The Seaford and Wantagh girls basketball teams capped undefeated conference regular seasons this week and are now gearing up for what they hope will be long postseason runs.
Seaford ran away with the Nassau County Conference A-IV regular season title by going 12-0. The Lady Vikings completed a successful 14-3 overall regular season mark with a 48-30 home win against against Clarke on Monday. Seaford has not fallen since a 50-48 non-conference loss to Oceanside on Dec. 29.
Wantagh clinched its first regular season conference title since 2007 on Monday with 56-37 win against Garden City and then completed an unblemished league mark the next day by beating Roslyn, 56-37. The Lady Warriors have not lost since a 55-44 non-league setback to St. Dominic on Dec. 29 and were 14-3 overall and 12-0 in Conference A-1.
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Both Wantagh and Seaford begin their championship quests on Saturday with round Class A playoff games. Second-seeded Wantagh hosts 15th-seeded Island Trees at 11 a.m. Fifth-seeded Seaford is home Saturday against 12th-seeded Glen Cove with the exact tipoff time not announced as of Thursday morning.
The Wantagh and Seaford boys basketball teams also qualified for the Nassau County Class A playoffs. Wantagh (10-7) will be on the road for its first round game at Hewlett on Friday evening starting at 7:30 p.m. Seaford (13-5) is at Jericho Friday for a 6 p.m. tipoff.