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West Hartford Girls Win Basketball Tournament

West Hartford Magic Eighth graders. Submitted photo

The West Hartford Magic Girls won the league championship this season.


The West Hartford Magic Girls eighth grade travel basketball team won the Connecticut Girls Basketball League (CGBL) tournament championship by beating Farmington 33-30 with a last-second three-pointer.

This is the second year in a row the team won the tournament championship, and this year, they also placed first in the regular season. All 10 girls on the team will be attending either Hall or Conard High School in the fall.

The CGBL consist of teams in West Hartford, Berlin, Newington, Cheshire, Farmington, Avon, Wallingford, Glastonbury, South Windsor, Bristol, Cromwell, Rocky Hill, Southington and Simsbury.

West Hartford Magic Eighth graders. Submitted photo

West Hartford Magic Eighth graders. Submitted photo


Pictured above are (front row kneeling left to right): Jenna Zydanowicz, Ella DiPippo. Back Row (left to right): Coach Norbert Deslauriers, Olivia Deslauriers, Rose Kitz, Maggie Heller, Julia Cianflone, Audrey Decker, Olivia Bonee, Cate DiGiacomo, Lauren Cook, coach Drew DiPippo, and assistant Dom Deslauriers.

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