WESTFIELD – It was a tough night for the St. Mary faithful on Wednesday as the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams dropped tough home games, and the boys’ ice hockey team lost on the road.
The boys’ hoops team will get one more chance to squeak out another victory for the 2015-16 season when St. Mary travels to Franklin Tech Thursday. The Saints’ boys’ ice hockey team will regroup for a postseason run.
Mount Everett 49, St. Mary 32
St. Mary rallied from a double-digit deficit to within 36-30, but fell short as Mount Everett closed the game on a 13-2 run.
Nick Ilnicki (11 points) and Jake Butler (9) led St. Mary in scoring.
BOYS’ ICE HOCKEY
Chicopee 9, St. Mary 2
Chicopee exploded for four goals in the first period, and five more in the second en route to a convincing victory at Smead Arena.
John Baker (4 goals, 2 assists), Ryan McDonough (3 goals, 3 assists), and Jeff Zebrowski (6 assists) collected six points apiece.
Johnathan Spear led St. Mary with two goals.
Commerce 54, Saints 25
Three players recorded double-digits in the scoring column – Breanna Marchena (21 points), Jayzabel Torres (11), and Alexis Anderson (10) – to lead Commerce.
Madie Donais scored a game-high nine points for St. Mary.