Johnson, 6-1 senior, scored 14 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter and also dazzled with eight steals, eight rebounds and nine assists Tuesday night as Southampton defeated Babylon, 77-59 at Suffolk County CC-Brentwood to win its third straight Suffolk Class B championship.
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It was Southampton’s trapping defense that confounded Bridgehampton and allowed the Mariners (15-6) to advance to the Suffolk small school championship against either Harborfields or East Hampton on Tuesday at 5 p.m. at Suffolk CCC-Brentwood. They also advance to a state Class B regional semifinal
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Brentwood teammates and returning Newsday All-Long Island first-team selections Mike Almonacy and Jamel Allen headline the Suffolk County boys team that will face Nassau County in the 6th Alzheimer's All-Star Basketball Classic on Saturday at Brentwood High School.
“We are champions for life,” Johnson said after his brilliant 36-point performance Saturday in Southampton’s 79-65 loss to Marlboro at Mount St. Mary College in the state Class B regional final.
The combination of breathtaking blowby speed and high, arcing set shots from downtown are the signature moves of Harborfields’ 5-10 point guard. Both were on display last night as Wynter scored 19 points with seven assists in a 63-48 victory over Southampton in the Suffolk Small School championship
Marlboro defeats Southampton, 79-65, on Saturday at Mount Saint Mary College to advance to the NYS Class B final four.
After Southampton's 78-48 win against Malverne Tuesday night to capture the Long Island Class B title at LIU Post, Johnson's promise doesn't seem so odd after all.
Senior forward scores game-high 21 points to guide Mariners to 59-34 win over Bridgehampton
Not only were Johnson's 23 points not enough to earn Southampton a trip to Glens Falls for the state Class B Final Four, but it was the final basketball game the rugged 6-3 senior would play with his brother Israel, a 6-1 junior who scored 15 points in the Mariners' 68-58 loss to Woodlands in the