Senators’ postseason closes

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

GREAT BARRINGTON — While the 10th-seeded Mahar girls varsity basketball team showed spurts of intensity, the Senators ultimately fell to No. 7 Monument Mountain, 64-44, on Monday night in the opening round of the Western Massachusetts Division III Tournament.

The Spartans move on to face No. 2 South Hadley High School, while the Senators’ season comes to an end.

The Spartans came out strong, out scoring the Senators 16-5 in the first quarter. The Senators came back in the second quarter, outscoring Monument Mountain 13-10 during that time, closing the halftime deficit to 26-18.

The Spartans expanded their lead in the third quarter, thanks to a 13-3 run that closed things at 42-32 Spartans at the end of the third quarter.

Monument Mountain then scored in bunches to end the game, outscoring the Senators 22-12 in the fourth quarter.

The Senators end their season with a 13-8 record.

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