WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Allie Monteleone led all scorers with 22 points to lift Haldane High School to a 61-35 victory over Alexander Hamilton in Tuesday's Section 1 Class C girls basketball semifinals at the County Center.
Monteleone scored 14 points of her points in the first half and teammate Samantha Lisikatos added seven to help build a 31-11 halftime lead. Lisikatos finished with 16 points.
The victorious and top-seeded Blue Devils opened a 19-2 first-quarter lead and never allowed the Blue Devils to get back into the game, extending their lead to 31-11 at halftime and 54-20 after three quarters.
Haldane (Cold Spring-Putnam County), will meet the Keio Academy of Purchase (No. 3) in the Class C title game Friday at 7 p.m. in the County Center.
Taylor Harris led Alexander Hamilton, the defending Section 1 Class C champion, with nine points. Neasha Shuler added seven points and Nina Gill had five points for the Red Devils.
Section 1 Championship Week Semifinal Schedule
Wednesday, Feb. 26
Class A girls semifinals: No. 2 Albertus Magnus vs. No. 3 Rye, 3 p.m. Class A boys semifinals: No. 2 Panas vs. No. 6 Tappan Zee, 4:45 p.m. Class A girls semifinals: No. 1 Beacon vs. No. 4 Peekskill, 6:30 p.m. Class A boys semifinals: No. 1 Eastchester vs. No. 4 Harrison, 8:15 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 27 Class AA girls semifinals: No. 3 Clarkstown South vs. No. 7 Mahopac, 3 p.m. Class AA girls semifinals: No. 1 Ossining vs. No. 4 Horace Greeley, 4:45 p.m. Class AA boys semifinals: No. 2 Clarkstown South vs. No. 6 Spring Valley, 6:30 p.m. Class AA boys semifinals: No. 1 Mount Vernon vs. No. 5 Mahopac, 8:15 p.m.
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