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GHS girls top Somersworth

Gilford High School girls' varsity team posted a big Division 3 win over Somersworth on Thursday. The game was moved due to an approaching storm and played as the preliminary to the boys' contest. With the win the Eagles avenge an opening game loss to the Hilltoppers and improve to 12-4 on the season. Hayley Jakubens had a huge night for Gilford scoring a game and career high 29 points and a team high 12 rebounds. Gilford jumped out to an early 14-6 lead after the first quarter but Somersworth, behind standout guard Rachel Hill's 10 second quarter points, narrowed the the lead to 20-17 at the half. The third quarter was all Gilford as Jakubens scored 12 points and the Eagles expanded their lead to 38-29 entering the final quarter. Both teams traded baskets down the stretch and Gilford was able to control the ball and the tempo for the win. For Gilford Sarah Veazey and Abby Harris both added six points. Molly Dietrich added eight assists on the night. For Somersworth Hill, who scored her 1,000th point earlier this week, was high scorer with 21 points followed by Allie Francoeur with 5 points.
 
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