Lady Redmen’s Resurgence Marks EI Basketball

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The high school’s girls varsity basketball team finished the regular season 16-4 overall and 11-1 in league play, earning them their first league championship since 2004. They also defeated Sachem North in the playoffs on Feb. 12 by a score of 56-47 to advance to the Elite 8, where they will meet Ward Melville on Feb. 19.

Seniors Hannah Calarco, Alexa Fusco and Gia Gremaux helped spark the Lady Redmen’s resurgence this season. Gremaux was named All-County; sophomore Jessica Peluso, junior Kira Rumfola and freshman Sara Simonetti were named All-League; sophomore Kamilah Pasha earned League IV Rookie of the Year honors; and coach Mike Petre was honored as League Coach of the Year for the 11th time.

“We sincerely thank the staff, administration, parents and students for their amazing and unwavering support as well as their unbridled enthusiasm,” Petre said.