This evening, in their last tune-up before next week’s PSAA tournament, the girls’ basketball team scrimmaged Smithtown Christian, winning by an aggregate score of +14 points through four quarters and +27 through five.
The Bears sped out to an 11-0 lead on a 3-pointer and layup from Beth Felix and layups from Sarah Hull, Niamh Scanlon, and Wura Obasanjo. Three free throws from the Knights broke the run, but a Felix layup and Hull jumper gave the Brook the first quarter, 15-3 (Stony Brook +12 aggregate).
In the second frame, a Felix 3-pointer and free throw and a Caroline Maglione layup gave the Bears a 6-0 lead. Smithtown knocked down a three to halve their deficit, but a 7-0 run, punctuated by another Felix trifecta, gave the Bears the second quarter, 13-3 (Stony Brook +22 aggregate).
In the third, a Liz Robbins jumper gave the Brook a 4-2 lead, but the Knights closed the quarter with a 7-3 run to win the frame, 9-7 (Stony Brook +20 on aggregate). Stony Brook never led in the fourth quarter as reserves got some key minutes. The Knights took the frame 14-8 (Stony Brook +14 on aggregate).
In the fifth and final quarter, the Bears turned an early 2-2 deadlock into a dominant 19-6 win, thanks to a pair of threes from Felix and two buckets from Ava McCormick (Stony Brook +27 aggregate).
The Bears are back in action on Tuesday night in a home PSAA semifinal match-up at 6:30pm. They will face the winner of #2 Avenues vs. #3 Our Savior.