GHS girls basketball beats Swampscott


Annika Nyborg

Junior Abby Stauffer takes the jump ball to start the game.


On Friday, Gloucester girls basketball beat Swampscott 25-20 in a difficult matchup. With this win, Gloucester’s record advances to 7-9.

Junior Lexi Carollo led the offense with 7 points. Freshman Jordan Purdue-Deltorchio had an impressive night on defense, with 16 rebounds. 

The overall game was slow on both ends. Junior Bella Goulart played solid on defense and the score was tied 4-4 at the end of the first quarter. Carollo and Purdue-Deltorchio brought some energy to finish the half with  GHS up 10-8. Overall both teams struggled in his half.

In the third quarter, Swampscott had more shots and possessed the ball but Gloucester maintained the lead 16-13. The fourth quarter was much stronger for both teams. The energy really picked up. It was back and forth up until the very end. Gloucester pulled through on a 9-0 run. The game finished Gloucester up 25-20.

The Fishermen will play again on Tuesday at 6:00 in Winthrop.