”I’ll take beating them anywhere, home or on the road,” said Peabody head coach Jane Heil. “I see English as the team to beat.”
Carolyn Scacchi, Olivia Summit, Alex Lomasney, Courtney Bua and Sara Hosman have played well early on for the Tanners, along with newcomer freshman Melissa Gray.
Masconomet (home against Triton) and Danvers (at Winthrop) were supposed to be the final two area teams to play their first game of the season, but after Tuesday’s snow cancellations Beverly will make its debut tonight (home against Salem) as well.
Peabody, Hamilton-Wenham, Ipswich, Marblehead and Bishop Fenwick all had wins on their opening games of the season.
Be sure to check out next week’s Bounce Passes for a list of the area’s leading scorers.
Bounce Passes, a column on North Shore girls basketball, runs in The Salem News every Friday during the winter season. Contact Gianna Addario at GAddario@salemnews.com, 978-338-2615 and follow her on Twitter @GiannaAddarioSN.