Lady Cougars Restart Season with Win
Women’s Basketball Earns Regional Home Victory
(Holyoke, MA) - Women's Basketball leapt Into the second half of the 2019-20 campaign on Thursday evening, earning a hard-fought home victory over regional foe Quinsigamond CC. Playing their first game since mid-December, the Lady Cougars came out of the winter break strong, defeating their New England opponent 56-48.
Holyoke's leading scorer, Breanna Marchena (Springfield, MA / Commerce HS), showed the way offensively, compiling 26 points in the contest. Marchena sunk a very impressive five three-pointers, including a crucial one in the game's fourth quarter. Jah'Anesty Dickson (Springfield, MA / Commerce HS) tallied 12 points and Karla Torres (Springfield, MA / Smith Vocational HS) scored eight while playing her best all-around game of the season.
The Lady Cougars have an overall record of 2-5 and a regional record of 2-3. Their next home game will be a non-regional matchup and the first game of an HCC double-header against UCONN Avery Point. The ladies will play at 6pm followed by the men tipping-off at 8pm. Let's go Cougars!
Photos: (Main) Marchena takes a free throw during Thursday's win. (Thumbnail) Torres gets in good position against Quinsigamond.