Sunday, July 27, 2008

Scholastic women win hoops gold

BINGHAMTON — Hudson Valley defeated Central, 69-62, in the gold-medal game of the scholastic women's basketball tournament.

Hudson Valley needed overtime to win gold, taking its first lead in the extra minutes.

Beacon High School's Kara Tancredi (seen here driving to the hoop for the Bulldogs in a sectional matchup) scored nine points in the win.

Poughkeepsie's Teneka Whittaker added six points.

Central led, 28-24, before Hudson Valley mounted its comeback en route to the gold medal.

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