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.

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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