Dracut junior forward Courtney Langlais (34) tries to haul down a rebound vs. Methuen.	JARED LANGLAIS PHOTOSun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our
Dracut junior forward Courtney Langlais (34) tries to haul down a rebound vs. Methuen. JARED LANGLAIS PHOTO

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Dracut High junior forward Courtney Langlais scored a career-high 18 points to go with 12 rebounds and 3 steals as the Middies held off Methuen, 59-57, in MVC girls basketball action.

Girls basketball

Elsewhere, Lindsay Werner was terrific in leading Groton-Dunstable by Quabbin, 52-47.

Dracut 59

Methuen 57

Junior forward Ashley Leboeuf had 13 points, 10 rebounds and 3 steals.

Senior forward Kaylee Kacavas had 10 points, 10 rebounds and 3 steals. Junior center Erin Burgoyne also scored 10 points for 4-2 Dracut.

Notre Dame Academy 57

Essex Aggie 17

Junior forward Sarah Morrison's 16 points led Notre Dame Academy, which improved to 2-4.

Seniors Lindsay Saracco and Colleen Martin added 11 and 10 points, respectively. Junior forward Loren Sullivan scored 10 points and played outstanding defense. The Lancers led 23-11 at halftime.

Groton-Dunstable 52

Quabbin 47

Junior guard Lindsay Werner was outstanding in netting 21 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists to pace the winners.

Groton-Dunstable (4-3) also received a fine game from Hanna Van Pelt, who had 16 points and 12 rebounds. Melyssa Langell added 5 points and a huge late 3-pointer.

Westford 50

Lincoln-Sudbury 33

Sam Hyslip led the winners with 12 points and 13 rebounds. Hanna Hackley had 11 points and 3 blocks, and Rebecca Sennott had 9 points and 4 steals for Westford.

Westford (5-0, 1-0 DCL Large) led 16-15 after one quarter but allowed just 18 points over the final three quarters.


Acton-Boxboro 44

Newton South 33

Senior Becca Shamah and sophomore Tyler Keohan each had 13 points in the win.

The Colonials (4-2, 1-0 DCL Large) only trailed at one point, when it was 2-0 Newton South in the first quarter.

Lawrence 48

Lowell 46

The Red Raiders fell to the Lancers on the road in what was a tightly-contested battle throughout, with Lawrence leading 18-17 at the half.

Sophomore center Lexi Schecter led Lowell with 11 points, 8 rebounds and 9 blocks. Senior guard Sabrina Vail added 9 points and 5 assists, and freshman guard Marissa Melendez chipped in seven points and five rebounds.

Lowell (1-2, 0-1 MVC) will host Greater Lowell Tech tonight at 7 in a matchup that will feature twin sisters Marissa and Madison Melendez (Greater Lowell) on opposite teams.

Tyngsboro 52

Narragansett 30

Emily McPadden netted a game-high 18 points to power the host Tigers.

Kendra Shaw poured in 14 points, while Tyngsboro (4-2) also received production from Jessica Cayer (6 points).

Littleton 42

West Boylston 25

Sophomore guard Erin Dorey's 14 points paced Littleton, which led 17-15 at halftime before pulling away in the third quarter.

Senior forward Kristen Smith added 8 points. Littleton (5-1) led 32-19 after three quarters.

Chelmsford 51

North Andover 46

Sophomore point guard Claire Markey scored 19 points and Chelmsford led for most of the game while improving to 4-0.

Junior forward Sara DaSilva scored 12 points, including a turnaround jumper to put the Lions up by 5 points in the final minute. Sophomore forward Annie Donahue had 11 points, 7 rebounds and 5 blocked shots.

Wilmington 44

Melrose 23

Senior Christa Brent's 13 points led Wilmington (4-2), which led 17-13 at halftime before pulling away.

Seniors Carli Brent and Rachael Mara each scored 10 points for the Wildcats.

Central Catholic 50

Tewksbury 30

Junior forward Shannon Smith and senior guard Sara Semenza scored 9 and 8 points, respectively, for Tewksbury (4-2).

Senior guard Courtney Walsh's 12 points led Central Catholic (6-1).