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High School Basketball

Injuries fail to stop Braintree

NEWTON — Moments before the Braintree High girls tapped off against host Newton North on Tuesday night, Taylor Russell  stood on the baseline and cheered on her Wamp teammates during a shooting drill.

The 5-foot-9 senior captain clapped her hands and shouted out words of encouragement, trying to pump up her teammates for their Bay State Conference Carey Division matchup against North.

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