In the final home game of the season, junior Nicole Femino scored a career-high 42 points in the Chieftains’ 72-41 victory over Newburyport.
“It was a quite a show,” head coach Bob Romeo said of Femino’s performance. “It was awesome to watch and awesome for me to coach.”
Femino finished just shy of the school record of 47 points, but managed to shoot 13-for-20 from the field and went 12-for-13 from the foul line. Femino picked up two quick fouls and was forced to sit late in the first quarter and into the second quarter, but managed a 13-point fourth quarter. She also finished five rebounds, five steals and three assists.
The Chieftains (14-4) led by just three points in the half, but outscored Newburyport 28-6 in the third quarter. Senior captain Claudia Marsh added three points, three rebounds, six assists and four steals and was honored along Abi Rose (eight rebounds, three points) and Sarah Lang (three rebounds, two assists) for senior night. Hannah Kiernan finished with 14 points and seven assists in the victory.
Peabody 57, Everett 33: The Tanners (15-3) won their final home game of the season as junior captain Carolyn Scacchi recorded her 10th double-double of the season with 14 points and 12 rebounds to go along with her six blocks, four assists and three steals. Olivia Summit added seven rebounds and eight points, while Alexandra Lomasney (seven points) and Danielle Sullivan (eight points) also contributed to the victory.
Bishop Fenwick 47, Notre Dame 42: Gianna Pizzano led the way for the Crusaders (13-8) with 13 points, five assists and three steals. Kate Lipka finished with five points, four assists and five rebounds, while Sam Borrelli (seven rebounds) hit two free throws at the end of the game to seal the Fenwick victory.
Governors Academy 44, Pingree 24: Junior guard Haley Sabino (five assists) led the offense with 11 points and freshman Cassidy Assad finished with six in the Pingree (11-9) loss.