Find out what football picks the News 12 Varsity prognosticators make in Week 2 of the New York City high school football season.
James Madison High School Photos
Staten Island Academy scored five consecutive points in the last 31.3 seconds of the fourth quarter to defeat James Madison, 57-55, in the New York State Federation Class A girls semifinals held Saturday in Glens Falls.
The James Madison Lady Golden Knights went on a 16-0 run in the third quarter to eventually clinch the PSAL Class A girls title in a 59-40 win over Lab Museum United Saturday afternoon at Baruch College. Holcombe L. Rucker captured the PSAL B title in a 52-40 victory over Springfield Gardens.
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Staten Island Academy defeats James Madison Girls Basketball
The final weekend of the high school basketball season takes place at the New York State Federation boys and girls basketball tournament starting on Friday morning at the Glens Falls Civic Center in upstate New York.
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Bayside continued its perfect start this season as five different players recorded a touchdown on Friday afternoon in a 39-8 victory over Madison in a PSAL Bowl division football game held at Bayside Field in Queens.
Pinch hitter Jose Gil hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to help George Washinton defeat James Madison, 3-1, in the second round of the PSAL Class AAA baseball playoffs held Friday afternoon in Washington Heights.