Semeter, Carpenter lead Westborough basketball to win over Marlborough

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Semeter, Carpenter lead Westborough basketball to win over Marlborough
Amanda Beckman fights through traffic to the basket. (Photo/Evan Walsh)

MARLBOROUGH – In a girls varsity basketball matchup on Jan. 24, the Westborough Rangers defeated the Marlborough Panthers by a score of 51-40.

Annabelle Semeter led the Rangers in scoring with 18 points. Rachel Carpenter added 13 points, including three three-pointers.

Erin Studivan, head coach of the Westborough girls varsity basketball team, was pleased with the team’s performance.

“It was a nice team win – everyone played and everyone contributed,” Studivan said. “I like game[s] like that.”

Westborough led for the majority of the game, but Marlborough came roaring back, scoring 17 points in the fourth quarter to narrow the gap.

Bella Miele led Marlborough in scoring with 12 points. Elizabeth Johnson hit two three-pointers, and Meghan Deneen added five points.

With the loss, Marlborough’s record falls to 4-6 and will face North Middlesex on Jan. 26 and Nashoba on Jan. 27.

The win pushed Westborough’s record to 8-4. The Rangers will finish the month at home against Oakmont on Jan. 27 and North Middlesex on Jan. 31.

“We’ll enjoy the win tonight… but then we need to start to prepare for Oakmont,” Studivan said.

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