Boys Basketball = Canton, 39 @ Franklin, 66 – Final
– Franklin denied the visitors a basket in the opening quarter to build a 16-point lead and never looked back, running away with a league win over Canton. The Panthers took a 37-9 advantage in the halftime break with seven players scoring in between the first two quarters and 11 total for the game. Senior Steven Karayan hit three three-pointers while classmate Chris Edgehill sank a pair, combining for half of the Panthers’ 10 three-pointers in the game and tying with a game-high 13 points apiece. Matt Lazarek added 10 points for Franklin while sophomore Lanse Dorcelus paced Canton wight eight points.
Girls Basketball = Franklin, 61 @ Canton, 34 – Final
– Sophomore Olivia Quinn scored 22 points to lead the Panthers on the road, her second straight game of at least 20 points. Ali Brigham added 16 for Franklin. Fay and Sydney Gallery scored 15 points apiece for the Bulldogs.
Boys Swimming = Franklin, 96 @ Canton, 74 – Final
Girls Swimming = Franklin, 90 @ Canton, 78 – Final
Boys Indoor Track = Franklin, 29 vs. Mansfield, 71
– Final – Mansfield swept three events, including two won by Andrew Williams, to earn a win over Franklin. The Hornets took the top three spots in the 55M dash, the 55M hurdles, and the long jump with Williams taking first in both the hurdles (8.47) and the long jump (19-11.00). Sophomore Dylan Buchanan (8.80) and sophomore Jake Wall (8.98) completed sweep in the hurdles while senior Joe Cappelletti (19-00.00) and junior Stephen Saba (16-11.25) were second and third, respectively, in the long jump. Williams also took first in the high jump, with a league-meet best leap of 6-04.00. Cappelletti won the 55M dash in 6.94 with Wall taking second (6.96) and senior Ethan Thevenot (7.16) rounding out the top three. Other winners for Mansfield included senior Jack Rivard (300M, 38.02), senior Mike Mullahy (2 Mile, 10:22.44), and junior Nico Holmes (shot put, 42-09.25).
Girls Indoor Track = Franklin, 41 vs. Mansfield, 59 – Final
Girls Gymnastics = North Attleboro, 138.35 @ Franklin, 133.20 – Final
– Franklin sophomore Kate Rudolph was the top Panther in all four events and won the All Around but the Rocketeers picked up a close win in the meet. Rudolph was first in the All Around, edging out North’s Lindsay Robinson (34.95) and Megan Collins (34.1). Rudolph scored a 9.0 on the vault, an 8.25 on bars, an 8.9 on the beam, and an 8.95 on the floor.
Franklin results: Vault – K. Rudolph 9.0, Lexi Lupien 8.9, Maia Keohane 8.3, Maddie McGuire 8.1; Bars – K. Rudolph 8.25, EMma Nelson 8.1, Caroline Woelfel 7.8, Ashley Hamman 7.8; Beam – K. Rudolph 8.9, L. Lupien 8.1, A. Hammann 8.05, E. Nelson 7.9; Floor – K. Rudolph 8.95, C. Woelfel 8.9, A. Hammann 8.1, L. Lupien 8.05.
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And via Twitter:
Tough loss to a very strong and fun to watch N.Attleboro. 138.35 to 133.2. Highlights to come. 👍🏻🤸🏼♂️@FHSSports @FHSPantherbook @HockomockSports @FranklinMatters @MetroWestSports— FHS Gymnastics (@fhs_gymnastics) December 21, 2019
BIG W AGANIST CANTON TONIGHT 🔥🔥💪💪💪💪🔥🔥 FAST SWIMS FROM EVERYBODY😈😈🔥🔥🔥⏰⏰⏰ THE NEMO TONIGHT GOES TO THE BIRTHDAY BOY SIMON 😈🔥🔥😈💪💪🥶🥶⏱⏱#simontimeon pic.twitter.com/vAhYe5O8vB— FHS Boys Swim (@FHSBoysSwim1) December 21, 2019
Great Job today in a strong team win against Canton!!! Dory goes to @JuliaElkins17 for an absolutely amazing 500 free today! She killed it in a race that most people don’t like doing, and she did it with a smile!! pic.twitter.com/bE8DBPeTx1— FHSGVSWIM! (@fhsgvswim1) December 21, 2019
Tonight our @_FHSBasketball presented @CoachCJNeely with a plaque for his 💯 th win. Way to go, coach! #PantherPride @FHSSports pic.twitter.com/opLtWU0CTC— FranklinHighSchool (@FranklinHS) December 21, 2019