Here's a look at the scores and highlights from Wednesday's high school action on the SouthCoast.
New Bedford 58, Durfee 44
Kennedy Franklin had a big game on offense, scoring a team-high 18 points as the Whalers captured their second Southeast Conference victory. She was joined in double digits in scoring by Tatum Reis (12) and Vanessa Bucha (11). New Bedford (4-8, 2-1 SEC) hosts Taunton on Sunday at 3 p.m.
Old Colony 58, Cape Cod Tech 8
Brooke Jason scored a team-high 14 points while Hailey Goldstein added 10 and Morgan Berry chipped in with nine. The Cougars (6-4, 4-1 MAC) visit South Shore on Friday at 5 p.m.
Cape Cod Tech 57, Old Colony 49
After being in a hole by 24, the Cougars battled back late in the game. Leading the way for Old Colony was Ryan Scott with 20 points while Max Finney added 15 and Ryan McGuiggan had 11. The Cougars (5-7, 2-3 MAC) host South Shore on Friday.
Catholic Central League Championship
Jacob Cookinham won shot put while Andrew Caldera was first in the 1,000 to power the Spartans to a third-place finish (76 points) at the league meet. Bishop Feehan was first (137). Cookinham’s throw of 66-1 was just an inch and half off the state record. Caldera clocked a 2:46.74 in the 1,000. Stang also got top performances from Andrew Fortin in the high jump (second; personal-best 5-10) and 600 (second; 1:31:02), John Campbell in the 2-mile (third; 10:55.85), Andrew Weaver in the mile (third; 4:55.94) and John Brum in the long jump (fourth; 17-11) and 55 dash (sixth; 7.14).
Wareham 53, Bourne 26
Winning events for Wareham were Aiden Roberts in the 55 hurdles (8.7), Kevin DeCollibus in the 55 dash (6.7), Luke Wiley in the 600 (1:36.3), Gabe Silva in the 300 (40.8), Aidan Dillen in the 2-mile (18:09.5), Garrett Goodman in the shot put (46-4.5), Arman Araujo in the high jump (5-0) and the 4x400 relay team of Wiley, Ben Brogioli, DeCollibus and Silva (3:45.8). The Vikings (1-3-1, 1-2-1 SCC) will compete Saturday at the MSTCA Coaches Invitational at the Reggie Lewis Center.
Dighton-Rehoboth 59, Apponequet 27
Aydan Fournier, Lucas Quinn and Eion Gallagher each won an event to lead the Lakers. Quinn was first in the 2-mile while Gallagher won the 600. Fournier placed first in the 1,000 and second in the mile. Apponequet also got top finishes from Marcellus Colley in the hurdles (second), Aidan Miller in the mile (third), Nathan Furtado in the 2-mile (third), Ian Nickerson in the 300 (third), shot put (third) and high jump (third) and Judson Cardinali in the 600 (third). The Lakers (0-5) will compete in the South Coast Conference championship meet on Feb. 12 at GNB Voc-Tech.
Catholic Central League Championship
The Spartans placed fifth as a team at the league meet. Julia Downey had a busy day, placing fifth in both the 55 hurdles (10.44) and high jump (5-6) as well as taking sixth in the 600 (2:02.1). Other top finishers for the Spartans were Leah Butter in the mile (third; 6:03.05), Sarah Pothier in the 600 (1:57.46), Ellie Jones in the 300 (fifth; personal-best 46.77) and Angelina Elkhoury in the 1,000 (3:52.82).
Dighton-Rehoboth 65.5, Apponequet 19.5
The Lakers got second-place finishes from Ava Wisniewski in the mile and 1,000, Elena Vargas in the 2-mile and Kohana Fontinha in the high jump. Coming in third place for Apponquet were Madeline Polochick in the mile, Orianna Hernandez in the dash and high jump, Fontinha in the 300, Madison Paretchan in the 1,000, Mia Comeau in the shot put and Niamh Gallagher in the hurdles. The Lakers (1-4) will compete Feb. 12 in the South Coast Conference championship meet at GNB Voc-Tech.
Wareham 40, Bourne 39
Winning events for Wareham were Madison Murphy in the 55 hurdles (10.4) and the high jump (4-4), Laura Clements in the 2-mile (18:05.4), Marina Cadena in the shot put (29-9) and the 4x400 team of Murphy, Alexis Pettersen, Alex Bumpus and Cadena (5:56). The Vikings (2-3, 2-2 SCC) will compete Saturday in the MSTCA Coaches Invitational at the Reggie Lewis Center.
New Bedford 34, Barnstable 18
Winning for the Whalers were Luis Garcia (106), Alex Teixiera (120), Eric Boucher (126), Miguel Vega (138), Daniel Pexioto (145), Mitchel Thompson (160) and Tayel Guzman (170).
Bishop Stang 2, Bishop Feehan 0
With one goal apiece from Adyn Simmons and Quinn Pine, the Spartans won the Braga Cup and remained unbeaten on the season with an overall record of 9-0-1. Seamus Marshall had two assists while Justin Gouveia added one. Matt Dore made 30 saves for the shutout. Stang, which is on a 20-game unbeaten streak dating back to last season, hosts Foxboro on Friday at 3 p.m. in the finals of the Dartmouth Holiday Tournament.
Bourne 11, GNB Voc-Tech 3
Anders Alves, Brandon Borges and Max Lague each scored a goal for Voc-Tech while Alves and Borges each picked up an assist. The Bears (1-7, 1-4 SCC) host South Shore Tech on Friday at 6 p.m.
Dartmouth 3, Somerset Berkley 3, OT
Down 3-0 with nine minutes left in the game, Dartmouth scored three goals — one apiece from Damien Medeiros, Nick Howarth and Josh Nelson — to send it to overtime. Aidan Cruz (two), Reid Martin (two), JC Frates (one) and Cullen Larrabee (one) had assists while Ashton Machado made 13 saves. Somerset goalie Brandon Silva had 42 saves. Dartmouth (5-3-1) will visit Diman on Monday at 4:30 p.m.
Bishop Stang 4, St Joe’s 2
Mikayla Brightman and Alexandria Yost each had two goals and an assist to lead the Spartans. Kacey Curran chipped in two assists while Emily Curran had one. Stang (7- 4-1, 5-4-1 CCL) hosts Archbishop Williams on Feb. 2 at 8 p.m.
This article originally appeared on Standard-Times: SouthCoast high school scores and highlights for Wednesday, Jan. 26