It was all Smithtown East against Bellport in a League IV matchup where the Bulls trampled the Clippers 46-17 on their home court Dec. 17. Junior guard Paige Doherty led the way for the Bulls with two treys and three field goals for 12 points. Senior Kate Cosgrove sunk three from the charity stripe and three field goals for 9 points along with nine rebounds; and sophomore Jackie Shaffer netted 6. After dropping their league season opener on Dec. 13, the win puts the Bulls at 1-1 in league and 2-5 overall. Smithtown East retakes the court Dec. 20 when they hit the road against North Babylon. Tipoff is at 4 p.m.
Clockwise from right; Smithtown East’s Jackie Shaffer goes up for the score; sophomore Becky Hannwacker scores from the paint; sophomore guard Shaffer shoots and scores; Josie Lent an 8th-grader passes inside; senior guard Katie Bigliani lays up; sophomore guard Nicole Schwartz shoots from the baseline at home against Bellport.