GlobeWest: Players of the Week, Top 10 baseball and softball teams

Around the bases


Tori Constantin , King Philip Regional: The Central Connecticut State-bound second baseman (below) connected for three homers to help the Warriors take care of Stoughton, 16-1.


Jess Proia , Framingham: With 10 strikeouts in five innings, the junior tossed a mercy-rule-shortened perfect game to beat Milton, 17-0.

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Miranda Skurla , Bedford: In one week, the junior third baseman tallied 14 RBIs and a .750 batting average to boost the Buccaneers to three straight wins, over Lincoln-Sudbury Regional, Waltham, and Weston.

Ryan Sullivan , Hopkinton: With the Hillers trailing 3-1 in the bottom of the 10th inning to Westwood, the University of Connecticut-bound senior shortstop (below) launched a three-run home run to give the Hillers a dramatic 4-3 walk-off victory over the Tri-Valley League rival Wolverines.

Zach Walker , Medway: The senior righty tossed a no-hitter, with five strikeouts and four walks, in leading the Mustangs to a 4-0 win over Holliston.

Perry’s Top 10 baseball teams


(Records through Wednesday, with next game listed)

1. St. John’s High (9-1), at Boston College High, Monday, 4

2. Newton North (11-1), vs. Weymouth, Monday, 3:45

3. Medfield (8-1), at Norton, Monday, 4

4. Franklin (7-2), vs. Attleboro, Monday, 3:30


5. Nashoba Regional (8-2), at Wachusett Regional, Wednesday, 4

6. Waltham (8-2), at Newton South, Monday, 4

7. Shrewsbury (7-3), at Gardner, Monday, 4

8. Hudson (9-2), at Leominster, Monday, 3:30

9. Acton-Boxborough Regional (6-4) at Concord-Carlisle, Monday, 3:45

10. Lincoln-Sudbury Regional (6-4), at Weston, Monday, 4

Perry’s Top 10 softball teams

1. Milford (11-1), vs. Canton, Monday, 3:30

2. Concord-Carlisle (8-0), at Acton-Boxborough, Monday, 4

3. Hudson (10-0), vs. Shrewsbury, Monday, 7

4. King Philip (9-2), vs. Mansfield, Monday, 3:30

5. Newton North (9-2), at Weymouth, Monday, 3:45

6. Acton-Boxborough (7-2), vs. Concord-Carlisle, Monday, 4

7. Hopkinton (9-1), at Dover-Shoerborn, Monday, 4:15

8. Lexington (9-1), vs. Stoneham, Monday, 3:45

9. Framingham (10-2), at Needham, Sunday, 3:45

10. Arlington Catholic (10-1), at Austin Prep, Monday, 3:30


Shrewsbury at Hudson, Monday, 7 p.m.: One of the best teams in Central Mass. will host one of the hottest. Hawks lefty fireballer Jurnee Ware (10-0, 0.71 ERA) has been electric, allowing her team to qualify for postseason play in the minimum number of games. But Shrewsbury, led at the plate by senior Lauren Pickett and sophomore Erin LeMay, has consecutive wins over Marlborough, Wachusett, and Westborough, and looks to continue with Monday’s test. Phil Perry

Phil Perry can be reached at paperry27@gmail.com.