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Joe Werner and his Bulls from Smithtown/Hauppauge are county champs again and top the power rankings for a second straight week.
The SCHSHL title is on the line when Ward Melville takes on Smithtown/Hauppauge in Game 3 of the best-of-three finals Saturday at 9:30 p.m. from the Rinx live on News12Varsity.com.
Smithtown-Hauppauge vs Ward Melville SCHSHL Final - Game 2
The SCHSHL title could be awarded when Ward Melville takes on Smithtown/Hauppauge in Game 2 of the best-of-three finals Friday at 7:10 p.m. from the Rinx live on News12Varsity.com.
The road to a second straight county title was as rocky as it was a year ago for top-seeded Smithtown/Hauppauge (23-2), ranked No. 8 in the Tri-State by News 12 Varsity. The Bulls lost Game 1, received a heroic effort from goaltender Joe Werner in Game 2 in a shutout, and had five different scorers
History wasn’t on Ward Melville’s side, but thanks to a strong defensive effort, an inspired performance by defenseman Bailey Sparacio and a quality outing in net by Serdjan Rubin, the Patriots are one game away from making history.
Ward Melville vs Smithtown-Hauppauge SCHSHL Final Game 3
After a huge win over Commack, find out where Ward Melville lands in this week's Long Island girls basketball power rankings
Second-seeded Ward Melville (19-3) will take on defending champions and top-seeded Smithtown/Hauppauge, which defeated No. 4 Kings Park/Commack, 3-2, in the other semifinal. Game 1 of the best-of-three series is Wednesday at 9:20 p.m.