Basketball: Battle for the ball

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Northborough – During a scramble for the loose ball, Algonquin Regional High School's junior guard Carly O”Connell has firm possession although Westborough High School's Desiree Parent (#3, left), Mia Natale (#34) and Hannah Artner (#22) continue to fight for it. (Algonquin's Amanda Faherty (#13) is on the right.)

The Feb. 10 game was also Algonquin senior night with the Westborough High School Rangers girls varsity basketball team visiting the Algonquin Tomahawks. Senior Algonquin forward and captain Sarah Dahlstrom (committed to Holy Cross) led the scoring for the Tomahawks with 15 points and 12 rebounds, including 5 boards in the final quarter. Leading, 23-16, at the half, Algonquin kept up the defensive pressure to defeat the Rangers, 44-32.