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Pascack Valley defeats River Dell

Pascack Valley vs River Dell in the first round of the Bergen County Tournament
Pascack Valley vs River Dell in the first round of the Bergen County Tournament
Reggie Malz

Pascack Valley defeated River Dell, 35-19, in the first round of the Bergen County Tournament. Pascack Valley will take on IHA in the next round.

Pascack Valley is arguably one of the most, if not the most, disciplined team in Bergen County. Their man-to-man defense is tenacious and their offense is methodical. They work hard on every possession. Freshman starting guard Shannon Culloo goes hard to the basket. She knows when to pass and when to shoot. She finished with 5 rebounds, 3 steals, 1 assist, 2 blocked shots, and 7 points.

At the end of the first quarter PV led 6-2.

River Dell's Kayleen Melvin worked hard on the boards. She anticipated well on defense. She had 7 rebounds, 1 blocked shot, 1 steal, and 7 points. At the half-time PV led 14-9. PV's Lisa Marcellari worked hard passing, cutting, and pushing the ball up the floor. She had 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 blocked shot, and 7 points.

At the end of the third quarter PV led 21-11. PV's Jessica Powell is a huge presence inside. She is good at getting offensive rebounds and drawing fouls. She had 10 rebounds, 2 blocked shots, and 9 points. River Dell's Christine Woods has good velocity. She had 6 rebounds, 1 blocked shot, 2 steals, and 2 points.

River Dell Stats
Kayleen Melvin - 6 DR, 1 OR, 1 B, 1 S, 7 PTS (3/4 FL)
Christine Woods - 2 DR, 4 OR, 1 B, 2 S, 2 PTS
Emily McGovern - 2 DR, 1 OR, 1 A, 8 PTS (4/4 FL)
Jen Osterlof - 1 DR, 1 B
Madeline Weber - 1 OR
Jeana Cappolla - 1 OR, 3 S, 2 PTS (2/2 FL)
Caton Henderson - 1 DR

Pascack Valley Stats
Grace Thomas - 1 OR
Jessica Powell - 7 DR, 3 OR, 2 B, 9 PTS (5/6 FL)
Shannon Culloo - 4 DR, 1 OR, 3 S, 1 A, 2 B, 7 PTS (5/6 FL)
Chrissy Loganchuk - 2 DR, 1 A, 6 PTS (4/4 FL)
Else DiGiacopo - 4 DR, 3 PTS (1/2 FL)
Lisa Marcellari - 3 DR, 2 OR, 2 A, 1 B, 7 PTS (5/8 FL)
Kim Pane - 3 PTS
Lyndsay Grilo - 2 DR, (0/2 FL)

Key
DR = Defensive Rebound
OR = Offensive Rebound
S = Steals
A = Assists
B = Blocked Shots
PTS = Points (total points scored)
FL = Foul Line (amount made, amount taken)