Girls Basketball: Dayton Overwhelms Hillside 55-24 for Eighth Win of Season

Caitlynn McTernan with her parents Sean and Sarah Credits: Chip Dickson
Credits: Chip Dickson

HILLSIDE, NJ – Everybody played and nine players scored in Jonathan Dayton’s 55-24 road victory over Hillside.  The Bulldogs are now 8-1 for the season and 4-1 in the division.

Junior Caitlynn McTernan had her highest production of the year with 11 points.  She also pulled down six rebounds and had two steals.

Senior captain Amanda Lau had a game high 13 points and added a rebound, an assist and five steals. The other senior captain Nicolette Angelo did something in every production category.  She scored four points, pulled down four rebounds, made four assists, had four steals and blocked two shots.

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Junior Sayre Brandstatter had another complete night.  She scored nine points, pulled down seven rebounds, made seven assists, and had four steals.  Sophomore Michelle Bellino had a game high eight rebounds, while scoring three points, making an assist and getting a steal.

Junior Maggie Phillips added six points along with two rebounds and a steal. Senior Julia Cohen scored four points, had an assist and made two steals.  Sophomore Haeley Santos hit a three pointer and had an assist.

Senior Melanie Schickler scored two points, made a rebound, had two assists and got two steals.  Senior Zoe Frei had two rebounds and an assist.  Sophomore Lily Dvorchik had two rebounds and an assist.  Senior Gabriella Petruzzella had a rebound and a steal.

As a team the Bolldogs pulled down 34 rebounds, made 20 assists, made 22 steals and blocked two shots on the way to scoring 55 points.

Next up for Dayton is an 11:30 a.m. Saturday game at home against Newark Collegiate.

Their strong start has earned the Bulldogs a ranking of six in Group 1 and six in the Union County Conference.  The Group 1 ranking is based on games played through January 9 and the Union County ranking is based on games played through January 2.

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