Fenway Girls Basketball '08-'09

Whittier at Fenway, Division 4 North quarterfinals

Whittier beat Fenway by 2 in the regular season but Fenway turned the tables and downed the Wildcats, 56-48, in the Division 4 North quarterfinals.

Whittier had just nine points in the first half but erupted for 39 in the second half. Danielle Martin scored all 16 of her points in the second half and Christina Medley had 15 of her 18 after the break.

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Girls Basketball, 02/27/09 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Buzzer beater: Martin, Whittier beat Fenway

Danielle Martin sent the home crowd into hysterics with a buzzer-beating layin to lift Whittier Tech over Boston City League power Fenway, 50-48. "They stormed the court," said Cats coach Kevin Bradley. "I'm just so proud. We're a young team, and against Assabet, we found a way to lose. This time, we learned and we found a way to win. The sophomore Martin had knotted the score at 48-48, calmly knocking in a three with about 20 seconds left. Jen Hinds (14 points) stepped in on defense, forcing a turnover to give the Wildcats possession. Christine Medley then beat the pressure with time running out, drove the lane, leaped to shoot but saw Martin alone and delivered the perfect pass. "Right at the buzzer!" exclaimed Bradley. "The ball went through and the horn went off." Martin led Whittier with a game-high 20 points.

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Girls Basketball, 01/12/09 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars