The Nutley 6th grade girls' basketball team won their Suburban League Championship this season.
They beat a Verona team who had been undefeated in League play for the last 2 seasons. The girls beat West Essex in the first round of the playoffs by a score of 39-17.
Then, in the Semi-finals, they beat a Livingston team that had previously beat them 46-45 in overtime earlier in the season.
Lastly, Nutley came out confident and hot in the Championship game. Their lead grew to as much as 16! In the end, Nutley beat Verona by a score of 40-34, to give this group of girls their first League Championship.
Kneeling/Front Row (L-R): Cassey Arroyo, Isabel Riccardi;
Standing/Second Row (L-R): Grace Christie, Emma Chell, Mia Higgins, Gabriella Liloia, Alexis Hamlin, Sofia Miller, Jasmine Ouatu, Jaylin Romero;
Back Row/Coaches (L-R): Marty Higgins, Christine Christie, Mike Liloia