WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Shaneen Samuels and Jalay Knowles combined for 37 points Thursday to lead top-seeded Ossining to a 73-47 victory over Greeley in a Section 1 Class AA girls basketball semifinal at the Westchester County Center.
Samuels scored 18 and Knowles 19 and Abby Squirrell added depth to the Pride's inside game. The trio gathered 24 rebounds and kept Greeley from scoring inside.
The three-time defending Section 1 and 2012-2013 state champion Pride upped their record to 19-2. No. 4 Greeley finished at 16-5.
Ossining will face seventh-seeded Mahopac, a winner over Clarkstown South in the other semfinal, Sunday at 2 p.m. in the final at the County Center.
The Pride led 21-13 after one quarter with Knowles and Cyan Scarduzio each scoring seven points in the opening period. The Pride led 41-22 at halftime and 61-37 after three quarters.
Greeley's Ashley Rosenberg led her team with 16 points, including 8 in the first quarter, and Meaghan Townsend added 14 for the Quakers.
Section 1 Championship Finals Schedule
Friday, Feb. 28
Boys Class D championship. No. 1 Biondi vs. No. 2 Clark Academy, 3 p.m.
Boys Class C championship.. No. 5 Tuckahoe vs. No. 3 Haldane, 5 p.m.
Girls Class C championship. No. 1 Haldane vs, No. 3 Keio, 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 1
Girls Class B championship. No. 4 Dobbs Ferry vs. No. 7 Woodlands, noon
Boys Class B championship.No. 6 Woodlands vs. No. 4 Putnam Valley, 2 p.m.
Boys Class A championship. No. 1 Eastchester vs. No. 2 Walter Panas, 4 p.m.
Sunday, March 2
Boys Class AA championship (winner of Mount Vernon-Mahopac vs (winner of Clarkstown South-Spring Valley.), noon.
Girls Class AA championship. No. 7 Mahopac vs. No. 1 Ossining, 2 p.m.