The Fenway High girls basketball team will make an appearance at the TD Banknorth Garden on Tuesday, March 13 and will take on Greater New Bedford (winner of Div. 4/south) for the Division 4 state title. The Panthers continued their spectalar season in the state tournament with a 49-34 win over Shawsheen last Friday evening at Emmanuel College.
The Panthers got off to a good start in the first quarter and took a 16-10 lead into the second. At half time, Fenway led 23-19. In the third, Shawsheen tied the score at 24-24 but the Panthers regained the lead and rolled over the opposition in the fourth, scoring 20 points and only 8 for Shawsheen. Despite the loss, the girls from the Billerica vocational school had a great season (20-3). Fenway stands at 18-3. Following the game, the Division 4/north trophy was presented to a happy headcoach John Rice and his captains.