Laconia Middle School girls' A basketball team picked up wins against Belmont and Kennett this week.
On Monday, Laconia hosted Belmont and earned a 45-22 victory. Amelia Clairmont scored 10 for Laconia, followed by Bella Smith (9), Delia Cormier (8) and Devon Mello (7). After a slow start to the game, coach Chick Tautkus said defensive pressure made gave Laconia the edge.
On Wednesday, Laconia traveled to Kennett for a 55-14 win. Clairmont, with 11 points, again led Laconia's scorers. Cormier contributed 9, Becca Howe 7, Lindsey Drouin 7, Victoria Dean 6 and Skyler Tautkus 5. Bella Smith had 6 points, 6 steals and provided floor leadership, said coach Tautkus.
The Lady Sachems look forward to the Holiday Christmas Tournament taking place on December 23, 26 and 27.