By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer
NORTHBOROUGH – The Algonquin Regional boys and girls basketball teams squared off against their Westborough counterparts in a classic local rivalry doubleheader on Friday evening, January 11.
In the first game of the evening, the Algonquin girls defeated Westborough 54-28. Algonquin captain Emily Genga was the game’s top scorer with 17 points. Alexa Vassilakas, who sank 8 of 10 free throws, scored 12 for Westborough. The Algonquin girls improved to 2-7 on the season while Westborough fell to 3-5.
In the nightcap, the Algonquin boys defeated Westborough 74-56. Nick Redden scored 32 for Algonquin while freshman Alex Karaban added 27. Matt Doherty was Westborough’s top scorer with 17 points. The Algonquin boys improved to 8-2 on the season while Westborough fell to 7-2.