Sixth-seeded Monadnock pulled off one of the great upsets in NHIAA tourney history on Sunday as the Huskies cruised to a 51-30 victory over #1 Conant, snapping the Orioles 58-game win streak, en route to the Division III Girls Basketball Championship.
Undefeated Conant showed absolutely no signs of slowing down in the semifinals as the top-seeded Orioles cruised to a 60-23 victory over #4 Newfound on Wednesday night to advance to the finals of the NHIAA Division III Girls Basketball State Tournament.
Conant was led by a game-high 23 points from Emma Tenters, while the Bears were paced by Malina Bohlmann’s 9 points.
The Orioles will take on #6 Monadnock on Sunday at 1:00 pm at Keene State College.
Our relentless coverage of basketball in the Granite State continues this week with video highlights, photos and live streams from an impressive 15 games around the state! We’ve got pivotal match-ups across all four divisions and first-time coverage for a handful of teams as well.
No one is bringing you more coverage of New Hampshire basketball than Ball 603. Enjoy the show!
The wait is almost over. On Friday, December 10th, 84 of the 88 NHIAA boys varsity basketball teams will be in action with 42 games around the state as the 2021-22 season gets underway.
St. Thomas Aquinas hits the road to take on Hillsboro-Deering at 5:30 pm to mark the first official tilt of the new campaign. The Saints and Hillcats last squared off on February 28, 2020 in the regular-season finale as St. Thomas came away with an easy 72-46 victory at home.
Eight other contests tipoff at 6:00 pm, with 24 match-ups at 6:30 pm and nine more at 7:00 pm. It’s the most games on a single day all season long, so there’s no good reason to not get out and catch some local action on Friday night.
See you at the gym.