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JV girls hoops tops Scarsdale, Newburgh

Kennedy Catholic’s JV girls basketball team improved its impressive record to 14-2 with wins over Scarsdale and Newburgh.

The Gaels defeated Newburgh 49-22 on Monday, Jan. 19. Emily Girolamo paced the team with 14 points. Theresa Redendo and Emily Schidrich added nine points apiece.

On Saturday, Jan. 17 Kennedy bested Scarsdale 47-39 behind 26 points from Schidrich.

“Schidrich was on fire,” JV coach Len Yearwood said. “She made every big shot we needed.”

Bernadette O’Donnell added nine points in the victory.

The varsity squad fell to Newburgh 57-32 on Jan. 19. Megan Weidenhamer contributed 14 points and eight rebounds. Grace Cunningham (10 points) and Hannah Callaghan (nine points) also chipped in offensively.

Kennedy fell to Scarsdale 50-31 on Jan. 17. Tara Heslin-Scott (13 points), Weidenhamer (10 points, eight rebounds) and Cunningham (eight points, 10 rebounds) were the main three contributors.

Both the JV and varsity will travel to Maria Regina on Friday, Jan. 23 with the JV starting at 5:00 and the varsity to follow at 6:45.



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