Varsity Girls Basketball Defeats Cheektowaga

The Varsity Girls basketball team pulled off an incredible win on Wednesday night as they defeated Cheektowaga by a score of 43-39.  The girls were down for the majority of the game but wouldn’t quit as they battled throughout the evening.  Ivette Lewandowski was incredible offensively as she scored 9 of her game high 19 points in the fourth quarter.  The defensive effort was outstanding as Kelsey Zabawa, Sydney Rosati, and Ryan Stedman were incredible with containing the Lady Warriors.  Bella Oakley was a force inside and had a big finish in the fourth quarter to catapult the Griff’s towards a lead.  The best part about the win was seeing the entire team rally around one another and avenge an earlier season loss which saw the girls lose by 15 points.  Other scorers on the night included: Kelsey Zabawa with 6 points, Sydney Rosati with 5 points, Leah Frank had 4 points as did Grace Zabawa, Ryan Stedman and Bella Oakley each added 2 points and Jess Engel chipped in 1 point to help the Griff’s to the big win.  The girls return to action on Monday night when they travel to Iroquois.  Great job ladies!