Tuesday, February 18, 2020

FHS girls basketball top Cathedral to win the Comcast Classic; Brigham named Hockomock Player of the Week

Via HockomockSports.com, we share the results of the FHS winter sports action on Monday

** Girls Basketball = Franklin, 73 vs. Cathedral, 56 – Final
– Franklin closed out a perfect regular season with its second straight 17-point win against a highly-ranked opponent at the Comcast Classic. Ali Brigham scored 16 of her game-high 22 points in the second half, but she also got plenty of help, as Franklin got another strong team effort in the win. Megan O’Connell scored 16 points and Olivia Quinn had a double-double, scoring 14 points and grabbing 14 rebounds.

For other results around the Hockomock League on Monday

** Player of the Week: Ali Brigham, Franklin Basketball
"Franklin senior Ali Brigham has been selected as the HockomockSports.com Player of the Week, presented by Morse Insurance, for Feb. 9 through Feb. 15. Brigham is the 21st player chosen as Player of the Week for the 2019-20 school year and the 10th for the winter season.

Brigham, the reigning Hockomock League MVP and HockomockSports.com Player of the Year, powered Franklin to another dominant week, as the Panthers closed out a perfect run through league play and made a statement with a big win against fellow Div. 1 state title contender Bridgewater-Raynham. In the process, Brigham has closed in on 1,600 career points, putting her in range to pass Kelly Meredith’s school scoring record (male of female) of 1,632.

“Ali has transformed our program,” said Franklin coach John Leighton. “She is a special athlete who draws the attention of every opponent. Yet, she welcomes the challenge. Ali has looked out of double teams to create offense through her teammates. As a coach it is very rewarding to have a player of Ali’s caliber who is always seeking to improve.”
Continue reading the Player of the Week write up

Player of the Week: Ali Brigham  (HockomockSports.com photo)
Player of the Week: Ali Brigham (HockomockSports.com photo)

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