WPS vs SSPP Girl’s and Boy’s Middle School Basketball

Sts. Peter and Paul girl’s and boy’s middle school basketball teams played two tight games against Worcester Prep School last night.  The girl’s started the evening off with a 26-22 OT win.  With just a few seconds left on the clock, and SSPP down 22-20, McKenna Mann hit a baseline jumper to tie the game with no time left on the clock.  In OT, McKenna hit another jumper to put the Sabres up two points and Kendall Sovero and Emily Granger each made a free throw to secure the four point victory.  The leading scorer’s for the game were Lauren Wilson with ten points and Kendall Sovero with seven points.  It was a tremendous defensive effort by all, especially Doris Hastings.  The win improves their season record to 6-1, congratulation’s girl’s!  The boy’s ended the evening with another tight game.  Worcester Prep School got the best of Sts. Peter and Paul and escaped with a 21-20 win.  It was a close game the entire time with each team taking the lead multiple times, but neither team could pull away.  With under two minutes to go, the Sabres down 19-18, Cory Yoviene received a pass from Andy D’Albora and drove to the hoop to make a short jump shot and get fouled, Yoviene missed the ensuing free throw.  The jump shot gave the Sabres the lead 20-19.  The remaining time was spent with the ball changing possession until Ryan Nally from WPS hit a jump shot to give WPS the lead for good.  With just a few seconds left on the clock, the Sabres could not get the final shot to fall.  The leading scorers for SSPP were Andy D’Albora and Brooks Zentgraf each with eight points.  The loss put their record at 4-3.  You can catch both teams at home again this Thursday against Salisbury School.

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