Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Glen Rock Requires Fourth-Quarter Surge

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Glen Rock Requires Fourth-Quarter Surge

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Glen Rock rallied from a nine-point deficit after three quarters to topple Kittatinny, 41-36, in a North 1, Group 2 girls basketball semifinal game Friday night at Glen Rock. The Panthers (26-3) were led by 12 points from Samantha Alba and 10 points from Morgan Foley.

Fourth-seeded Kittatinny (19-7) had built a 32-23 advantage after the first 24 minutes, but top-seeded Glen Rock came through with an 18-4 outburst in the final quarter. The Cougars' Nicole Calella led all scorers with 13 points. Senior point guard Sophie Lederer had nine points, six assists and five steals for Glen Rock.

LENAPE VALLEY 25, PEQUANNOCK 23 (at Stanhope): Marissa Quaglia scored a game-high 15 points to lift the seventh-seeded Patriots (17- 7) past the 11th-seeded Golden Panthers in North 1, Group 2. Junior Kendall Machak topped Pequannock (15-13) with 12 points. The Golden Panthers led 11-8 at halftime, but were outscored 17-12 in the second half.


MONTCLAIR 68, KENNEDY 67, 2 OT, (at Paterson): Adayshia McKinnon made a short turn-around jumper with five seconds left in the second overtime session to rally the Mounties from a 67-66 deficit. Eighth- seeded Montclair will play at second-seeded Eastside in the sectional final Tuesday.

Montclair's Myisha Hines-Allen led all scorers with 32 points as the Mounties were down by 15 points, 33-18, at halftime. Fourth- seeded Kennedy (21-8) was led by 24 points from senior guard Erika Brown, who also grabbed 11 rebounds and had five steals and three assists. Senior guard Morgan Taylor added 20 points and Koryn Lawrence had seven rebounds, four assists, four steals and nine points for Kennedy. Junior forward Diamond Singletary had 12 rebounds and eight points for the Knights.

Hines-Allen scored 16 of her points, including a long three- point field goal at the buzzer, for Montclair (17-10) in the third quarter as the Mounties outscored the Knights, 25-10, in that period, to tie the game at 43 heading into the fourth quarter. …

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