EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

December 29, 2012

Breslin, Astros hold off Methuen


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — NORTH ANDOVER — Lowell and Pinkerton rebounded from opening-game losses in the Greater Lawrence Christmas tournament with a pair of consolation round victories last night.

Lowell jumped to a 15-point first-quarter lead before running past Lawrence 63-31 while Pinkerton held off Methuen 46-43.

Freshman Alexi Schecter paced Lowell with 25 points, including 11 of 14 from the line while Genesis Santana scored a team-high eight for Lawrence.

Pinkerton received 11 points from Sam Breslin and 10 from Melissa Martel. Methuen had three players in double figures: Amanda Petrow (13), Madison Carroll (10) and Abby Galloway-Burke (10).

Lowell 63, Lawrence 31

Greater Lawrence Tourney Consolation

Lawrence (31): Stephanie Garcia 1 2-4 4, Genesis Santana 2 4-8 8, Kiara Rodriguez 1 0-0 2, Emily Ramos 2 0-0 4, Karisha Jimenez 2 1-6 5, Meaghan Belton 1 0-0 2, Teresia Nieri 0 1-2 1, Devinya Robinson 2 1-2 5. Totals 11 9-22 31

Lowell (63): Layshia Gonzalez 2 1-2 5, Alyssa Tulley 1 0-0 3, Erica Torres 0 2-2 2, Hillary Naranjo-Mejia 1 0-0 3, Diana Onyenecho 0 0-2 0, Sabrina Vail 3 1-2 9, Sarah Comtois 1 0-0 2, Sima Suon 1 1-2 3, Trisha Luis 2 0-0 5, Jaymeen Gonzalez 3 0-0 6, Averi Schelter 7 11-14 25. Totals 21 16-24 63

3-pointers: Low — Vail, Tulley, Naranjo-Mejia, Luis

Lawrence:  9 11  3 8 — 31

Lowell: 24 16 17 6 — 63

Pinkerton 46, Methuen 43

Greater Lawrence Tourney Consolation

Methuen (43): Madison Carroll 2 5-7 10, Murphy Carroll 2 0-0 6, Rosie Rodriquez 1 0-0 2, Alexis Hardy 1 0-0 2, Abby Galloway-Burke 3 4-5 10, Amanda Petron 5 3-7 13. Totals 14 12-19 43

Pinkerton (46): Kayla Stacy 1 1-2 4, Samantha Breslin 4 3-3 11, Marissa Stacy 1 2-2 5, Brandi Bonneau 3 2-4 8, Valerie martin 3 2-4 8, Corina Moore 4 0-1 10. Totals 16 10-16 46

3-pointers: M — Mu.Carroll 2, Ma.Carrol; P — Moore 2, K.Stacy, M.Stacy

Methuen: 15  9  8 11 — 43

Pinkerton: 10 13 14  9 — 46