There are big games going on in Brooklyn this week. Check back here throughout the week as I’ll update this page with scores and highlights as the games happen.
Brooklyn College Women’s Volleyball 3, City College of NY 0 (25-15, 25-19, 25-20): In the first round of the CUNYAC finals, the Bulldogs swept City College in three straight sets. Julia Bogdan and Francesca LoCascio each had nine kills, Crystal Wu had 24 assists and Lisenia Rodriguez had 13 digs. Manon Bailly also chipped in with four blocks.
New York Islanders 2, Washington Capitals 6: The Isles couldn’t stop Alex Ovechkin as he led the Caps with a pair of goals and an assist against Evgeni Nabokov, who only stopped 33 of 39 shots. John Tavares (7) and Kyle Okposo (5) had the goals for the Islanders.
Brooklyn Nets 104, Utah Jazz 88
Brooklyn College Women’s Soccer 3, City College of NY 1: The Bulldogs are on their way to a CUNYAC championship game with this win over City College in the semis. Bergelie Louis, Sayla Flores and Shan Nakhid-Schuster each scored goals for the Bulldogs, all in the first half, and Kimberly Chacko stopped five of six shots she faced for the win.
ASA College Men’s Basketball 101, Laurel Prep 105 (OT): This game couldn’t have been much more even as the two teams were tied at 41-41 at the half and then 84-84 after regulation. A 10-2 run by Laurel Prep to start overtime was the only difference in the game. Bishop Daniels led with 28 points, Rickey Meekins had 26 and 11 rebounds off the bench.
New York Islanders 0, Carolina Hurricanes 1: Radek Dvorak scored early in the first to put Carolina up 1-0 and that was the end of the scoring. Kevin Poulin stopped 23 other shots and Justin Peters had the shutout for Carolina.
LIU Brooklyn Women’s Soccer 2, Fairleigh Dickinson 1: This went to two overtimes, but Shino Kunisawa scored at the 107th minute with an assist from Jen Spicer to put the Blackbirds in the finals. Jenn Peters had the first goal during the 24th minute. Jessica Sexton made six saves.
LIU Brooklyn Women’s Basketball 59, Columbia 62: Columbia built up an early lead and the Blackbirds didn’t do enough for the second half comeback. Cleandra Roberts led with 23 points and nine rebounds, Letava Whippy had 16 points and 10 rebounds, and Aleisha Myers had 10 points.
Brooklyn Nets 108, Washington Wizards 112
ASA College Men’s Basketball 57, Baltimore City Community College 63: This was another even game until the second half when Baltimore jumped out to a big lead. Rickey Meekins led ASA with 14 points, six rebounds and four steals, Jamal Williams had 13 points off the bench.
St. Francis College Men’s Basketball 66, University of Miami 62 (OT): What an amazing win for the Terriers. Tied at 60-60 in overtime, Jalen Cannon scored from the paint to go ahead and Brent Jones hit four free throws down the stretch to win. Wayne Martin led with 17 points, Cannon had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Ben Mockford had 11 points.
LIU Brooklyn Men’s Basketball 87, St. Peter’s 80: A tremendous game from Jason Brickman, who had 13 points and 14 assists. Gerrell Martin was on fire behind the arc as he hit 6-of-8 shots and finished with 24 points.
ASA College Football 37, Nassau Community College 7: Donav Williams had 144 yards rushing and three touchdowns, Aaron Young threw for 156 yards and a pair of TDs, both to Jesse Yorke who had 41 yards receiving.
St. Francis College Women’s Volleyball 1, Robert Morris 3 (25-23, 25-22, 24-26, 25-17): Maggie Niu led with 18 kills, Kamalei Clifton had 41 assists and Erica Lakata had 16 digs.
St. Francis College Women’s Basketball 56, University of Pennsylvania 51: The Terriers came on strong in the second half as Eilidh Simpson led with 16 points and nine rebounds, Jaymee Veney had 14 points and Jessica Kaufman had 13 points and seven assists.
Brooklyn College Women’s Soccer 3, College of Staten Island 1: What a season for the Bulldogs, who, in just their second year of existence as a program, have conquered CUNYAC. Bergelie Louis scored during the 12th minute, Jordan Kerwin put them ahead during the 50th minute and Shani Abrahams added another at the 70th minute. Kimberly Chacko made one save.
LIU Brooklyn Women’s Volleyball 3, St. Francis University 0: (25-17, 25-20, 25-12): Tamara Ignjic led with 11 kills, Vera Djuric had 28 assists, Adriana Vinas Joy had 10 digs and Jessica Rice had six blocks.
ASA College Women’s Basketball 59, Baltimore City Community College 57: The Avengers built up a big first half lead that was able to withstand a late comeback attempt Baltimore City. Brittany Jackson led with 18 points and 11 rebounds. Jennifer Ramirez had 12 points and Colleene Smith had nine points with 19 rebounds.
New York Islanders 2, Columbus Blue Jackets 5: Tied going into the third, the Isles allowed three goals with the first one being just 27 seconds into the period. Frans Nielsen (9) and Thomas Hickey (1) had the goals. Evgeni Nabokov stopped 22 of 24 shots for the loss.
Brooklyn Nets 91, Indiana Pacers 96
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
No. 1 Lincoln 56, No. 16 Midwood 30
No. 2 Erasmus Hall 21, No. 15 Campus Magnet 6
No. 3 Tottenville 31, No. 14 Canarsie 8
No. 6 Boys and Girls 28, No. 11 Grand Street Campus 20
No. 7 JFK 34, No. 10 Fort Hamilton 18
No. 8 New Utrecht 28, No. 9 Clinton 24
Mount St. Michael 34, Bishop Ford 0
Xaverian 39, Cardinal Spellman 35
St. Francis Brooklyn 4, LIU Brooklyn Men’s Soccer 0: Harry Odell, Gabriel Bagot, Kevin Correa and Viktor Bakkioui had the goals.
LIU Brooklyn Women’s Soccer 0, St. Francis University (PA) 1: The Blackbirds failed to three-peat as NEC champions when they were shutout in a close defensive game. Tesa McKibben scored her 20th goal of the year for the win. Jess Sexton made seven saves.
St. Francis College Women’s Volleyball 1, St. Francis University (PA) 3: (26-24, 17-25, 25-16, 25-18): They had a chance, but losing that first set really hurt the Terriers. Slavica Stefanovic led with 10 kills, Kamalei Clifton had 31 assists and Feliz Ramirez had 15 digs.
ASA College Women’s Basketball 80, Harcum College 45: Domination by ASA, especially in the second half when they more than doubled Harcum’s score. Brittany Jackson led with 27 points, Krystal Pearson had 12 points with 13 rebounds and Jennifer Ramirez had 12 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds.
LIU Brooklyn Women’s Volleyball 3, Robert Morris 1 (24-26, 25-14, 25-8, 25-18): They’re now 12-0 in NEC play and have 30 consecutive NEC wins over the last three seasons. Annika Foit led with 17 kills, Vera Djuric had 57 assists, Adriana Vinas Joy had 17 digs, and Tamara Ignjic had six blocks.
New York Islanders 2, Montreal Canadiens 4: This is the fourth loss in a row now as Montreal scored three in the second and another in the third for an easy victory. Pierre-Marc Bouchard (3) and Brock Nelson (2) scored in the second and third respectively. Kevin Poulin made 20 saves in a losing effort.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL BOWL
No. 1 South Shore 46, No. 8 Springfield 14
No. 2 MSIT 14, No. 7 Tilden 0
No. 6 Grady 28, No. 3 FDR 20