Porter’s falls to Suffield Academy Friday night 46-59. Porter’s got out hustled giving up 14 fast-break points, 12 points off of turnovers and getting out-rebounded 46-51. Porter’s struggled with Suffield’s 3-2 zone shooting only 28% (16-58) from the field and 19% (4-24) from behind the arc.
Leading Porter’s was Evie Perez ’17 who scored her 1,000 point, one of only 3 athletes in Porter’s history to do so. Perez finished the night with 17 points, 7 rebounds and 2 steals.
After going down 13-1 against Hopkins Porter’s battled back to take home the victory (56-36). Porter’s dominated the boards out rebounding Hopkins 61 (30 offensive/31 defensive) to 40. Porter’s did a great job of pushing the ball up the floor and setting the tempo after a slow start.
Leading Porter’s was senior Evie Perez with 12 points, 4 rebounds, 4 steals and 2 assist. Perez shot well from the line going 70% (7-10).
Porter’s snaps a two-game losing streak with a win over Cheshire Academy (56-45). Down 6 going into the second half Porter’s focused on pushing the ball up the court and capitalizing on Cheshire’s turnovers. Late in the second half, Porter’s started to pull away and Cheshire got into some foul trouble allowing Porter’s to secure the W.
Leading the way for Porter’s was freshman Ana Bartkiewicz with her first double, double of the season. Bartkiewicz had 15 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assist.
Porter’s dominated the boards out rebounding Cheshire 62 (29 offensive/33 defensive) to 40. Porter’s shot 29% from the floor (20-70) and 36% from behind the arc (5/14). Porter’s improves to 15-6 and is back on the road again Wednesday to take on Hopkins.