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

    HIGH 5

    Andrew Della Volpe , Concord-Carlisle: With two home runs and four RBIs, the senior catcher bumped his average up to .450 and helped the Patriots double up Dual County League foe Newton South, 10-5.

    Victoria Husser , Newton Country Day: In a slugfest, the senior shortstop was on top of the heap, smacking two home runs and knocking in a whopping seven runs to help the Falcons beat Wheeler, 25-20.


    Chris Moberg , Hopkinton: Rival pitchers may fear Ryan Sullivan — and rightfully so, considering the senior hit his 30th career home run last week — but junior teammate Moberg showed he can provide plenty of pop himself when he went 4 for 4, with two home runs and a double, and had six RBIs to lead the Hillers past Norton, 10-1.

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    Anna O’Neill , King Philip Regional: The senior ace tossed a complete-game shutout and then helped her own cause by knocking a walk-off two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat North Attleborough, 2-0.

    Brendan Ryan , Newton North: A complete-game 7-1 victory over Framingham moved the senior righty’s record to 7-0 and reduced his ERA this season to 1.50.

    Perry’s Top 10
    baseball teams

    (Records through Tuesday, with next game listed)

    1. St. John’s High (13-3);
    at Burncoat, Monday, 3:30


    2. Newton North (15-2);
    vs. Needham, Monday,

    3. Nashoba Regional (14-2);
    at Quabbin Regional,
    Monday, 4

    4. Hudson (13-3); vs. Groton-
    Dunstable Regional,
    Monday, 7

    5. Medfield (12-2);
    at Bellingham, Monday,

    6. Shrewsbury (11-5),
    at Algonquin Regional,
    Monday, 4


    7. Acton-Boxborough Region-
    (10-5); vs. Lincoln-Sud-
    bury Regional, in Lowell,
    Sunday, 5

    8. Lincoln-Sudbury Regional
    (10-6); at Acton-Boxbor-
    ough, in Lowell, Sunday, 5

    9. Milford (11-7); vs. Oliver
    Ames, Tuesday, 3:30

    10. Franklin (9-4); vs. Mans-
    field, Monday, 3:30

    Perry’s Top 10
    softball teams

    (Records through Tuesday, with next game listed)

    1. Milford (16-1); at Oliver
    Ames, Tuesday, 3:45

    2. Hudson (15-0);
    vs. Groton-Dunstable Re-
    gional, Monday, 7

    3. Concord-Carlisle (13-0);
    vs. Beverly, Sunday, 12

    4. King Philip Regional
    (14-3); vs. Taunton, Mon-
    day, 3:30

    5. Bellingham (11-2); vs.
    Medfield, Monday, 6:30

    6. Hopkinton (15-2); vs.
    Medway, Monday, 3:45

    7. Framingham (15-2); at
    Brookline, Monday, 3:45

    8. Acton-Boxborough
    vs. Lincoln-Sudbury,
    Monday, 4

    9. Shrewsbury (9-6);
    at Algonquin Regional,
    Monday, 4

    10. Nashoba Regional (13-3);
    at Quabbin Regional,
    Monday, 4

    Softball GAME OF THE WEEK

    King Philip Regional at Hopkinton, Thursday, 3:45 p.m.: One of the season’s final pretournament games features two of the top teams in the Hockomock League’s Kelley-Rex Division and the Tri-Valley League. It will be a test for Hopkinton and sophomore ace Alissa Karjel, who hurled her team to 11 consecutive wins before last week’s 7-6 loss to TVL rival Bellingham. The Hillers will face a Warriors team that can score runs in bunches, led by senior Tori Constantin and sophomore Renee Poirier, while holding opponents to 0.9 runs per game behind hard-throwing senior righty ­Anna O’Neill. Phil Perry

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