GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

North Middlesex 43, Wachusett 38

Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at Townsend

Senior guard Elena Beauregard scored 13 points, and classmate Mackensey Farina had 11 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists as the No. 7 Patriots (8-1, 2-1 Midland A) held off the No. 4 Mountaineers (3-3, 1-1) in Townsend. North Middlesex freshman center Erin Antosh added 10 points and nine rebounds. Junior Maty Diabate had 16 points and 10 rebounds and sophomore Mya Mosely 11 points and five steals for Wachusett, which trailed by 10 at halftime and used fourth-quarter pressure to close to within 42-38 entering the final minute. North Middlesex senior Melissa Amichetti, however, hit a free throw with 23 seconds left to ice it.

 

Updated: Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, 10:08 p.m.

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