TAYLOR-MADE DRIVE: Lowell Catholic’s Taylor Patterson drives past Marian defender Kristen Vitello during LC’s 41-25 victory Tuesday night in
TAYLOR-MADE DRIVE: Lowell Catholic's Taylor Patterson drives past Marian defender Kristen Vitello during LC's 41-25 victory Tuesday night in Lowell. SUN/BOB WHITAKER

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Senior Rachael Mara scored 18 points and led the team in steals as Wilmington beat Winchester, 50-29, in a Middlesex League crossover girls basketball game.

Girls basketball

In other local action, Bedford topped Newton South, 53-36, Central Catholic clocked Methuen, 66-46, and Tewksbury dropped Haverhill, 60-28.

Wilmington 50

Winchester 29

Christa Brent helped spark the Wildcats' offense with 12 points.

Wilmington improved its overall record to 10-2.

Shawsheen 64

Northeast 12

Senior forward Emily Knoops' 11 points led a balanced Shawsheen attack as the Rams improved to 6-6.

Senior Shannel Nardone and freshman Tara Mickle added 9 and 8 points, respectively.

Lowell Catholic’s Baylee Duarte, right, tries to send a pass by Marian defender Annie Budra during girls basketball action in Lowell. The Crusaders
Lowell Catholic's Baylee Duarte, right, tries to send a pass by Marian defender Annie Budra during girls basketball action in Lowell. The Crusaders captured a 41-25 victory. SUN/BOB WHITAKER

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Sophomore guards Holly DeCourcey and MacKenzie Griffin also played well.

Littleton 48

Bromfield 23

Sophomore guard Erin Dorey scored 18 points for Littleton (11-2) and senior forward Kristen Smith added 10 points.

The Tigers led start to finish.

Lowell Catholic 41

Marian 25

Junior guard Monica Pech of Chelmsford hit four of five 3-point shots in her three quarters of play to lead all scorers with 12 points as Lowell Catholic rolled at home.

Tewksbury's Estelle Penta chipped in with 11 points, 5 rebounds and 4 steals. The Crusaders (9-3, 5-2 CCL Small) have won seven of their last eight games.

Westford 54

Concord-Carlisle 35

Senior Smantha Hyslip was an all-around force, finishing with 17 points, 16 rebounds and 4 blocks while leading the way for Westford Academy.

Hannah Hackley chipped in with 11 points and 7 rebounds for the Grey Ghosts (11-1, 4-0 DCL Large).

Cathryn Sennott added 8 points and 3 steals for Westford.

Angela DeBruzzi paced Concord-Carlisle (2-10) with 15 points and 8 rebounds. Chrissy Curran scored 9 points.

North Andover 51

Billerica 49

Junior guard Lauren Zarro scored 14 points for Billerica (8-5), which led by six points in the fourth quarter.

North Andover went ahead in the final minute. Leading 51-49, the Scarlet Knights ran the shot clock down and missed with six seconds left in regulation. Billerica was unable to get the rebound.

Groton-Dunstable 52

Hudson 28

Freshman guard Hannah Van Pelt's 13 points and 7 rebounds led Groton-Dunstable, which improved to 7-6.

Sophomore guard Jenna Plause had 6 points, 13 rebounds and 4 steals.

Andover 47

Lowell 33

Sophomore center Lexi Schecter had a triple-double for the Red Raiders, finishing with 11 points, 14 rebounds and 10 blocks.

Sabrina Vail scored 12 points for Lowell (4-8).

Acton-Boxboro 38

Wayland 29

The Colonials journeyed to Wayland and returned with the DCL victory.

Sophomore Bronwyn Davies paced A-B with 15 points and 9 rebounds.

Dracut 72

Lawrence 68

Courtney Langlais notched 15 points and 15 rebounds for Dracut (6-7) in this MVC game.

Annie Thibodeau netted 14 points, while Ashley Leboeuf had 13 points and 13 rebounds for the Middies.

Kaylee Kacavas scored 13 points.

Tyngsboro 55

Clinton 21

Linsey Roth and Paige MacNeil each scored 10 points for Tyngsboro, which led 34-1 at halftime and improved to 9-3.

Megan Smolinski added 8 points for Tyngsboro.