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Girls Basketball: Lau and McTernan Lead Dayton past Union Catholic and into First Place

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Credits: Chip Dickson
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Credits: Chip Dickson
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Credits: Chip Dickson
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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Union Catholic is the only team to beat the Bulldogs so far this season.  Tuesday night on the Mountain Ave. hard court Dayton evened the season series and took over first place in the Union County Conference Valley Division with a 6-1 record.
 
The Bulldogs took a first quarter lead of 19-9 and the teams both scored 15 points in the second quarter.  In the third quarter, the Dayton defense took control and the Bulldogs outscored the Vikings 17-4.  The final score was 59-44 and the Bulldogs are now 13-1 on the season.
 
Leading the Bulldogs scoring were senior captain Amanda Lau and junior Caitlynn McTernan with 18 and 17 points, respectively.
 
 
Lau hit two three-point shots and made a game high six assists.  She also had two rebounds and three steals.  McTernan hit four three-point shots, pulled down four rebounds and had a steal.
 
Three players pulled down five rebounds each.  They were senior captain Nicolette Angelo, senior Melanie Schickler and sophomore Michelle Bellino.
 
Angelo also scored five points and made three steals.  Schickler scored five points, made two assists and had a steal.  Bellino scored seven points, had steals and blocked five shots.
 
Senior Zoe Frei scored four points, had two rebounds, one assist and four steals.  Junior Maggie Phillips hit a free throw and had three rebounds.  Sophomore Lily Dvorchik scored two points and pulled down a rebound.  It was another game when everyone played.

 
For the game, the Bulldogs had 27 rebounds, nine assists, 14 steals and two blocked shots.
 
Union Catholic was led by Madison Johnson with 11 points.
 
The next game for Dayton is 11:30 a.m. Saturday at home.
 
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