EXETER — At the monthly Exeter Borough Council meeting on Tuesday, the Wyoming Area Catholic girls basketball state championship team was honored in front of a capacity crowd.
The team is made up of girls from the Wyoming Valley and is coached by area native Don Cassetori.
On Sunday, March 13, the Cougars beat Our Lady of Peace School, 31-24, to win the Pennsylvania State Catholic Youth Organization School Grade Championship for the first time in school history.
Members of the team are: Courtney Iskra, Grace Holmes, Tess Romani, Lynzie Skoronski, Cameron Marcinkowski, Gabby Morgan, Makaylee Crake, Annie Bagnall, Cassie Benderavich, Jill Foley, Camryn Cassetori, Samantha Yencha, Liv Moore, Leana Lombardo and Chloe Morris. The assistant coaches are Leann Skoronski, Leo Skoronski and Brian Marcinkowski.
Wyoming Area Catholic represented the Diocese of Scranton at this tournament. They won the diocesan championship by defeating St. Clare/St. Paul School of Scranton in the Diocesan Championship, 41-26, on Saturday, Feb. 20 at Holy Cross High School. The Cougars last won the diocesan championship in 1976. This is the Diocese of Scranton’s third girls state championship.
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