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December 11, 2012 > Newark Memorial Girls Basketball

Newark Memorial Girls Basketball

Submitted By Coach Darryl Reina

The Newark Memorial High School Lady Cougars are off to a 2-1 start in the 2012-13 girls varsity basketball season. After dropping their season opener to Woodside, 56-46, the Lady Cougars bounced back to defeat Los Altos, 51-33 and Independence, 61-28.

In the win over Los Altos, senior guard Taylor Norman led the way with 21 points, including seven field goals and going 7-8 from the foul line. Junior Ni'yesha Brown added 17 points.

Brown led all scorers with 19 points in the solid win over Independence. Norman added 15 points, and Sydney Hills chipped in with 10 points.

The Lady Cougars travel to Overfelt High on Tuesday night, December 11 for a 7 p.m. game, before returning home to host Fairfield in the first round of the 2012 "HOOP-FEST" on Thursday, December 13 with a 7:45 pm game time.

The Newark Memorial Girls Junior Varsity team is off to a fast 3-0 start and will be participating in the Milpitas JV Tourney on December 13-16.

The Newark Memorial High School Girls Basketball Program is hosting two December tournaments and invites the community to attend.

The first annual Newark Memorial Girls Varsity Basketball "HOOP-FEST" will be held December 13-15 at the Newark Memorial Event Center, 39375 Cedar Boulevard, Newark.

The opening night schedule of games on Thursday, December 13 will include the following match-ups:

3:15 pm Wilcox vs. Pittsburgh
4:45 pm Arroyo vs. Lowell
6:15 pm Leland vs. College Park
7:45 pm Fairfield vs. Newark Memorial

The annual Newark Optimist Club Holiday Classic will be held December 27-29 at the Event Center with 16-teams participating from all-around the greater Bay Area. Eight exciting girls Varsity and Junior Varsity games will be played each day.

The opening round on Thursday, December 27 will feature the following teams:

Junior Varsity Division:
9:00 a.m. Carondelet vs. Los Gatos
10:30 a.m. Logan vs. Notre Dame-Belmont
12 Noon Monte Vista vs. Castro Valley
1:30 p.m. Arroyo vs. Newark Memorial

Varsity Division:
3:15 p.m. Castro Valley vs. Irvington
4:45 p.m. St. Joseph-Notre Dame-Alameda vs. Evergreen Valley
6:15 p.m. Fremont-Oakland vs. Menlo-Atherton
7:45 p.m. Notre Dame-San Jose vs. Newark Memorial

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