ST Powers Past Rival Gr. Lowell
Shannon Fitzgerald and Sam Moriconi had near triple-doubles to power the Shawsheen Tech girls basketball team past CAC rival Greater Lowell Tech on Tuesday night, 59-34.
In an earlier meeting, Greater Lowell topped the Rams handily.
Other winners were the Academy of Notre Dame, Lowell and Pelham.
Greater Lowell 34
Fitzgerald and Moriconi, both seniors, were superb against Greater Lowell in Billerica.
Fitzgerald collected 12 points, 13 rebounds and 9 steals, while Moriconi earned 9 points, 16 rebounds and 11 assists. Shawsheen led 30-25 at halftime and then pulled away.
Aliza Som (11 points), Desteny Durham (7 points) and Araceli Lopez (5 points) played well for Greater Lowell Tech (10-3).
Notre Dame 37
Nashoba Tech 29
Natalie Kelleher was the high scorer for the Academy of Notre Dame with 10 points.
Jillian Wright tossed in 6 points for the Lancers (7-4).
Niky Yrrizarry scored a game-high 20 points to power host Lowell to an MVC victory.
Kiana Pronh had 11 points for Lowell (5-8). Also contributing to the win were Ella Haley with 8 points and Kelly Montgomery with 7 points.
Olivia Gagnon paced Pelham’s offense with 20 points.
Tallie Carney (11 points), McKenna Williams (9 points) and Jordan Galgay (8 points) had strong all-around games for the Pythons, who jumped out to a 48-23 halftime lead and cruised.
North Middlesex 38
Hudson edged North Middlesex in overtime. Rae Callahan was the high scorer for North Middlesex with 10 points.
Hannah Wynn paced Groton-Dunstable’s offense with 17 points and 4 assists.
Emma Wilson tallied 14 points and 6 steals for the Crusaders (8-3).
Jillian VanPelt (2 points, 5 rebounds) played well.
Falynne Rzezuski (13 points), Hannah Cochran (11 points) and Emma Bonacci (7 points) led the way on offense for Littleton (4-7).
Central Catholic 64
Central remained undefeated in Merrimack Valley Conference play by besting Methuen.
Kaylee Thomas had 23 points to lead Central (9-3, 7-0 MVC).
Sam Fagundes and Katie Hurynowicz scored 10 points each while pacing Tyngsboro’s balanced attack.
Jayden Kelly, Brynn Goulet and Sara Anselmo netted 9 points apiece for the Tigers (8-4).
Erin Gallella was the high scorer with 26 points and 6 assists as Tewksbury outlasted Billerica in overtime in an MVC cross-over game.
The score was tied 46-46 at the end of regulation.
Lizzie Gallella tossed in 17 points for Tewksbury (11-2). Alli Wild scored 10 points.
For Billerica, Sydney Sartell tallied 21 points.
North Andover 36
Kate Krueger led the way for Chelmsford with 17 points and 10 rebounds.
Meghan Goode scored 14 points, and Kat Slattery had 6 points and 13 rebounds for Chelmsford (7-5, 4-4 MVC Div. 2).
Ayer Shirley 52
The Panthers had little trouble improving to 7-3 with the Mid-Wach conquest. Rhyschel Perez netted a team-high 11 points.