Millbury Boys', Girls' Basketball Defeat Southbridge

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Nicholas Guaragno (rear) had a huge game as the Woolies beat Southbridge on Tuesday night. Photo Credit: Steve Balestrieri
Molly McCausland (file photo) scored 16 points to spark the Lady Woolies to their sixth win in a row over Southbridge on Monday night. Photo Credit: Steve Balestrieri

MILLBURY, Mass. — The Millbury High School boys' and girls' basketball teams both defeated Southbridge High School this week, putting the boys back in the win column after a long drought.

The boys rode a terrific performance by Nick Guaragno, who posted a triple double – 19 points, 20 rebounds and 15 blocks – as the boys raced out to a huge 45-24 halftime lead and cruised to a 75-65 win.

Tristan Cano got 15 rebounds and 14 points, and younger brother Evan Cano continued his solid play with 16 points. Spark plug Michael Woll also contributed with 15 points for the Woolies, who travel to Tantasqua High School on Friday night. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m.

The Millbury girls' team got a strong performance by Molly McCausland to defeat Southbridge, 46-35, Monday. McCausland scored 16 points as the Lady Woolies broke open a one-point half time lead to win their sixth in a row.

Millbury also got strong performances from Brooke Nadeau, who scored 13 points, and Payton Bruegger, who added eight.

The girls are in first place in the SWCL East with an 8-2 record, two games in front of Northbridge (6-4). They return home for a tilt against Tantasqua Thursday night. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m.

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