Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Female Athlete of the Week -- Brianna Wong

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Female Athlete of the Week -- Brianna Wong

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Brianna Wong's mom, dad, grandma, aunt, and uncle form a loud and proud personal cheering section at each of Pascack Valley's basketball games. Even her brother Phil, a star on the school's football team, lends his support. It's the littlest member, however, who melts her heart.

During pregame introductions, the Pascack Valley junior guard loves to look up to the crowd and see her uncle Jonathan holding her 4-month-old cousin Camryn aloft.

"I just run out smiling," said Wong, The Record Female Athlete of the Week. "My team calls him our little mascot because he's at every game. They all love him, too."

Camryn and the family have been treated to some great basketball this season. On Jan. 15, Wong had 21 points, eight rebounds and four steals to lift the Indians to a 78-54 win over Wayne Hills. Two days later, she had 23 points, six rebounds and four steals in a 46-24 victory over Ramapo. On Thursday, she had 13 points, seven rebounds and four steals in a 55-24 win over Northern Highlands. …

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