Published DateThe Gilford High School varsity girls' basketball team improved its record to 7-4 by beating Berlin 52-33 on January 22. Gilford jumped out to a quick lead in the first quarter, but it was a 10-0 run in the third quarter that gave Gilford a comfortable 17 point lead. Sarah Veasey scored 6 points in that quarter to spark the Golden Eagles. Coach Rick Forge stated "It was a good defensive effort tonight". Leading Gilford was Abby Harris with 11 points and ten rebounds, Hayley Jakubens had ten points, Kelsey Buckley nine points, Sarah Veazey had six points, five assists and two steals, Paige Laliberte six points, Cassidy Bartlett six points, five assist and two steals, Kayla Orton had four points, nine rebounds and Molly Dietrich had ten steals and five assists.
Gilford's next game is home on Friday against Farmington.
The Gilford JV basketball team remains undefeated at 11-0 with a 45-35 win over Berlin.
The GHS boys' varsity team was not as fortunate as the girls' teams, suffering its first loss of the season to the visitors from Berlin. After the 54-76 defeat, the Golden Eagles have a record of eight wins and one loss.