Girls Basketball: Verona Falls to Saddle Brook 37-28 to End State Tourney Run

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Brianna Horton in Verona's State Playoff win over Palisades Park Credits: Nick Teodoro
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VERONA, NJ - Third-seeded Verona ended a successful season with a heartbreaking 37-28 loss to sixth-seeded Saddle Brook in the quarterfinal round of the North 1, Group 1 state tourney on Thursday.

The Lady Hillbillies took the lead in the first half, entering the second half up 19-15, but the experienced Saddle Brook team  outscored Verona 11-0 in the fourth to win the game.

Brianna Horton led Verona with seven points and Desiree Meyer had six.

Verona finishes with an 18-8 record for the season.  

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