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Girls Basketball: Scenes From Senior Night Win Over New Providence

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Nya Downing, one of five seniors celebrated, scored a team-high 14 points. Credits: Matt Kipp
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Abbe-Gayle Burton, a senior, grabs a rebound on a putback. Credits: Matt Kipp
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Brianna O'Brien, a senior, directs the offense. Credits: Matt Kipp
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Kaysia Minor, a senior, applies pressure on ball defense. Credits: Matt Kipp
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Isabella Corsaro, a senior, guards a New Providence guard. Credits: Matt Kipp
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Eboni Davis goes up strong on a layup. Credits: Matt Kipp
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Stefanie DeVizio, #3, breaks New Providence's trap defense. Credits: Matt Kipp
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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD — Senior night was a big success for Scotch Plains-Fanwood girls’ basketball, which continued its resurgent season while honoring a standout graduating class. 

31 of Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s 38 total points were scored by seniors, as the Raiders downed perennial powerhouse New Providence in a nail bitter at home. 

Nya Downing, a senior whose played all four years on varsity, led the way 14 points. The Raiders fell behind by a point after one quarter, but responded by outscoring New Providence, 30-25, for the rest of the game. 

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Scotch Plains-Fanwood is now 11-7 with county and state tournaments fast approaching. 

The Raiders’ seniors this season are:

  • Abbe-Gayle Burton
  • Isabella Corsaro
  • Nya Downing
  • Kaysia Minor
  • Brianna O’Brien

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