Here's a look at the scores and highlights from Monday's high school action on the SouthCoast.
Old Rochester 65, Nauset 62
The Bulldogs (9-3, 5-2 SCC) rallied back from an 18-point deficit in the first half. ORR trailed by 12 early in the fourth quarter and fought back to capture its ninth win of the season. “The kids showed resolve in the fourth against a very big and physical team,” said Old Rochester head coach Steve Carvalho. “(Sawyer) Fox played great and shot well including two pressure and key free throws to put us up three in the waning seconds. (Braden) Yeomans kept us in it in the first half with 14 points and three threes and (Liam) Geraghty was money down the stretch behind the arc.” Sawyer Fox had a team-high 22 points to go along with five rebounds, three assists and three steals while Braden Yeomans had 16 points, five assists and three steals. Liam Geraghty had 15 points while Jacob Smith added 10.
Bristol-Plymouth 62, Old Colony 57
Ryan Scott led Old Colony with 20 points, four rebounds, four assists and two steals while Matt McGuiggan added 13 points, four rebounds, three assists, one steal and one block. Max Finney chipped in with 12 points, nine rebounds, two assists and two blocks. Trevor Taveira contributed 10 points, three rebounds, four assists and three steals. “Old Colony Cougars played with heart and great defense against a good Bristol-Plymouth (team),” said Old Colony head coach Matt Trahan. “The Cougars led early in the game and couldn’t hold on.” Old Colony (8-3) hosts Cape Tech on Wednesday.
New Bedford 47, Somerset Berkley 41
Behind balanced scoring, the Whalers captured their seventh win of the season. Lexi Thompson had a team-high 15 points while Vanessa Bucha added 12 and Zaria Anderson chipped in with 10. New Bedford (7-3, 1-3 SEC) hosts Barnstable on Thursday.
Apponequet 89, Old Rochester 76
Kallie Fournier won the 200 IM and 100 butterfly and teamed up with Mackenzie Owen, Charlotte Carvalho and Lauren Bernaiche to win the 200 medley relay. Other winners for Apponequet were Carvalho in the 200 freestyle, Bernaiche in the 100 freestyle, Owen in the 100 backstroke, Maddie Voci in the 500 freestyle and the 200 freestyle relay team of Bernaiche, Owen, Nora McClurkin and Carvalho. For Old Rochester, Katie Anderson won the 50 freestyle while Elizabeth Chubb was first in the 100 breaststroke. They teamed up with Abbie Daniels and Corrine Hibbert to finish first in the 400 freestyle relay.
Old Rochester 90, Apponequet 56
Tate Peterson won two individual events —100 butterfly and 100 freestyle — and swam on a pair of winning relays to pace the Bulldogs. He teamed up with Jaymison Grunschel, Lee Grondin and Riley Karo to win both the 200 freestyle relay and 400 freestyle relay. Grunschel also won the 500 freestyle while Jacob Iappini was first in the 200 IM. For Apponequet, Hunter Owen won both the 200 freestyle and 100 backstroke and swam on the winning 200 medley relay along with David Jope, Eugene Jung, and Levi Jope. Jung won the 50 freestyle while David Jope was first in the 100 breaststroke.
This article originally appeared on Standard-Times: SouthCoast high school sports roundup for Monday, Jan. 23