Hornets Nest | Feb. 18


Girls Basketball

The Hornets battled against Georgetown at home on Monday night, February 7 and after a back and forth contest the Hornets lost 39-42 to the Royals. Emma Fitzgerald led all scorers with 13 and Mercedes O'Neil added 8. Parker Brooks had 6, Amelia Donnellan Valade added 4, Calista Lai and Phileine Dewidt 3 each and Kendall Newton added 2. The following night the Hornets traveled to Amesbury to take on the league powerhouse. After a rough start the Hornets were behind by 20 after the first quarter but played the rest of the game even. The Hornets lost 38-58. Fitzgerald had 9 in the effort and Newton and O'Neil each added 6. Donnellan Valade and Lai each added 5, Ella Arntsen 3, and Paige Garlitz and Philene Dewidt had 2 each.  On the road again on Thursday, February 10 the Hornets beat the Ipswich Tigers 29-17 in a defensive battle. Donnellan Valade led with 11 and Fitzgerald had 7. Parker Brooks finished with 4, Mackay Brooks and Lai each added 3 and O'Neil had 1 in the victory.  At home on Saturday, the Hornets hosted the Triton Vikings and won 47-44 in a hard-fought contest. Parker Brooks had 15 and Kendall Newton 11 in the effort. Garlitz, Fitzgerald, and Donnellan Valade all finished with 5, while Mackay Brooks added 3 and Calista Lai and Mercedes O'Neil each added 2. Finally, on Sunday afternoon the Hornets hosted Dedham in a non-league contest. The Hornets struggled to score and lost 24-40. Parker Brooks had 8, Calista Lai 6, and Mackay Brooks 3 in the game. Emma Fitzgerald, Paige Garlitz, and Tess Carpenter each added 2, and Ella Arntsen had 1 in the effort.  The Hornets are 5-13 on the season and 2-9 in the Cape Ann League with 2 more league contests this week to finish out the regular season.

emma fitzgerald, tess carpenter, ella arntsen, philene dewidt, kendall newton, mercedes o'neil, mackay brooks, paige garlitz, cape ann league, amelia donnellan valade, calista lai, parker brooks, hornets nest