A look on the space’s prime highschool ladies basketball performers from the previous week, and upcoming video games to look at
Kate Heslop, jr., G, Exeter
Heslop broke out for a career-high 4 Three-pointers, serving to the Blue Hawks draw back from Dover within the second half of Saturday’s 61-32 win. It was a giant one for Exeter (2-Four), which snapped a four-game slide.
Casey Perry, sr., F, Marshwood
The senior’s paint presence on each ends of the ground keyed Marshwood’s 60-46 win over York in what was a top-four showdown in Class A South. Perry completed with 11 factors, and by the tip of the week, the Hawks (12-2) had prolonged their win streak to seven video games.
Jen McCluskey, jr., G, Traip
McCluskey sank three Three-pointers and completed with 17 factors in a 44-25 win over Sacopee Valley. She added eight factors in Saturday’s loss to Wells. The Rangers, who entered the week at 6-6 in Class C South, are within the hunt for a house playoff sport.
Emily Rainforth, soph., G, York
Rainforth’s 14 factors complemented star level guard Nina Howe and helped York beat Wells, 53-38, on Friday. She added seven factors in Monday’s 51-47 win over Lake Area to assist the Wildcats climb to 9-Four in Class A South.
Abby Rayder, fr., F, Winnacunnet
The Warriors are nonetheless looking for their first Division I win, however they do have some younger expertise. Rayder stepped up on Friday night time with 13 factors in a 53-37 loss to Manchester Central.
GAMES TO WATCH
Laconia at Spaulding, Thursday, 6 p.m.
The Crimson Raiders (6-Zero) entered the week as one among three undefeated groups in Division II. Mary Paradis and Co. will attempt to preserve tempo with Hollis-Brookline (7-Zero) and Hanover (7-Zero) on this dwelling matchup with the Sachems (Four-Three).
Colebrook at Newmarket, Friday, 5:30 p.m.
The primary-place Mohawks (7-Zero) journey to the Seacoast to face a Newmarket group that’s off to a tremendous begin itself at 6-Three. The winner of this one solidifies its spot within the higher class of Division IV.
Portsmouth at Dover, Friday, 6:30 p.m.
The Inexperienced Wave are nonetheless searching for their first win. The Clippers? They’re looking for some traction this week after shut losses to Manchester Memorial and Salem.
St. Thomas at Conant, Friday, 6:30 p.m.
The Saints are off to a smashing begin, coming into the week at 7-2 in Division III. They’ll have their sights on the category of the league on this one. Conant is operating away with the highest seed at 10-Zero.
— Capsules compiled by Ryan O’Leary