SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Senior Jessica Addesso netted 13 points and sophomore Kirti Craig dropped a dozen to help the Spotswood High School girls varsity basketball team defeat Delaware Valley High School 42-35 on Tuesday. The meeting was the first between the two teams on the court. Spotswood took a one point lead into the halftime break and outscored Delaware Valley 22-16 to move one game above the .500 mark. Julia Masucci had six points for the Chargers while Giana Oelkers put up five. Gianna Perez and Allison Clarke each chipped in three. Clarke also grabbed six rebounds. Bridge Daunton scored 12 points for Delaware Valley while Shelby Pyatt added 11.
Spotswood hosts its annual charity game on Thursday. Each season, the Chargers dedicate one of their remaining home games to a local charity. The tomorrow's game is against the Woodbridge Barrons. The junior varsity squads take the court at 4 p.m. and the varsity teams take over at 6 p.m.
Tickets are $3 for adults and $1 for seniors. Students without ID will be asked to pay $2. Children are free. The charity game will also feature a 50/50 raffle. All the proceeds from the games will go to benefit Alzheimer's New Jersey. Alzheimer's New Jersey assists people and families impacted by Alzheimer's and dementia. Last season the team played their annual charity game to benefit Nicholas' Trek with Tourettes.