"Both the Franklin and Foxboro girls basketball team were practicing on Thursday evening when the news filtered through that both of their seasons had ended with a victory, although neither got the opportunity to complete their impressive seasons by taking the floor in a state championship game.Continue reading the article online
The MIAA announced early Thursday evening that it was canceling the state championship basketball games originally slated to be played on Saturday in Worcester out of concern for the COVID-19 pandemic. The six hockey state championship games scheduled for Sunday at the TD Garden were also canceled and the beginning of the spring season has been postponed for at least two weeks.
With the decision to cancel the finals, the teams that had reached this stage were declared co-champions. Foxboro will share the Div. 2 title with West champion Taconic, earning the Warriors a second state title in three seasons. Franklin finishes its season at 25-0 and will share the Div. 1 crown with North champion Andover, claiming the first state title in program history and widely regarded as the top team in the state.
For both teams, it is hard not feel the season’s end and the state titles were anti-climactic after the excitement of winning four or five tournament games."
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Comcast Tourney Champs, Hockomock K-R Champs, #1 seed in the Central, Sectional Champs, Div 1 State Champs and an UNDEFEATED SEASON!!! CONGRATULATIONS on a PERFECT SEASON!!! You are all exceptional student-athletes!!! We are so proud of each of you and all this team accomplished! https://t.co/ZV69Vu1nqb— FranklinAthletics (@FHSSports) March 13, 2020