Peabody’s Taylor Bettencourt led the Tanners with nine points in a win over Beverly Friday night. (Item Photo: Spenser Hasak)
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Bettencourts, Peabody girls basketball cruise past Beverly

PEABODY — You wouldn't be wrong if you chalked up the Peabody girls basketball team's 47-21 win over Beverly Friday night as the "march of the Bettencourts."

Three of the four members of the team named Bettencourt scored 24 of those 47 points. Taylor Bettencourt, daughter of Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt Jr., led the way with nine points. Right behind her were head football and baseball coach Mark Bettencourt's two daughters — Isabel (eight points) and Abigail (seven points). 

Those three, along with co-captain Emma Bloom (six points) were the primary offensive weapons for the Tanners, who won their second straight game to open the season. 

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