. Also, how good is Brutus? Today will provide an answer. Although the Falcons aren’t exactly the Lakers, they are better suited to defend him than Pearl River, so we’ll see how he performs after a 28-point explosion in his debut.
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I’ll be back later tonight with scores and recaps.
Tuesday’s schedule —
Albertus Magnus 83, Spring Valley 59
Lakeland 51, Panas 46
John Jay 68, Somers 53
Stepinac 69, Monsignor McClancy 67
Byram Hills 50, Rye 40
Sleepy Hollow 55, Westlake 43
Mount Vernon 84, Roosevelt 50
Harrison 46, Fox Lane 40
Ossining 60, Briarcliff 54
Suffern 60, Ramapo 45
Blind Brook 50, Rye Neck 31
Irvington 54, Children’s Village 30
Iona Prep 60, Cardinal Spellman 45
Yorktown 44, Brewster 41
Haldane 71, Dover 56
Hamilton 77, Hawthorne Cedar Knolls 50
Hen Hud 45, Putnam Valley 42
Mount St. Michael 60, Cardinal Hayes 50
Albertus Magnus 83, Spring Valley 59: At Albertus Magnus, Pat McGuinness (right, in white) scored 26 points to lead the Falcons, including three of his team’s nine 3-pointers for the game. Albertus led 43-28 at halftime and extended its lead to 73-40 on the back of a 30-point third quarter.
The Falcons erupted for 18 points during a 2:50 stretch of the third quarter. Sophomore Jack Sullivan hit back to back 3-pointers and finished the game with 13 points off the bench. Tyler Sayre added 15 points.
Recent transfer Terry Brutus scored 14 points in his second game with Spring Valley, which, despite its 1-7 record, took Pearl River to overtime in Brutus’ first game last week. Sophomore Dwayne Foreman led the Tigers with 16 points and had a pair of dunks.
Albertus coach Pat McFadden credited senior Kyle Sullivan will helping to set the tone. Sullivan, Jack’s older brother, defended Brutus. He drew a charge in the opening minutes of the game and held the 6-foot-4 forward to just four points in the first half.
John Jay 68, Somers 53: At John Jay, Matt Ferentini had 16 points. Teammate Kevin Feinstein had 13 points. John Decker had 21 points for the Tuskers.
Sleepy Hollow 55, Westlake 43: At Sleepy Hollow, Jonathan Martin led the Horsemen with 26 points. Harley Falasca added 14 points. Richie Maio scored 22 points for the Wildcats.
Byram Hills 50, Rye 40: At Byram Hills, Jeff Lynch had 18 points for the Bobcats. Chris Twyman had 15 points for the Garnets.
Lakeland 51, Panas 46: At Panas, Matt Wright scored 12 points for the Hornets. Alex Perlman added 11 points. Vaughn Sweck led the Panthers with 20 points.
Salesian 71, St. Agnes 43: At Salesian, senior Kevin Punter scored 22 points, including his 1,000 varsity point. Punter, a three year varsity player, becomes only the tenth Eagle to score 1,000 points and ranks eighth all-time in school history with 1,017 points. Punter also had 11 rebounds and teammate Joe Miressi had 11 points.
Stepinac 69, Monsignor McClancy 67: At Stepinac, Conroy Baltimore had 17 points, 20 rebounds, and five blocks. Julian Wright had 14 points and Tyler Iacuone had 13 points. James Chillemi added 11 points.
Mount Vernon 84, Roosevelt 50: At Roosevelt, Jabarie Hinds scored 27 points for the Knights. Jarrel Marshall added 10 points. Kevin Outlaw had 10 points and eight rebounds for the Indians. UPDATE: Mount Vernon forward William Robinson suffered a dislocated shoulder during today’s game. The junior’s shoulder was popped back into place tonight at Sarah Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville. Coach Bob Cimmino said Robinson will be sidelined indefinitely.
Harrison 46, Fox Lane 40: At Fox Lane, Michael Chiarella had 16 points. Teammate Max Bruckner had 11 points. William Trawick had 15 points for the Foxes.
Ossining 60, Briarcliff 54: At Ossining, Cameron Davidov had 18 points Ossining. Keon Irving added 16 points. Tyreik Johnson led the Bears with 16 points.
Blind Brook 50, Rye Neck 31: At Rye Neck, Antoine Saliba led the Trojans with 22 points. Brent Lavitt added 10 points. Brendan Crowley scored 14 points for the Panthers.
Iona Prep 60, Cardinal Spellman 45: At Iona Prep, Felix Abongo had 18 points, five rebounds, and four steals. James Gallery had 12 points and five rebounds and Ben Borsellino added eight points and six assists.
Suffern 60, Ramapo 45: At Ramapo, Alushula Odongo had 18 points and 12 rebounds. Justin Guzman had 12 points and 11 rebounds. David Haye had 19 points for the Gryphons.
Green Meadow 51, Barnstable 41: At Barnstable, John Robertson had 20 points and Taylor Miccio had 16 points.
Haldane 71, Dover 56: At Haldane, Jackson Zuvic had 34 points and Jimmy Meekins had 14 points. Paul Mackey added nine points.
Hamilton 77, Hawthorne Cedar Knolls 50: At Hamilton, Desmond Foster had 22 points and Errol Forde had 20 points. Devon Walker added 16 points. Markim Murphy had 32 points for Hawthorne Cedar Knolls.
Yorktown 44, Brewster 41: At Yorktown, Jordan Moody had 15 points for the Cornhuskers. Jack Dignan had 21 points, including three 3-pointers, and six assists for Brewster.
Hen Hud 45, Putnam Valley 42: At Hen Hud, Kyle Altman had 12 points and 12 rebounds. Teammate Anthony Mery had 10 points. Brandon Schmeimer had 15 points for the Tigers.