Crusaders send Gladiators to defeat 51-18 in girls varsity basketball


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  • Photos by William Dimmit Before the game the Crusaders show off their Tarzan T-shirts they had made in honor of senior Caroline Helbeck.




  • Jamie Waldron (#12) scores two of her game-high 19 points.




  • Senior Caroline Helbeck (#11) scores two of her seven points on the night.




  • Melissa Alifano (#35) slips past the Goshen defender to score in the first half.




CENTRAL VALLEY — On Wednesday night, Feb. 14, the Monroe-Woodbury Girls Varsity Basketball Team played its last home game of the season, taking on the Goshen High School Gladiators.

In a ceremony before the game, the Crusaders paid tribute to Caroline Helbeck, their lone senior on the team this year.

Jamie Waldron got the team off to a strong start when she scored 11 points in the first quarter as the Crusaders took a 15-7 lead.

In the second quarter, the Crusaders jumped out to a commanding 19-point lead with Helbeck getting her first extended playing time after being out with an injury since mid-December.

In the second half the Crusaders defense shut the Gladiators down and held them to eight points as the they went on to a 23-point victory.

The Crusaders' 51-18 victory brings their season record to 9-9.

Their next game will be Feb. 20th at 6:30 p.m. at Valley Central High School.

- William Dimmit






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