Algonquin Boys Basketball Stops Shrewsbury, 59-41

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Algonquin's boys basketball team defeats Shrewsbury on Tuesday. Photo Credit: John Swinconeck

SHREWSBURY, Mass, — The Algonquin boys varsity basketball team came out strong at Shrewsbury in the first period Tuesday and never let up, winning 59-41.

Photo Album In Pictures: Algonquin At Shrewsbury--Boys Basketball

“We're an up-tempo team,” Algonquin coach Brian Doherty said. “Our goal is to run, run, run. We're going to play in-your-face, man-to-man defense. That's how we play.”

Tuesday's win gives Algonquin a 13-1 record, which Doherty attributed to his team's chemistry. “These guys all get along — they enjoy it.”

Shrewsbury's record dropped to 6-9.

Scoring summary:

Period 1: Algonquin 15, Shrewsbury 3

Period 2: Algonquin 27, Shrewsbury 17

Period 3: Algonquin 44, Shrewsbury 26

Period 4: Algonquin 59, Shrewsbury 41

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