Wyomissing All-State forward Amaya Stewart

As the clock ticked down at Santander Arena, you could hear "MVP" chants from the Wyomissing fans.  Amaya Stewart led the Spartans to their second straight Berks League championship.  "I do feel like [Joel] Embiid sometimes, I can not lie. I'm grateful. I'm very appreciative for every single person in this community," Stewart told Paul Roberts of SV Sports.  The 6'1 junior finished with 20 points and 13 rebounds in a 45-36 victory over top-seeded Wilson on Friday.  "It is a feeling like no other. Nobody can take this from us right now. It's feeling amazing," said Stewart.  Wyomissing trailed the Bulldogs 21-16 at halftime after sophomore Laila Jones hit a 3-pointer before the buzzer.  The second-seeded Spartans outscored Wilson 15-to-6 in a pivotal third quarter.  Annie McCaffrey scored eight of her 16 points in that period.  "She's a beast. She's incredible," remarked Stewart.  McCaffrey, a 5'9 forward, is committed to UMass for soccer.  She's the lone senior in Wyomissing's starting lineup.  Sophomore guard Kacey Maggs hit a key triple with 4:15 remaining to put the Spartans up 34-29.  She added a pair of free throws with one minute left for a 38-31 cushion.  The (23-2) Bulldogs were held to 15 points in the second half.  Wyomissing is still undefeated at (25-0).  It's been another magical ride for Stewart and her teammates.  She reached 1,000 career points on January 13th which happens to be her birthday.  The All-State forward was named Berks County Player of the Year for the second season in a row.  "I feel like I'm on top of the world. It's so special," said Stewart.  The Spartans host Middletown on Thursday night in the District 3-4A quarterfinals.  Wyomissing claimed its first District 3 title last year.  The Spartans have been marching full speed ahead with Stewart leading the charge. 


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