Boys Basketball = Franklin, 67 @ Taunton, 49 – Final
– After an even first quarter, Franklin controlled the final three periods to secure a win on the road over Kelley-Rex rival Taunton. Tied at 12-12 through eight minutes, Franklin created a 30-23 lead heading into the halftime break. The Panthers then extended the lead to 49-33 after three and never looked back to get the win. Franklin junior Chris Edgehill scored 17 of his game-high 22 points in the second half, Jalen Samuels added 14 points, and both Jake Macchi and Will Harvey (all points in the first half) finished with 10 points apiece. Dante Law had a team-high 10 points for the Tigers.
Girls Basketball = Taunton, 37 @ Franklin, 82 – Final
– Franklin clinched the outright league title with the win. It’s the first title since 2013 for the Panthers. Eleven different players scored for the Panthers in the win led by Ali Brigham with 20 points. Bea Bondhus added 16 and Meghan O’Connell had 13 in the win. Sonya Fernandez was Taunton’s top scorer with 12.
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Be sure to view the video embedded in this tweet about senior Taylor Padula
Here’s an amazing story about what it means to be a team! #Franklin High Senior Taylor Padula, who has Down Syndrome, gets the start in tonight’s Girl’s Varsity Basketball game 🏀 🏆 @boston25 pic.twitter.com/InYgxUJwuE— Nicole Oliverio (@NicoleOliverio) February 9, 2019