St. Mary’s Halts C&C comeback/Arlington Catholic rallies to beat Hopkinton

BOSTON, MA – The MIAA Division II and III girls state semi-finals were indeed exciting finishes, but here are the latest score updates and reports from the TD Garden.

St. Mary’s 53 – Coyle & Cassidy 50: St. Mary’s of Lynn jumped out to a 8-0 lead and never looked back, as the Spartans defeated the Coyle & Cassidy Warriors.

However, the game became a lot closer during the final minutes of the fourth quarter, as Warriors senior guard Brenna Gonsalves, who finished with a team high 25 points, helped her team rally to come within one point, but the Spartans were able to secure the victory when senior guard Cassi Amenta sunk two free-throws. Amenta led her team with 19 points, while her teammate freshman guard Brianna Rudolph added 10 points.

It was a tough way to end the season, but Gonsalves told the media after the game that she was proud of her teams efforts.

Arlington Catholic 65 – Hopkinton 57: Arlington Catholic rallied to score 17-points before halftime and would then tally 33 points in the second half to beat the Hopkinton Hillers. Junior guard Emma Roberson recorded 25 points and finished [8-12] from the free throw line. Roberson received additional help from her teammates, as junior guard Nicole Catizone ended the game with1 15 points and freshman Maura Buckley finished the game with 10 points.

The Hillers may have won the MIAA Division II South title, but will not be advance to Saturday’s state final in Worcester.

Hopkinton was led by junior center Alee Leteria, who finished with 26 points while junior forward Lindsey Doucette ended the game with 12-points.

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