Freshman forward Erin Antosh scored a game-high 20 points and had 10 rebounds to lead the second-seeded Patriots (17-4) past seventh-seeded Taconic (11-11) in a Western Mass. Division 2 quarterfinal in Townsend. North Middlesex will play Ludlow in a semifinal at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Curry Hicks Cage in Amherst. Senior forward Mackensey Farina finished with 17 points, 6 rebounds and 2 blocks and senior Julia Murray had a strong all-around game with 6 points, 8 rebounds and 4 steals. Leading by three at the half, 26-23, North Middlesex held Taconic to four points in the third quarter to open up a double-digit lead.
North Middlesex 52, Taconic 38
Saturday, Mar. 1, 2014, at Townsend
Updated: Saturday, March 1, 2014, 10:08 p.m.