She needed 19 points and then she scored 19 points.
Despite a 56-22 girls basketball loss to Merrimack Valley Conference rival Tewksbury, Dracut High senior forward Melissa Iannuzzo was congratulated after reaching the 1,000-point plateau Wednesday.
The Redmen clinched a share of the MVC Division 2 Conference title along with Billerica with the lopsided victory. Tewksbury was led by Erin Gallella (14 points), Allie Wild (10 points) and Izzy Picher (10 points).
The Pythons improved to 14-1 behind 20 points from Danielle Sirois and 10 from Olivia Gagnon.
Gagnon sank a couple of 3-pointers. Pelham led 12-5 after one quarter and 31-17 at halftime. A 21-5 third-quarter dominance put the game away.
St. Bernard’s 45
On Senior Night, seniors Mimi Pyram (13 points) and Kaitlyn Wilson (9 points) helped the Tigers come away with a win, improving the team to 10-7 overall, enough to qualify for the Division 3 Central Mass. Tournament.
Sophomores Falynne Rzezuski and Rachel Clock combined for 17 points. Clock scored all eight of her points in the final quarter.
Greater Lowell 71
Gr. Lawrence 48
Paul Choate collected 13 points and 10 rebounds to power the Gryphons to the easy CAC victory Tuesday.
Anthony Thach and Luis Huertas provided 13 points each for GLT (11-7). Greater Lowell, which led 43-18 at halftime, also received 8 points from Ajani Phillip and 7 points from King Mondiere.
North Middlesex 53
Led by Evan Cook’s 27 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists, the Crusaders netted the win.
Brian Scott and Conner Keegan added 9 and 8 points, respectively.
For North Middlesex, Zach Collins was superb with 24 points.