Gilbert triumphs over NWR7 in girls basketball tournament

In the photo at right, Grace Valickis (2, white) threw a hook shot over Northwestern’s Emma Propfe (13, red). Photo by Jesse Williams

WINSTED — Boasting a 14-6 record, winners of six of their last seven games, The Gilbert School girls’ varsity basketball team entered the Berkshire League tournament with no shortage of confidence.

The team played at home for their first-round matchup as a favored four-seed on Thursday, Feb. 16.

But if there was one matchup where record, seeding and momentum would not matter, it would be the Feb. 16 game against Northwestern Regional High School.

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