WESTERLY — South Kingstown held Westerly High scoreless for almost seven minutes in the second half and downed the Bulldogs, 41-29, to win the girls junior varsity title at the 35th annual WCCU Holiday Basketball Tournament on Friday at Federico Gym.

The game was tied at 22 with 9:30 remaining when the Rebels went on a 16-0 run to take a 38-22 lead with about four minutes left.

SK did use a press during that span. It did not create a lot of turnovers, but it slowed down the Bulldogs and did not give them a lot of time on the offensive end.

Westerly did not help itself any by going 0 for 10 from the free-throw line during the SK run. The tough stretch at the line also included the front end of three one-and ones.

Guard Jane Carr, the tournament’s MVP, had five points during the SK run.

Taylor Martin also made a 3-pointer for the Rebels.

Westerly had difficulty scoring in the second half. Mackenzie Fusaro hit a 3-pointer in the first 30 seconds of the second half.

After that, the Bulldogs managed just one field goal over the next 12 minutes.

Fusaro led the Bulldogs with 10 points and Meg Beal had six. Liz Maciocio scored 14 for the Rebels and Martin finished with 10.

Fusaro and Beal were named to the all-tournament team for Westerly. Chariho’s Maya Reed, Stonington’s Katie McNeil and South’s Morgan Gutelius rounded out the squad.

Stonington 35, Chariho 23

WESTERLY — Stonington limited Chariho to just one field goal and six points in the second half to win the consolation game.

Stonington led 18-17 at the half.

Sophia Fernholz and Katie McNeil scored seven points each for Stonington.

Maggie Daley contributed five.

Lucie Willett led Chariho with eight points. Maya Reed added five.

Keith Kimberlin

WESTERLY — South Kingstown held Westerly High scoreless for almost seven minutes in the second half and downed the Bulldogs, 41-29, to win the girls junior varsity title at the 35th annual WCCU Holiday Basketball Tournament Friday at Federico Gym.

The game was tied at 22 with 9:30 remaining when the Rebels went on a 16-0 run to take a 38-22 lead with about four minutes left.

SK did use a press during that stretch. It did not create a lot of turnovers, but it slowed the Bulldogs down and did not give them a lot of time on the offensive end.

Westerly did not help itself any going 0 for 10 from the free-throw line during the SK run. The tough stretch at the line also included the front end of three one-and ones.

Guard Jane Carr, the tournament’s MVP, had five points during the SK run.

Taylor Martin also made a 3-pointer for the Rebels.

Westerly had difficulty scoring in the second half. Mackenzie Fusaro hit a 3-pointer in the first 30 seconds of the second half.

After that the Bulldogs managed just one field goal over the next 12 minutes.

Fusaro led the Bulldogs with 10 points and Meg Beal had six. Liz Maciocio scored 14 for the Rebels and Martin finished with 10.

Fusaro and Beal were named to the All-tournament team for Westerly. Chariho’s Maya Reed, Stonington’s Katie McNeil and South’s Morgan Gutelius rounded out the squad.

Stonington 35, Chariho 23

Stonington limited Chariho to just one field goal and six points in the second half to win the consolation game.

Stonington led 18-17 at the half.

Sophia Fernholz and Katie McNeil scored seven points each for Stonington.

Maggie Daley contributed five.

Lucie Willett led Chariho with eight points and Maya Reed had five.

      Keith Kimberlin

 

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