Boys Win State Basketball Title

Boys Win State Basketball Title photo
Amityville Memorial High School’s boys varsity basketball team captured the Class A New York State championship with two wins at the Final Four tournament. The team earned the berth after winning the Suffolk County and Long Island championships.

The Warriors defeated Irondequoit High School, 52-42 on March 17. After knocking off the defending state champions, Amityville played Ardsley High School the following day. With a 74-54 win, the boys in red and gray earned their first state title since 2003.

Including the regular season and playoffs, Amityville finished the season with a 27-1 record, and have a 19-game winning streak. Senior captain Josh Serrano had 29 points in the clinching game and Jayson Robinson had 18 points. 

The team was guided by head coach Gordon Thomas and assistant coach Paul Robinson. Season highlights included Josh scoring his 1,500th career point for Amityville and Mr. Thomas earning the Suffolk County Coach of the Year award.