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Nicole Boudreau, Andover: The senior captain poured in 22 points as the Golden Warriors bounced Braintree, 54-39, in a Division 1 state semifinal.

Sarah Higgins, Pentucket: In a 53-39 victory over Fairhaven in the Division 2 state semifinals, the senior forward netted 20 points.

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George Merry, Danvers: The 6-foot-7 center scored 22 points as the Falcons defeated Wareham, 68-45, in a Division 3 state semifinal.

Morgan O’Brien, Reading: Putting the finishing touch on a magnificent 33-point effort, the junior guard poured in 27 points in the second half and overtime as the Rockets toppled Scituate, 71-64, for their first Division 2 Eastern Mass. title.

Devin Thompson, St. Mary’s of Lynn: The senior guard dropped in 25 points as the Spartans captured their first state title since 2002 with a 70-63 win over Cathedral in Division 4.

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MacInnis’s Top 10 boys’ teams

(Records through Wednesday)

1. Central Catholic (22-2)

2. North Andover (21-2)

3. Westford (18-5)

4. Lawrence (15-6)

5. St. John’s Prep (13-8)

6. St. Mary’s of Lynn (20-4)

7. Lowell (14-6)

8. Reading (15-7)

9. Danvers (20-4)

10. Melrose (20-3)

MacInnis’s Top 10 girls’ teams

1. Andover (26-0)

2. Reading (24-0)

3. Masconomet (20-4

4. Lynn English (21-3)

5. Westford Academy (18-4)

6. Billerica (17-4)

7. Central Catholic (14-9)

8. Pentucket (22-4)

9. Woburn (17-5)

10. Swampscott (18-3)

Compiled by Ryan MacInnis

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