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Darby Chhabria named NJ Dot Com’s Girls Basketball Player of the Week for the Olympic Conference

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Izzy Alvarez
With an impressive start to her East athletic career, Chhabria has been named NJ Dot Com’s Girls Basketball Player of the Week for the Olympic Conference.

The Cherry Hill East girls’ basketball team has elevated their record to 6-6, already showcasing significant improvement midway through the season compared to the previous season’s 7-16, all thanks to junior Darby Chhabria. Number 35 on the court, Chhabria transferred from Camden Catholic High School this year, proving her key role on the court for the East team. 

 

Darby Chhabria (‘25) has averaged 18 points per game and a total of 216 points in the season thus far. Not only is she currently leading the East team in stats yet is also dominating the conference in scoring.  

 

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With this impressive start to her East athletic career, Chhabria has been named NJ Dot Com’s Girls Basketball Player of the Week for the Olympic Conference- a noteworthy title earned above distinguished, competing athletes. 

 

“Being named Olympic Conference Player of the Week was a really cool accomplishment because of how competitive our conference is. I think it is just a token to our entire program and the work we’ve all put in so far this year, that has allowed me to be recognized for my play,” says Chhabria. 

 

Chhabria dedicates her feat to her teammates, following her transition and adjustment to the new team. She looks forward to the growth of their teamwork and outcomes.

 

She says, “I love our team and as time goes on, I have all the faith in the world that we will learn and improve as a unit, leading to a lot of success in our bright future.” 

 

Anticipation is high as Chhabria’s presence in her now red jersey is awaited and performance is closely observed, expecting significant enhancements to continue for the East girls’ basketball team.

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Jiwoo Lee, Eastside Photo Editor
Jiwoo Lee is a junior and one of the photo editors for Eastside. She is the school-wide Vice President at East and plays volleyball for the school. When Jiwoo does not have a camera in hand to take photos for Eastside nor a pencil to write an Eastside story, she can be found guessing people’s MBTI; taking pictures of her cat, Echo; or sleeping. This year, she is striving to break the world record of putting on the most socks on one foot in thirty seconds- inspired by Asher.
Izzy Alvarez, Eastside Photo Director
Izzy Alvarez is a junior and the Photo Director for Eastside. When she is not busy taking photos or studying, she can be found on the soccer field, reading, creating Spotify playlists, watching Formula 1, or hanging out with friends and family. She also loves her cats and shopping for different skincare products.

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