Defense propels Monadnock past Stevens

Tenth-seeded Monadnock held #7 Stevens to just 29 points to come away with a 44-29 win in the first round of the NHIAA Division III Girls Basketball State Tournament on Wednesday night.

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

The Huskies were led by a trio of double-digit scorers: Shaylee Branon (11), Marlee Carroll-Clough (11) and Reagan Kidney (10). Bella Bovell paced the Cardinals with a game-high 12 points.

Check out the full photo gallery of the action by Chris Laclair of Chris Clicks Photography…