Saturday, February 10, 2018

Mansfield tops both FHS boys and girls basketball teams on Friday

Via HockomockSports and Twitter we share the results of the FHS sports action on Friday, Feb 9, 2018.

Boys Basketball = Franklin, 47 @ Mansfield, 59 – Final

Girls Basketball = Mansfield, 62 @ Franklin, 48 – Final
Josh Perry, Managing Editor of, provides the game recap:
"Mansfield had a lot on the line when it traveled to its biggest rival on Friday night. A win against Franklin would clinch at least a share of a third straight league title for the Hornets, while senior center Meg Hill was only seven points away from reaching 1,000 for her career. 
With a layup off a feed from Mady Bendanillo late in the first quarter, Hill (17 points, nine rebounds) made quick work of her accomplishment, but the Hornets needed to battle to the end to pull out a 62-48 victory that sealed a three-peat of Kelley-Rex titles. 
“We had a chance to come over here to get a share of the title with a 1,000-point scorer, lets get it all done tonight,” said Mansfield coach Mike Redding. “I’m glad it’s over and now we can relax and a win against KP to win it outright takes a little pressure off when we play OA (in the league finale).”

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FHS applies defensive pressure
FHS applies defensive pressure

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