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Lady Gaels win Jingle Bell Classic

Kennedy Catholic’s girls basketball team won its own tournament, the Jingle Bell Classic, by defeating St. John Villa 56-48 in the championship game on Sunday, Dec. 28.

Senior captain Grace Cunningham was named tournament MVP and led the Gaels with 18 points and 11 rebounds.

Fellow senior captain Megan Weidenhamer was named all-tourney and contributed 15 points and 12 rebounds.

Tara Heslin-Scott, who is another senior captain, added 11 points.

In the semifinals of the tourney, the Gaels cruised past Cathedral 58-33 on Saturday, Dec. 28. Heslin-Scott (14 points, 10 rebounds), Cunningham (12 points, six rebounds) and Weidenhamer (12 rebounds) were the main contributors in the victory.

The JV squad improved to 10-1 with a 40-37 victory over host New Rochelle on Dec. 28.

Click here for photos from the semifinal win over Cathedral.



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