The Leominster High girls basketball team had no problem defending its home court Friday night, cruising to a 69-31 victory over rival Fitchburg High.
The Blue Devils were paced by Juliana Pompei, who poured in 16 points, while Mia Keenan chipped in with 10.
Denim Murphy and Jayda Caldwell each had nine points for Leominster, which allowed just three points in the first quarter and took a commanding 34-8 lead at halftime.
Gianna Calderon led the Red Raiders with a game-high 17 points.
Ayer-Shirley 54, Tahanto 49: Maddie Davis, Ava Murphy and Tess Arakelian each scored 13 points to lead the host Panthers (5-1) to victory.
Littleton 49, Lunenburg 24: The loss drops the Blue Knights to 0-8.
St. Bernard’s 51, St. Paul 43: Angelys Alvarez had 32 points as the Bernardians improved to 4-4.
St. Bernard’s 68, Murdock 51: The Bernardians improve to 4-4 on the season.
Oakmont 72, North Middlesex 48: The Spartans (8-0) were led by Ryan Hulecki’s 25 points, while Brandon Hulecki added 12.
North Middlesex (1-6) saw Cade Callahan score a team-high 13 points.
Monty Tech 54, AMSA 40: Jaden Jones had 18 points to lead the Bulldogs (4-4).
Lunenburg 45, Littleton 44: Jonny Deyo scored the last of his 11 points on a free throw with 4 seconds left to as the Blue Knights (7-2) fended off Littleton. Miles Seminatore led all scorers with 21 points.
Tahanto 57, Ayer-Shirley 53: Brian Holmes paced the Panthers (5-3) with 12 points.