Looking back on Week 5.
In their only games of the week, the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams took care of business.
Boys’ basketball (6-2) downed Duxbury, 66-55, Friday, Jan. 4. Junior Ben Rice led the way with 24 points and sophomore Cole LeVangie added 14 to pace the Panthers.
Girls’ basketball (5-2) edged Duxbury, 44-42, in a thriller Friday, Jan. 4. Senior Anna O’Neill hit the winning 3-pointer with 1:23 to go. Junior Brittany Gacicia produced a team-high 13 points to guide the Panthers to their fifth straight win.
Boys’ hockey (4-4-1) opened its week by doubling up Cohasset, 6-3, Wednesday, Jan. 2. Freshman John Ward led the offensive outburst with two goals, while sophomore Kevin Willis, junior Chris Stoddard, junior assistant captain Adam Solari and senior captain Ed Scriven all added tallies. … On Saturday, Solari and junior Calvin Cooper struck for goals in the third but the Panthers fell to Quincy, 5-2.
Girls’ hockey (0-5), despite a hat trick from junior captain Alyssa Murphy (Kingston), was nipped by Pembroke, 5-3, Saturday, Jan. 5. The Panthers drew within 4-3, but an empty-netter sealed the Titans’ win.
Boys’ indoor track (2-1) bested Hingham, 51-48, Friday, Jan. 4. The 4×200 relay team of Sean Kukauskas, Billy Martell, Nic Fernandes and Pat Bui clinched the Panthers’ win. Other wins came from Brandon Hager (mile, 4:52.08), Martell (shot put, 40-foot-7), Kyle O’Brien (600m, 1:30.20), Theo Kamperides (2-mile, 10:40.60) and Kakauskas and Jake Caterer both tied for first in the high jump with 5-foot-2 leaps.
Girls’ indoor track (0-3) fell to Hingham, 55-41, Friday, Jan. 4. Senior captain Ally Bartlett took first in the 55-meter hurdles (:09.64) and scored second in the long jump (14-foot-11 ½) and shot put (23-foot-7). Other winners included sophomores Isabelle Amado (1,000m, 3:14) and Anna Sullivan (mile, 5:58) and junior Tori Carleton (2-mile, 13:40).
Gymnastics (0-5) fell to Plymouth on Friday, Jan. 4 by a 124.45-114 score. Senior Sarah Bombardier finished with a 30.1 all-around score to lead the co-op.
Boys’ swimming/diving (2-2) fell to Hanover, 87-85, Thursday, Jan. 3.
Girls’ swimming/diving (3-1) dropped its meet to Hanover also Thursday, Jan. 3 by a 94-88 decision. Sabrina O’Connor, Madison Navicky, Niki Kamperides, Abigail Bonney, Lillian Graham and Mariella Crowley performed well in the defeat.
Wrestling (3-12) hosted its Panther Invitational and sophomore Damari Goldsmith-Greene placed third at 138 pounds.
*Express weekly roundups consist of games from Monday to Saturday.