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West Hartford Magic Wins Nutmeg Holiday Tournament

Fifth Grade Magic Girls Travel Basketball. Courtesy photo

The fifth grade Magic girls travel basketball team won first place in the Connecticut Nutmeg Holiday Tournament.


The fifth grade Girls Magic Travel Basketball team took home first place in the Connecticut Nutmeg Holiday tournament. It was a three-day tournament.

The team lost to Newington on Monday, but beat Rocky Hill on Monday and Haddam Killingsworth on Tuesday. We met up with Newington again on Wednesday for the championship game and won 17-11.

Elizabeth Arkus took home the MVP for the tournament.

The tournament took place in Newington and Middletown.

Pictured above (back row, from left): Assistant coach Matt Dunbar; assistant coach Kyle Egress; players Georgia Mancini, Samantha Walsh, Molly Malkin, Janelle Banks, Cora Dunbar, Elizabeth Arkus; head coach Tom Mancini, and assistant coach Cathy Brewer. Front row (players seated, from left): Emilie O’Sullivan, Lila Leyden, Sophia Egress, Lilah Montanari, and Abby Jarrett. Missing from photo: Grace O’Connell.

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