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Girls' Basketball wins 10th NJISAA Prep A state championship in program history

Girls' Basketball wins 10th NJISAA Prep A state championship in program history
Rhett Moroses
2023 state championship girls bball recap

The girls' varsity basketball team earned their 10th state title this past Saturday with a 76-55 victory over Gill St. Bernard in NJISAA Prep A state championship. With this win, Blair ended their season with an overall 17-10 record, playing against nationally ranked teams all across the country. 

On Saturday, senior Jaylin Hartman '23 led the team in scoring with 17 points. Kennedy Henry '25 followed with 14 points and Zeynep Ozel '24 added 12. Defensively, they were able to defeat the Knights in the second quarter 17-4 and finish the game forcing 18 turnovers for Gill. Elizabeth Archer '24 and Isabella Murray '23 led the defensive effort. Throughout the game offensively, Blair was able to make 21 field goals off of 14 assists.

"Saturday was a great culmination of a long journey for our team," said Greg Rosnick, Blair head girls' basketball coach. "While I was happy to win a state championship, I was especially happy to play the style that we did on both ends of the floor. Our players got better throughout the season and I am very proud of this team for their hard work and dedication all year."