Results From High School Playoff Basketball Last Night
Millis eliminates Community Academy of Science and Health 67-46. Millis advances to Play at Holbrook Wednesday in South Division 4 bracket.
Fitchburg eliminates Tantasqua with a 75-64 victory and advances to play at Holy Name Thursday in Central Division 1 bracket.
Also in Central Division 1 Bracket Marlboro takes down North Middlesex 57-56 in overtime. Marlboro advances to play St. Peter Marian on Thursday at Assumption College.
In Central Division 3 Bracket Southbridge takes down West Boylston 55-54 and Southbridge advances to play at Worcester Tech.
In Boys Central Division 2 bracket 7 games Monday Night Nipmuc defeated Uxbridge 68-60 in over time. Nipmuc advances to play Lunenburg on Thursday, Lunenburg took down Narragansett 68-47.
10 Seed St. Bernards upset 7 seed Bartlett 84-75 and advances to play 15 seed Gardner who upset 2 seed Northbridge 61-52, 12 seed Grafton upset 5 seed Clinton 47-46 and Grafton will play 4 seed Groton-Dunstable who defeated 13 Seed Hudson 64-53, 9 Seed Oxford upset 8 Seed Auburn in Overtime 52-52 and Oxford advances to play 1 seed Quabbin on Thursday. 7 Games in Central Division 2 Boys 5 upsets.
In Girls south division 1, it will be Taunton @ Franklin Tomorrow Night as on Monday Taunton 17 seed upset Weymouth 60-56. On the other side of south division 1 bracket 15 seed West Roxbury gets shut down by 18 seed Whitman-Hanson 51-29 and 14 Seed Dartmourth takes down Plymouth South 49-37.
Tomorrow night we have Girls South Division 2 action as Walpole takes on Hopkinton Girls on WMRC, last night in South Division 2 18 Seed Hingham took down 15 seed Sandwich 69-56 and 17 seed Sharon took out 16 seed Silverlake 50-28.
Girls Central Division 3 action 16 seed Southbridge took down 17 seed Whitinsville Christian 58-51.
Tonight on wmrc first class radio and streaming online at wmrc daily news.com its girls basketball central division 1 action as 10 and 10 9 seeded Tantasqua are at 10 and 10 8 seed Milford. The winner of tonights game will be at 1 seeded Holy Name Friday Night at 7pm. The Lady Hawks are riding a 2 game winning streak, taking down Algonquin and St. Peter Marian in back to back games to clinch a playoff spot. Tantasqua last played on Feb 16th and got a 58-34 win to clinch a playoff spot. It’s High School Girls Playoff Basketball on WMRC First Class Radio and Streaming online at wmrcdailynews.com
On WMRC (1490 am, Milford) Last Night The Celtics fell to 5 and 9 on the Season losing to the Phoenix Suns 79-71, Ray Allen had 14 points but Marcin Gorat dropped 24 for the Suns to improve Phoenix to 6 and 9 on the season.
The Boston Bruins take on the 1st place New York Rangers this Saturday at 1pm, If the Bruins win they will be 1st place in the Eastern Conference.
WMRC’s Friday night High School basketball game, came out of the Milford future League, the hockomock. Franklin defeated Mansfield 54-49, Mansfield took a 1 point lead in the 4th quarter, but Sam Bohmiller lit up the score board dropping 11 points in the 4th quarter, 18 during the game in the Franklin victory to improve the Panthers to 7 and 3 on the season, Mansfield drops to 6 and 4. Listen to the game right now, after the Sports Buzz of course in the WMRC media center on wmrcdailynews.com
In other action Wachusett gave Milford their 2nd straight loss as they defeat the Scarlet Hawks 64-50. Milford now 8 and 3 on the season.
Nipmuc defeated Hopedale in overtime and handed the Blue Raiders their 2nd straight loss, final score was 48-42. Hopedale drops to 7 and 5, while Nipmuc improves to 5 and 6.
Holliston defeated Ashton in a tri-valley thriller 62-61, Millis took down Bellingham 55-37, Blackstone-Milleville wins 2nd straight taking down Douglas 59-55.
And in other Mid-Wach A Action Friday night Algonquin buried Shrewsbury 51-39.
Girls Basketball: Hopedale over Nipmuc 56-40, Shrewsbury over Algonquin 46-28, Wachusett over Milford 49-33, Franklin over Mansfield 54-41, Franklin Girls now 10 and 0 on the season
TVL action Ashland downs Holliston 45-35, Bellingham over Millis 57-54 and Medway crushes Westwood 59-29.
Boys Ice Hockey: The Hockomock Champs Franklin Panthers bury Foxboro 12-0.
This Sunday a couple big NFL games to determine who will play in the Super Bowl on February 5th. The New York Football Giants take on the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship at 6:30pm and the New England Patriots welcome the Baltimore Ravens to Gillette at 3pm in the AFC Championship. Brandon Spikes expected to play for the Patriots as well as most others on the injury report.
WMRC’s High School game of the week featured the Mansfield Hornets and the Franklin Panthers. Mansfield shut out Franklin 27-0. Greg Donahue was your player of the game as he rushed for 125 yards and 1 touchdown. Mike Blackman hauled in a 40 yard touchdown pass from George Busharis in the third quarter as the 8-1, 5th ranked team in the state Mansfield Hornets remain on top of the Kelly Rex in the Hockomock. Mansfield is now ranked as the number #4 team in the state.
In other Kelly-Rex action #15 in the state King Phillip took Down Attleboro 41-7.
Wachusett shut out Milford last night 28-0. Milford drops to 3 and 6 in there 5th straight loss and plays St-Johns Shrewsbury on the road next Saturday at 1pm. Wachusett is 4 and 5 on the season.
In other Mid-Wach action Leominster defeated Shrewsbury 27-14, Marlborough shut out Westborough 36-0, Nashoba over Hudson 24-7 and North Middlesex took down Algonquin 33-7.
In Tri-Valley play Millis-Hopedale improved too 8 and 1 as they rolled over Bellingham 48-6, Holliston is on top of the TVL Large as they beat up on Medway 41-12, Hopkinton defeated Medfield 27-7 and Norton defeated Ashland 31-7.
Last Week Everett’s Jonathan DiBiaso threw for 6 touchdown passes in a 41-14 victory over Medford to set the state record for touchdown passes. Dibiasso has 90 touchdown passes in his high school career heading into Everett’s week 9 matchup.
--The Milford Youth Cheerleading U15 and U13 teams will compete this month at the regional competition in Worcester.
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On Wednesday the Marlboro Panthers girls volleyball team improved to 13 and 0 knocking off the Milford Scarlet Hawks in a 3-0 sweep. Marlboro has only lost one set all year!
Panthers Coach Pete Lepore said to the Milford Daily News after the game "I was talking to a (former player) after the game who was on the 2003, 2004 state championship team, and she said as long as you get the serves in there, your kids block just as good our team. That was kind of the strategy, get it in and let the defense do its work."
- The Hudson Hawks Golf Team are the Champions of the Mid-Wachusett B League as they won on Wednesday 3 points ahead of runner-up Quabbin.
In Other Golf Action Hopedale swept the DVC Meet and Medfield swept the Tri-Meet and the Franklin Squad buried visiting Stoughton 144-175.
In Girls Volleyball
Franklin over Attleboro
Marian over Trinity Catholic
Algonquin over Shrewsbury
Westborough over North Middlesex
Hudson Over Ayer
Framingham over Norwood
Milford over Notre Dame Worcester
Dover-Sherborn - 13 Medway - 34
Jack mcNamara ran 43 yards for a TD in the first quarter and the Mustangs never looked back in a rout of the Raiders. Greg Amato and Ryan Bukis also pitched in with touchdowns!
Other High School Finals
Brookline (0-6) - 6 Framingham H.S. (3-3) - 30
#17 Weymouth (4-2) - 21 Natick (5-1) - 28
Somerville (1-5) - 7 Medford (1-5) - 0
Foxborough (3-3) - 9 Oliver Ames (4-1) - 17
Marlborough (3-3) - 0 BC High (4-2) - 32
#2 Duxbury (6-0) - 21 Scituate (3-3) - 0
Fitchburg (3-3) - 38 North Middlesex (1-5) - 0
Hopkinton (6-0) - 42 Norwood (3-3) - 21
Algonquin (1-5) - 6 Leominster (3-3) - 21
Millis/Hopedale (6-0) - 12 Westwood (5-1) - 7
Sat 6:00pm Bellingham @ Medfield
Sat 5:00pm Leicester @ Auburn
Sat 1:30pm Milford @ Holy Name
Sat 2:00pm Nashoba @ Clinton
Sat 2:00pm Shrewsbury @ Westborough
Sat 2:00pm Westhill (Conn) @ Franklin
The Milford defense shuts down Westborough High School 14-0
St Johns-Shrewsbury (3-1) - 21 Wachusett (1-3) - 7
Drew Ortone caught a 46-yard touchdown pass and returned an interception 75 yards for another score while Connor Kurtz threw two touchdown passes to lead the host Pioneers past the Mountaineers. Kurtz connected with freshman Taquar Stewart for a 29-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter to put St. John's up, 21-0. Sammy Rivera scored a 5-yard touchdown for Wachusett.
St. Peter-Marian improves to 3-1 as they knock Algonquin down to 1-3 in an offensive explosion 46-25
Greater Lawrence (3-1) - 20 Brighton (1-2) - 6
Jonathan Montero's 33-yard touchdown run broke a scoreless tie in the second quarter, and Christian Rivera's 45-yard interception return extended the lead for the Reggies. Bengals' Jonathan Marrero fired a 51-yard TD strike to Damian Robinson in the fourth quarter. Rivera added a 24-yard touchdown run to seal the victory.
#15 Walpole (4-0) - 41 Milton (0-4) - 3
The Wildcats opened with a 32-yard field goal, but didn't score again. The Rebels' Tom Donnellan threw a 54-yard pass to David Thibault, one of Donnellan's three TDs. He finished with 202 passing yards. Shane Blass carried the ball 13 times for 122 yards and one touchdown.
Hopkinton (4-0) - 21 Weston - 14
Mike Decina ran for two touchdowns and threw for another to lead the Hillers.
Auburn High School picks up there 41st win in a row as they shut out Millbury 28-0
Other Scores from around Massachusetts High School Football
Ashland - 0 @ Medway - 48
Natick - 34 @ Newton North - 12
#6 Dennis-Yarmouth - 41 @ Falmouth - 8
#7 Mansfield - 27 @ #17 King Phillip - 26
Franklin - 3 @ North Attleborough - 7
Hull -7 @ East Bridgewater - 28
Carver - 6 @ Cohasset - 49
Holliston - 42 @ Medfield - 14
Dover-Sherborn - 33 @ Bellingham - 20
Haverhill - 14 @ #8 Andover - 24
#19 Billerica - 40 @ #11 Dracut - 14
Woburn - 26 @ Burlington - 34
#12 Catholic Memorial - 42 @ Bishop Guertin - 0
#14 Chelmsford - 42 @ Lawrence - 16
Medford - 6 @ Dedham - 21
Leicester - 18 @ Grafton - 34
Leominster - 56 @ North Middlesex - 20
Millis/Hopedale - 49 @ Marian - 8
Southbridge - 0 @ Northbridge - 24
St. Bernards - 32 @ West Boylston - 22
Worcester North - 14 @ Worcester Tech - 20
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