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Mountaineers climb one step closer to state championship

The Housatonic Mountaineers, in action against Aerospace last week, included Tori Dodge. Photo by Tom Brown

FALLS VILLAGE — The Housatonic Valley Regional High School (HVRHS) girls basketball team advanced to the quarterfinals of the state Class S tournament with a convincing 56-17 win over Aerospace (the Academy of Aerospace and Engineering in Windsor) at home on Thursday, Feb. 28.

The Lady Jets (the 15th seed) had no answer for the second-seeded Mountaineers’ swarming defense. HVRHS racked up a lot of points early, leading 18-4 at the end of the first quarter and 25-4 at the half.

The Mountaineers were especially adept at steals.

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