CRANFORD, NJ – Cranford girls basketball honored its seniors Thursday, in a ceremony prior to the start of the game against Union. All five seniors; Cerys MacLelland, Lyndsay Pace, Isabella Speer, Katarina Polyviou and Julia Schork were presented with flowers and walked onto the court accompanied by their parents.
In a gesture to honor her seniors, Coach Jackie Dyer sent all five seniors out to start the game. Dyer commented, “I am truly grateful to be coaching this year’s senior class. They have grown so much in the past four years, not only as great basketball players, but amazing young ladies. There is no doubt they are leading this year’s team to the top.”
The Cougars defeated Union, 44-30, in a very defensive game, Cranford grabbed 37 rebounds, 12 blocked 12 and had eight steals.
Cerys MacLelland led the scoring for Cranford with 14 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks. Also contributing were Camryn Wichelns with 11 points and five rebounds, Isabella Speer grabbed nine rebounds, scored eight and blocked two and Lyndsay Pace scored three, with five rebounds.
The Cougars improve to 9-5 on the season.