Maloney Lifts Lee Girls Past Franklin Tech
LEE, Mass. -- Caroline Maloney scored 19 points Thursday to lead the Lee girls basketball team to a 73-41 win over Franklin Tech in the quarter-finals of the Western Massachusetts Division 4 tournament.
Maloney exploded for 10 points in the first quarter to help the fourth-seeded Wildcats (13-9) take an 18-8 lead.
Emma Puleri scored 12 points, and Lena Simone scored 10 for Lee, which got eight from Brianna Kelly.
Lee moves on to next week’s sectional semifinals at Curry Hicks Cage against the winner of Friday’s quarter-final between top-seeded Monson (18-2) and No. 9 Putnam (12-9).