This St. Clement Girls Basketball Team captured their sixth win beating Maimonides 40-36. Jessica Popken (Medford) led the way with 14 points and Sidney Cezil (Everett) supported the effort with 7 points. In the fourth quarter, Maimonides climbed back to cut the lead to just one before some big free throws by Allison Caloggero (Medford) who had 8 points. Katie Monestime (Somerville) and Elva Martinez (Somerville) were huge on the defensive end coming up with numerous steals and rebounds.
On Friday St. Clement faced league rival Pope John in a defensive battle. After trailing by just 1 at the half, St. Clement struggled to score in the second half loosing 18-31. St Clement was led offensively by freshman Jessica Popken (Medford) and eighth grader Katie Monestime with 7 points apiece. Senior Elva Martinez (Somerville) continued her rebounding domination amassing 12 boards on the night. The Lady Anchors will face Maimondes Academy, Cristo Rey and Lowell Catholic this week. The loss brings the Lady Anchors overall record to 6-9.
The St. Clement Anchormen came up big defensively and offensively against Sutton High School earning an impressive win 46-37. The win brings the Anchormen overall record to 7-8. Kevin Foley (Medford) again led the way again with another double double with 20 points, 14 rebounds and 7 assists. The Anchormen will face the Lowell Catholic Crusaders at Lowell Catholic on Friday, February 10.