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Salem girls beat Central

Emily Hickey netted four 3-pointers and scored 16 points as host Salem defeated Manchester Central, 67-43, in Division I girls' basketball on Monday night.

The Blue Devils have won three straight, improving to 9-5 with four games remaining in the regular season. Brenna Blakslee hit a pair of threes and added 12 points, and teammate Amanda Bickford chipped in 10 points for the winners.

Salem held the Little Green to seven points in the second quarter, taking a 34-17 lead into halftime. Caitlyn Vincent had nine points and Katherine Johnson eight for Central, which fell to 4-10.

GIRLS' basketball


Salem 67, Central 43

Central: Angelina Marazzi 1-4-6; Meg Laforge 1-1-4; Amanda Gaudreault 2-0-4; Caitlyn Vincent 3-2-9; Megan Cleary 3-1-7; Katherine Johnson 3-2-8; Mary Soares 1-3-5; Totals: 14-13-43

Three-pointers: Laforge, Vincent

Salem: Amanda Bickford 4-2-10; Brenna Blakslee 5-0-12; Alyssa Kolbert 3-1-7; Kelsey Perreault 2-0-6; Emily Hickey 6-0-16; Ayla Rowell 1-6-8; Lizzy Twomey 1-0-2; Allie Fairmaian 1-0-2; Skylah Longtin 0-4-4; Totals: 23-13-67

Three-pointers: Hickey 4, Blakslee 2, Perreault 2

Central (4-10) 10 7 13 13 - 43
Salem (9-5) 14 19 15 19 - 57

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