Holyoke's Ortiz Again Leads Way Past Taconic Girls

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PITTSFIELD, Mass. – For the second time in three nights, Bianca Ortiz-Cordero led the Holyoke girls basketball team to victory over Taconic on Thursday.
Ortiz scored 26 points as the Knights earned a 55-41 win over their Valley League foes.
Taconic made a better showing than it did in a 34-point loss at Holyoke on Tuesday, but Holyoke pulled away in the fourth quarter, outscoring the Thunder, 18-7, after taking a three-point lead through three periods.
Alex Hudson and Brenna McNeice each scored nine points for Taconic, which got eight points from Aralyn Cross.
Thursday's contest marked Senior Night for Thunder players Cross, Hudson, McNeice, Laney Martin, Amelia Lesure, Sophia Pringle and Ahna Balcom.
Taconic (5-10) goes to Northampton on Friday.
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