Swampscott’s Sophie DiGrande dribbles the ball up the court during a win over Triton Monday night at Swampscott High School. (Item Photo: Vanessa Leroy)
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Swampscott girls basketball knocks off Triton in overtime

SWAMPSCOTT ― When the Triton girls basketball team jumped out to a 13-0 lead Monday night, you wouldn't have given the Swampscott girls much of a chance to stay in the game, let alone win it.

But win it the Big Blue did ― 40-39 ― when Sophie DiGrande sank a hook shot with 1.4 seconds left in overtime. 

The game did not feature stellar shooting, which meant that the only other way Swampscott was going to be able to narrow that deficit and overtake the Vikings was the old-fashioned way: controlling the boards and st…

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