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

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Demi Akins , Minuteman: The freshman guard delivered 16 points, seven rebounds, and five steals in a 52-39 win over Nashoba Valley Tech.

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Travis Bassett , Littleton: Not long after starring for the Tigers in their run to the Division 6 Super Bowl title, the senior guard has continued to score on the hardwood. He had 16 points to beat the host team in the Wilmington Holiday Tournament, 54-53. In the final the next day, he dropped 21 points on Tewksbury in a 69-63 victory, earning tournament MVP honors.

Nick Campana , Nashoba: With 24 points and 10 rebounds in a 71-54 win over Oakmont Regional and 17 points and 10 rebounds in a 74-41 victory against Gardner, the 6-foot-6 senior center has been a powerful presence in the paint.

Ryan Fowler , Maynard: The Tigers senior has made the most of his early-season trips to the charity stripe, hitting on 27 of 30 free-throw attempts in wins over West Boylston (67-40) and Ayer-Shirley (65-50). Against the Lions, Fowler had 28 points and 15 rebounds. He had 27 points against the Panthers.

Becca Shamah , Acton-Boxborough: In a 66-42 win over Concord-Carlisle, the senior forward lit it up with 23 points and 14 rebounds.

Perry’s Top 10 boys’ teams

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(Records through Monday, with next game listed)

1. Newton North (5-0); Tues., vs. Weymouth, 6:30

2. St. John’s Shrewsbury (5-1); Sun., at Shrewsbury, 7

3. Brookline (3-1); Tues., at. Braintree, 6:30

4. Belmont (4-1); Tues., at Arlington, 7

5. Arlington Catholic (4-0); Tues., vs. Bishop Fenwick, 6:30

6. Wellesley (4-1); Tues., vs. Walpole, 6:30

7. Nashoba (4-1); Thurs., vs. Maynard, 7

8. Ashland (4-0); Mon., at Westwood, 6:30

9. Arlington (3-1); Tues., vs. Belmont, 7

10. Medfield (2-1); Fri., at Bellingham, 6:30

Perry’s Top 10 girls’ teams

1. Medfield (4-0); Fri., vs. Bellingham, 6:30

2. Newton North (5-0); Tues., at Weymouth, 6:30

3. Nashoba (3-0); Tues., at Marlborough, 7

4. Watertown (5-0); Tues., at Burlington, 7

5. Bedford (4-0); Tues., at Weston, 5:30

6. Newton South (3-1); Tues., at Acton-Boxborough, 5:30

7. Natick (4-1); Tues., vs. Milton, 6:30

8. Bellingham (3-1); Mon., at Hopkinton, 6:30

9. Lincoln-Sudbury (4-2); Tues., vs. Westford, 7

10. Franklin (3-2); Tues., vs. North Attleborough, 6:30

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

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