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North Jersey Blast 13u won the youth league championship

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The North Jersey Blast Red Team won the championship of the youth basketball league in Westwood, NJ.

The NJB Red Team seeded 1st to enter the play-offs with a record of 8-0.

They had a bye for the first round. In the second round they defeated IYB Sparks and in the championship game they defeated Glen Rock.

Seventh grader Emma Plutnicki won MVP. Emma did a phenomenal job during this game of passing, cutting, playing help defense, and looking for scoring opportunities. Emma is also a team captain who has great leadership skills and communicates with teammates before, during, and after the games.

The North Jersey Blast experienced the following highlights during the season:

  • April 13, 2014, defeating IYB Sky, 57-26
  • April 27, 2014, defeating IYB Sparks, 42-12
  • May 4, 2014, defeating Old Tappan 7/8, 43-18
  • May 25, 2014, defeating Glen Rock, 56-16