SOUTHWICK – It may have been a low-scoring affair, but one high school boys basketball team was soaring high after their recent victory.
Southwick outscored Mahar 18-12 in the fourth quarter to squeak by the Senators 39-34 Tuesday at home. More importantly, the Rams stayed unbeaten to improve to 7-0.
Billy Strain led Southwick with eight points. Rams’ Hunter Iglesias had seven, Evan Clark, 6, and Connor Roy and Danny Scharmann with five apiece.
Sam Paul scored a team-high 13 for Mahar. Senators’ Matt Jenks had 10.
Tigers rally past Saints
Westfield Technical Academy 57, St. Mary’s 52
Westfield Tech rallied from an 8-point, fourth-quarter deficit.
St. Mary’s Jake Butler scored a game-high 20 points. Cody Garwacki (14 points 13 rebounds), Ken Flores (11 points, 3 rebounds), and Josh Bush (11 points, 8 rebounds) led Westfield Tech.
Flores and Garwacki each went 2-for-2 from the foul line in the final minute of the game to secure the comeback.
“St. Mary’s played hard and scrappy and it took a total team effort on our part to put something together at the end of the game,” Westfield Tech coach Kyle Dulude said.
Mark Klyuchits also had nine points and three rebounds for Westfield Tech. Tigers’ Tyler Starzyk had five points, and Ruvim Suprunchuk finished with four.
Bombers hit road block
Northampton 74, Westfield 48
Diego Corradoa-Mattei (18 points) and Michael McCarthy (13) led Northampton to victory at home.
Aidan Dunn (13), Kam Wells (13), and Javi Santos (11) finished with double-digits scoring for Westfield.
Pioneers rally past Gators
Pathfinder 45, Gateway 35
Jay Lagrant scored a game-high 19 points as Pathfinder rallied from a halftime deficit to win on the road in Huntington.
Gateway freshman Evan Cortis finished with a team-high 13. Gators’ sophomore Ryan Orr had a career-high five.
Gateway led 20-18 at the half, but Pathfinder outscored the Gators 17-7 in the third quarter.
Martin pace Rams
Turners Falls 45, Southwick 29
Emily Martin led the way for Southwick with 12 points. Rams’ Julia Gardner grabbed eight rebounds.
In JV action, Southwick defeated Turners Falls 34-26. Sophia Andrade had 11 points, and Ashley Squired chipped in nine.