Leading off today:
Michael Reid scored a game-high 20 points to power Abraham Lincoln
past South Shore 74-46 for the PSAL Brooklyn boys basketball borough championship.
The win sets up the Railsplitters, ranked No. 1 in Class AA by the New York State Sportswriters Association, as the top seed in the overall city tournament when the draw is finalized Sunday night.
"I feel like we are the No. 1 team in New York. I feel like no one can mess with us," Reid told News 12 Varsity. "We're not going to be cocky or anything. "We're humble and we're going to keep it going."
More PSAL: Wings Academy guard Elijah Chapman made a 3-pointer with :59 to go to put his team ahead for good in a 59-56 win over Eagle Academy in the Bronx championship game.
Jose Perez scored 15 of his 21 points in the second half and Boubacar Kamissoko added 14 points as Wings Academy defeated Eagle Academy for the third time this season.
• Senior Christian Hinckson made two free throws with :47.1 left to help John Bowne lock up its first Queens borough championship with a 66-63 victory over Queens High School of Teaching.
Sophomore guard Alejandro Vasquez scored a game-high 37-points and the Wildcats beat the Tigers for the second time in 11 days.
• Frederick Douglass Academy earned its third Manhattan crown by defeating Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School 63-52. Lasana Camara scored a game-high 18 points and Travis Cox added 15.
Girls basketball: Long Island Lutheran broke open a two-point game at the half to defeat Christ the King 69-52.
LuHi is ranked No. 1 and Christ the King No. 2 this week in the New York State Sportswriters Association Class AA ratings.
Celeste Taylor had 33 points and five rebounds to lead the way for LuHi. Jaida Patrick had 14 points and six rebounds.
Hockey surprise: Seventh-seeded Niagara Falls pulled off one of the biggest upsets in recent Section 6 history be defeating No. 2 seed Orchard Park 3-1 in a quarterfinal contest.
Orchard Park is ranked ninth in the state in Division I this week.
The Quakers outshot Niagara Falls (6-13-2) 50-13 but fell two goals down in the first period and couldn't solve goalie Patrick Sisler. Michael Olszewski (two goals, one assist) scored 2:48 into the game and Nick Lepine added what proved to be the game-winner.
Flying Finn: Anton Kunnas of North Tonawanda cleared 15-3 in the pole vault to set a Section 6 indoor track record. Kunnas is an exchange student from Finland who works with that country's national youth team.
Wrestling seeds: Four schools have two top seeds apiece for next weekend's NYSPHSAA wrestling championships according to tentative brackets released Saturday by the committee.
In Division I, Greg Diakomihalis (113 pounds) and Louie DePrez (182) of Hilton are top seeds.
In Division II, top seeds include:
• Jon Charles (106) and Tanner Cook (145) of Central Valley Academy.
• Dane Heberlein (132) and Matthew Gaiser (170) of Alexander.
• T.J. Philpotts (138) and Hunter Richard (152) of Holland Patent.