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School roundup: Prep star Thomas out for season

St. John’s Prep senior running back Johnathan Thomas is out for the season with a right knee injury, football coach and athletic director Jim O’Leary said Monday.

Thomas, who has committed to Maryland, was injured Saturday against Everett and will have surgery at the end of the week, according to a release issued by the school.

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“Although Johnny is disappointed that this means he will not play for the rest of the season, he is looking forward to a full recovery and getting started with the rehabilitation process,” the statement said.

Thomas, a Globe All-Scholastic in 2012, had more than 700 yards rushing and eight touchdowns in four games this season. Last year, Thomas rushed for almost 1,800 yards and 15 touchdowns.

“He’s such a good kid,” O’Leary said. “Aside from the football part, he’s such a wonderful young man. He’ll be back on the road for recovery and ready for the next step of his career.’’

Girls’ volleyball

North Quincy 3, Quincy 0 — The 10th-ranked Red Raiders swept the 15th-ranked Presidents, 25-15, 25-16, 26-24, at home. The win moves North Quincy (8-1) into sole possession of second place in the Patriot League, just a half-game behind ninth-ranked Duxbury. Quincy (7-2) stands one game back of its rival to the north.

 As is usually the case for North Quincy, the seniors led the way. Maya Umoren — a 5-foot-10-inch standout on the basketball court in the winter — collected 12 kills and nine digs. Cindi Hazelton amassed 22 assists and captain Carolyn Schwartz did a little bit of everything with seven digs, five kills, three blocks, and an ace.

Boys’ soccer

Somerville 1, Everett 0 — Junior midfielder Jason Montiel had his first varsity goal in the 20th minute to pave the way for another win for the top-ranked Highlanders (8-0-1).

Masconomet 2, Hamilton-Wenham 0 — Kevin Gilbert and PJ Criscione each scored for the eighth-ranked Chieftains (7-1-1).

Wilmington 5, Stoneham 0 — Senior Drew Foley had a goal and two assists for the 16th-ranked Wildcats (8-1).

Lexington 2, Arlington 0 — Sophomore Lewis Mustoe found the back of the net as the Minutemen recorded their first shutout of the season.

Watertown 5, Melrose 1 — Senior Camille Sheehan netted the first hat trick of his career.

Girls’ soccer

Lowell Catholic 3, Pope John 0 — Junior Taylor Patterson scored two goals for the 19th-ranked Fighting Crusaders (7-1-1) and senior goalkeeper Courteney Lanier recorded five saves in her sixth shutout of the season.

Latin Academy 8, Charlestown 0 — Senior Fatma Hussein notched a hat trick for the Dragons.

Shawsheen 0, Greater Lowell 0 — Rams sophomore goalie Janina Kennedy made 14 saves for the shutout.

Sandwich 1, Barnstable 0 — Senior Jess Lizotte netted the winner from about 28 yards with less than three minutes to go to lift the host Blue Knights.

Field hockey

Manchester Essex 2, Pentucket 0 — Seniors Rachel Gallagher and Paige Zaval each scored for the seventh-ranked Hornets.

Duxbury 7, Silver Lake 0 — The No. 12 Dragons (8-0-1) finished with seven goal scorers, including senior Jillian Woodgate, who had her first of the year.

Basketball

Former Charlestown High coach Jack O’Brien was named coach at Springfield Central. O’Brien won five state championships at Charlestown.

Globe correspondent Tim Healey contributed to this report. For complete scores and highlights, go to Boston.com/schools.
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