Saugus' Taylor Bogdanski (right) shoots a floater past Ava Dawley's (left) outstretched hand. (Item Photo by Katie Morrison)

Sachems down Medford, pull above. 500

SAUGUS -- Coming off a tough loss to Triton Monday night, the Saugus girls basketball team was looking to get back on the right track against Medford Tuesday.

Despite a couple of cold streaks offensively, Saugus' strong defense and fluid ball movement prevailed as the Sachems topped the Mustangs, 52-36, Tuesday evening at Saugus High.

Alessia Salzillo and Taylor Bogdanski led the way with 13 points apiece. Rachel Nazzaro (8 points) and Molly Granara (7 points) added timely buckets.

"We just wanted to …

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