Grace Sacco, Press Girls Basketball Player of the Year 2017

Grace Sacco, Ocean City HS, Press Girls Basketball Player of the Year 2017. Friday March 17 2017 (The Press of Atlantic City / Ben Fogletto)

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Freshman Grace Sacco (Ocean City H.S.) scored five points, had six assists and a steal in the University of North Carolina at Wilmington’s 86-60 loss to North Carolina on Wednesday.

Sacco added one point and two assists in a 74-59 win over Catawba on Friday.

She had seven assists and a steal in a 76-71 loss to Furman on Sunday.

Lauren Holden (Lower Cape May Regional) had three points and three assists in Fordham’s 48-33 win over Northern Colorado on Friday.

Kennedy Johnson (Wildwood Catholic) contributed 11 points and seven rebounds in Michigan State’s 97-60 win over Detroit Mercy last Tuesday. She had four points in a 92-62 loss to UConn on Saturday.

Dana DiRenzo (St. Joseph) had four points and three rebounds in St. Francis Brooklyn’s 52-51 loss to Norfolk State on Saturday.

Destiny Thompson (Bridgeton) had three points and six rebounds in Georgian Court’s 75-70 loss to Long Island Post. She had seven points, seven rebounds and six blocks in a 56-48 loss to Assumption on Sunday.

Casey Thomas (Cedar Creek) contributed 13 points and six rebounds in Holy Family’s 63-54 loss to Bloomsburg last Tuesday.

She scored 22 points and had 12 rebounds in a 74-67 loss to West Chester on Sunday.

Ayoola Oguntuase (Atlantic Christian) scored two points and got four rebounds in Jefferson’s 68-56 win over Shippensburg last Tuesday.

She added seven points and two rebounds in a 74-53 win over East Stroudsburg on Sunday.

Lexi Bruno (Millville) had two points, three rebounds and two assists in West Chester’s 74-67 win over Holy Family on Sunday.

Dej’hanee McNeal (Lower Cape May) contributed four points, five rebounds and a steal in Alvernia’s 81-53 win over Goucher last Tuesday.

Megan Stafford (Mainland) scored seven and got five rebounds in Catholic’s 59-34 loss to Salisbury on Saturday.

Lauren Moretti (Wildwood Catholic) had five points and two rebounds in Delaware Valley’s 76-64 loss to Rosemont last Tuesday.

Ashley Toner (Barnegat) scored four points and got five rebounds in Emerson’s 64-38 loss to Tufts last Tuesday.

Samantha Wetzel (St. Joseph) had 16 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks in Haverford’s 51-37 win over Ursinus last Tuesday.

Lauren Legler (Middle Township) had seven points and seven rebounds in Neumann’s 71-44 loss to Widener last Tuesday.

Mackenzie Huber (Wildwood) scored three points in Penn State Berks’ 75-37 loss to Drew last Tuesday.

In Rowan’s 79-64 loss to Stockton last Tuesday, Summer Crilley (Holy Spirit) had five points, six rebounds, four assists and three steals. Olivia Rulon (Wildwood Catholic) had five rebounds, and Alex Raring (Mainland) had 10 points and four rebounds.

Women’s swimming

Monmouth freshman Gabby Cabaron (Southern) broke a school record in the 100-yard backstroke on Nov. 11. She won the race in 1 minute, 1.74 seconds in the Hawks’ 106-99 loss to Saint Francis Brooklyn.

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I graduated from Rowan University in 2011 where I studied journalism. I covered local high school and college sports at the South Jersey Times and Vineland Daily Journal. I have been a sports reporter with The Press since July of 2013

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