Girls Varsity Basketball · @BeaumontHoops Beats Padua in NCL Opener, 52-48

The Beaumont School varsity basketball team won its North Coast League opener over Padua by a score of 52-48 on Saturday (Dec. 8) afternoon.

With the win, the Blue Streaks improve to 4-2 overall and 1-0 in the conference while Padua dips to 1-5 and 0-2 in the NCL.

Both teams got off to a bit of a slow start and the game was tied at 10 after a quarter. Padua won the second quarter by five and took a 23-18 lead into the intermission but Beaumont returned the favor and won the third quarter by five (17-12) to tie the game at 35 after three quarters.

Sophomore Lydia led Beaumont with a season-high 21 points and junior Carly Perusek went for 16.

Addison Conroy led Padua with 17 points.

Beaumont will have a day off before returning to action on Monday (Dec. 10). The JV team will host Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin School at 5:00 p.m. and then the varsity will welcome St. Martin de Porres for a 6:30 p.m. start.

Beaumont 52, Padua 48

PADUA (1-5, 0-2 NCL): Conroy 17, Doucette 9, Kwiatkowski 5, LaGuardia 4, Miles 4, Pillin 4, Peterson 3, S. Pelesky 2

BEAUMONT (4-2, 1-0 NCL): Gattozzi 21, Perusek 16, Letterio 4, Pappas 4, Carvajal 2, Erjavec 2, Mlynek 2, Edwards 1


Padua: 10-13-12-13 for 48

Beaumont: 10-8-18-17 for 52


Free throws: Padua 8 of 18, Beaumont 13 of 30; 3-pointers: Padua 2 (Conroy, LaGuardia), Beaumont 1 (Letterio)