St Mary's Kellyn Preira scored 10 points in a win over Arlington Catholic Wednesday evening. (Item File Photo)
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St. Mary’s girls basketball earns win in return to the court

LYNN -- After returning to the court for the first time in more than two weeks, the St. Mary’s girls basketball team came out strong and earned a 58-43 win over Catholic Central League foe Arlington Catholic Wednesday evening at Tony Conigliaro Gymnasium.

“We made some mistakes early on, which was to be expected after such a long layoff,” said St. Mary’s coach Jeff Newhall. “Our effort was really good the whole game, and at the end of the day that’s what we were looking for after a two-week break. There are definitely some things we need to work on, but it was good to be back.”

Yirsy Queliz led the way for St. Mary’s with 13 points, while Nicolette D’Itria scored 12 points and Maiya Bergdorf notched a big double-double with 11 points and 14 rebounds. Kellyn Preira added 10 points in the…

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