BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL
Two Evan Maxwell free throws with 47 seconds gave East Islip a 55-53 lead they would not relinquish, sealing the team’s 60-59 first-round home playoff win over Kings Park High School on Feb. 18. Maxwell ended up with a career high of 40 points, including 13 out of 14 free throws and 20 rebounds.
East Islip hosts Central Islip in the second playoff round on Feb. 21 at 4 p.m.

GIRLS VARSITY BASKETBALL
On Feb. 17, East Islip’s girls varsity team lost 41-16 to Patchogue-Medford in an out-bracket game of the Suffolk playoffs.