SPRINGFIELD – School returned to session Tuesday following the holiday break, and with that came the return of high school basketball. Several local girls hoops teams took to the road in Springfield.
Renaissance 57, Westfield Technical Academy 11
Renaissance reeled off 15 straight points, and put together a 22-2 first quarter run to turn back Westfield Tech.
It wasn’t until midway through the first quarter that Westfield Tech scored. Leilani Marsh made an aggressive drive to the hoop against Renaissance, drawing a foul, going to the line, and making two free throws.
Ashley Torres finished with a team-high seven points for Westfield Tech.
Desiree Crawford led Renaissance with 14 points. Dasha Wilson had 11.
Putnam 44, Southwick 30
Caroline Clarke scored a career-high 12 points, and Maura Wurster chipped in eight for Southwick on the road at Putnam.
In JV action, Putnam defeated Southwick 40-33. Annette St. Jacques (9 points), Ashley Squires (8), and Ashley Parrow (6) led the Rams.
Duggan Academy 66, St. Mary’s 39
Jesalie Santini Torres exploded for 37 points, and Duggan Academy cruised to a convincing home victory. Torres made four 3-pointers.
St. Mary’s produced a pair of double-digits scorers. Saints’ Madie Donais had 14 points, and Jessica Crosby, 10.
Baystate Academy 98, St. Mary’s 39
Mark Nelson (10 points), Jake Butler (8), and Luke Willenborg (7) led St. Mary’s on offense.
Sat., Dec. 30
GIRLS ICE HOCKEY
Longmeadow (WHS Co-Op) 6, Marshfield 1
Brigitte Goeler-Slough and Katelyn Joyal scored two goals apiece to lead Longmeadow.