Who's got game? Each month, ESPN RISE finds out. Here are the athletes we recognized in November:
ST. PETER'S -- BOYS' BASKETBALL
The younger brother of former Tennessee and
current WNBA star Nicky, O.D. has made a
name for himself as one of the state's best
bigs. The 6-foot-8, 200-pound senior averaged
16 points and 11 boards per game last year
and impressed with his toughness and willingness
to mix it up in the paint. Anosike, an ESPN
RISE All-Area pick, committed to Siena over
the likes of George Mason, Temple and
Hofstra in September.
ISLAND TREES -- GIRLS' SOCCER
Over the past four years, South Side has been nearly unbeatable.
The Cyclones have won four consecutive Class A state titles
and had won 30 consecutive games heading into its Sept. 8
matchup with Island Trees. With the game tied at 1
with four minutes remaining, Moore, a senior,
scored on a beautifully placed direct kick.
When classmate Alison Gronenthal
scored less than a minute later,
Island Trees sealed a 3-1
BRENTWOOD -- FOOTBALL
Trailing 12-0 to Sachem North on Sept. 19,
Corporan rallied his troops to a 21-15 win thanks
to three consecutive touchdowns in the second
half. The senior quarterback finished with 215
passing yards and a score, while rushing for
another touchdown. Sachem North was a yard
away from tying the game, but a pass from
the 1 with eight seconds left was
deflected away to seal the victory.
CARDINAL SPELLMAN -- GIRLS' BASKETBALL
Dowe was a double-double machine for the Falcons last year, recording at
least 10 points and 10 boards in a game 14 times. Now a senior forward, Dowe
averaged 12.0 points and 10.2 rebounds per game as a junior. She led
Spellman to the CHSAA B archdiocesan championship game, where the
Falcons fell to Maria Regina, despite Dowe's 24 points and 16 boards. She was
the lone non-senior selected to the Daily News All-Bronx first team.