WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- In foul trouble for three quarters, Imani Tilford scored 12 of her 21 points in the final quarter Tuesday to propel No. 7 Woodands to a 67-58 victory over third-seeded Briarcliff in a Section 1 Class B girls basketball semifinals at the County Center.
Tilford, who had three fouls in the first half and her fourth in the third quarter, lifted the Falcons into Saturday's Class B title game at noon against the winner of the Irvington-Dobbs Ferry semifinal.
Seventh-grader Teisha Hyman scored 13 first-half points and a team-leading 22 in all, keeping Woodlands in the game while Tilford tried to keep from fouling out. The Falcons led 31-29 at halftime and 44-40 after three quarters.
Briarcliff's Carly Fanelli led her team with 16 points and Jackie Contento hit three 3-pointers and scored 12 points for the Bears.
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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