DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. Alyssa Chipelo scored a game-high 14 points and teammate Midori Kihara added 12 points as the Dobbs Ferry girls basketball team defeated visiting North Salem 40-29 in the opening round of the Section 1 Class B basketball tournament.
The third-seeded Eagles opened a 21-15 lead at halftime of a closely played game and extended the lead to 30-19 after three quarters. Dobbs Ferry advanced to next weeks quarterfinal round where it will host No. 6 Briarcliff, Wednesday at 5 p.m.
North Salem (No. 14) was eliminated.
Seven Eagles players scored at least two points in the balanced offensive effort.
Jamie Roe Zappolo scored 13 points to lead North Salem.
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