The Newark Memorial High School Lady Cougars are off to a 2-1 start in the 2012-13 girls varsity basketball season.
After dropping their season opener to Woodside, 56-46, the Lady Cougars bounced back to defeat Los Altos, 51-33 and Independence, 61-28.
In the win over Los Altos senior guard Taylor Norman led the way with 21 points, including seven field goals and going 7-8 from the foul line. Junior Ni’yesha Brown added 17 points.
Brown led all scorers with 19 points in the solid win over Independence. Norman added 15 points, and Sydney Hills chipped-in with 10 points.
The Lady Cougars travel to Overfelt High on Tuesday night, December 11 for a 7:00 pm game, before returning home to host Fairfield in the first round of the 2012 “HOOP-FEST” on Thursday, December 13 with a 7:45 pm game time.
The Newark Memorial Girls Junior Varsity team is off to a fast 3-0 start and will be participating in the Milpitas JV Tourney on December 13-15.