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Rockets Blast Milton With Big 3rd Quarter

February 1, 2024

• Needham Girls Basketball beat the Wildcats at the A Gym.

After falling for the third time this season, on the road at Wellesley, Rockets Girls Hoops came home to meet Milton and pulled out a 45-30 victory at the A Gym. After only leading 26-20 at halftime, Needham went on a run that became a double digit lead in the third quarter thanks to a barrage of three pointers.

The Rockets would hit three from beyond the arc in a row and five at one point to take a 15 point advantage, with Katherine Leslie, Annie Cammozi and Callie McCarthy among the players who hit threes. McCarthy lead all scorers with 15 points, along with 9 rebounds. Eva Andrews also added 15 boards for Needham, who improved to 9-3 on the season. The Rockets will head to Weymouth on Friday, February 2nd and will return home to face Framingham on Tuesday, February 6th.

TNC Sports Producer Kristen Connors has highlights from the game on this week’s edition of the Needham Channel News:

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