Joey Glynn, a two-time Globe All-Scholastic from Cardinal Spellman, died Monday night after he collapsed playing basketball in a Watertown men’s league game at Saltonstall Park, the Boston Herald reported. He was 19.
Glynn just finished his freshman season at Bentley. He averaged 3.3 points and 3.2 rebounds.
Glynn also played football, and as a junior had the distinction of playing at Gillette Stadium and TD Garden, scoring Spellman’s only touchdown in a 21-7 loss to Holliston in the Super Bowl.In Glynn’s senior year, he led Spellman back to the Super Bowl, where the Cardinals lost to Mashpee.
As word of his death began to spread on Twitter, teammates and coaches remembered him for his leadership, and for being a quality individual off the field.
Division 1 South
Needham 3, Newton South 1 — Needham fans paraded a Rockets banner at the neutral Newton North gym Monday. By the end of the match, it could have been replaced by one that read, “South Sectional champs.”
The Rockets won their first South title, 3-1, by beating Newton South, the two-time sectional champs, 17-25, 25-16, 25-10, and 25-18.
“We’re very happy to represent the South and hopefully represent them well and get a win,” said Rockets senior captain Sam Tillotson (17 kills).
Alexander Raskind (74 assists), Andrew Tegeler (16 kills), and Trevor Dow (seven kills) added to the attack.
Division 1 South
Westwood 11, Franklin 2 — Ela Hazar scored four goals as the Wolverines (22-0), coached by Leslie Frank, advanced to the sectional title game with Notre Dame, which is coached by Frank’s daughter, Meredith.
Division 3 East
Austin Prep 9, Arlington Catholic 8 — Midfielder Bobo Carpenter netted four goals for the victors, who improved to 18-2.
Division 1 North
St. John’s Prep 9, Chelmsford 0 — Keith Leavitt and Nick Bragole homered and Justin Snyder pitched 6⅔ scoreless innings for the Eagles (21-1)
Peabody 9, Central Catholic 5— Senior first baseman Max Gordon was 4 for 4 with three RBIs and two runs scored to lead the Tanners.
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The City of Salem has closed Bertram Field, the high school’s football field, after elevated arsenic levels were found in soil samples taken in preparation for improvements at the site.Globe correspondents Liz Torres and Jason Mastrodonato contributed to this report.