Local roundup: Early foul trouble dooms Miss Hall's

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MERIDEN, N.H. >> Grace Guachione scored 27 points for Miss Hall's, but top-seeded Kimball Union Academy was too strong in a 67-49 victory over the Hurricanes in the NEPSAC Class C tournament quarterfinals.

Sarah Willson added 10 rebounds for eighth-seeded Miss Hall's (13-9) while Kimball's Taylor Soule scored 16 of her team-high 18 points in the first half.

Guachione, Willson and Mary Catherine Balcom were all in foul trouble early in the game, contributing to Kimball's big lead. That advantage extended to 45-21 at halftime.

Miss Hall's scored 28 points in the second half and cut the lead under 20 points, but it wasn't enough as the Kimball advantage hovered around 20 for the remainder of the contest.

To go along with her game-high scoring output, Guachione also had seven rebounds, six assists and four steals.

Kimball (20-4) advances to face No. 4 Proctor Academy in the semifinals on Saturday. On the other side of the bracket, No. 3 Lexington Christian will host No. 7 St. Andrew's School.


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