Boys Basketball = Franklin, 56 @ Stoughton, 53 – Final
– Trailing 40-29 after three quarters, Stoughton rallied to get within one possession but the Black Knights couldn’t find the tying bucket before the buzzer. Senior Obinna Ugwuakazi scored nine of his team-high 20 points in the third while Ahmad Jahed (eight points), Jake Queeney (seven points) and Brett Pendenza all hit threes in the fourth to give the Black Knights a chance at the upset. Franklin senior Chris Edgehill scored eight of his 12 points in the final quarter to help keep the Panthers ahead. Stoughton grabbed the offensive rebound after missing the mark on a shot to tie the game but the buzzer sounded before their second shot was released. Jack Rudolph scored 12 of his team-high 15 points in the first half as Franklin led 35-24 at the break.
Girls Basketball = Stoughton, 31 @ Franklin, 77 – Final
– Franklin continued its unbeaten season with a big win over a shorthanded Black Knights squad. Ali Brigham and Olivia Quinn each scored 16 points to lead the Panthers and Kaliegh Houlihan chipped in with 11. Shyanne Trinh was the top scorer for Stoughton with 12.
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And via Twitter:
Two tough wins for Fresh and Jv over Stoughton. Freshmen won 56-35 and Jv 61-55. Great job Boys!!!— FHS Boys Basketball (@fhsboysbball) January 8, 2020
Ali Brigham gets most of the media attention for @fhsgvbasketball, but the other 2 senior captains Sydney Garilli & Megan O’Connell are playing a pivotal role in the Panthers’ season. Here they both talk about their roles and the team chemistry among other things @MetroWestSports pic.twitter.com/RgPVrT3Ev6— Kevin J. Stone (@kstone06) January 8, 2020
"Whatever the case may be, they’ve done a great job making sure everyone feels right where they need to be."— Daily News Sports (@MetroWestSports) January 8, 2020
Trio of senior captains keep Franklin girls basketball (@fhsgvbasketball) headed in right direction, undefeated so far @FHSSports | by @kstone06https://t.co/WO5qwuZE4l
|Sydney Garilli dribbles for FHS girls basketball vs. Stoughton (@kstone06 photo via Twitter)|