WASHINGTON — A pair of wins last week put the Shepaug girls’ basketball team in a tie for first place in the Berkshire League. The Spartans moved to 4-0, and with the Northwestern team for the number-one position.

An easy win, 50-28, over Housatonic (2-2) began with a 13-9 first period where Abbey Harty scored nine of the Shepaug points. 

She went on to score 15 for the game, leading her team.

Brooke Donaghey had seven points in the second stanza as the Spartans pulled to a 24-16 advantage over the team that won the league in 2019.

Housatonic struggled from the foul line, making only four of 18, while Shepaug was eight for 12. Mountaineer all-star center Sydney Segalla was just one for 10 from the line.

Lucy Puskas had nine points and nine rebounds for the winners, while Marissa Perachi chipped in with eight points.

In a non-league game in Washington, the Spartans defeated Rockville by a score of 47-31.

A 17-4 advantage in the third quarter was the difference in the game for Shepaug.

Puskas led the way with 10 points, while Haylie Lasky and Harty both notched nine points. 

Rachel Andrews and Perachi each had six.

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