Boys Basketball = North Attleboro, 51 @ Franklin, 72 – Final
"High pressure defense has been a staple for Franklin over the past two years and if Tuesday night is any indication, you can expect more of the same this year.
The Panthers used a full court press and a handful of traps to force 21 turnovers and come away with a 72-51 win over North Attleboro in both teams’ season opener.
“I thought defensively we did a pretty good job,” Franklin head coach CJ Neely said. “I thought we were taking too many chances a little bit. Even though we were pressing and we wanted to create a crazy environment, I think one of the reasons [North Attleboro] had a high scoring percentage is because we were taking a lot of chances. Once we got it down, we were able to turn them over and get some stops.”Continue reading the full game recap
Girls Basketball = Franklin, 36 @ North Attleboro, 43 – Final
– The Rocketeers outscored Franklin 19-12 in the fourth quarter to pull out the win in their season opener. Ashley Ahern led the way for North with 15 points, including eight in the fourth, and sophomore Julia Feid had 10 for the Rocketeers. Franklin was led by freshman Ali Brigham who scored 18 points in her second varsity game.For all the results around the Hockomock League on Tuesday