In The Division 2 South First Round of the Post Season Dedham took down Holliston 2-1.
In Division 3 girls Central Play Blackstone Valley Tech took down Hopedale 6-2 and Uxbridge pounded Monty Tech 16-0.
Local Softball action today at 3pm Wachusett is at Milford in the Division 1 Central Quarterfinals.
Boys Tennis Division 1 Central action Tantasqua took down Milford 3-2, In Division 2 boys South Scituate took down Holliston 5-0 and Whitinsville Christian shut out Hopedale 5-0.
Girls Tennis Central first round action Milford shut out Tantasqua 5-0.
In The Boys Volleyball Central Semifinal Milford shut out Xaverian winning all 3 matches.
Local Lacrosse action today as in Boys action Medfield takes on Franklin at 2pm, BVT takes on Tyngsboro at 3pm, In Girls Lacrosse Franklin battles Natick at 4pm and Ashland takes on Hopkinton at 4pm as the Spring season post season continues.
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Other draft News Boston College Inside Line-Backer Luke Kuechly went to the Carolina Panthers with the 9th overall pick.
Last night on WMRC you heard The Boston Red Sox took on the Chicago White Sox in game 2 of the Series. The Red Sox rolling on a 4 game winning streak heading into last night send Daniel Bard to the Hill to face John Danks. Well the result was just super for the Sox as they get the 10-3 victory, their 5th win in a row. Daniel Bard went 7 innings pitched, gave up 2 earned runs. Ortiz belted his 4th homer of the year and Darnell Mcdonald had 4 RBI's. The Sox scored 6 runs on the top of the 6th last night.
The Red Sox take on the Chicago White Sox in game 3 of the series in Chicago tonight, Jon lester to the Hill for the Red Sox, Jake Peavy for the White Sox game time is 7pm, coverage starts at 6 pm right here on wmrc first class radio.
Yankees last night won the game against the Tigers in the bottom of the 9th on a passed ball. Derek Jeter came around to score in the bottom of 9th after a skipped pitch. Mariano Rivera got the win for the Yanks. The Yankees play at 4:05pm today against the Detroit Tigers, Tigers Rookie Drew Smyly matches up against Freddy Garcia for the Yankees.
The Bruins may be done for the season but the Celtics will get started up Sunday against the Atlanta Hawks right here on WMRC, 1490 am, Coverage starts at 6pm for Celtics playoff basketball as they battle the Hawks in game 1 in Atlanta.
Thursday Night Milford High Baseball Branched out as J.J. Branch took the mound and took down Algonquin 10-6. 4 of the runs were earned. Jarrod and Chriss Casey as well as Matt Ferelli all contributed hits in the Milford victory. The Scarlet Hawks after Thursday are 6 and 1 on the season.
On Friday a different story Milford Gets shut out against Shrewsbury 3-0 but the Milford Softball team shut out Shrewsbury 8-0, Caroline Fairbanks ripped a 3 run homer in the Milford victory.
Other Baseball scores from around the Area, Franklin Panthers shut out division rivals Mansfield 8-0, In Tri-Valley Play Hopkinton took down Medway 6-2, Millis wiped out Ashland 9-6, Medfield beat up on Bellingham 14-1 and in Non-League Play Hopedale took down Worcester North 16-0.
Other Local Softball Scores, Mansfield shut out Franklin 3-0, Bellingham shut out Medfield 4-0, Ashland took down Millis 13-2, Hopkington over Medway 4-2.
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Cincinnati advances to sweet 16 for first time since 2001 with a 62-56 victory over Florida State
Kansas comes from 11 down in the 2nd half too eliminate Purdue 63-60 in the exceptional 32 round.
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Wilmington defeats franklin 3-2 in division 2 hockey state championship
Hudson defeats Medway in high school hockey division 3 championship
Burlington defeated Milton 6-2 in Division 1 Championship
Division 3A Groton-Dunstable defeats South Hadley 4-3
In the Division 1A Championship Malden Mauls B.C. High 3-1
Boys Division 1 Basketball State Final Springfield Central over Brockton 67-46, First state title since 91 back in day of Travis Best
Girls Division 1 State Final Andover over Holyoke 61-45
Carl Crawford (wrist) took swings Friday for the first time since his setback earlier this month. Crawford took 15 swings with both hands and told Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe that he felt fine. The setback was caused by pushing himself too soon, so the Red Sox will be extra careful this time around. He's expected to begin the season on the disabled list.
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Well the luck of the Irish did not help the Celtics last night as right here on First Class Radio they got wooped by the Sacramento Kings 120-95, Marcus Thorton dropped 36 points on The C’s as with a chance to pull closer to the top of the division, The C’s were denied. With 22 games left to go in the season the Celtics currently hold the 7 seed in the eastern conference, only a game and a half back of the 4th seeded Philadelphia 76ers.
Yesterday was bracket buster Friday as St. Bonaventure, a small school out of New York and a 14th seed in the tournament took down 3 seeded Florida State 66-63.
11 seeded North Carolina State took down 6 seeded San Diego State 79-65
while, the most shocking game I believe took place in North Carolina as the 15 seeded Lehigh Mountain Hawks eliminated coach K. and the Duke Blue Devils 75-70. Oh and how about one more shocker from yesterdays March madness as Number 15 seeded Norfolk State out of Virginia knocked out 2 Seeded Missouri with an 86-84 win.
Also the last standing New England team was eliminated from the tournament as 16 seeded Vermont got man handled by the 1 seeded Tarheels of North Carolina 77-58. Your brackets are busted, New England is out time to route for the underdogs as Lehigh and Norfolk State advance.
NCAA Womens tournament kicks off today Prairie View A&M takes on Uconn at 1:30.
Big Time Hockey Action coming your way all weekend from NHL, NCAA and MIAA
Today at 1pm the Bruins battle with the Flyers at the Garden and look to get back to winning as they have dropped 4 straight and are now the number 7 seed in the eastern conference.
and The Hockey East Finals have been determined Boston College will take on Maine. B.C. beat Providence yesterday in the semi-finals 4-2, while the Night game featured Maine taking down Boston University 5-3.
Maine takes on Boston College in the Finals tonight at 8pm.
Sunday afternoon WMRC First Class Radio heads rink side at TD Garden as the Medway Mustangs battle Hudson at 1:30pm in the Boys Division 3 finals, followed by Wilmington VS Franklin at 3:30pm in the Boys Division 2 Finals right here on First Class Radio, coverage starts at 1:15pm on Sunday.
In Spring Training action the Minnesota Twins had a split squad and took down the Sox 2-1, John Lester went 4 not so good innings for the Sox and gave up 2 earned runs and 5 hits.
In the Peyton Manning sweepstakes The Broncos and the 49ers appear to be the 2 finalists as Manning is scheduled to work out for both teams this weekend. The Broncos offered Manning a contract close to what he would have gotten with the Colts totaling about 90 million dollars and over 5 years.
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B.C. High (15-5) @ FRANKLIN (17-3) 7:00PM
Central Games have been Postponed due to weather
WMRC's game last night was the Girls of Hopkinton taking down Walpole 46-30, It was a defensive game up until the 4th quarter in which Lindsey Doucette went off dropping 12 4th quarter points, 17 throughout the game in The Hopkinton Girls South Division 2 victory. Hopkinton advances to play the winner of tonights Medfield-Hingham game.
Another local south division 2 girls game last night the Holliston Girls were eliminated by Notre Dame losing 54-43.
Today in Girls South Division 3 Coyle & Cassidy are hosting Medway in Girls South Division 3 tournament play. Tomorrow at 7pm in Girls South Division 1 play 14 and 6 Newton North is at 18 and 2 Franklin. In Girls Central Division 1 Play Holy Name hosts Milford Saturday at 6pm after Milford defeated Tantasqua on Tuesday to advance 55-48. In Girls Central Division 2 play, Auburn took out Nipmuc earlier this week with a 62-50 victory, Auburn advances to play St. Bernards. In Central Division 3 girls tournament play Hopedale will play Parker Charter on Saturday at 7pm, winner advaces to the semi finals at Clark University and right above Hopedale in the Bracket is Blackstone Valley Tech who advanced awaits the winner of Bromfield and Nashoba tech who play Friday after yesterdays and todays central play delays due to snow.
In Central Division 1 Boys action Milford @ St. Johns moved to 7pm tomorrow, Friday due to snow and also tomorrow in Central Division 1 Marlboro takes on St. Peter Marian at Assumption College. The winners of both those games head to WPI. Nipmuc takes on Lunenburg in Lunenburg Saturday at 7pm in boys central division 2 play, after on Tuesday 14 seeded Nipmuc upset 3 seeded uxbridge in overtime 68-60. In Boys Central Division 3 Central play South Lancaster is at Hopedale, game is expected to be played although all other Central games scheduled for today have been postponed. Blackstone Valley Tech hosts North Brookfield Friday 7pm.
On Monday and Tuesday Medway High School hosted its annual Presidents-Day high school basketball tournament. 4 Playoff Contenders were featured in the tournament.
Day 1 Monday Feb 20th:
Whitinsville-Christian - 71 Cardinal Spellman - 54
Medway High School - 56 Franklin High School - 67
Day 2 Tuesday Feb 21st:
Medway - 45 Cardinal Spellman - 69
Franklin - 65 Whitinsville Christian - 49
4) Medway High School (10-10)
3) Cardinal Spellman (17-5)
2) Whitinsville Christian (13-5)
1) Franklin Panthers (16-4)
Other Scores from Monday Feb 20th.
Girls High School Basketball
Blackstone Valley-Tech - 57 Norfolk-Aggie - 29
Hopkinton - 61 Duxbury - 43
North Attleboro - 50 Milford - 42
Blackstone Valley Tech - 71 Tri-County - 48
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.
Big Time High School Football Realignment News
-The MIAA Football Committee is currently discussing the possibility of having a statewide football tournament. This discussion has put a hold on division realignments for the 2013 season. The Massachusetts State Football Coaches Association has brought up a new proposal. Fitchburg athletic director and Coaches Association Ray Cosenza said the new plan should be an improvement on the old plan. The new plan is expected to preserve leagues and allow additional teams to qualify for the postseason. With this plan High School Football will finish with six true state champions.
Football This Week
North Quincy @ Duxbury
Southbrige @ Leicester
Holliston@ Hopkinton - WMRC
Boston Latin @ #7 Lincoln-Sudbury
#8 Chelmsford @ Dracut
Cranston West, Ri @ #6 Dennis-Yarmouth
#16 King Phillip @ Foxborough
Methuen @ #13 Andover
Oliver Ames @ #4 Mansfield
St Johns-Shrewsbury @ Leominster
Stoughton @ Attleboro
Sat 6:00PM Fitchburg @ Milford - WMRC
In Boys Cross Country This Friday
Norfolk Aggie is at @ Blackstone Valley
In Field Hockey Action
Hopedale @ Blackstone-Ville
Sutton @ Nipmuc
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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
Sat 1:30pm Milford - 7 @ Holy Name - 18
Quron Wright and Jeff Holland scored rushing touchdowns while Nick Capuano recovered a fumble in the end zone as the host Naps jumped out to an 18-0 lead to topple the Scarlet Hawks. Chris Casey scored on a 4-yard run for Milford.
Sat 6:00pm Bellingham - 26 @ Medfield - 6
Sat 5:00pm Leicester - 0 @ Auburn - 19
Sat 2:00pm Nashoba - 24 @ Clinton - 0
Sat 2:00pm Shrewsbury - 25 @ Westborough - 14
Sat 2:00pm Westhill (Conn) - 0 @ Franklin - 21
Attleboro - 7 #5 Mansfield - 28
North Attleborough - 7 #20 King Phillip - 19
#4 Xaverian - 21 #1 Everett - 42
Worcester South - 15 Doherty - 43
#7 Andover - 28 #12 Chelmsford - 48
Blackstone Valley - 21 Monty Tech - 7
Northbridge - 28 Nipmuc - 34
St. Johns Prep - 41 St. Johns-Shrewsbury - 20
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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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