John Stark downs Milford, advances to quarters

No. 4 John Stark defeated No. 13 Milford, 61-46, in first round action of the NHIAA Division II Girls Basketball State Tournament on Wednesday night in Weare.

The Generals advance to the quarterfinals and will hit the road to take on #5 Pelham on Saturday at 7:00 pm.

John Stark was led by a game-high 26 points from Eleanor Girardet, while Avery Geaumont and Abby Duclos added 13 and 12, respectively.

Shea Hansen paced the Spartans with 17 points, including four 3-pointers. Ellianne Nassy (12) and Claire Cote (9) made significant contributions for Milford.

Check out the full photo gallery of the action by Betsy Hansen…