WILLIAMSTOWN — There aren’t any taste issues when enjoying in a virus, and to simply end a season is a luck in itself.
The Mount Greylock ladies celebrated senior night time on Saturday and can have a shot to succeed in 10 wins following a 34-15 victory over Drury.
“In truth, I got here into the season now not understanding what number of video games we’re going to have and it is simply wonderful that we are going to play 20 video games,” senior captain Delaney Babcock stated following the sport. “I’ve beloved enjoying with this staff for they all and I’m so thankful to be out at the courtroom for that many video games.”
10 wins would qualify for a place within the Western Massachusetts Event in a regular season, and the Mounties recently take a seat at 9-10 with one recreation left to play.
“It could imply the sector,” Babcock stated of achieving the 10-win mark.
Babcock were given the Greylock ladies of their groove early with six issues within the first quarter and completed with a game-high 12.
Abby Scialabba began the afternoon with a thieve and ranking to provide the Mounties the lead, one they held for the rest of the sport.
Molly Sullivan discovered Babcock for 2 the following time down the courtroom for considered one of her 3 assists at the night time. Babcock adopted Scialabba’s lead by way of selecting the ball clear of a Drury (1-6) participant and completed on the rim, forcing a Drury timeout with 3 mins left within the first quarter.
Momentum was once onerous to return by way of on both sides. The Mounties held Drury scoreless within the first quarter and to a few issues within the first part. In the meantime, the Mounties adopted a 10-point first quarter with a four-point 2nd.
“We needed to recover from some calls that did not going our approach,” senior captain Emma Stevens stated. “We stored in it, although. Molly and Abby performed onerous and they have got picked issues up beautiful temporarily.”
Sullivan added two issues and 5 rebounds to her stat sheet and Scialabba completed with 4 issues and 4 forums. The Mounties had no factor rebounding the ball as Stevens and Charlotte Coody each and every secured a minimum of 5 forums.
Drury’s main scorer was once Kayla McGrath, who paired her 5 issues with six rebounds and an lend a hand.
The Blue Devils lower the Mountie result in 12 within the fourth quarter, however triples from Annie Artwork and Babcock helped the Mounties coast to the win.
Footage of Babcock and Stevens coated the fitness center and the duo gained a curtain name of their ultimate house recreation as Mounties.
“It was once a little bit unusual, but additionally beautiful particular as a result of there was once simply two seniors,” Stevens stated.
“We did not know we’d have a season,” Babcock added. “Simply to stroll in and spot how we if truth be told had a senior night time was once wonderful.
“This staff goes to be just right, there are numerous nice younger proficient gamers.”
With out a event to chase, Stevens and Babcock sought after to win video games, but additionally percentage the teachings they discovered right through their highschool occupation.
“Simply attempt to keep on your personal head and do not get stuck up in turnovers or calls,” Stevens stated of her largest piece of recommendation. “As a substitute, center of attention at the subsequent play and take into accounts getting [the ball] again.”
The Mounties will opt for their 10th win of the season in Nice Barrington in opposition to the Spartans on Sunday. Drury will host Mount Everett on Monday.
McGrath 2-1-5, Houghtaling 1-0-2, Sarkis 1-0-2, LaCasse 1-1-4, Russell 0-1-1, Moran 0-0-0. Totals 5-4-15.
Mount Greylock (34)
Leveque 1-0-2, Artwork 1-0-3, Babcock 5-1-12, Quagliano 1-0-2, Stevens 1-0-2, Scialabba 2-0-4, Sullivan 1-0-2, Coody 2-3-7, Gilooly 0-0-0. Totals 12-4-34.
Drury Zero Three 2 10 — 15
Mount Greylock — 10 Four 9 11 — 34
3-point box targets — D 1 (LaCasse); MG 2 (Artwork. Babcock).