Girls Varsity Basketball
In addition to learning the movement, hard work, and flow of the game itself, Darrow girls learn that there is strength in the team spirit they create. Known through the years as a competitive team, the girls form bonds based on shared work, shared rewards, and shared success.
|3||Sydney L.||Springfield Gardens, NY|
|4||Corinne L.||Williamsburg, MA|
|5||Jabarria B.||Paterson, NJ|
|10||Kylah A.||Bronx, NY|
|11||Sakina S.||New Lebanon, NY|
|12||Thalia T.||New York, NY|
|13||Abena-Anike W.||New York, NY|
|14||Ma'Kea R.||Brooklyn, NY|
|15||Jada P.||Kearny, NJ|
|20||Fatou T.||Thies, Senegal|
|21||Fatoumata S.||Thies, Senegal|
|23||Akosua A.||Newark, NJ|
|25||Dachka A.||Newark, NJ|
|30||Meita F.||Newark, NJ|
|31||Eyram D.||Newark, NJ|
|32||Samantha R.||North Adams, MA|
|33||Nailah A.||Orange, NJ|
March 8th, 2020 • 10:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Girls Basketball V. Hyde School - NEPSAC Finals
The Darrow Women's Basketball team wins the NEPSAC Class E Championship 55-44 versus the #1 seed, Hyde School. Darrow had a slow start but came back and led most of the game. In the third quarter, Hyde took at 37-36 lead, but, Darrow finished the game on a 19-7 run to victory. Our MVP of the Championship game, Fatou, had 20 points including three 3-pointers, 16 rebounds, 4 steals and, blocked 3 shots. She played a total of 32 minutes to end the season strong. New England All-Start, Jabarria, added 24 points with a 3-pointer, 7 rebounds and, 4 steals. She too played all 32 minutes of the game. Fatoumata had 8 points with an amazing 25 rebounds! Corinne was, yet again, a defensive force on the floor- she played 32 minutes and made the Hyde Wolfpack work hard for anything and everything they got. Sakin scored a big put back and had 4 rebounds. Sydney delivered the game-sealing basket and had a beautiful assist. Darrow Women's Basketball completed the season 17-3 with the first New England title in team history! Until next season!
March 7th, 2020 • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Girls Basketball V. Dublin School - NEPSAC Class E semifinals
The Darrow Ducks hosted Dublin to advance to the NEPSAC Class E championship on Super Sunday. The Ducks came out with a final score of 62-38. Jabarria had 22 points, 10 rebounds and, 4 assists. Fatou had 22 points, 10 rebounds, 4 assists and, 8 steals. Fatoumata had a total of 7 points, 14 rebounds and, blocked 3 shots. Jada had 9 points in her return to action from an "IL", including a 3-pointer. Sakin had 2 points, 2 rebounds and, 2 assists. Corinne locked down the opponent's best player on defense. When Ma'Kea would sub in for Corinne, she would continue that same defensive pressure. Sydney grabbing 7 rebounds and had some great overall minutes especially on D. #2 seed Darrow (16-2) will face #1 seed Hyde School (ME) at 10:00 am at Nobles and Greenough in Dedham MA on Super Sunday.
March 4th, 2020 • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Girls Basketball V. The Masters School (CT) - NEPSAC Class E quarterfinals
Its been years since Darrow Women's basketball was able to go into the New England Tournament. The Ducks hosted the first New England game in D's house with a final score of 80-61 against Masters School (CT). We had 6 girls that scored with other teammates who made up a great defense for Darrow today. Jabarria pulled up with 33 points, with three 3-pointers, 10 rebounds, 4 steals and, a buzzer-beater 3-pointer to end the 3rd quarter. Fatou finishing strong with 22 points, three 3-pointers, 9 rebounds, 4 assists, 7 steals, 3 blocks and, a buzzer-beater 3-pointer to wrap up the first quarter! Fatoumata came up with 17 points, 18 rebounds, 3 assists and, 2 blocks. Corinne had 3 points on a game-opening 3-pointer and was a tremendous defender being matched with one of the opponent's strongest players. Samantha '23 had 2 points on a great take to the hoop. Sydney had a 3-pointer, 2 assists and strong as ever on defense. Ma'kea had an amazing defensive game on the best player when Corinne was out of the game and had a beautiful assist. Abena, strong in the paint had 4 rebounds with an assist and Akosua with 2 rebounds and a great assists. Darrow Ducks (15-3) awaits word for the Final Four in New Englands for their opponent on Saturday, as site and time are TBD
February 26th, 2020 • 2:30 PM - 5:10 PM
Girls Basketball V. Marvelwood School (HVAL semifinal- home)
Darrow in its beautifully decorated gym hosted Marvelwood in the HVAL semifinal game and took the win with the final score being 49-27. There were 5 girls that scored, including some great steals, assists and, rebounds. Jabarria pulled up with 18 points including three 3-pointers, shooting 7/10, 7 rebounds and 6 steals. Fatou finishing strong with 12 points totaling 9 rebounds, 2 assists, and 9 steals. Fatoumata strong in the pain had 10 points, 12 rebounds, and 2 assists. Sakina was a strong member on the court with 6 points, 7 rebounds, and 3 assists. Jada had 3 points on a 3-point show and an assist. Both Akosua and Nailah had 4 rebounds with some seriously strong hustle. Sydney came through for the DUcks with 3 steal and a blocked shot as part of her strong defensive effort. Corinne had 3 steals and Abena with two beautiful assists. Darrow now (13-3, 9-0) advances to the league championship game against Storm King on Thursday at 3:30 pm.
February 22nd, 2020 • 2:30 PM - 5:10 PM
Girls Basketball V. The Storm King School
Darrow traveled to The Storm King and was able to defeat the Cougars to complete their season undefeated in the Hudson Valley Athletic League with a final score of 70-48. There were 7 girls who scored- Jabarria with 24 points, two 3-pointers, 6 steals, 3 assists, and a beautiful crazy buzzer-beater from downtown, a 3-pointer to end the first quarter. Fatoumata had 19 points, consisting of 13 rebounds, 7 assists, and 4 blocks! Fatou pulled up with 18 points, 8 rebounds, 7 steals, and 6 assists. Jada with 2 points and 3 assists. Corinne came through for Darrow on a big 3-pointer, Abena finished off the game with 2 points and 2 rebounds, and Sakina had 2 points and 3 steals. Darrow (12-3, 8-0 in HVAL). will host the HVAL semifinal game in D's house on Wednesday, February 26 against Marvelwood School.
February 19th, 2020 • 4:15 PM - 5:10 PM
Girls Basketball V. Oakwood Friends School Junior Varsity
Following the Varsity team, Darrow Women's Basketball played Oakwood Friends School JV squad. After the doubleheader, the Lady Ducks managed to pull up with yet another win of the day with the final score being 34-4. The 'Fab Five', Class of 22' which include, Jada, Ma'Kea, Sydney, Akosua and, Abena started the game. Jada finished with 13 points on 6/12 shooting, one 3-pointer, 3 steals, and 5 deflections. Sydney, a leader on and off the court, had 5 points, including a 3-pointer and 2 steals. Abena defending that paint pulled up with 2 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists, and 4 steals! Ma'Kea, always eager to fight for the ball, had 3 assists and, Akosua with 4 rebounds and a block. The 'Fab Five,' Class of '23 consisting of Meita, Dachka, Eyram, Nailah, and Samantha, finished off the game with some great help from Thalia '21. Samantha leads her class with 6 points, 8 rebounds and, 2 steals. Eyram was a powerhouse with 4 points and 2 rebounds. Meita hungry for the ball had 4 points and 3 rebounds. Dachka making her first Darrow basket had 2 points! Nailah was strong on defense and ready for anything had 7 rebounds, 3 steals and won on a loose ball. The girls played with great intensity and worked amazingly- TOGETHER!
February 19th, 2020 • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Girls Basketball V. Oakwood Friends School Varsity
The Lady Ducks hosted Oakwood Friends for our Senior Day and took the win with a final score of 46-8. We had our senior day lineup with Kylah, Corinne, Jabarria, and Fatou starting. The seniors played hard with amazing points made for Darrow. Kylah made 2 points with this being her first varsity start. Fatou had 12 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists, and 4 steals. Jabarria had 11 points including a 3-pointer, 6 rebounds, 4 assists, and 6 steals. Corinne clinched 2 points with 3 rebounds, We also had Jada with 9 points including a 3-pointer and an amazing assist. Sakina pulled up with 4 points and 10 rebounds. Fatoumata finished off the game with 4 points and 6 rebounds. Akosua defended with 5 rebounds and Nailah with 2 steals. The girls played with a lot of intensity and are ready for any challenge! Darrow (11-3, 7-0 in HVAL) clinched the #1 seed for the HVAL tournament and will host a semifinal game next week against a yet-to-be-determined opponent. The Ducks face Redemption Christian in D's House on Thursday at 3:30 pm.
February 15th, 2020 • 3:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Girls Basketball V. The Dublin School
The Darrow Lady Ducks defeated The Dublin School who is ranked #3 in the New England Prep School Athletic Council in D's house with a total score of 73-44. There were four girls who scored with a tremendous amount of assists. Jabarria led the highest score of the game with 31 points including three 3-pointers, 6 rebounds and, 3 assists - she shot 71% for the game. Fatoumata came up with 24 points including one 3-pointer, 18 rebounds and, 3 assists with shooting at 59% for the game. Fatou had 13 points including one 3-pointer, 4 assists, 7 steals and, 12 rebounds. Jada scored 5 points including one 3-pointer and 1 assist. Corinne had an amazing assist and Sydney pulled up with an assist and 2 blocks! Abena defending with 2 rebounds and Ma'Kea with an assist. Darrow now (10-3, 6-0) faces Oakwood Friends on Wednesday for an HVAL game in D's house.
February 10th, 2020 • 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Girls Basketball V. Emma Willard
Darrow Women's Basketball has been away from the court for mid-winter break for a week and returned with an amazing win to the season. The Lady Ducks hosted the JV squad from Emma Willard in D's house with the final score ending of 63-35. Jabarria had 16 points with 6 steals, Fatoumata had 14 points, 5 rebounds, with 2 assists. Jada had 10 points, a career-high, with two 3-pointers and 2 assists. Fatou added 9 points, including a 3-pointer, and dished out 5 assists. Sakina had 5 points, 7 rebounds, and 2 assists. Abena had an amazing, 4 points and 4 rebounds. Sydney shot a 3-pointer and had an assist, with this game being her first start of the season. Samantha had 2 rebounder points. Kylah helped Darrow with 2 assists and Nailah with 4 rebounds. Overall, Coach Singleton was thrilled with the performance of the Lady Duck's collaborative team and to end the game the "Frosh Five" who consists of Meita, Dachka, Eyram, Nailah and, Samantha worked hard to defend the ball. Women's basketball (9-3, 6-0) plays again on Wednesday in D's house against Hoosac.
January 29th, 2020 • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Girls Basketball V. Poughkeepsie Day School
Darrow Women's Basketball team traveled to Poughkeepsie Day School with confidence. The Lady Ducks had 5 teammates score with tremendous defense and offense with a final score of 48-17. Fatoumata always protecting the paint made 14 points including 8 rebounds, 5 assists, and 1 block. Fatou sharing the ball had a total of 12 points including one 3-pointer. Jada playing great defense had 8 points and 1 assist. Jabarria never missing her layups made 8 points, with 3 assists. Sydney always communicating on and off the court had 6 points on two 3-pointer shots - which were her first 3-pointers of her Darrow career! Akosua never stopped to smother on defense against PDS top player which limited her to only 7 points in the first 3 quarters. Abena and Kylah displayed excellent help on the defensive end as well. Samantha held 7 rebounds in the paint and Ma'kea always running down the court fast held 6 rebounds. Nailah played hard defense with a beautiful assist. Darrow Lady Ducks (8-3, 6-0) plays Emma Willard on Monday, February 10th!
January 24nd, 2020 • 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Girls Basketball V. Marvelwood School (away)
On our doubleheader with the boy's basketball team to Marvelwood, the girls had a marvelous game with our outcome being a win. From the beginning, the Lady Ducks came in hard with intensity. With 9 players scoring, the final score was 54-17. Jabarria took up great leadership and striving through the paint with a total of 17 points, including 10 rebounds and 1 three-pointer. Fatou running fast down the court had 1 three-pointer, 10 rebounds, 5 assists with a total of 11 points. Jada fell hard in defense and had a total of 7 points, including a three-pointer. Fatoumata protecting the paint in defense and had 6 points with 8 rebounds and 2 blocks. Abena driving the ball across court had 7 rebounds and 4 points. Eyram made her first Darrow basket as well as an assist! Dachka, with her aggression throughout her time on the court, made 1 point from her free-throws also her first Darrow point! Meita, always ready for the ball, made 2 points with her time on the court. Darrow (7-3, 5-0) travels to Poughkeepsie Day School on Wednesday for their next game.
January 22nd, 2020 • 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Girls Basketball V. Redemption Christian Academy (away)
Darrow Women's Basketball traveled with the boy's basketball team to Redemption Christian Academy. Coming in hard in the first half ahead, the Lady Ducks hustled through, but unable to come to sustain the points ahead with a finals score of 77-52. Jabarria pushed through with a girl on her the whole game with a strong 31 points with 6 three-pointers. Fatou pushed through the paint and outside the three-point line every time with 16 points: 2 three-pointers, 6 assists, 7 steals, and 5 rebounds. Fatourmata was defending the paint tremendously with 5 points, 8 rebounds, and 4 assists. Corinne, Jarda, Akosua and, Sydney played good defense against the strong, fast Redemption Christian girls on the court. Darrow (6-3, 4-0) travels to play against Marvelwood on Saturday
January 15th, 2020 • 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Girls Basketball V. Poughkeepsie Day School
Darrow Women's Basketball hosted the Navigators of Poughkeepsie Day in an HVAL matchup at D's House. Darrow posted a 55-26 win. Jabarria scored 18 points on 7/10 shooting, including a 3-pointer, while dishing out 5 assists. Fatoumata added 13 points and nabbed 9 rebounds while patrolling the paint effectively for much of the day. Fatou scored 15 points, including a 3-pointer, contributed 4 assists and had a passel of steals. Corrine nailed a 3 ball and played tough aggressive defense. Sakina scored and had 4 rebounds, along with an assist. First-year Samantha played long minutes as a center and did a fantastic job - 2 rebounds, 3 steals only tell part of the story. Sydney was a leader on the floor - playing three of the five positions at various times - and she scored a nice basket. Eyram saw extended minutes, earned a trip to the free-throw line and had 2 rebounds. Akosua and Ma'kea were excellent leaders and did a fantastic job in directing the defense through strong communication. Both players had 2 rebounds and completed 1 steal, as well. Darrow (6-2, 4-0) next hosts Forman on Saturday.
January 13th, 2020 • 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Girls Basketball V. Williams College JV (away)
Darrow Women's Basketball traveled to Williams College to face the Williams Women's JV team and were able to post a 62 - 27 win in historic Lasell Gymnasium. Jabarria put in 25 points on 10/17 shooting, including five 3-pointers while dishing out four assists. Fatoumata added 19 points, five rebounds, and three assists, while Fatou scored 8 points and completed seven steals. Corrine played strong defense, scored 6 points and added a steal for good measure. Sakina made two nice baskets for 4 points, snagged two rebounds, and made an assist. Jada, Sydney, and Akosua all helped keep up the defensive pressure throughout the game. Darrow (5-2, 3-0) next takes the floor on Wednesday for an HVAL tilt v Poughkeepsie Day.
January 8th, 2020 • 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Girls Basketball V. Miss Hall's School (away)
Darrow Women's Basketball traveled over the mountain to Miss Hall's, falling to MHS 58-42. Darrow fell behind early and, despite a nice run in the third quarter that shaved the deficit to 8 points, was unable to complete the comeback effort. Fatoumata had a dominant game for DWB, tallying 25 points and snagging 13 rebounds. Fatou was an energetic stalwart on defense (16 rebounds, 4 steals, 4 deflections, 2 blocks) and led the offense from the point, putting up 14 points, including a 3-pointer. Corinne notched a 3-pointer while making her first start of the season. She also assisted on 3 baskets and pulled down 5 rebounds. Akosua provided excellent effort and energy off the bench and added a nice assist, as well as a steal. Sydney came on to snare 4 rebounds, as well. Darrow (4-2, 3-0) travels to Williams College on Monday to face the Williams JV team.
December 19th, 2019 • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Girls Basketball V. Doane Stuart (home)
In the opener of an ever-so-rare Thursday doubleheader, Darrow Women's Basketball hosted the Doane Stuart Thunder Chicks in D's House and earned a 70-35 victory. Fatou led Darrow with 19 points, 8 assists, and 7 steals. Jabarria put up 18 points, including a 3-pointer, while dishing out 4 assists and pulling down 7 rebounds. Fatoumata also hit double figures (12 points) and corralled 7 rebounds. Sakina added 5 points, including her first 3-pointer. Thalia played strong minutes off the bench, knocking down two shots (4 points) and snatching 5 rebounds. Jada put up 4 points, while first-year Samantha also hit a pair of shots (4 points), had 3 rebounds, and patrolled the paint as the anchor of the defense. Corinne had a beautiful basket. And ... first-year Meita scored her first Darrow basket! DWB enters the winter recess having completed a 4-1 December.
December 18th, 2019 • 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Girls Basketball V. Oakwood Friends School (away)
Darrow Women's Basketball posted a 57-21 victory at Oakwood Friends in Poughkeepsie. Jabarria tallied 20 points on 9 of 10 shooting, including 2 3-pointers. Fatou pumped in 18 points, pulled down 5 rebounds, dished out 4 assists, completed 8 steals and blocked 2 shots in an impressive all-around performance. Fatoumata added 9 points and 5 rebounds while anchoring the middle of the Ducks' defense. Jada scored 5 points, including her first career 3-pointer, which brought the bench to its collective feet. Abena added 4 points, 2 rebounds, and 2 steals. Samantha scored her first career point, having earned a trip to the free-throw line, and converting 1 of 2. She also had 4 rebounds and a steal. Thalia logged some impressive minutes, particularly on defense, where she was able to complete 6 steals. Darrow (3-1, 3-0) hosts Doane Stuart on Thursday in D's House as the back end of a back-to-back to complete the 2019 portion of the 19-20 season.
December 14th, 2019 • 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Girls Basketball V. The Marvelwood School (home)
A ferocious press and strong shooting allowed Darrow Women's Basketball to jet out to a big early lead in a 54-29 defeat of Marvelwood at D's House. Jabarria led the scorers with 37 points, including 3 3-pointers. Fatou ably assisted many of those baskets off of steals out of the press. Fatou added 8 points. Fatoumata had 8 rebounds and 6 points for DWB. For the second home game in a row, the BLACK team - led by Kylah and featuring Akosua, Abena, Ma'kea, and Thalia - pitched a defensive shutout during their second-quarter shift. Akos and Abena also added points on the day. First-year Samantha made her initial on-court appearance of the season, earning 3 beautiful shots, nabbing 3 rebounds, and completing 2 steals in three separate shifts. Nailah was the other first-year standout - playing strong defense, rebounding, and running the break for the Ducks. Former DWB Assistant Coach Lazes was among the supportive, enthusiastic fans in D's House. Always "Together!" DWB (2-1, 2-0) travels to Oakwood Friends for an HVAL contest on Wednesday.
December 11th, 2019 • 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Girls Basketball V. The Gunnery School (away)
In an exciting back-and-forth affair, Darrow Women's Basketball ran out of steam on the road in the fourth quarter, falling to The Gunnery 61 - 54. Tied at the half, up by 2 after 3, and down 2 with 1:00 to go, Darrow could not quite seal the deal down the stretch. Jabarria led DWB with 26 points, including 2 3-pointers, 7 rebounds, and 6 steals. Fatou added 20 points, with 2 3-pointers, 4 assists, and 13 rebounds. Fatoumata snared a game-high 16 boards while contributing 8 points and dishing out 6 assists. Team leader Sakina had 5 rebounds and played some excellent defense, in particular, in the second half. Darrow (1-1, 1-0) takes on Marvelwood on Saturday in D's House.
December 7th, 2019 • 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Girls Basketball V. The Storm King School (home)
Darrow Women's Basketball opened its season with a 75-34 victory against league rival Storm King in D's House before an enthusiastic, supportive crowd. Jabarria tallied 26 points on 11 for 12 shooting (!), including 3 3-pointers, while dishing out 5 assists. Fatoumata posted a team-high 27 points, including a 3-pointer, and pulled down 7 rebounds. Fatou added 16 points (2 3-pointers) and completed 11 steals. The sophomore fab five of Jada (2 points, assist), Abena (2 points, 2 rebounds), Akosua (2 rebounds), Sydney (2 rebounds) and Ma'kea (2 steals), playing as a unit, limited the opponents to 0 points over a 3-plus minute span in the second half. Senior leader Corinne generated 2 steals and blocked 2 shots. Senior leader Kylah scored her first Darrow basket and made an excellent assist for the Ducks. DWB next takes the floor on Wednesday at The Gunnery.Read Full Recap