Panthers Basketball Season in Full Swing

Panthers Basketball Season in Full Swing

TA’s girls and boys basketball teams were back in action after a busy week last week that included their Cancer Awareness events. Both teams are will finish out their regular-season schedules in February vs. Capital League foes.

After a trip to the XL Center to watch UConn play against Team USA, the TA girls teams took the court Wednesday to face Randolph High school. Both the junior varsity and varsity teams came out victorious.

The varsity team won their ninth straight game with a score of 57-15. The win moves them to 11-1 on the year. Eleven different players scored in the game, led by Grace Davis with 12 points, followed by Casey MacVeagh who chipped in 10 points.

The junior varsity team stayed undefeated for the year with a 48-22 win. Macey Smith finished the night in double digits as she lead the team with 10 points. The TA girls will travel to Harwood (9-2) on Friday, Jan. 31 and host Williamstown (3-8) on Wednesday, Feb. 5.

The junior varsity and varsity TA boys basketball teams matched up against Montpelier High School on Thursday night. The varsity team lost a closely contested game 65-53 against their Division 2 counterpart bringing them to 7-7 on the year. Eli Dunnet led the way with 22 points while Jackson Ransom added 10 points as well.

The junior varsity team gained a 47-44 victory in another close game. Kobe Pierson had a breakout game with 19 total points and Nick Clark added 10. The boys will host Williamstown (5-8) on Tuesday, Feb. 4 and travel to Lyndon (7-7) on Thursday, Feb. 6.