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Hillcrest teams beat Maynard
The Hillcrest senior high basketball teams opened the 2011-2012 season with victories over Maynard on Oct. 18 at Lynn.
Four Hillcrest players scored in double figures, as the Lady Screamin' Eagles routed the Lady Tigers 61-37.
Hillcrest led 14-11 after one period, 31-20 at halftime and 44-26 at the end of the third quarter.
Lindsey Crews led the Lady Eagles with 16 points. Stacy Maxwell and McKenzie Nunally each scored 12 points, and Sara Saffell added 10.
The Hillcrest senior boys overcame an early deficit to earn a hard-fought 63-58 win.
Maynard led 13-6 at the end of the first quarter, but Hillcrest rallied to outscore the Tigers 27-12 in the second period to take a 33-25 lead into the locker room at halftime. Maynard came back in the third quarter to cut the Eagles' lead to 48-43 heading into the final period.
Colman Evans led Hillcrest with 21 points, Ethan Holder added 13.
Maynard edged Hillcrest in a junior boys contest 56-55.