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The Bedford third grade girls travel team had an exciting weekend with two wins over Windham and New Boston.

Five Bedford players scored against Windham with Kate Allard, Audrey Ferlan, Mckenna O’Connell, Elsie Thomas and Nellie Munsterteiger combining for 19 points. Reagan Pepin and Brooke Langianese pulled down multiple key rebounds while Karina Kamineni and Julia St. Hilaire’s tenacious defense wreaked havoc against Windham.

Munsterteiger led all scorers with six points against New Boston while O’Connell and Allard each chipped in four points. Ferlan controlled the boards while the defense of Kamineni, St. Hilaire, Reagan Pepin and Lila Stein held New Boston to a total of four points.

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Sydney Suozzo came out firing in the first half, scoring nine of her game-high 11 points to help Bedford defeat Hollis-Brookline, 49-8. Suozzo and Kayla Ware each grabbed four steals, while Catherine Penick dominated the boards at both ends of the court, pulling down 18 for the game.

Emma Kasyjanski and Saphia Mumpini combined for an additional 19 boards, adding to the team’s total of 54 rebounds in the win.

Bedford played some of its best basketball of the season on the road against Hampstead. Down by seven at the half, the girls brought the defensive pressure in the third and outscored their opponent in the fourth, but it was not enough to upset the more experienced home team as Bedford fell 29-26.

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St. Chris Jr. Mites 27, Infant Jesus 11

Johnny Canaway led St. Chris with eight points, while Ebuka Okorie added seven and Brayden Labrecque chipped in four. Connor Lennon, Chris Valade, Charlie Dabrowski and Ryan Fauteaux also added buckets. Fauteaux also played strong defense, while Valade did a great job boxing out and grabbing rebounds. Liliane Marks ran the offense well at point guard.

St. Chris boys 29, St. Patrick’s Blue 14

Trevor Labrecque led the way with 12 points. Bobby Canaway was also strong with eight points and Danny Klevisha added four.

Sammy Kouchalakos, Chris Prangley and Mathew Nardone also scored for St. Chris.

St. Catherine’s 18, St. Chris girls 17

St. Chris’ first loss was a heartbreaker. It played well defensively in the fourth quarter to keep the game close, while Kelechi Okorie led the offense with 10 points, Meghan Stack had five and Kate Daley added two points.