Algonquin girls basketball team wins district championship!

Above: The Algonquin girls basketball team celebrates its win (photo by Chris Wraight)

The Algonquin girls basketball team captured their first ever Division 1 Central championship title at Fitchburg State on Saturday night. Third-seed Algonquin beat out top-seed Shrewsbury by a score of 46-36. The last time the Algonquin girls won a district championship was back in 1979 when the school was part of District 2.

The girls now head to the state championship tournament. On Tuesday they’ll face off against West champions Amherst in the semi-finals at the DCU Center in Worcester. The game starts at 7:45 pm. Go Algonquin!

You can read more about the district championship win here in the Metrowest Daily News and here in

Southborough photographer Chris Wraight sent along these photos from the game (click to enlarge).

Margaret Kaigh Doyle also posted a bunch of photos from the game to her Flickr photostream. You can see them here.

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