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JV girls basketball wins tournament

The junior varsity girls basketball team started the season off in style by winning the Richard McNichol Turkey Tip-off this past weekend at Albertus Magnus High School in Rockland County.

Kennedy (2-0) defeated Clarkstown South 61- 51 in the championship game on November 29. Emily Schidrich led the Gaels with 21 points.

Erin Glendon (13 points), Lisa Cristiano (12 points) and Emily Girolamo (seven points) were also strong contributors in the victory.

In the semifinals the Gaels bested host Albertus Magnus 57-52 on November 28. Cristiano led the way with 15 points. Glendon and Schidrich each netted 13 points.

Kennedy’s varsity squad dropped both games in the tournament. They fell to Clarkstown South 54-41 in the consolation game and lost to Albertus Magnus in the semifinals.

Tara Heslin-Scott scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds against South and was named to the all-tournament team. Megan Weidenhamer added six points.



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