VIDEO: Riverhead girls fall in state semifinals, 67-49

TIM ROSKE PHOTO | Riverhead's Marta Czaplak (4) looks for a shot as Penfield's Megan Malloy, right moves in during the New York State Girls Basketball Championship semifinals in Troy, N.Y.

Playing in its first state semifinal, the Riverhead girls basketball team saw its season end Friday in a 67-49 loss to Penfield.


Marta Czaplak —  2 points, 2 assists

Melodee Riley — 18 points, 7 rebounds

Jalyn Brown — 11 points, 4 rebounds

Kaila-Riane Nazario — 13 points, 4 rebounds

Shanice Allen — 2 points, 2 assists

Riverhead shot 33 percent from the floor.


The Patriots were led by Margot Hetzke, who scored 24 points and pulled down 12 rebounds. Lucy Covley added 12 points.

Watch a replay of the News-Review’s live broadcast in two parts below. (Game starts at 18:35 in video 1.) And don’t forget to click on the recap of the live blog to see what our readers had to say along the way.