Lady Knights Win, Advance to Section Finals Against Passaic Tech

The Lady Knights during a timeout in their second round win over Kearny on Thursday. Photo by Jean-Pierre Mestanza

PATERSON, NJ - The Kennedy High girls jumped out to a 17-3 first quarter lead and cruised to a 54-40 victory over Ridgewood in the third round of the state basketball playoffs on Saturday afternoon. A familiar foe is waiting for them in the North Jersey Section 1 finals - Passaic Tech, which beat Randolph, 61-39.

The Lady Knights got big performance s from several players, according to the boxscore posted on

Ericka Brown was high scorer with 13 and six rebounds. Koryn Lawrence Barrett scored 11 and hauled in a whopping 18 rebounds. Morgan Taylor filled the stat sheet, with 10 points, seven rebounds, a team-high seven assists, three steals and a block, and Ahnyyah Jackson chippped in 10 points.

Sign Up for E-News

In its win, Tech was lead by Sierra McDuffie, who had 18 points, according to a story on

Tech, which is seeded third in the section, is 19-4, while fifth-seeded Kennedy is 23-6.



TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News


Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly Seeks Input on State Budget

April 17, 2018

Dear Editor:

As one of only 12 members on the New Jersey General Assembly’s Budget Committee, I am in the unique position to question New Jersey’s commissioners, those charged with leading our state's various departments, on the specifics of the FY 19 budget that Governor Murphy has proposed. As you may know, this budget must be passed by June 30, 2018.

From education to ...

Assembly's Longest Serving Member Dead at 79

April 19, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- Paterson's Assembly members, Shavonda Sumter and Benjie Wimberly, are mourning the loss of their colleague, Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-Plainfield) who died on Thursday.

Green, 79, was the longest serving member of the Assembly, and considered to be a champion of affordable housing. Green stepped down as Chairman of the Union County Democratic Organization on January 24 to ...

Paterson Mayor Candidate Andre Sayegh Names Vaughn L. McKoy, a Paterson Native, as Campaign Counsel

April 20, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- Andre Sayegh, the sixth ward councilman who is seeking to be Paterson’s next mayor in the city’s elections next month, has named Paterson native Vaughn L. McKoy, JD, MBA as his campaign counsel.

McKoy, a former state and federal prosecutor as well as a lawyer in private practice, will volunteer and serve as a key adviser to the campaign. Sayegh said he felt extremely ...