Jefferson girls beat Lenape in hoops

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  • Jefferson's Bryn Fitzgerald launches the ball towards the basket under double coverage. Photos by George leroy Hunter

  • The 2017 Skylands Girls Basketball League champions sixth grade Jefferson Falcons pose for a portrait. From the left back row are Jordan Ozbooth, Amanda Ngwankwo, Maddie Bowman, Laynee Gordano, Laney Oosdyk. Front row from the left are Abby Cooper, Brooke Jacobus, Bryn Fitzgerald, Megan Schlomen and Dara Studnick.

  • Jefferson's Amanda Ngwankwo with the ball. Ngwankwo scored a game-high 17 points.

  • Lenape Valley's Shawna O'Brien is covered by Jefferson's Megan Schlomen. O'Brien scored a team-high 12 points.

  • Lenape Valley's Ianey Kenny is covered by Jefferson's Bryn Fitzgerald.

  • Jefferson's Maddie Bowman launches the ball towards the basket under tight coverage.

— The Jefferson Falcons defeated the Lenape Valley Patriots in sixth grade girls basketball on Saturday, March 11. The final score was 34-29. The Skylands Girls Basketball League championship game took place at High Point Regional High School in Wantage.

The two travel teams were among several squads from Northwest, New Jersey to participate.

Amanda Ngwankwo scored a game-high 17 points for Jefferson.

Shawna O'Brien scored a team-high 12 points for Lenape Valley.

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