Farmingdale State 75
Old Westbury 72
Farmingdale State (21-4, 13-1) defeated SUNY rival Old Westbury (11-15, 5-9) 75-72 to advance to the semifinal round of the Skyline Playoffs. The Rams led by two points at the half and held on throughout the second for the victory. Farmingdale’s Sharon Billips (Brooklyn, NY/John Jay) finished with 18 points, seven rebounds, four steals and two blocks. Caress Lovelace (Brooklyn, NY/Benjamin Banneker) totaled 15 points for the Rams. Old Westbury’s Rachele Yambeye (Elmont, NY/Elmont) had an outstanding game with 22 points and 15 rebounds, while Christina Squillante (Levittown, NY/Division Ave.) scored a game-high 25 points.
Farmingdale will host #3 seed Stevens on Thursday, February 24th at 6:00pm before the men’s team hosts Manhattanville at 8:00pm.