BOSTON -- Despite trailing 44-36 at halftime, the West was able to rally back and win the Bay State Games Girls Basketball Showcase Gold Medal by a score of 73-69 on Sunday.
The West had three players score over 10 points in the finale, including Hoosc Valley's Lexi Mercer who scored 16, and Fallon Field (Adams) and Katy O’Connor each finishing with 14 points.
Metro played well despite taking the loss, as they had three players score in double digits as well, led by Erin Donlon (Medford) who finished with 18 points. Makayla Graves (Topsfield) scored 13, and Olivia Dziadyk scored 11.
Field averaged 19 points per game for the West, which went 6-0 under head coach Amy Cyr, a Drury High graduate and Hampshire Regional varsity coach.
Drury's Brooke DiGennaro had 10 points in Saturday's West win over Central.
The West girls team also included Field's and Mercier's Hoosac Valley teammates Kailynne Frederick and Riley Robinson.
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