Springfield Girls Basketball Loses a Tough One at Dunellen, 46-44

On defense Credits: Chip Dickson
Sayre Brandstatter driving Credits: Chip Dickson
Amanda Lau making in bound pass Credits: Chip Dickson
Michelle Bellino at free throw line Credits: Chip Dickson
Nicolette Angelo Credits: Chip Dickson
Also on defense Credits: Chip Dickson

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – In what seemed like an off night, the Jonathan Dayton girls basketball team lost to Dunellen 46-44.  The loss put Dayton's record at 14-8.

Dayton was led by junior guard Amanda Lau with eleven points.  Freshman forward Michelle Bellino, back from an injury, added eight points including four from the free throw line.

Junior forward Nicolette Angelo and sophomore guard Sayre Brandstatter each scored seven points.  Junior guard Melanie Schickler and sophomore guard Maggie Phillips both scored six points.

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The Dunellen Destroyers were led by Alison McGrath with 20 points and that included three three point shots.  She also made eight steals and six rebounds. 

Dayton led 14-9 at the end of the first quarter, 20-19 at the half and 31-28 at the end of the third quarter.  They successfully executed a number of give and go plays in the third quarter but a number of rushed passes resulting in turnovers caused the momentum to shift.

The last regular season game is 7:00 p.m. at home against Governor Livingston on Thursday.  On Tuesday February 28 at 5:00 p.m., three seeded Dayton plays the 14 seed North Arlington at home.  It is the round 1 game of the 2017 NJSIAA North 2, Group 1 Tournament.  The winner plays March 2 quarterfinal game against the winner of the six seed Newark Collegiate and eleven seed Roselle Park game.

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