GlobeNorth: Players of the Week, Top 10 boys’ and girls’ basketball teams


Steve Collins , Lynn English: The sophomore point guard was named MVP of the IAABO Board 130 Classic after scoring 29 points in a 75-72 defeat of St. John’s Prep in the championship game. Teammate Eric Rosario poured in 37 the previous game to defeat defending Division 1 state champion Springfield Central, 81-73.


Olivia Healy , Reading: In the final of the IAABO 27 Comcast Tournament, the Richmond-bound senior poured in 27 of her 40 points in the second half, and ripped down 10 rebounds as the Rockets rallied from 14 points down to beat Archbishop Williams, 73-69.

Morgan Lumb , North Andover: The senior guard scored her 1,000th career point in a 45-33 victory over Stoneham on Monday.

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Kelsi McNamara,  Pentucket Regional: The sophomore guard drained 23 points in a 59-49 victory over Central Catholic in the IAABO Board 130 Classic final, earning MVP honors. Teammate Nicole Viselli also scored her 1,000th career point in the win.

Kyle Sangster , Malden Catholic: In his final home regular season game, the senior guard poured in 28 points in a 60-50 win over Chelmsford, then followed with 33 points in a 73-66 victory on the road against Masconomet.

Top 10 boys’ teams


(Records through Wednesday)

1. St. John's Prep (18-2)

2. Melrose (20-0)

3. Lowell (17-3)

4. Central Catholic (17-5)

5. Danvers (18-2)

6. North Andover (16-4)

7. Lynn English (15-5)

8. Westford Academy (16-4)

9. Lynn Classical (14-8)

10. Wakefield (13-5)

Top 10 girls’ teams

1. Reading (20-0)

2. Pentucket (21-1)

3. Billerica (18-2)

4. St. Mary's of Lynn (20-2)

5. Lynn English (20-2)

6. Westford Academy (17-4)

7. Central Catholic (16-5)

8. Andover (16-6)

9. Ipswich (14-3)

10. Masconomet (14-5)

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