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Lowell Catholic Breaks the Ice Vs. Innovation

January 5, 2019
Lowell Catholic's Emily Jussaume drives to the hoop past Innovation Academy's Lindsey McCarthy during their game in Tyngsboro Friday. SUN/Julia Malakie Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site.

Lowell Catholic picked up its first win of the season with a 54-27 road victory over Innovation Academy on Friday night in girls basketball action.

Girls basketball

Senior guard Emily Jussaume led all scorers with 17 points for the Crusaders (1-4), and junior forward Emily Bartlett added 13. Sophomore forward Antonia Mukiibi had 12 points and 10 rebounds.

Innovation dropped to 4-3.

Shawsheen 63

Gr. Lawrence 36

Senior Shannon Fitzgerald had a monster game for Shawsheen (6-2) with 26 points, 13 assists and 11 steals.

Shelby Bourdeau had 12 points, 13 rebounds and 6 steals for the Rams in the win.

Littleton 56

Bromfield 33

Littleton (1-5) earned its first victory in dominant fashion.

Junior guard Rachel Klock had 17 points, while junior forward Maddy O’Meara had 14 points for the Tigers.

Tewksbury 60

Dracut 19

Dracut got 6 points each from sophomore guard Abby Sancartier and junior guard Nikki Andersson.

Pelham 57

Oyster River 20

Pelham built a 36-12 halftime lead and cruised to the finish.

Abbey Schwab poured in 19 points for the Pythons. Olivia Gagnonn had 13 points and Jordan Galgay chipped in 10 points.

Tyngsboro 57

N. Middlesex 25

It was a balanced effort for Tyngsboro.

Sam Fagundes and Katie Hurynowicz each had 9 points. Brynn Goulet had 8 points. Grace Chartier and Sara Anselmo netted 7 points each.

Chelmsford 58

Lawrence 42

Chelmsford (4-3) controlled this MVC contest from the opening tip.

Junior Hannah Polce led the way with 17 points and 8 rebounds. Sophomore Kate Krueger added a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds.

Freshman Ellen Angwin played well with 10 points and 6 rebounds.

Cambridge 55

Westford 39

Seniior guard Brooke Pillsbury had 18 points and 10 rebounds for Westford (6-2) in the losing cause.

Junior guard Ally Giovino contributed 9 points for the Grey Ghosts.

Central Catholic 51

Billerica 24

Kaylee Thomas had 13 points, 3 assists and 3 steals to lead Central to the impressive MVC win.

Nashoba Reg. 67

Groton-Dunst. 50

Junior Bronwyn Morgan had a team-high 15 points for G-D (4-2).

Hannah Wynn (4 assists) and Emma Wilson had 9 points each for the Crusaders.

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