The Laconia Middle School girls' A basketball team earned a 54-28 win over Barnstead on January 23. Leading scorers were Bella Smith, 16, Amelia Clairmont, 12, Lindsey Drouin, 8, Delia Cormier (3 pointer), 5, Skyler Tautkus, 4. The Sachem girls were leading 37 - 26 after three quarters and outscored the visitors 17 to 2 in the 4th to seal the victory. Laconia's pressure defense again made the difference.
Bella Smith and Amelia Clairmont also had strong floor games for Laconia with Clairmont handing out 5 key assists in the game. Lindsey Drouin had 6 rebounds for the winners.
Laconia's record now stands at 12 wins and 4 losses.