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School roundup: Melrose boys basketball team advances

Boosted by a huge run in the first half, host Melrose withstood a late New Mission charge in the second to advance to the Division 2 North semifinals with a 69-65 win Saturday night in Melrose.

Senior forward Sam Jean-Gilles sparked the 26-0 run with two minutes left in the first quarter with back-to-back baskets after leaving the game earlier with a wrist injury.

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