Event Helper wins NCASA women’s fall league championship | TheUnion.com

Event Helper wins NCASA women’s fall league championship

LEAGUE CHAMPS (left to right): Lauren Juric, Meghan Burt, Mackenzie Deneen, Beth Whittlesey and Michelle Wallace with their children.

The Nevada County Adult Sports Association wrapped up its 5×5 Women’s Fall Basketball League Sunday evening at Veterans Memorial Building in Grass Valley, where No. 1 seed Event Helper capped off a perfect 10-0 season and claimed the title with a dominating victory over No. 3 seed Mzfits, 76-41.

Event Helper was led by the dynamic duo of Lauren Juric and Michelle Wallace, who tossed in 26 and 24 points, respectively. The Mzfits kept things interesting through the first quarter but were outscored handily the rest of the way and trailed 43-21 at the half. They were led by Liz Gardner, who contributed 15 points.

“We have a pretty good team,” said Wallace after the win. “We’ve been playing together three seasons now (NCASA). Meghan (Burt) and I played together in high school (Bear River). We just go out and have fun. If they leave a shot open, we take it.”

Also adding to offensive show for Event Helper were Mackenzie Deneen and Burt, who tossed in 13 and 11 points, respectively.

“We just always play to win,” added Deneen, who happily accepted her championship T-shirt.

For information on upcoming winter leagues, contact Rich Ramirez at 530-575-9142 or visit http://www.ncasa.biz/.

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