Parsippany Christian Basketball Hosts Senior Night

George Gonzalez, Kervensky Noel, Patrick Vance Jr., Lily Jules, Alyssa Chellaraj, Elizabeth Moger, Michael Jetton, Luke Leach and Mark Piezema (From left to right with their parents)

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Christian School’s boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball teams held their senior night after their games vs. Faith Christian (PA), on Friday, February 9.

In the girls’ basketball game, the Lady Patriots defeated Faith 48-18 with senior Elizabeth Moger leading the team with 13 points. Senior Alyssa Chellaraj added 8 points and senior Lily Jules contributed 4 points in the victory. With the win, the Lady Patriots moved to 13-0 in conference play and 21-2 overall. The Lady Patriots clinched their first regular season conference title since the 2010-2011 season.

Varsity Girls Basketball Head Coach David Detwiler said, “Congratulations to our Senior girls! They have led by their example and hard work. They have led our team to an undefeated season in league play with one game to play.  With tonight’s win, our team has clinched their first regular season championship in seven years. We wish each of them all the best as they move on to new experiences and challenges, and we will greatly miss their leadership abilities. May God richly bless them as they pursue His will for their life in the future!”

In the boy’s game, Parsippany Christian defeated Faith, 45-25.  Senior Patrick Vance Jr. led the team with 14 points.  Fellow seniors George Gonzalez, Mark Piezema and Kervensky Noel each contributed 6 points in the game. With their win, the boy’s team is 11-4 in conference play and 14-10 overall. Should Parsippany Christian defeat Trinity Christian on Monday, the boy’s varsity team will clinch the second seed in the upcoming conference tournament.

After the games, each senior was introduced to the audience and their parents joined them at center court. For the girls’ team, Elizabeth Moger, Lily Jules and Alyssa Chellaraj were honored and for the boys’ team, Michael Jetton, Patrick Vance Jr., Mark Piezema, Luke Leach, George Gonzalez and captain Kervensky Noel were honored with their parents.