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GlobeNorth: Players of the Week, Top 1o baseball and softball teams

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Brian Burke , Bishop Fenwick: The senior catcher/first baseman drilled a go-ahead RBI double in the seventh against Arlington Catholic, then took the ball and earned the save in a 3-1 win.

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Mike DeDonato , Chelmsford: In a nine-run outburst in the third inning, the junior cracked a double and a triple, knocking in three runs, all part of a three-hit day as Lions beat Billerica, 14-6.

Nate Frongillo , Whittier: In a 3-0 win over Greater Lowell, the senior catcher joined the 100-hit club with an RBI single. Andrew Wells threw a three-hit shutout with nine strikeouts.

Blaise Healy , Tilton: The Melrose senior had a career day at the plate against Kimball Union. With Tilton trailing 4-0 in the fourth, he sparked a right-run rally with a bases-loaded triple. He finished 4 for 4, with two triples, three runs scored, and seven RBIs in a 15-5 win.

Karoline Leavitt , Central Catholic: The sophomore hit a grand slam in a 13-0 win over Lawrence, then had 2 more RBIs in an 8-2 win over Merrimack Valley Conference rival Tewksbury.

Top 1o baseball teams

(Records through Tuesday, with next game listed)

1. St. John's Prep (10-1); at Catholic Memorial, Mon., 4

2. North Reading (9-0); vs. Lynnfield, Thurs., 3:45

3. Peabody (11-1); vs. Swampscott, Mon., 6:30

4. Danvers (11-1); at Swampscott, Wed., 6:30

5. Billerica (8-1); at Dracut, Wed., 3:45

6. Everett (6-1); at Malden, Mon., 3:45

7. Beverly (7-2); vs. Saugus, Mon., 4:15

8. Burlington (7-2); vs. Belmont, Mon., 3:45

9. Malden (8-2); vs. Everett, Mon., 3:45

10. Chelmsford (8-3); vs. Dracut, Mon., 3:45

Top 10 softball teams

1. Danvers (8-0); vs. Winthrop, Wed., 4

2. Central Catholic (9-1); at Dracut, Mon., 7

3. Wakefield (9-1); at Woburn, Mon., 3:45

4. Burlington (9-1); vs. Belmont, Mon., 3:45

5. Methuen (7-1); vs. Chelmsford, Mon., 7

6. Peabody (7-1); at Swampscott, Mon., 4

7. Dracut (7-3); vs. Central Catholic, Mon., 7

8. Chelmsford (7-3); at Methuen Mon., 7

9. Tewksbury (6-4); vs Billerica, Mon., 7

10. Swampscott (5-1); vs Peabody, Mon., 4

Game to Watch:

Cenral Catholic softball at Dracut, Monday, 7

Host Dracut will square off against red-hot Central Catholic under the lights, as the Middies send senior ace Lauren Ramirez to the circle hoping to gain ground in a Merrimack Valley Conference race that includes Chelmsford (7-3, 7-1 MVC) and Methuen (7-1, 5-1 MVC). Sophomore Karoline Leavitt leads the charge for the Raiders.

Pat Bradley can be reached at patrick.bradley@globe.com.
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