Senior forward Chelsee Porcaro scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Tewksbury edged North Andover, 53-51, in an MVC girls basketball game.

Girls basketball

Elsewhere, Bedford senior forward Samantha Cowan reached the 1,000-point plateau in the Buccaneers' 68-18 rout of Wayland.

Tewksbury 53

North Andover 51

Tewksbury (10-4) held on in this back-and-forth MVC contest and defeated North Andover for the first time since the Scarlet Knights entered the league.

Sophomore forward Molly Robertson had 11 points and junior forward Shannon Smith had 9 points.

It was a 25-25 contest at the half.

Lowell Catholic 49

St. Clement 43

The Crusaders trailed by eight at halftime, but Estelle Penta and Madison Medina led a big comeback as Lowell Catholic improved to 10-3 (6-2 in the CCL) and qualified for state tournament play for the 10th year in a row.

Penta had 17 of her career-high 20 points in the second half and grabbed 10 rebounds. Medina had 11 in the second half and played outstanding defense.

Littleton 55

West Boylston 48

Meg Ackerman scored 18 points while leading the Tigers past West Boylston in a Mid-Wach D game.

Erin Dorey (15 points) and Kristen Smith (13 points) also scored in double-figures for Littleton (13-2, 8-1 Mid-Wach D).

Earlier in the week, Littleton defeated Clinton, 56-30. Kristen Smith scored 9 points, and Kellie Larsen added 8 points for the Tigers.

Billerica 48

Dracut 41

Shannon Hayes paced Billerica's offense with 13 points.

Ashley Leboeuf was a force for Dracut, checking in with 15 points, 7 rebounds and 3 steals.

Kaylee Kacavas added 14 points, 7 rebounds and 3 steals, while Courtney Langlais notched 8 points and 9 rebounds for the Middies (6-8).

Greater Lowell 48

Minuteman 12

Taylor Sweeney and Amanda Gage each had 10 points for Greater Lowell, which improved to 7-6.

Samantha Som had 9 points and 6 rebounds for the Gryphons, while Jailene Medina played a strong all-around game.

Mystic Valley 83

Shawsheen Tech 62

Senior Ashley Rossi had a career-high 23 points for Shawsheen (6-7), which came up a bit short in this Commonwealth Athletic Conference matchup.

Junior guard Emily Irwin added 15 points for the Rams. Emily Knoops contributed 9 points, 6 rebounds and 4 steals.

Westford Academy 62

Waltham 21

Westford (13-1) received scoring from 11 different players and rolled to the win.

Senior Hannah Hackley led the Grey Ghosts with 17 points, and senior forward Samantha Hyslip added 16 points and 15 rebounds.

Rebecca Sennott finished with 6 points, 3 assists and 3 steals.

Lowell 59

Haverhill 32

Sophomore center Lexi Schecter scored 22 points, pulled down 15 rebounds and had 7 blocks while helping Lowell improve to 6-8.

Seniors Sabrina Vail (20 points) and Jaymeen Gonzalez (6 assists) had strong games as Lowell held its Senior Night.

Freshman Courtney Latta finished with 6 steals.

Central Catholic 64

Chelmsford 38

Amanda Williams paced a potent offense with 24 points as Central Catholic snapped Chelmsford's six-game winning streak.

Annie Donahue notched 9 points 9 rebounds for Chelmsford (11-2, 8-2 MVC Division 2).

Tyngsboro 70

Narragansett 54

Kendra Shaw tallied 21 points to power the Tigers to the impressive win.

Annie McGee played a strong all-around game with 16 points, 14 rebounds and 3 steals for Tyngsboro (10-3). Paige MacNeill added 15 points.

Olivia Pierce contributed 9 points and Samantha Trearchis earned 7 points.

Concord-Carlisle 58

Weston 33

Chrissy Curran netted 18 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists to spark the Patriots to the DCL conquest.

Angela DeBruzzi added 17 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists. Also excelling for C-C (3-10) with 8 points and 4 rebounds was Hannah Deignan.

Wilmington 62

Burlington 33

Christa Brent scored 14 points as Wilmington improved to 11-2.

Carli Brent (11 points) and Rachael Mara (9 points) helped spark the Wildcats' offense. 

Westboro 73

Groton-Dunstable 41

Despite a fine game from junior guard Lindsay Werner, the Crusaders fell on the road.

Werner collected 11 points and 5 rebounds, while sophomore forward/guard Jenna Plausse added 9 points and 5 rebounds for G-D (7-7).