Bela Monteleone Scores 38 in Win

Senior Bela Monteleone scored a career-high 38 points against East Ramapo. (Photo by Scott Warren)

Also: Beacon girls fall to 6-7

The Haldane High School girls’ basketball team defeated East Ramapo, 68-51, on Saturday (Jan. 19) behind a career-high 38 points from senior Bela Monteleone, who also grabbed five rebounds and had seven steals. Shianne Twoguns added nine points, Essie Florke had eight, and Maddie Chiera contributed seven points and five rebounds.

The match-up was the consolation game in a tournament held at Peekskill High School. In the first game on Jan. 17, Haldane fell to White Plains, 55-28. The Blue Devils (7-6) are scheduled to host Keio on Saturday (Jan. 25) at 11 a.m., and travel to Putnam Valley on Thursday (Jan. 30).

The Beacon girls, meanwhile, suffered two straight losses — to Hendrick Hudson, 41-22, on Jan. 17, and to Kennedy, 58-53, on Wednesday (Jan. 22), to fall to 6-7. “It was a tight game, and our girls played well,” Coach Christina Dahl said of the Kennedy game. Enita Rodriguez scored 14, Grace Affeldt had 12 and Analiese Compagnone and Skyler Kurtz each added 10.

The Bulldogs are scheduled to host Hendrick Hudson on Wednesday (Jan. 29) at 4:30 p.m. and visit Poughkeepsie on Jan. 31.

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