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Spotswood Girls Varsity Basketball Upset By Sayreville In GMC Tournament

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Hopes were high for a deep Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament run for the Spotswood High School girls varsity basketball team. The seventh seeded Chargers took the court on Valentine's Day to take on 10th seeded Sayreville High School and were eliminated from fhe first round by the Bombers. Sayreville defeated Spotswood, 62-44 to move on to the quarterfinal round against second seeded Piscataway High School.

Spotswood was down by nine points at the half, but the difference maker was the third quarter when the Bombers outscored the Chargers, 21-11. Jackie Ventricelli had the hot hand for Sayreville,netting 21 points. Lyssandra Delacosta scored 14 points for the Bombers.

Maddie Hellerich was Spotswood's top scorer, putting 14 points on the board. Hellerich also grabbed five rebounds.Amber Meagher scored seven points while Courtney Potter and Paige Dadkia both added six. Dadika had five rebounds as well. Sarah Marotta chipped in five points and also had 10 assists.

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The team will have a break before getting back into game action on February 21 when they travel to Middletown to take on Middlestown South High School.

Spotswood is the fifth seed in the NJSIAA Central Jersey Group Two Tournament. The Chargers will play 12th seeded South River High School on February 27. Spotswood won both meetings against the rival Rams this season.

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