The William Floyd Colonials varsity boys basketball team just clinched a playoff berth with a thrilling 69-60 victory over Patchogue-Medford on Saturday, February 11 at William Floyd High School. In the victory, the Colonials were led by A.J. Ray (21 points) and D’Andre Primus (13 points), along with solid performances by Michael Thomas (12 points), Tyrese Ramseur, (12 points) and Tyriece Bazemore (11 points) and the rest of the team. The Colonials will visit Bay Shore to battle the Marauders on Saturday, February 18 at 6 pm. Tickets cost $4 each and will be available at the door. Congratulations to the entire team on a great season and good luck on Saturday!
Team members: Tyriece Bazemore, Michael Thomas, Tyriece Ramseur, A.J. Ray, D’Andre Primus, Darrell Sumpter Jr., Evan Samuelson, Terence Jackson Jr., Calvin Lawson, Gregory Trent, Devin Hamilton, Tae’Vom Bazemore and the coaching staff: Rob Hodgson Jr., head coach; Tom Sicari, varsity assistant coach; Mike Barba, junior varsity head coach; and varsity assistant coach Darrell Sumpter Sr.
UPDATE: The Colonials lost to Bay Shore in the first round of the playoffs by a score of 83-53. Congratulations to the team and coaches on an excellent season!