Wallkill Valley girls basketball team wins tournament

HAMBURG. The Rangers defeated Vernon, 58-55, in the finals.

| 30 Dec 2022 | 06:38

The Wallkill Valley Regional High School girls basketball team won the Rangers Holiday Hoops Tournament held Dec. 27-28 in Hamburg.

In the first round, the team defeated Dover, 60-15.

The Rangers met Vernon in the finals, which turned into a back-and-forth game.

They won, 58-55, and Jackie Schels, who scored 23 points and had 10 rebounds, was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player.

Wallkill Valley’s record is 5-1, while Vernon is 2-2 early in the season.