South: Players of the Week, Top 10 boys’ and girls’ basketball team

High Five

Ryan Boulter , Mansfield: The Hornets’ “other” sophomore averaged 17.5 points per game in a 2-0 week, draining a pair of pivotal third-quarter 3-pointers in an important Hockomock League win over Taunton.

Tyler Gibson , Rockland: The Bulldogs stayed unbeaten, thanks in large part to the play of their 6-foot-6 senior captain, who averaged 22 points, 16.5 rebounds, and 5.5 blocks in wins over Carver and previously undefeated Mashpee.


Shane Haggerty , Cohasset: The 6-foot senior captain netted a combined 69 points in wins over Southeastern and Monomoy, including the 1,000th of his varsity career.

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Maya Umoren , North Quincy: The star center was at it again, putting up 21.5 points and 22 rebounds per game in Red Raiders’ 1-1 week.

Haleigh Welch , Hingham: After a loss to Notre Dame of Hingham on Jan. 3, the junior captain helped power the Harbormen to victories over Middleborough and Quincy, netting 17 and 18 points, respectively.

Healey’s Top 10 boys’ teams

(Records through Tuesday, with next game listed)

1. Mansfield (7-1); vs. Stoughton, Tues., 6:30


2. Rockland (9-0); at South Kent (Conn.), Sun., 1

3. Norton (8-0); vs. Bellingham, Tues., 6:30

4. Brockton (5-2); at New Bedford, Tues., 7

5. Wareham (6-1); vs. Apponequet, Tues., 6:30

6. Whitman-Hanson (7-1); at Pembroke, Tues., 6:30


7. Cohasset (7-2); at East Bridgewater, Tues., 6:30

8. Cardinal Spellman (6-2); vs. Archbishop Williams, Tues., 6:30

9. North Quincy (6-2); at Scituate, Tues., 6:30

10. Carver (6-3); vs. Abington, Tues., 6:30

Healey’s Top 10 girls’ teams

1. Braintree (9-0); vs. Weymouth, Tues., 5

2. Oliver Ames (7-0); vs. North Attleboro, Tues., 6:30

3. Fontbonne (7-1); vs. North Middlesex, Sun., 6

4. Archbishop Williams (5-3); vs. Cardinal Spellman, Tues., 6:30

5. Abington (9-1); vs. Carver, Tues., 6:30

6. Duxbury (7-1); vs. Hingham, Tues., 6:30

7. Hanover (6-1); at Middleboro, Tues., 6:30

8. Plymouth South (7-2); at Bridgewater-Raynham, Tues., 6:30

9. Scituate (5-1); at North Quincy, Tues., 6:30

10. Dedham (7-2); at Milton, Tues., 6:30

Game of the Week

Oliver Ames girls (7-0) vs. North Attleborough (7-1), Tues., 6:30

With a showdown between Hockomock League powers — their only clash of the regular season — something has to give. Both the Davenport-leading Tigers and Kelley-Rex-leading Rocketeers are 5-0 in league play through Wednesday. North Attleborough must solve the hosts’ stingy defense (allowing just 36 ppg) and corral Sacred Heart-bound senior Caitlyn Abela (20.7 points per game).

Tim HealEy

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