Article by Phoneix writer Nick Cortese ’23:
On Wednesday in the semi-final matchup, your JV lady Firebirds defeated Our Lady of Mercy by a score of 38-32. It was a close game the whole way through. After the third quarter, your ladies were down by two and the girls turned it on and fought their way back. In the fourth quarter, the girls created five turnovers on their press, scored nine points, and played great defense that only allowed OLMA to score 1 point. Key players of the game were Nora Casey with 12 points and five blocks and Katherine Shammas with 8 points and 8 turnovers. Tag team point guards, Jess Lampasone and Lindsay McShea played great defense and combined for 7 points while shooting guards, Natalie Sheridan and Briana Fassett had 6 and 5 points respectively.