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Yesterday it was announced that St. Mary's and St. Dominic have both been moved up to the A league, and will compete in the A league playoffs.  With both of these teams beating city powers already they have to be 2 of the favorites to win the A state championship.  But the major drawback to this is St. Mary's won't even get the chance to defend their State Federation title in the B league.  On another topic I think New York State should have what New Jersey has, The Tournament of Champions.  For those of you that do not know what this is, it is when all of the state champions play in 1 tournament to decide 1 true state champion.  Why can't New York have a Public School State Champion in each class, a Catholic School Champion in each class, and a Private school State Champion in each class and just have them play in 1 tournament to decide who is really the best in New York?
If you have been reading the High School  in the local  papers scores you may have noticed a kid by the name of Khalfarni Hyde a 5'9 Senior PG from Alfred E. Smith High School.  Hyde is currently leading the PSAL in both scoring and assists.  Although he is playing in the PSAL B it should not take away from what he is doing.  Yesterday he outscored a team by himself when he put up 47 and the other team scored just 46.  He constantly puts up numbers near 30 points and 10 assists.  If he wasn't in the B league he would be going to a division school and may have even won PSAL player of the year, but I wouldn't discount either of these from happening.
A couple of days ago it became official that Woody Souffrant committed to Hofstra University.  He joins Chris McRae and Wendell Gibson as New York City players to go there.  I feel all 3 of these players will give contributions to the team next year as Freshman.
Top 15 teams updated.  If anyone knows who will be playing in the Kennedy Classic please let me know.
I found out Andre Vanderpool formerly of Rice, has moved back to Long Island and is back at Manhassett.
The Junior game showcased Peter Ramos.  Ramos has improved a lot, he can score, he makes excellent outlet passes, has a nice stroke from the line and gets a lot of blocks.  His team Blue Chip beat Gauchos B by 12.  Jarrell Millis showed a lot of heart for Da Choz, as he never backed down from players like Cameron Tyler and Corey Simmons.  
Sophomore Rankings updated
Freshman Rankings updated
Top 15 teams updated
St. Ray's/Rice game reports
The games between St. Raymond and Rice have been moved to the Gaucho Gym just off of 149th street and Gerard Avenue.  I am assuming all Rice home games will be played at "Da Choz" this year.  The Freshman game is at 3:30 followed by the JV game at 5:15 and the varsity game is at 7.
Mt. Vernon vs. White Plains report by Matt Grasso
Senior guard James Grey of Kennedy Catholic, injured his ankle in a 73-45 win last night against Hendrick Hudson.  His injury may force Grey to sit out the rest of the season.  For the team if he is done for the year it will be hard to replace his 15 points per game.  The Gaels are one of the favorites to win the "B" division champion and withouth Grey it will be difficult for them to compete with the teams from Long Island.
I have taken the message board off because of immature kids making stupid comments.  So for now on if you have a question please email me.
All Hallows crushed Rice in a meeting between the #2 and #3 ranked teams.  This game was never close as All Hallows rushed to a 40-20 half time lead before coasting to a 68-44 win.  All Hallows beat Rice by 1 more point than Oak Hill did, I'm not saying they are as good as Oak Hill but this definitely means they deserve recognition on the national level.
Potential Rankings updated
Senior Rankings updated
Top 15 teams updated
High Enery/Brooklyn Bridge Challenge reports
Freshamn rankings updated
Kennedy vs. Roosevelt game report
I received a report of the Kennedy Catholic Peekskill game from Matt Grasso.  Peekskill led by 9 at the half.  Rashard Turner scored 29 in the half for Peekskill and Donnie McGrath 20 for Kennedy.  The game went to overtime where Kennedy pulled out the win.  Turner finished the game with 42 points, McGrath finished with 31 points and 10 assists.  James Gray scored 25 and Bobby Serafin scored 20 for the Kennedy Gaels.  Matt called this the best game he has ever seen.
6 of the top 11 teams played each other yesterday including the top 2 teams.  The game between St. Mary and St. Dominic at St Dom's place.  The game was a blowout St. Mary won by 22, and cemented their spot as the best team New York.  Mahamadou Diakhate led all scorers with 27 while Matt Preston scored 20 for St. Mary's.  Brian Preston only scored 9 points but much more importantly he held Mike Grinnon to just 4 points.  Holy Cross proved they are for real with a 61-60 win over Bishop Loughlin behind 25 from Joe Marino.  In the other matchup of the top teams Molloy blew away Xaverian at Xaverian by a score of 87-54.  Wendell Gibson led the way with 23, Kevin Hamilton added 14 and Kevin Diffley scored 16.
Top 15 teams updated
Junior and Sophomore rankings updated
All Hallows vs. St. Raymond game reports and Lincoln vs. Grady Repor on the Season Reports page
I will have a full report of the games between St. Raymond and All Hallows played at St. Raymond HS.  The score of the varsity game was 73-66 in favor of All Hallows, Ricky Soliver scored 28, Bobby Santiago scored 23, including 13-17 from the line.  Julius Hodge led St. Ray's with 26 points and 10 rebounds.  In the JV game All Hallows won 74-60, behind the outstanding play of Luis Nieves who scored at least 25 points.  St. Ray's succesfully took Ronald Ramon out of the game for the first 3 quarters with a box and 1.  He scored 7 points in the first 3 quarters and finished with 14.  For St. Ray's Cory Simmons and Miguel Garcia both played well.  The Freshman game was a blowout St. Ray's won 68-30 behind dominating play from Brian Lane, Gavin Grant and Kevin Winter.
Top 15 teams updated.  After re-thinking my rankings I have decided to make Rice the #5 team instead of St. Ray's.
Happy New Year
With the new year, this site goes into it's second year year of bringing you excellent coverage of the top players and teams in the New York City, Westchester County and Long Island area.
There was an upset at the Monsignor King Tourney as the #1 team in the state fell to Xaverian by 6.  Grady led by 13 at the half but the Clippers began playing with patience and were able to take control of the game and win 58-52.  I will put up my new top 15 as soon as I find out if Boys & Girls won in the Malverne Christmas Tournament.  The top 5 will be as follows: 1. St Dominic, 2. St. Mary, 3. Xaverian, 4. Grady and 5. St Raymond.  
In the Mayor's Cup championship at the Slam Dunk to the Beach Lincoln got blown out 103-81 by Pleasure Ridge Park (KY).  John Quintana had 29 points and dished out 7 assists.