December 23, 2011 > Cougar Girls are tops in Homestead Tourney
Cougar Girls are tops in Homestead Tourney
Submitted By Coach Darryl Reina
The Newark Memorial girls varsity basketball team captured the Homestead Holiday Basketball Tournament title December 20, defeating host Homestead 56-48 in the championship game. Cougars' sophomore Ni'Yesha Brown led all scorers with 22 points. Junior point guard Taylor Norman scored 18 points and junior center Tarryn Clark chipped in with 12 points. The Cougars, now 6-4 overall, had a 52-44 opening round win against Mt. Pleasant, and a 58-50 win over Santa Clara High in the semifinals.
The Cougars will host their annual Newark Optimist Club - Newark Memorial Holiday Classic on December 28-30 at Newark Memorial High School, 39375 Cedar Boulevard, Newark. They will open with Evergreen Valley from San Jose beginning at 7:45 pm on Wednesday, December 28.