#10 Monadnock knocks off #7 Saints

Tenth-seeded Monadnock went on the road and upset #7 St. Thomas, 57-47, in first round action of the NHIAA Girls Basketball Division III State Tournament on Wednesday night in Dover. 

The Huskies trailed by four entering the fourth quarter, 41-37, and outscored the Saints 20-6 in the final stanza to come away with the victory. 

Bailee Soucia pumped in a game-high 20 points to lead Monadnock to the quarterfinal round, while Breanne Lawrence (12) and Regan Kidney (10) also scored in double-figures.  

The Saints were led by 10 points apiece from Emma Torriello and Emilie Vonder Linden.

Monadnock advances to the quarterfinal round where they will take on #2 Concord Christian on Saturday. 

Check out the full gallery of the action by Dave O’Brien of Your Athletes in Action…