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West: Girls’ basketball players, teams to watch


Jen Berkowitz  and Emilee Daley , Rivers School: Berkowitz, who lives in Wayland, is a 6-foot-3 junior center whose game perfectly complements that of Daley, a 6-2 ­senior sharp-shooter from Sharon who has committed to Boston College. Together they'll lead a young but talented team into contention for its fourth New England prep school Class B title in five years.

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Sarah Hope , Medway: Slowing down the 5-8 senior guard will be a daunting task for opposing teams in the Tri-Valley League. The future Boston University Terrier opened the season with 24 points and 4 assists in a 73-41 win over Norton.

Rachel McCaron , Groton-Dunstable Regional: A steady double-double threat, the 5-9 senior captain averaged 13.8 points and 8.5 rebounds last season. The MVP of the Midland Wachusett League’s B Division the last two years, she will play basketball at University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Grace Miller , Wellesley: The Raiders have one of the area’s most talented centers in the 6-3 senior captain, the reigning Bay State Conference Herget Division co-MVP. Half of a skilled high-low combination with 5-6 junior guard Sophia Mavrommatis, ­Miller will look to keep her team atop the Herget for another season.

Saliah Serrette , Weston: After averaging 17 points and 14 rebounds to earn Dual County League Small Division MVP honors for the second year in a row, the 5-11 senior captain and the Wildcats are shooting to improve on last season’s 3-16 mark.


Arlington Catholic: Coach Dave Brady's team is 42-10 in the last two seasons and is aiming to be a force in the Catholic Central Conference yet again behind 5-11 junior point forward Maura Buckley.

Franklin: Tall and athletic, the Panthers are a threat to make another deep run in the Division 1 South sectional behind 6-foot senior captain Alicia Kutil, 5-4 senior captain Kristi Kirshe (All-America in soccer) and 6-1 senior guard Sarah Shaw.

King Philip Regional: Coach Sean McInnis takes the reins after overseeing a turnaround of the boys’ program during his four years as coach. He’s looking to do the same for the girls, who went 4-16 last year.

Lincoln-Sudbury Regional: The Warriors don't have much size, but with 10 returners, including 6-foot senior captain Ashley Lutz (who is heading to Lafayette), they plan to ride an uptempo style to success in the DCL Large and beyond.

Medfield: With 5-7 junior point guard Lauren Petit and 5-10 senior forward Jen Narlee, the Warriors have an inside-outside combination that also fueled a swarming defense (34.6 points allowed per game) during last season’s run to a 22-2 record and the Tri-Valley League title.

Phil Perry

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