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Peekskill Girls Hold Off Rye, Head For Third Straight Sectional Final

The Red Devils walk off happy after beating Rye. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
For Rye, the loss was tough to swallow. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Kiarra Dillard of Peekskill. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
K. Robbins of Rye Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
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L. Pacos of Rye gets tied up. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Lanay Rodney of Peekskill led all scorers with 32 points. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Down the stretch it was No. 2 Peekskill that was able to impose its will, earning a 60-56 win over third-seeded Rye in the Section 1 Class A semifinals at the Westchester County Center on Thursday.

Peekskill (18-3) advances to the finals for the third consecutive year, and will face either No. 1 Albertus Magnus or No. 13 Tappan Zee in the Class A final, scheduled for Sunday at 5 p.m.

The Red Devils were sparked by junior Lanay Rodney's 32 points

Rye (16-5) was paced by junior Maddie Eck's 22-point effort. Sophomore Katie Popp added 18 points.

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