Goffstown races past Blue Devils

Fourth-seeded Goffstown used a 24-point third quarter to defeat #13 Salem, 58-30, on Tuesday night in first round action of the NHIAA Division I Girls Basketball State Tournament.

The Grizzlies advance to the quarterfinals where they will host #5 Pinkerton on Friday at 7:00 pm.

The Blue Devils kept the affair low scoring in the first half and trailed 21-14 at the break, but Goffstown blew things open in the third behind 13 points in the quarter from senior Ava Winterburn. The Grizzlies outscored the Blue Devils 24-7 in the stanza and rolled to a 28-point victory.

Goffstown was led by a game-high 25 points from Winterburn, while Maggie Sasso also added 19 for the Grizzlies. Pacing Salem was Ayla Regan with a team-high 14 points.

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