COLUMN: HOMETEAM HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP
Wachusett 37, Algonquin 34: Senior captain Cheyenne Jennings (15 points) nailed a 3-pointer at the buzzer to win it for the fourth-ranked Mountaineers (12-3, 9-2 Mid-Wach). Junior forward Briana Schnare added 10 points and junior center Shannon Holt (6 points) had 14 rebounds.
Sarah Dahlstrom led No. 2 Algonquin (11-4, 8-3) with nine points.
Assabet 36, Nashoba Tech 28: Freshman point guard Tia Joubert had 13 points and four steals to lead the host Aztecs (12-3, 10-0 Colonial Athletic).
The Vikings are 10-5, 5-5.
Clinton 65, Littleton 54: Junior guard Lauren Byron led all scorers with 32 points for the host Gaels (5-11, 1-7 Mid-Wach C).
Byron added six assists for Clinton, which built a 31-27 halftime lead and pulled away late in the third quarter. Senior forward Nicole Dylewicz added 12 points and 14 rebounds for the Gaels.
Meg Wodzinski (18 points) and Nicole Johansson (17) scored in double figures for the Tigers (6-9, 3-5).
Douglas 56, Nipmuc 49: Sophomore forward Brianna Kujawski led all scorers with 17 points for the visiting Tigers (10-8, 6-5 Dual Valley).
Kyla Hatch added 15 points for Douglas, which held off a late run by the Warriors (6-8, 4-6).
Elana Fazio and Ashley Farineau each scored 11 points for Nipmuc.
Fitchburg 53, North Middlesex 46: Rebecca Fluet scored 14 points and Hannah Capone played solid defense for the host Red Raiders (7-9, 2-9 Mid-Wach A).
McKenzie Sharp led North Middlesex (4-14, 0-11) with 12 points.
Gardner 64, Narragansett 57: Sophomores Jill Sauvageau and Denise Della-Giustina scored 23 and 17 points, respectively, as the host Wildcats (7-8, 4-5 Mid-Wach C) held off the Warriors (8-8, 4-5).
Sophomore Meaghan Doiron had 14 points for Gardner, which led, 30-26, at halftime and was ahead most of the game.
Sophomore Bianca Batallas led Narragansett with 15 points.
Groton-Dunstable 34, Marlboro 26: Sophomore forward Rachel McCarron had nine points and seven rebounds while junior guard Carley LaMalva had nine points and four assists to lead the No. 8 Crusaders (12-2, 6-2 Mid-Wach B) at home.
Julianne Farley and Sam Kahn each scored nine points for the Panthers (3-13, 2-7).
Hopedale 69, BMR 23: Junior forward Lindsey Bishop scored a career-high 19 points to lead the No. 10 Blue Raiders (13-1, 9-0 DVC) at home.
Senior guard Katie Bresciani added 14 points, 7 assists and 7 steals for Hopedale.
Alycia Dery led the Chargers (0-12, 0-8) with 12 points.