Girls Basketball: Brown drops 28 in blowout victory for Riverhead

01/03/2012 11:23 PM |

ROBERT O'ROURK PHOTO | Riverhead senior Jalyn Brown scored 28 points Tuesday afternoon against North Babylon.

Senior guard Jalyn Brown scored 28 points to lead four players in double figures as Riverhead High School registered a 75-42 Suffolk County League III girls basketball win over North Babylon on Tuesday night.

The Lady Bulldogs (2-1, 1-1) grabbed a 6-2 lead with 5:43 remaining in the first quarter before the Blue Waves (6-1, 2-0) went on a 14-2 tear the rest of the period and never looked back. Brown, who finished seven rebounds, five assists and seven steals, keyed the spurt with three 3-point shots over a span of 2:43.

Junior guard Shanice Allen added 17 points and seven steals, junior forward Kaila-Riane Nazario contributed 11 points and eight rebounds and senior forward Melodee Riley chipped in 10 points and 10 rebounds.

The Blue Waves host Newfield on Thursday at 5:45 p.m.