Oak Bluffs girls blaze past Tisbury in junior high hoops

Rose Engler of Oak Bluffs grabs a rebound, guarded by Amanda Bernard and Evelyn Medeiros, as Molly deBettencourt (right) and Alyssa Whitney (rear center) look on. — Photo by Ralph Stewart

The Oak Bluffs girls improved to 3-0 with a 44-11 win over visiting Tisbury on Monday afternoon.

The Lady Tigers scored the first point, but the Blazers roared back with 27 unanswered before Tisbury would score again.

Molly deBettencourt chalked up 27 points to lead Oak Bluffs. Coach Alex McCluskey’s team hosted Edgartown in a battle of unbeatens Wednesday afternoon.

In boys action, Tisbury downed the visiting West Tisbury Hawks, 55-22. Cody Chalifoux (20 points) and Cole Houston (19) paced the Tigers. Chris Mayhew scored nine for West Tisbury and Jonas Lukowitz added seven.