State championship Wyoming Area Catholic team honored at Exeter Borough Council meeting


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The Wyoming Area Catholic girls basketball team was honored at the Exeter Borough Council meeting Tuesday in Exeter.


Nick Wagner | Sunday Dispatch

Wyoming Area Catholic girls basketball coach Don Cassetori speaks to the crowd at the Exeter Borough Council meeting Tuesday in Exeter. The girls were honored for their state championship win. At right is player Chloe Morris.


Nick Wagner | Sunday Dispatch

The Wyoming Area Catholic girls basketball team was honored for its state championship win at the Exeter Borough Council meeting Tuesday in Exeter. First row, from left, Jill Foley, Gabby Morgan, Leana Lombardo, Makaylee Crake, Grace Holmes and Cameron Marcinkowski. Second row, coach Don Cassetori, coach Leann Skoronski, Chloe Morris, Cassie Benderavitch, Lynzie Skoronski, Liv Moore, Tess Romani, Annie Bagnall, Camryn Cassetori, Samantha Yencha, coach Brian Marcinkowski and coach Leo Skoronski.


Nick Wagner | Sunday Dispatch

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.

The Wyoming Area Catholic girls basketball team was honored at the Exeter Borough Council meeting Tuesday in Exeter.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_WACgirls1.jpgThe Wyoming Area Catholic girls basketball team was honored at the Exeter Borough Council meeting Tuesday in Exeter. Nick Wagner | Sunday Dispatch

Wyoming Area Catholic girls basketball coach Don Cassetori speaks to the crowd at the Exeter Borough Council meeting Tuesday in Exeter. The girls were honored for their state championship win. At right is player Chloe Morris.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_WACgirls2.jpgWyoming Area Catholic girls basketball coach Don Cassetori speaks to the crowd at the Exeter Borough Council meeting Tuesday in Exeter. The girls were honored for their state championship win. At right is player Chloe Morris. Nick Wagner | Sunday Dispatch

The Wyoming Area Catholic girls basketball team was honored for its state championship win at the Exeter Borough Council meeting Tuesday in Exeter. First row, from left, Jill Foley, Gabby Morgan, Leana Lombardo, Makaylee Crake, Grace Holmes and Cameron Marcinkowski. Second row, coach Don Cassetori, coach Leann Skoronski, Chloe Morris, Cassie Benderavitch, Lynzie Skoronski, Liv Moore, Tess Romani, Annie Bagnall, Camryn Cassetori, Samantha Yencha, coach Brian Marcinkowski and coach Leo Skoronski.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_WACgirls3.jpgThe Wyoming Area Catholic girls basketball team was honored for its state championship win at the Exeter Borough Council meeting Tuesday in Exeter. First row, from left, Jill Foley, Gabby Morgan, Leana Lombardo, Makaylee Crake, Grace Holmes and Cameron Marcinkowski. Second row, coach Don Cassetori, coach Leann Skoronski, Chloe Morris, Cassie Benderavitch, Lynzie Skoronski, Liv Moore, Tess Romani, Annie Bagnall, Camryn Cassetori, Samantha Yencha, coach Brian Marcinkowski and coach Leo Skoronski. Nick Wagner | Sunday Dispatch

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