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Hornets Face a Tough Pentucket Team

On Martin Luther King Day, the Hornets traveled to Pentucket Regional. The Sachems have been known to be extremely successful in the past; as a result, the girls were anticipating a tough matchup.

This past Monday, the girls Varsity basketball team traveled to Pentucket Regional High School.

Throughout the first half, both teams competed well. The girls had many steals and persevered through a tall, athletic Pentucket team.

At halftime, the Hornets were down 9. Coach DeSantis was happy with their effort and competitiveness against such a strong team.

Hebert was held to 8 points on the game by a relentless Pentucket defense. Defensively, Lauren had many blocks and steals as well. Witzgall had 2 points.

Sophomores Castro and Maiola combined for 10 points, both with 5. Reilly followed close behind with 4. All three sophomores played with a sense of urgency throughout the game.

Juniors McCauley and Eisenhaure combined for 3 points.

Merri Moise and Alyssa Morahan also contributed. Both played great defense and had many strong passes offensively.

The Hornets ended up losing 46-27. Despite the 19 point deficit, Coach DeSantis appreciated the girls' determination to never give up. Pentucket was one of the strongest teams they faced this season.

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