Bedford Girls basketball recreation summaries 7/8 grade

Small Green Computer 20,

Bedford Friends of Recreation 18

After 40 minutes of all out hustle, SGC walked away with a hard-fought win over a determined BFOR team. Trailing most of the game, SGC dialed up the defensive pressure as Roisi Russell and Delaney Goterch forced BFOR into numerous turnovers. Anna Caldwell and Izzy Spain led a well-balanced scoring attack with 8 and 6 respectively. BFOR played an excellent game to end the season. Lauren Gibson led the team with 9 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals, and 2 blocks, and Claire Kraemer had 4 points and 1 block. Tam Nguyen contributed 4 rebounds, 3 assists, and 3 blocks.

5/6 grade

Mega-X 14,

Bedford Natural Medicine 6

Mega-X defeated Bedford Natural Medicine 14-6 to advance to the championship game next Saturday. Mega-X played outstanding defense all game. Scoring was led by Thea Sarajlic with 6 points. Kira Abdelsayed scored 4 points and Mishalena Raduazo added 4 also. Abby Durbin and Ryan Burke played tight defense and Elena Doughty helped out with solid rebounding.

Ava Young scored 4 points for Bedford Natural Medicine and Julie Gordon scored 2 and led the team in rebounding. Kendall Joyce led the team with 3 assists and played terrific defense for her team.

BAC 12, BFOR 10

Bedford Athletic Club defeated BFOR in a close game that had fans on the edge of their seats in the fourth quarter. With BAC starting out strong led by Gianna Shaheen and Grace Crowder, the game looked all but over by halftime as BAC’s defense shut down BFOR. But the number one seed showed it wasn’t going out without a fight with a strong second half offensive push led by Anna Putney and Ella Dakos. Scoring 6 of their 10 points in the last 3 minutes of the game, BFOR pushed BAC’s defense hard, but BAC was able to hold off the comeback with an excellent defensive stance by Lillian Intintoli.

3/4 grade

ODonnell Insurance 14,

Camp Systems 3

The playoff run starting with a strong effort defeating Camp Systems 14-3. Paige Gilroy, Ani Scott, Poorvi Sanath and Ella Putney all had baskets in the win. Hadley Comeau, Grace Dube, Rachel Krause, Kyle Piccione and Cori O’Donnell came up huge on the defensive end locking down the opponents.

O’Donnell Insurance 6,

Dental Arts of Bedford 4, 5 OT

The seminal was an epic 5-overtime battle with O’Donnell’s prevailing over Dental Arts of Bedford. Both teams brought their A games and stepped up in a high intensity struggle. Each team had chances in each of the extra frames but Ani Scott hit the game winner for a 2 point win. Every single player for DAB played their hearts out and battled with all that they had for every second of the 48 minutes.

DAB simply couldn’t sneak that ball through the net quite enough to continue to the finals. Eva Piacentini repeatedly made the highlight reel contributing half of DAB’s points and pressuring O’Donnell incessantly causing turnover after turnover. Lily Merchant and Anna Ray played stellar defensively as well and Rose Cariello was her usual strong presence on both ends of the floor.

Dental Arts of Bedford 13,

Wicked Good Butchah 3

In the quarterfinals, Dental Arts of Bedford was victorious over Wicked Good Butchah, 13-3. Sarah Ray led DAB with five points while Peyton Sarsfield added four. Leah Burke and Rhea Dogra held WGB in check with strong defensive efforts.

Bedford Home Consignment 17

Seaboard Forest Products 12

Bedford Home consignment had its first playoff game against Seaboard Forest Products. It was a physical contest in which BHC pulled out a 17-12 victory. Emmy Neal controlled the tempo as the point guard and made an important foul shot down the stretch. Marissa Stewart played strong defense and also made it to the line for some Foul shots. Alexa Silvia continued her great man-man defense and scored some important baskets. Ava Noble grabbed many rebounds and scored key hoops. We were happy to advance in the playoffs.

BAC 14

Bedford Home Consignment 2

In Bedford Home Consignments second playoff game we played a strong opponent in BAC. We lost this game by the score of 14-2. It was a closer game than what the scoreboard revealed. Danielle Arute came to play with some strong defensive plays and contributions on the offensive side of the ball. Leah LeBlanc as usual showed her hustle throughout the game and helped slow down the opposing teams offense. Claudia DeLeo contributed with some great rebounds and tying the ball up when the opposing team was starting to drive down the court. Reagan Pepin played extremely well leading the offense down the court and defending some of BAC’s best players. Although this ends BHC’s season we all had a fun season learning new basketball skills and playing as a team.

BAC goes 2-0 in playoff action. Melody McCarthy and Katarina Kamineni lead all scorers defeating NH eye associates. In game two solid defensive performances by Amaya Scott, Haylee cheetham and Mia katana held BHS to only two points. BAC will face O’Donnell insurance in the finals.