High schools: Thursday’s basketball results

Published: 01-25-2024 11:55 PM

Boys’ Basketball

Bow 69, John Stark 53

Key players: Bow – Jake Reardon (25 points); John Stark – Donnie White (15 points, 3 assists), Joey Dykstra (14 points, 6 rebounds, 5 steals)

Highlights: The Generals had a narrow lead at the half, but too many second half turnovers gave Bow a 10-point lead heading into the fourth.

Coaches’ quote: “I thought we gave it everything we had tonight. Unfortunately, we had some injuries and fell a little bit short but I’m hopeful this is a game we can build off of for next week.” – John Stark’s Mike Smith

“Good team win after a week off. Came out slow the first quarter, but played a much better final three quarters. Onto the next.” – Bow’s Scott Drapeau

Records: Bow 7-3; John Stark 3-8

Pembroke 69, Plymouth 50

Key players: Pembroke  – Joe Fitzgerald (26 points), Evan Berkeley (16 points), Devin Riel (14 points), Javien Sinclair (12 rebounds)

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Highlights: The Spartans outscored the Rams 18-4 in the fourth quarter to secure the win.

Coach’s quote: “Plymouth came to play and I think we overlooked them a little. I thought our guys played a much better second half defensively. Joe (Fitzgerald), Evan (Berkeley) and Devin Riel definitely stepped up their game. I think our guys were thinking ahead to our big game at MV.” – Pembroke’s Michael Donnell

Records: Pembroke 8-1; Plymouth 5-5

Girls’ Basketball

Kearsarge 69, Raymond 13

Key players: Kearsarge – Ociee Ilg (23 points, seven 3s), Tessa Marinello (18 points), Jada Kendrigan (13 points)

Highlights: Kearsarge had a 20-2 lead at the end of the first quarter and finished the night with a commanding victory.

Records: Kearsarge 8-4; Raymond 1-9