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Hoops at the county center
The best in local boys and girls basketball, from Westchester, Rockland, Putnam and southern Dutchess, will be competing at the Westchester County Center in White Plains Feb. 27-March 4 in the Section 1 semifinals and finals for the right to hoist the Gold Ball.
On the boys side at the county center from this neck of the woods, No. 2 will play No. 11 Poughkeepsie at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29 in the Section 1 Class A semifinals.
For more Section 1 boys hoop info, check out Josh Thomson's post on the LoHud Varsity Insider.
Girls youth hoops
Cortlandt improved to 7-4 in the eighth grade division of the Tri-County Basketball League with a 47-42 triumph against New Castle Feb. 13.
Weekly Sports Poll
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