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Girls Basketball: Amity Defeats Law 50-38

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Jan 092020
 

Amity girls basketball rolled over Law Tuesday night 50-38.

The girls’ varsity team has been down a few players due to injuries, however, they continue to be resilient and work together to bring home the “W”!

The Lady Spartans were lead by Jillian Martin (18 points) and Jayne Whitman (11 points).

They maintained the lead the entire game.

Amity has a big test Friday night versus top-ranked Hand.

Game Stats:

Martin 18 points, 4 steals, 5 assist

Whitman 11 points

Blakeslee 6 points, 3 steals, 3 assist

Eschweiler 5 points, 7 rebounds, 4 steals

Vanhise 4 points, 5 rebounds, 2 blocks

Smith 4 steals, 3 points

Swift 3 points

3-pointers ( Martin 4, Whitman 3, Swift 1)

— By Robyn Martin

(Photos by Scott Burzynski)

Girls Basketball: Amity Wins Championship Game vs Bethel

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Dec 312019
 

The Lady Spartans continued their winning streak to 4-0 on Monday, Dec. 30.  It was another tremendous team effort to win their first Annual Holiday Tournament Championship.

Amity beat a tough Trumbull team in the first round and had a great offensive night to beat Bethel 51-32 in the finals.

Amity, led by senior captain Jillian Martin with a double-double (17 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists),
Jayne Whitman also in double figures with 11 points.

There also were great contributions from Sarah Granados with 8 points and 8 rebounds, Abby Eschweiler with 8 rebounds and Meadow Blakeslee with 7 points and 3 assists.

Congratulations to Senior Captain Meadow Blakeslee for being selected to the All-Tournament Team and Senior Captain Jillian Martin as the Tournament MVP.

(3 pointers made: Whitman 3, Martin 2, Granados 2, Blakeslee 1)

— By Robyn Martin

Girls Basketball On A Roll

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Dec 212019
 

The Lady Spartans Varsity Basketball team is now 2-0 for the season.

Notes from the first game vs Career on Dec. 18.

This was a great team effort, lead by senior captain Jillian Martin with a personal high of 28 points, Jayne Whitman and Megan Smith added 7 points each, Jenna Vanhise with 4 blocked shots.

Amity won 59-30

Game Two vs Hillhouse

On Friday, the Lady Spartans had an amazing 20 point comeback against Hillhouse. This nailbiter resulted in a final score of 50-48.

Amity was down by 20 points in the third quarter.  The impressive comeback was sparked by 4 three-pointers from Freshman Sarah Granados in the third quarter.
The run continued in the 4th quarter with a key 3 pointer by Meadow Blakeslee’s and 2 three-pointers from Jillian Martin. At minute markdown by 3 points Martin with a key steal and converted lay-up and foul shot to tie the game at 48-48.
With 12 seconds left it was Martin with an assist to Eschweiler for the winning basket!!
(Martin with 19, Granados 15, Eschweiler 10)
— No, I didn’t suddenly start understanding sports. This was submitted by Robyn Martin. (Thank You!)