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South Brunswick Lady Vikings Start State Tournament in Stride, Win 62-47

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The game was over before it even started Tuesday afternoon, as the South Brunswick Lady Vikings destroyed the Edison Eagles 62-47.

Coming in as the sixth seed the Lady Vikings played as if they should have been the first.

South Brunswick scored at least 18 points in its first of its three quarters.

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The Vikings played so well that its starters did not even need to play in the final quarter.

Amber Brown, who sat the last eight minutes, led the scoring for the Vikings with 25 points.

“I came out with a mindset that I have to come out and play hard for us to continue to go far into the season,” said Brown. “Its kind of just hunger. We came back from a bad loss and we’re just hungry. We want to go to states and hopefully win it.”

Behind Brown for South Brunswick was Natalia Louhisdon with 16 points, and Gillian Chambres with 13 points.

“We had three or four practices since our loss to Monroe (in the GMC semifinal), we got better. We have worked hard over the last week to keep getting better,” said head coach Jeff Johnson. “Edison is a great shooting team, but we executed (the game), we did well tonight. We just want to keep winning, and keep moving through. We wanted to attack, and that’s one of our goals for the rest of the season. We want to attack on defense.”

The Lady Vikings will move on to play either West Windsor Plainsboro South or Sayreville on Thursday evening.

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