Marlborough girls start playoff run with win over Grafton


By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer

Marlborough’s Lucy Cappadona drives to the basket around Grafton’s Adriane Cano.

Marlborough – The Marlborough High School Panthers girls’ basketball team defeated the Grafton High School Indians by a score of 64-35 Feb. 25, in a first round Central Mass. Division 2 playoff game.

Marlborough’s Lucy Cappadona was the game’s top scorer with 24 points, while Leanne Wydom scored 12 and Ciara Shanahan scored 10.

Jenna Gordon led Grafton’s scoring with 11 points, while Haley Nielson and Abigail Rogers both scored 9.

Marlborough advances to play Groton-Dunstable on Thursday evening, Feb. 28, while Grafton concludes their season with an overall record of 10-11.

photos/Jeff Slovin

Marlborough’s Leanne Wydom looks to pass to a teammate.
Grafton’s Abigail Rogers flips the ball up as she is fouled from behind.
Marlborough’s Emma Hennessy and Grafton’s Kaitlyn Cahill get tangled up as they dive for a loose ball.