Needham Rockets are now 9-7, one win shy of qualifying for the postseason.
Wednesday, February 6
From the Needham Channel: Highlights from the Needham Girls Basketball teams Senior night vs. Framingham. Needham won 45-40 in a back and forth game. They improved to 9-7 and are 1 win shy of qualifying for the postseason. See the video on the Needham Channel YouTube page.
The new Needham High School girls basketball head coach sheds light on her basketball career and goals for the upcoming season.
The Needham High School girls varsity basketball team has officially begun their preparations for a new year, and first-year head coach Megan Puopolo is hopeful that the Rockets will build off last season’s success by clinching a spot in the MIAA tournament. “I want to get 10 wins, I want to make the tournament,” Puopolo said. “I think that we have the leadership and experience, so I’d definitely say that’s a goal and then it’s to make sure the girls are improving [every day].” Puopolo inherits a team that is young, talented and athletic, and which should be competitive against other Bay State Conference foes like Braintree, Wellesley and Weymouth. But for now, she’s just focused on making sure the team’s ready for their first …