WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Lady Warriors varsity basketball team fell to Hillsborough, 42-36, on Senior Night, Thursday, Feb.27.
After leaving the game with an injury in the first minutes, Megan McFadden came back to lead Watchung Hills with 10 points.
Allison Wickman scored 21 points to lead Hillsborough.
Prior to the start of the game, the seniors were introduced and honored along with their parents with thanks from coach Christopher Billman:
Alexia Woerner- We would like to thank her parents, Kim and Mike Woerner. Kim serves as Booster Club Treasurer and we thank her for all of her hard work,service and support for the Lady Warriors basketball program. Lex(Alexia) will be attending Coastal Carolina University and studying Marine Biology. She has been a four year program member and starting varsity player this year. The coaches are so proud of how hard she has worked to improve her game and were thrilled to watch her earn a starting spot on the team. Most importantly, it was an honor to award Lex as one of our team captains. She has done a great job being a trustworthy teammate and leader for the younger girls in the program.
Megan McFadden-We would like to thank her parents, Jim and Carolyn McFadden. Jim and Carolyn are at every game and the coaches would like to thank them for their support.Megan is a four year program member and a three year varsity player. Coach Billman has known Megan since 6th grade and is proud of her growth as a basketball player and as a young woman. She has always possessed special basketball abilities, dedication and passion for the game of basketball that will be an asset to any collegiate basketball program that she chooses to be the leader of the team. Megan received the honor of Captain of the team for her experience and knowledge at this level. The coaching staff wishes Megan all the best in her future college endeavors.
Team Manager Alex Scheck-We would like to thank his parents Alan and Angela. Alex has been our manager for the last six years and has helped the Lady Warriors in many ways. He has been a tremendous asset to the team with his infectious smile and positive attitude. He serves as our hydration engineer as he prepares the water for the players during games and supplies them with water during time-outs. He is our loudest and most enthusiastic fan on the sidelines and encourages the girls up and down the floor during games. He will be truly missed by the Lady Warriors! We thank Alex for his years of support! We would like to wish Alex the best of luck in his future.
And at halftime-
Skylar Weisberg"The Voice"- We would like to thank his parents, Mark and Pamela."The Voice of Watchung Hills" stepped off of the sidelines and went from being one of our biggest supporters to being the official announcer of the Lady Warriors Basketball Team.His entertaining calls and enthusiasm during the game have garnered praise from the Watchung Hills community and visiting fans alike. He has done such a fantastic job this year that we are hoping to extend his contract to announce for the girls for years to come! Thanks Skylar!
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