High schools: Thursday’s basketball results

Published: 01-18-2024 11:24 PM

Boys’ Basketball

Bow 72, Souhegan 64

Key players: Bow – Jake Reardon (29 points), Brendan O’Keeffe (21 points, 7 rebounds), Sean Guerrette (offense and defense off the bench)

Coach’s quote:  “Started out quick with some easy baskets, then it seemed we lost our intensity and aggressive play.  We have to be better at foul shots and learn to close out games more consistently, and play four quarters in the games remaining. Overall a good effort from the team against a team who plays hard.” – Bow’s Scott Drapeau

Records: Bow 5-3; Souhegan 0-5

Girls’ Basketball

John Stark 43, Merrimack Valley 37

Key players: John Stark – Eleanor Girardet (12 points, 10 rebounds, 3 blocks), Izabel Korbet (9 points, 9 rebounds), Lexi Korbet (9 points)

Highlights: Stark led 31-15 at the half, but MV slowly chipped away throughout the second half, eventually going up by one point in the closing minutes. The Generals regained the lead with a big basket and made free throws down the stretch to close out the victory. 

Coach’s quote: “Both teams fought hard tonight throughout the entire game. It was a great battle by both teams.” – John Stark’s Tiffany Lewis

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Records: John Stark 5-3; MV 4-4

Stevens 44, Kearsarge 42

Key players: Stevens – Kiley Bundy (13 points), Audrina Pelton (three 3s); Kearsarge – Tessa Marinello (21 points), Ociee Ilg (10 points), Ava Shapiro (defense)

Highlights: The Cardinals connected on nine 3-pointers to defeated Kearsarge.

Coach’s quote: “The Cougars lost a very well-played game by both teams. We were led by Tessa Marinello and Ociee Ilg. Ava Shapiro did an outstanding job defending as she held Kiley Bundy, the second leading scorer in Division III, to 13 points.” – Kearsarge’s Ed Tenney

Records: Stevens 7-2; Kearsarge 5-3