Bethany LeSueur, coach of East Meadow High School's Lady Jets, was honored by Garden City High School and the Men’s Association of Garden City at halftime of a girls basketball game on Saturday.
The event was highlighted by the presentation of a framed replica of Bethany’s number 23 and the unfurling of a banner denoting LeSueur’s career accomplishments.
LeSueur, a Garden City native, is Long Island’s all-time leading scorer, ending her career with 3,157 points and ranks as the state's No. 2 all-time scorer. She was named Miss New York State Basketball, was a two-time Gatorade NY State Player of the Year and led Garden City to three NY State Final Four’s while accumulating a 121-12 record with the team. After graduation, she went on to star at Georgetown University, being named team MVP for the 2005-2006 season.