Classical's Maryah Chanlder (left) and Jean Gupton (right) battle Somerville's Emily Sabatino for possession. (Item Photo by Katie Morrison)

Rams down Highlanders, Wilkey inches closer to 1,000

LYNN -- Classical senior Paris Wilkey came within shouting distance of scoring her 1,000th career point Wednesday night against Somerville, but stout defense from the Highlanders and a sluggish start left her five points short of the milestone.

But if you ask Wilkey, there's only one thing that matters: her team won.

"I didn't make it today, but Friday (or Saturday) is the goal," Wilkey said. "They didn't let up on me, and I'm glad they didn't. I have to work hard for it. I'm just going to keep working for it."

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