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Girls basketball taken down by Swampscott

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Senior captain Jenna Muniz looks to pass the ball in Thursday's game against Swampscott

Senior captain Jenna Muniz looks to pass the ball in Thursday's game against Swampscott

Jenna Taormina

Jenna Taormina

Senior captain Jenna Muniz looks to pass the ball in Thursday's game against Swampscott

JENNA TAORMINA, Staff Writer / Editor

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The GHS girls basketball team faced a tough loss in their home opener last Thursday against Swampscott. The close game ended with a score of 53-42.

The Fishermen picked up an early lead, heading into the second half with a 30-24 lead over the Big Blue. However, in the fourth quarter, a series of fouls with only minutes to go put Swampscott ahead.

Junior Claire Knowlton led the team in scoring with 15 points, followed by senior captain Meagan Manning with 10 points.

The girls team is currently 0-3 after facing two other loses from Marblehead and Saugus. Their first game of the season against Marblehead ended with only a three point loss for the Fisherman. The final score was 44-41.

Now, the team is looking ahead to their next game. The Fisherman will be playing the Ipswich Tigers on Tuesday, December 27 at 5:00pm.

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Jenna Taormina, Staff Writer, Editor

Jenna Taormina is a member of the GHS field hockey and ice hockey teams and senior Co-Editor of The Gillnetter. She is also a member of the National Honors Society, secretary of GHS interact club, and is president of film club. This is Jenna’s third year with The Gillnetter and after high school she hopes to go to school for engineering.

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