Belmont Girls’ Basketball Puts Up A Pair of Wins to Reach 6-3

After consecutive road losses to powerhouse teams in the Middlesex League, the Belmont High School Girls’ Basketball team last week reeled off a pair of victories to see its record jump to 6-3 overall and 5-3 in the league.  On Thursday, Jan. 15, Belmont outscored an undermanned Waltham High School team 28-10 in the third quarter to sail […]

Belmont Girls’ Hoops Stumbles to Lexington and its Superstar, 54-46

Disappointment. You could see it in the face of Belmont High School Girls’ Basketball Head Coach Melissa Hart after the team took a tumble against host Lexington High School on Tuesday, Jan. 13. The 54-46 loss was a step back for the Marauders, who have lost two consecutive games and falling to 4-3 overall and in […]

Belmont Girls’ Hoops Torrid Second Half Key to Comeback Win over SpyPonders

A combination of their hallmark hard-nose defense and a season’s best scoring effort highlighted a come-from-behind victory as Belmont High School Girls’ Basketball upped its record to 4-1 as the Marauders defeated neighboring Arlington High School, 62-54, in a clash of one-loss teams at the Wenner Field House on Tuesday, Jan. 6. “They are a very good team […]

Belmont Girls’ Basketball Puts on Defensive Clinic Blanking Reading

Photo: The scoreboard is correct as Belmont shutout defending Middlesex League champions, Reading, 15-0, in the first quarter to win going away, 50-19.  The scoreboard clock in the gym at Reading Memorial High School showed two minutes remaining in the second quarter after the Belmont High School Girls’ Basketball team racing to a 23-point lead. The […]

Belmont Girls’ Basketball ‘Niks’ Stoneham with Smothering ‘D’ in Win

Photo: Belmont’s sophomore guard Irini Nikolaidis drives to the basket in the Marauders’ 55-42 victory over Stoneham, Dec. 23, 2014.  If one player on the Belmont High School Girls’ Basketball team epitomizes the style of defensive intensity that is becoming the team’s identity, it is an off-the-bench, in-your-face 10th grader. “I just love playing defense,” said […]

Froshs Standout in Girls’ Basketball Wins Home Opener, 56-40, Over Melrose

Belmont High School Girls’ Basketball’s home opener victory, 56-40, over Melrose High Friday night, Dec. 19 was the quintessential “team” win with seven players scoring and a smothering defense stifling the Red Raiders’ attack that beat up Winchester just three days before. But it’s hard not to notice when a pair of 9th graders are becoming […]

Sports: Boys’ Basketball Drains Watertown in Opener, 66-49

Photo: Belmont’s senior swingman Seth Altman driving for two of his 12 points in the season opener with Watertown. At the end of the first quarter, the score in the opening game of the 2014-15 Belmont High Boys’ basketball season: Watertown, 16; Adam Kleckner, 8. Without the talented senior center and co-captain playing is “A” game in the […]