Girls prepping for playoff opener

Photo by Nicole Harnishfeger

Senior Kate Freed pressures the ball in front of Mackenzie Holdgate (1) in Nantucket’s win over Sturgis West earlier this season.    I&M Sports Photo Galleries

By Christy Bassett-Baker
Contributing Writer

(Feb. 21, 2013) The girls varsity basketball team closed out the regular season last Wednesday with a 46-27 road loss to Div. 4 South powerhouse Cohasset.

The Whalers head into the playoffs with a 12-6 record and a share of the Cape & Islands League title. Both Nantucket and Pope John Paul II finished 9-1 in league play, splitting the season series with each other. Div. 4 South playoff seedings and opponents will be announced Friday.

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