Girls Basketball Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex Tournament Preliminary Round recaps for Jan. 28
Regina Williams scored 17 points to take 15th seeded Lenape Valley to a 47-31 win over 14th seeded Newton in the first round of the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex tournament at Newton.
The win sees Lenape Valley (6-9) advance to third-place finisher Warren Hills on Tuesday.
Williams made 9 of 10 foul shots. As a team, Valley went 15-for-18. Juliane Cerullo also added 12 points. Valley led 19-8 at half time.
For Newton (8-7), Catherine Vena scored 11 points and Caitlyn Pokrywa added nine. Newton went 9-for-18 from the charity strip.
Wallkill Valley 65, Sussex Tech 18
Jackie Schels had 12 points with eight assists, five steals, three rebounds and two blocks to lead ninth-placed Wallkill Valley in Hamburg 65-18 past 20th-placed Sussex Tech.
Wallkill Valley (11-7) goes next in round one to eighth place North Hunterdon.
Alexa Letelier added 10 points and Zora Reinle had 11 points with four rebounds, three assists and three steals. Jennifer Roth contributed nine points and eight players achieved the win. Valley had 31 rebounds, 22 steals, 18 assists with 27 baskets and six blocks.
Emily Ursin scored nine points for Sussex Tech (4-10).
Climax 56, Hopatcong 19
Ashley Kuperus lost four 3-pointers and amassed 26 points to win the 10th seeded high point against 19th seeded Hopatcong, 56-19, in Sussex.
Next, High Point goes to seventh-place finisher Hunterdon Central in the next round. Emma Leto also added eight points, while nine others also scored at least one point. High Point (10-5) led 17-6 in the first quarter and never looked back.
For Hopatcong (4-14), Shawna O’Brien had six points.
Vernon 52, Belvidere 45
Monica Curry led three players by double digits with 14 points as 12th seed Vernon defeated 17th seed Belvidere 52-45 in Vernon.
Vernon (10-5) will next play fifth-placed Hackettstown away on Tuesday.
Jonnah Castillo also had 12 points, while Grace Dobrzynski also had 11 for the Vikings, who led by just three points at halftime.
Belvidere (9-9) scored a game high for Natalie Sroka with 20 points while Carlie Gubitosi had 17.
The two teams had a total of 40 foul shots, for a total of just 17.
Delaware Valley 41, North Warren 22
Elana Falkenstein scored 15 points as 13th seed Delaware Valley defeated 16th seed North Warren 41-22 in Frenchtown.
Delaware Valley (8-10) took control of the game with a 14-4 in the fourth quarter. Now it’s on to play fourth-seeded Phillipsburg away on Tuesday. Mia Jones and Maggie Simpson also scored six points each.
For North Warren (5-12), Kirin May scored seven points and Delia Voorhees five. They each made a 3-pointer.
South Hunterdon 42, Kittatinny 34
11th-seeded South Hunterdon beat 18th-seeded Kittatinny (42-34) in Frenchtown.
With the win, South meets sixth-placed Voorhees at Glen Gardner.
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