Saturday, January 19, 2013
Photos from the Oliver Ames girls' basketball team's 50-37 win at Stoughton Friday night.
In a battle between two of the top teams in the Hockomock League's Davenport Division, the Oliver Ames girls' basketball team remains unbeaten after defeating Stoughton 50-37 on the road Friday night. OA and Stoughton were tied 9-9 at the end of the first quarter, but the Tigers outscored the Black Knights 21-5 in the second quarter to take a 30-14 lead into the half en route to victory. OA extended the lead to 42-19 after three quarters. Stoughton outscored OA 18-8 in the fourth, but it was not enough. The Tigers are now 10-0, while Stoughton falls to 7-3. Caitlyn Abela led Oliver Ames with 16 points. Asia Mitchell had 15, while Kate Holleran added 7 points. Nicole Daniels led Stoughton with 10 points. Oliver Ames travels to King Philip (…
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The Tigers improved to 3-0 with the Friday night win.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Oliver Ames girls' basketball will enter the Sue Rivard Tournament Thursday with an undefeated record. The Tigers took to the road Friday and dominated the Canton Bulldogs, 63-26. With the win, Oliver Ames improved to 3-0 and will take on Lake Region, Maine in the opening round of the Sue Rivard Tournament at Oliver Ames. Game time is set for 2 p.m. Thursday.
Friday, February 10, 2012
Lady Tigers dish out several assists in Friday's victory.
After claiming its second straight Davenport Division championship in a win over Stoughton Tuesday night, the Oliver Ames girls’ basketball team entered Friday’s game against Canton looking to improve its tournament seeding. From the get-go, the Lady Tigers helped their own cause. Behind Candace Steadman’s 24 points (14 coming in the first eight minutes) OA used a 22-5 first quarter run to set the tempo en route to a 74-40 victory over the Bulldogs at the Nixon Gymnasium to improve to 15-1 on the year (11-1 Hockomock League, 7-0 Davenport). Canton drops to 7-9 with the loss (6-7 League, 4-3 Division). “I thought we got off to a really quick start and it’s one of those situations where our defense really got the juices going and gets our …
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
The Attleboro High girls' basketball team lost 65-35 at home to the Oliver Ames Lady Tigers on Wednesday night.
Some games do not require astute analysis to determine how two teams arrived at the final result. The game between Attleboro High and Oliver Ames girls' basketball on Wednesday night was one of those. The Lady Tigers jumped out to a 17-4 start and never looked back on their way to a 65-35 win. From the start, it was obvious that Oliver Ames, widely considered a challenger for the Division 2 state title, was simply a better team. The Lady Bombardiers fought hard but the scrappy play and effort that they have demonstrated for the past several games was not enough against OA. "The biggest thing for us tonight was fight, body language, and effort. In my opinion we had that tonight," said Attleboro coach Missy Traversi. "The second half they …