Whalers a win away from playoffs

Photo by Nicole Harnishfeger

Terrel Correia (34) and Keith Lewis (2) battle for a rebound in Nantucket’s win over Upper Cape Tech earlier this season.     I&M Sports Photo Galleries

By Christy Bassett-Baker
Contributing Writer

(Feb. 21, 2013) The boys varsity basketball team fell to a powerful Hull squad 65-59 Friday on the road, and with a game to play in the regular season, had one last chance to qualify for the playoffs.

The Whalers, 8-9 overall (6-4 Cape & Islands League) were scheduled to host Hull last night, too late for the edition of Sports. A win would clinch a Div. III South tournament berth, and a loss would keep Nantucket out of the playoffs for the fourth straight year. Playoff seedings and opponents will be announced tomorrow.

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