Yellow Jackets bring their sting to U.S.


Blessed Sacrament Yellow Jackets competed at two major U.S. showcase basketball events last week at Penn State, PA and Lexington, Kentucky and came away with a combined 9-2 record.

At Penn State, the team had a 5-1 record which resulted in a fifth place finish in the 64-team Grade 10 division. Leading the way in scoring were Melissa Tatti (77 points), Irena Rynkiewicz (70), and Caroline Hummell (52 in three games). Monika Batinic (37), Maddie Huffman (35), Yasmine Taylor (34), Erin Burns (23) and Jessica Ireland (13) also contributed.

At The Run 4 The Roses in Kentucky, the Yellow Jackets posted a 4-1 record to finish in the top ten in their division. Top scorers were Hummell (65), Rynkiewicz (55), and Tatti (52). Also scoring were Huffman (30), Batinic (24), Naomi Ashley (23), Taylor (16), and Erin Burns (14).