CALDWELL, NJ - Verona Girls Basketball's Brianna Horton and Cedar Grove Boys Basketball's Mike Pronesti earned Most Valuable Player honors at the West Essex Holiday Tourney on Saturday. 

Horton, a junior, delivered a total of 27 points, six rebounds, five assists and five steals in Verona's route to the championship title, helping the Hillbillies defeat West Essex 46-36 and Caldwell 39-24. 

Pronesti, a senior, delivered 27 points and 23 rebounds in Cedar Grove's route to the championship title, helping the Panthers defeat West Essex 40-20 and Verona 40-37.  

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