Local Roundup: Hanover, Oxbow advance in girls hoop tourneys

Published: 02-29-2024 4:33 PM

Modified: 03-02-2024 11:43 PM

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Hanover 70, Coe Brown 42

Key players: Hanover — Allie McBride (24 points), Claire Starosta (11 points), Nina Marshall (9 points), Sydney McLauglin (8 points, 10 assists); Coe Brown — Kalina Karprzak (17 points)

Highlights: Playoff basketball: Hanover got off to a quick start, leading 15-4 after one quarter and 31-11 at halftime en route to the NHIAA Division II tournament win. In the second half, it was more of the same as Hanover continued their stellar play winning all four quarters. The seventh-ranked Bears go to No. 2 Laconia for a Saturday quarterfinal at 5 p.m.

Coach’s quote: “I was proud of how we played tonight. Completely unselfish. Great team win. Allie played stellar along with Claire, Nina, Syd and the entire team. Laconia’s next. We’ll be ready.” — Hanover’s Dan O’Rourke

Records: Hanover 14-5; Coe Brown 10-8

Oxbow 54, Randolph 35

Key players: Oxbow — Libby Swift, Brooke Osgood; Randolph — Kaleigh Jarvis-Chabot

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Highlights: Close game throughout. No. 8 Oxbow was up by seven at the end of three quarters and slowly started pulling away from No. 9 Randolph for a VPA Division III tournament victory. Libby Swift had a career-high 20 points to lead the way, and Brooke Osgood added 10 for the Olympians, who visit No. 1 Hazen in Friday night’s quarterfinals.

Coach’s quote: “The girls played a good game tonight. This has been a great group to work with.” — Oxbow’s Barry Emerson

Records: Oxbow 11-10; Randolph 8-13