Saturday, March 5, 2022

Both FHS girls and boys basketball teams advance in playoffs with wins on Friday

Via, we share the results of the FHS winter sports action on Friday: 

Boys Basketball - Division 1 = #28 Durfee, 39 @ #5 Franklin, 60 – Final 
– A 15-0 run to start the game and a dominant third quarter highlighted Franklin’s big win over visiting Durfee. Sophomore Henry DiGiorgio made a splash in his first game back after missing five games to finish the season, scoring seven of his 10 points in the first while senior Sean Vinson (14 points) hit a pair of first quarter threes to set the tone early. Justin Allen, Will Tracey, and Andrew O’Neill each hit a three in the second as Franklin established a 31-19 lead at halftime. In the third, the Panthers poured in 21 points while holding the Hilltoppers to just eight to extend the lead to 52-27. Sophomore Sean O’Leary scored half of his 12 points in the third while DiGiorgio added a three for Franklin, who will host #21 Catholic Memorial next week.

Girls Basketball - Division 1 = #27 Braintree, 43 @ #6 Franklin, 69 – Final 
– The Panthers scored the opening 11 points of the game and never let up, rolling to a big win in the first round. Franklin scored 22 points in the first and 20 int the second, building a 42-21 lead at halftime. The lead grew to 30 points after three. Katie Peterson was Franklin’s top scorer with 17 points, 15 of them coming in the first half. Stefany Padula scored nine (six in the first quarter) and Olivia Quinn and Brigid Earley each scored eight. Julia White chipped in with seven points off the bench for the Panthers. Hailey Sherrick was the game’s top scorer with 22 points for the Wamps, 15 in the second half. Franklin will host No. 11 seed Lincoln-Sudbury in the Sweet Sixteen at a date and time to be determined.

Next games for girls and boys basketball

Our next boys and girls basketball games will be played at Franklin High School on Tuesday or Wednesday. A decision will be made this weekend once approved by our opponents and the MIAA.

Both Boys and Girls Basketball teams are advancing to the Round of 16. The only ticket purchase option will be online ticket sales through GoFan.
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Girls Hockey - Division 2 = #25 Franklin, 0 @ #8 Andover, 4 – Final

For other results around the Hockomock League

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