Girls basketball

Girls Basketball Digs Deep to Defeat Monomoy

Girls basketball bounced back in a major way after a tough loss to Cardinal Spellman by beating Monomoy Thursday afternoon 35-33.
Boys basketball team at play

Boys Basketball Roars Past Old Rochester

After a rough start out of the gate, the Vineyard boys bounced back in a major way against a hyped-up and undefeated burly Old Rochester Bulldogs team.

Girls Basketball Defeats Rival Nantucket

Nantucket may have scored the first basket, but the Vineyard took over soon after as the girls high school basketball team beat their rival 31-22 at home Saturday.

Girls Basketball Loses Close One to Fontbonne, Ending Season

Post-season play for winter sports came to an end Saturday as the Martha's Vineyard girls basketball team lost to Fontbonne 43 to 46 in the section quarterfinals.

Girls Basketball Team Starts Postseason Play with Win

The Vineyard girls basketball team advanced to the quarterfinals of the division three south tournament with a 54-41 win over Carver.

Island Produces All-Star Athletes

Several Vineyard winter sport athletes have been named to All-Star teams in their respective conferences.

In boys’ basketball, captains Izak Browne and Jack Roberts earned Eastern Athletic Conference honors for the second year in the row. Girls’ basketball captain Jennie Lindland also repeated as an All-Star, and was joined by senior teammates Katie Stewart (also a captain) and Maggie Riseborough.

Girls Basketball Takes Tourney

The girls’ basketball team finished off their season with a tournament win, defeating host team Marblehead 49-25 on Wednesday in the annual Brad Sheridan Memorial Tournament. Senior Maggie Riseborough scored 18 points and had 10 rebounds against the Magicians, while senior captain Katie Stewart notched 10 points. Stewart also earned the tournament’s Sportsmanship Award. On Tuesday the team beat Newburyport 40-29 to advance to the final game.

The Vineyarders close out the regular season with a 16-4 record. Postseason tournament seedings will be announced today.

One Win to Go for Both Boys and Girls Basketball Teams to Clinch Postseason Berths

The march to the postseason continued this week with split results; the boys’ basketball team secured an easy victory on Tuesday while the girls took a hard-fought loss. Both basketball squads need just one more win to clinch a spot in the postseason tournament. Meanwhile, the fledgling swim team, hampered by illness and injury, hosted Sacred Heart in a close meet on Monday, but ultimately came up short.