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Attleboro Girls Continue Their Winning Ways

The Bombardiers defeat Canton 55-38.

Nine Attleboro High School players got into the box score Friday night with a 55-38 win over Hockomock League foe Canton.

Off to a slow first half, the Bombardiers led 9-8 at the end of the first eight minutes and 21-16 at halftime.

The girls in blue opened the second half with a three by Kim Runey (16 points, seven for seven from the charity stripe), a three by Kerri Beland and another three by Runey. The Bombardiers continued to pour it on with Beth Clifton scoring the next six points. At the end of the third quarter, Attleboro led 40-27. Beland scored first for the blue in the final stanza.

Bri LaPlume and Clifton were successful on their two attempts from the free throw line, building Attleboro's lead to 46-31. At the buzzer, Attleboro had posted another W, improving the team's record to 6-2. Senior captain Abby Oliver was the floor general for the Bombardiers and came away with six assists and three steals. Clifton had nine points and nine rebounds and LaPlume added nine points.

The Attleboro junior varsity and freshmen teams made it a perfect night for the Bombardiers, with the JV squad winning 47-17 (Cassie Vivar 14 points, Amy Eklind and Karissa Hand seven points each) and the freshmen winning 55-21 (Maddie Turner 13 points, Olivia Reyes 12 points and Rose Davies eight points).

Attleboro will travel to Wrentham next Tuesday to take on King Phillip in a 6:30 p.m. game.

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