Leading off today:
Dan Tacco scored with 6:39 left in the third period to even the score at 2-2 and Canisius and St. Joe's
settled for an overtime tie Sunday at Buffalo State.
Canisius rallied from a 2-0 deficit after John Gallagher and Frankie Attea scored first-period goals for the Marauders. Vincent Mauro scored for Canisius with 6:21 left in the second period and assisted on Tacco's goal.
Luke Kerwin made 24 saves in goal for Canisius, Joseph Fronczak of St. Joe's had 31 stops.
St. Joe's is ranked second and Canisius sixth in the most recent New York State Sportswriters Association ratings.
Cardozo triumphs: Romelo Faison had 12 points and Chamari Baskerville had 11 for Cardozo in a 40-42 win over Baldwin in the Gary Charles Hoop Classic at Adelphi University.
The Judges (16-0) are ranked fourth and Baldwin ninth in the most recent NYSSWA Class AA ratings.
In other games from the showcase:
• Mike Sixsmith hit a 3-pointer with :04 left to give Holy Trinity, ranked eighth in Class A, an 81-80 win over Thomas Jefferson of the PSAL.
Holy Trinity scored the final eight points in a span of 37 seconds after Jefferson reeled off 12 unanswered points for a 80-73 lead.
T.J. Long had 29 points and Sixsmith 21 for Holy Trinity.
• Center Moriches, ranked No. 1 in the state in Class B, remained unbeaten with a 64-62 win over Chaminade. Emond Frazier had 16 points and Ahkee Anderson added 13 points for Center Moriches.
BCA edges Park: Brooklyn Collegiate Academy defeated Class A No. 1 Park School 92-84 in the Brooklyn Post Invitational boys basketball showcase.
Tahron Allen and Amahrie Simpkins scored 23 points apiece, combining for 17-for-22 shooting from the field. Senior Jaylin Anderson contributed 20 points and 12 rebounds for BCA, ranked sixth in the state in Class AA.
• Westinghouse turned the game around with a full-court press that created 10 third-quarter turnovers en route to handing Rochester East a 70-60 loss in the Brooklyn Post Invitational for the Section 5 school's first setback of the season.
Junior guard Elijah Nedd scored 12 of his 19 points in the period as the Warriors outscored the Eagles 27-6 to take a 54-40 lead. Westinghouse's Ebenezer Ofei finished with 25 points.
Sophomore Justus Ross-Simmons scored 31 points for East, ranked fifth n the state in Class A.
"We just didn't match their physicality," East coach Darrell Barley said. "We were up by 10 and then they got every loose ball. Seemed like they got every rebound. It wasn't really a game in which we gave effort as a team."
Milestone for Davis: Archbishop Stepinac senior R.J. Davis became Westchester County's all-time scoring leader with 32 points during the Crusaders' 81-68 loss to Rutgers Prep in the Empire Invitational at Mount St. Michael.
Davis, a North Carolina commit who has 2,121 points, passed Boston College great Danya Abrams, who set the mark in 1993 after a standout career at Woodlands and Hackley. Davis is 500 points behind No. 1 Kenny Anderson on the all-time CHSAA scoring list.
Award recipient: Ossining outside hitter Mychael Vernon has been selected Gatorade's New York player of the year in girls volleyball.
The 5-foot-11 senior outside hitter finished with 719 kills, 279 digs, 60 service aces and 48 blocks this past season.