DerryNews.com, Derry, New Hampshire

April 11, 2013

Chester Gladiators are champions


Derry News

---- — CHESTER — The Chester Gladiator Red 7/8 girls basketball team took the championship in the 28th Annual 2013 Bow Invitational Basketball Tournament.

The Gladiator Red team remained in the winners’ bracket from start to finish, winning four straight games to take the championship. There were 10 teams in the girls 7/8 grade pool.

After defeating Barnstead, 60-30, Newport, 63-47, and Concord, 48-42, the Chester team faced Concord in the final championship game. They triumphed, 65-45.

Point guard Jenna Chrabolowski was awarded the Tournament MVP in the 7/8 Division for her outstanding offensive performance.

Not only did the Chester team take the Bow Tournament, they had an awesome season playing in the North Shore Girls Travel Basketball League out of Massachusetts.

They also recently won the Easter Scavenger Hunt Classic tournament in Plaistow.

“I am extremely proud of these girls. Not only are they a very good basketball team, they are great kids. We had a notable season with a record of 10 and 0,” coach Debbie Berman said. “We walked away with three tournament wins and we had a blast along the way. They are truly an exceptional group of girls, and they demonstrate it both on and off the court time and again. I am grateful to have had the opportunity to be their coach.”