EHS Girls Basketball Wins Two More, Now 6-0
The Everett High girls basketball team remained perfect on the season at 6-0 with a pair of victories this past week against non-league rivals Saugus and Charlestown.
The contest with Saugus was close through the first half, with the Lady Crimson Tide taking slim leads of 14-11 after the first period and 27-20 at the half.
However, Everett employed a 1-3-1 defense after the intermission that limited Saugus to just two points in the third period, allowing Everett to open up a 34-22 advantage entering the fourth quarter, from where the Lady Crimson Tide cruised to a 50-36 triumph.
Sophomore forward Andrea Manley led Everett in scoring with 14 points. Junior forward Maya Kirnon also reached double figures with 12 points.
Captains Carolanne Cardinale and Maddy Duraes both struck for seven points, followed by Ariel Charles with four points and the trio of Ashley Fitzgerald, Jane Odiari, and Kaylee Rossi with two points apiece.
The contest with Charlestown this past Saturday proved an easy hurdle for Everett in a 46-20 victory.
Senior Gianna Martin topped the Everett scoring chart with eight points. Fitzgerald struck for seven points, followed by Cardinale and senior Stephanie Survita with six each, Duraes with five, the trio of Kirnon, senior Veronica Bento, and Sara Thompson with four apiece, and Manley with two.
Coach Tammy Turner and her crew were set to meet Malden yesterday (Tuesday) evening in a battle of unbeaten teams. The winner will be in prime position to claim the 2020 Greater Boston League championship. The Everett girls won the last GBL title in 2017 before the league joined the Northeastern Conference for two seasons.
Everett will trek to Somerville this coming Tuesday.
Guillaume, Ho Shine at Frosh/Soph Meet
A contingent of the freshmen and sophomore members of the Everett High girls and boys indoor track & field teams competed in the Large School Division of the State Freshmen/Sophomore Meet that was held this past Saturday at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston.
All who competed were required to achieve a qualifying mark.
For the EHS girls, Rejeana Guillaume was Everett’s top performer, coming in 30th out of 67 sprinters in the 300-meter dash and running a personal record (PR) of 47.72.
Teammates who also competed were freshman Nyla Crowder and sophomore Tanashia Johnson in the 55 dash; sophomore Lakisha Kirnon in the 55 hurdles; sophomore Alyssa Hurley in the shot-put; and the 4 x 200 relay team
On the boys’ side, Brandon Ho was Everett’s top performer, coming in 60th out 91 sprinters in the dash and also running a PR of 7.57.
Other EHS boys who competed were sophomore Natinaeal Abebe in the 300 dash, freshman Joe Lemus in the 600; and the 4 x 200 relay team.
Coach Jehu Cimea and his full squad are scheduled to take on Greater Boston League rivals Medford tomorrow (Thursday) and Malden on Tuesday.