FIVE PLAYERS TO WATCH
Laura Sweeney, senior, Cherokee:
She's the Chiefs' all-time leading scorer and their biggest threat to opponents. Sweeney, a 6-foot-2 senior forward, started the season with 1,507 points.
Marissa DiMarco, senior, Eastern:
The senior is a floor general who can pick a player's pocket.
Shawna and Dana Wert, juniors, Washington Township:
All-conference twins who provide firepower from the wings, they are key to the Minutemaids' success.
Christina Foggie, sophomore, Lenape:
Coaches around the conference are talking about this 5-10 guard who averaged 17 points a game as a freshman.
Annie Payton-Brown, sophomore, Camden:
She led the team in scoring as a freshman with 17.8 points per game.
FIVE GAMES TO WATCH
Lenape at Cherokee,
Jan. 3, 7 p.m.
This is an early-season test against the Olympic's best for Lenape.
Woodrow Wilson at Camden Catholic, Jan. 3,
Could this be a battle for first place in the National Division?
Cherokee at Woodrow Wilson, Jan. 8, 7 p.m.
Here's a must-see inter-divisional game between top-notch teams.
Camden at Bishop Eustace, Jan. 10, 7 p.m.
Eustace aims to move up in the National Division; Camden has the same plan.
Timber Creek at Shawnee, Jan. 18, 7 p.m.
Home court will spark Shawnee in a close game.
"She is sound on fundamentals, she can shoot the three, take it to the basket, or post up inside against anyone. She also passes well and has great footwork."