Julia Otoski’s (8 points) hot outside shooting helped lead the Dracut girls eighth-grade basketball beam to an exciting 50-46 win over Billerica. This back-and-forth battle was close from start to finish as the Lady Middies picked up their 5th win of the season. Ashley Armano was perfect from the free-throw line and Sarah Wilson made three steals. Fatta Scott was a beast on the boards pulling down 15 rebounds as Andrea Guerrero did a fine job boxing out all day.

The Lady Middies defeated the Pythons of Pelham 46-33 in their next contest. Melissa Iannuzzo led the way with 18 points as Dracut controlled the tempo against this much taller team. Jaxy Marquez (11) and Lilly King (5) also scored for the 6-1 Lady Middies with Meghan Cox hauling down a big rebound.