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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!)