A strong showing from guard Ashley Russell helped lead the Braintree High School girls varsity basketball team over Fontbonne Academy 54-31 Wednesday night.
The Lady Wamps, ranked No. 1 by ESPN, are now 9-0 on the season and play Needham next Friday evening. Fontbonne (No. 12), falls to 7-1. Russell led Braintree with 17 points and nine rebounds, according to an article on ESPN Boston.
Molly Reagan had 10 points and eight rebounds and Brianna Herlihy produced 7 points and 7 rebounds.
For more on the game and video interviews, go to the ESPN recap at http://espn.go.com/blog/boston/high-school/post/_/id/21561/recap-no-1-braintree-54-no-12-fontbonne-31.