Westwood defeats Pascack Hills

Westwood defeats Pascack Hills

Rachel Bussanich is a strong post player.

Westwood High School defeated Pascack Hills, 51-26, in high school girls’ basketball on Tuesday, December 19, 2017.

The first quarter was close and ended with Westwood in the lead 9-5. Both teams passed the ball around patiently and looked for an open opportunity to score. Westwood’s Rachel Bussanich is a huge presence inside. She can finish with either hand, can score off moves with her back to the basket, but can also attack from the outside. She finished with 26 points.

At the half-time Westwood led 22-10.

Pascack Hills’ Emma McNierney is lightning fast. She can lead fast breaks, can get between defenders to score and draw fouls, but can also swing the ball quickly. She is also quick on defense and can pressure the ball.

At the end of the third quarter Westwood led 35-17.