High schools: Greg Stone, Cam Graves combine for 43 points in Smith Academy’s win over Smith Voc


 Staff Writer

Published: 02-14-2024 9:50 PM

The Smith Academy boys basketball team rode a 22-8 advantage in the second quarter to take a local rivalry win against Smith Vocational, 73-61, on Wednesday night.

Greg Stone, Cam Graves and Garret Willard almost combined to score 60 of Smith Academy’s 73 points.

Stone scored a team-leading 23 points on 7-of-15 shooting. He also knocked down a pair of 3-pointers and a seven of his nine free throws. Graves filled the stat sheet with 20 points, five rebounds, two assists, two blocks and two steals. Willard hit five 3-pointers to finish with 17 points.

For Smith Voc, Dom Sanchez scored just six points in the first half, but exploded for 25 in the second half to lead all scorers with 31 points. Myles Chinappa, fresh off a 50-piece against Gateway on Monday, added in 14.

​​​​​Belchertown 45, Quabbin 43 – Jackson Couchon scored 12 points and Cal Orzech went for 11 to help the Orioles to a tight independent win on Wednesday.

Girls basketball

Northampton 58 Pittsfield 44 – In a battle of two of the best teams in all of Western Massachusetts, the Blue Devils received a big game down low from Ava Azzaro to capture their 15th win of the season on Wednesday.

Azzaro, who joined the 1,000 point club in Monday's win over Wahconah, continued to torment Berkshire County competition with a team-high 22 points on Wednesday. She was 8-for-10 from the free throw line and scored 10 points in the first quarter to help Northampton set the tone.

Emme Calkins registered 13 points for the Devils (15-3), while Bri Heafey hit a pair of 3s and finished with six points. Anna Oravec also scored six points in the win.

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