Newark Public Schools Congratulates Elementary Sports League Basketball Finalists

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B.R.I.C.K. Peshine Academy Girls’ Basketball, Louise A. Spencer Boys’ Basketball win championships; Quitman Street Community School Girls’ Basketball, McKinley School Boys’ Basketball are runners up

Elementary Basketball Team Champs

Boys’ Finals Box Score
Louise A. Spencer 60
McKinley 53
Girls’ Finals Box Score
B.R.I.C.K. Peshine Academy 37
Quitman Community Street School 28

[Newark, NJ – June 15, 2016] – Superintendent Christopher D. Cerf of Newark Public Schools (NPS) congratulated the Elementary Sports League basketball finalists on their successful basketball seasons. This weekend, B.R.I.C.K. Peshine Academy, Quitman Street School, Louise A. Spencer and McKinley School competed at Barringer High School for the Elementary Basketball Championships.Louise A. Spencer defeated runner up McKinley School 60 – 53 to win the boys’ elementary school basketball championships. BRICK Peshine Academy defeated runner up Quitman Street School 37 – 28 to win the girls’ elementary school basketball championships. In addition, BRICK Peshine Academy also won the Elementary Cheer Competition.

“On behalf of Newark Public Schools, I want to congratulate the BRICK Peshine and Quitman Street School girls’ basketball as well as the Louise A. Spencer and McKinley Street School boys’ basketball on their successful seasons,” said Superintendent Cerf. “All of these student athletes worked hard this season to perform well both on and off the court and should be very proud of their accomplishments.”

The students practiced during the week and competed in games every Saturday, which were highly attended by Newark families.