Suburban Hoops Squad 12-0, Heads To Playoffs

By on February 20, 2014

Suburban-UndefeatedFor the fist time in Verona Suburban basketball history, a team has finished the regular season 12-0. The season ended on February 18 with a 28-16 win over second place Nutley.

The young ladies host West Caldwell in the playoff semi-final on Friday, February 20 at the Verona Community Center at 7 p.m. If Verona wins, they will also host the championship game on Saturday March 1. The team hopes everyone will come out to support the very bright future of Verona girls basketball.

Pictured above (front l-r): Coach Scott Chesney, Nia Chesney,Sarah Cole, Jordan Ferry, Kayla Oh and Katie Hipp; (middle) Katie Lonergan, Melanie Naerris, Renee Schuldiner, Olivia Garcia and head coach Jon Garcia; (back) Coach Larry Lonergan,Iviana Anderson,Allison Aaron and Megan Moran.

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  1. David Gautieri

    February 20, 2014 at 10:53 am

    Actually it happened once before in 2002 – the 7th grade girls coached by Steve Goldberg went 12-0, only to lose in the Finals to Nutley. Great job girls- good luck winning it all!

  2. Jon Garcia

    February 20, 2014 at 2:53 pm

    Thank you for the great article.Although we are curently 12-0 in Suburban we did lose in the Wayne PAL tournament.This is a great team to watch hope to see you Friday at 7 P.M.

    Coach Jon

  3. Mike Stanisci

    February 20, 2014 at 4:25 pm

    Also happened in 2012 with the girls only loss coming in the finals.

    Good luck girls, finish the job!

  4. Michael Nochimson

    February 23, 2014 at 7:44 am

    Fantastic Season Ladies…Great job Coaches!! I know we look forward to following this team over the next 3 years in the suburban league..

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