Alison Rozzi hit 10 three-pointers en route to scoring 33 points as host Highland beat Millbrook High School, 56-34, in the teams’ girls basketball season opener on Wednesday.
Rozzi scored 18 points in the first half, including five three-pointers, helping stake the Huskies to a 23-20 lead at halftime. Highland pulled away with 33 second-half points.
Candace McCutcheon and Catherine McCutcheon each added seven points, and Brianna Rozzi scored five points for Highland.
Sam McKenna scored 10 points for Millbrook.
Red Hook 45, Spackenkill 39 — Jessica Wilkinson had 25 points, six rebounds and three assists to lead the host Raiders late Tuesday. Freshman Chrissy Gildersleeve added eight points, and Alexa Franceschi had seven points and eight rebounds for Red Hook (1-0).
Nina Hartenfels scored 11 points and Bailey Riley had 10 points for Spackenkill (0-1).
Tucker Lin had 18 points and four assists for Faith Christian Academy, though it came in a 52-43 loss to Marvelwood School of Connecticut on Wednesday.
Lianjie Ge added 10 points and eight rebounds, and Austin Ackerbauer had four points and nine rebounds for Faith Christian Academy (0-1).
Rondout Valley 57, Pine Plains 32 — The visiting Bombers opened the season with a loss in Accord.
Jacob Lydon led the Bombers with nine points.
Roy C. Ketcham 57, John Jay-Cross River 56 — Matt Seidner poured in the winning shot on a layup off a pass from John Stumberger to lift the visiting Indians late Tuesday. Zaair Woody was Ketcham’s leader in points scored with 24. He added 12 rebounds while Stumberger contributed with nine points.
Ketcham (1-0) will visit Port Chester at 4:30 p.m. Friday.
Boys swimming and diving
Kent Patino took first in the 100-yard backstroke (1:11.86) for Beacon, but it came in a loss as the Bulldogs fell to host Lakeland, 93-59, on Wednesday.
Ian Olivia won the 100 breaststroke (1:20.70) and the team of Giordano Camilo, Mark Padoleski, Jordan Haran and David Demetros took first in the 400 freestyle (5:08.16). Lucas O’Blaney placed second in the 500 freestyle (5:55.76) and Sean Landers was third in the 100 freestyle (56.60).
Pawling topped Ardsley 66-12 before beating host Woodlands 69-12 late Tuesday in the Section 1 Division 2 duals, clinching a berth in Thursday’s quarterfinals and semifinals at Pleasantville.
Against Ardsley, Jason Nikolatos (113 pounds), Noah Fleischman (120) and Carmine Pedato (126) each won by pinfall. Matt Kuhlmann (160) and Reece Bijou (182) picked up pins against Woodlands.
Roy C. Ketcham gets a split — Aiden Folster (160), Emilio Vera (145), Mike Acosta (220), Austin Shanley (99), Owen Shanley (113), Joe Censullo (120) and Isaac Mathews (152) each won by pin for Ketcham in a a 47-27 win over host Somers in a Section 1 duals quad meet. Riley Wilson (182) won by tech fall and James Kutz won the 285-pound match via forfeit.
The Indians lost to Carmel, 42-39, in their second match. Zach Varco (180) by decision, and Anthony Vose (170), Mike Consiglio (195), Austin Shalney, Owen Shanley, Censullo and Mathews each won by pin for Ketcham.
John Jay gets a split — 42, Yorktown 30 – Tyler Albis secured a pin in 19 seconds to win the 113-pound bout for John Jay in a 42-30 win over Yorktown in a Section 1 duals quad meet at John Jay-Cross River. Randy Earl (132), Ronnie McCabe (138), Paul Bernasconi (145) and Andrew Anthony (285) each won by pin for the Patriots.
John Jay lost to John Jay-Cross River, 55-24, in its second match. Albis (113), McCabe (138) and Anthony (220) each won by pin for the Patriots.