Malden Catholic stuns New Mission in boys’ basketball, 62-61

Senior Karlens Joas had a game-high 22 points as visiting Malden Catholic surprised defending Division 2 state champion New Mission.

Franklin's Matthew Pleshaw is up ended by plays Xaverian's Noah Sorrento in the first period of play in play-in game for the Super 8 boys hockey tournament. Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe

Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe

Super 8 hockey

Franklin, Woburn win Super 8 hockey play-in games

The Panthers got past Xaverian in OT and Woburn shut down Burlington.

School roundup: Medford boys’ hockey upsets No. 5 Matignon in Div. 1 North

Medford (7-11-2) is seeded 12th in the tournament, but looked unfazed against Matignon (12-9-2).

School roundup: Medway shoots down Oliver Ames in Division 2 South boys’ hockey

Freshman Ben Giovanella beat Oliver Ames goalie Jimmy Tierney for the winning goal of the shootout and a 1-0 victory for Medway.

MIAA to implement criminal checks for referees

The high school athletics association plans to launch the initiative this summer.

Xaverian’s Sam Goldberg took the top spot in the boys’ slalom race, finishing in 50.41 seconds. Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe (Sports, lang)

Josh Reynolds for the Globe

Dover-Sherborn boys, North Andover girls claim MIAA Alpine skiing titles

Youth served both squads well as neither team featured a senior skier.

Tuesday’s roundup: Wayland routs Latin Academy in Division 3 boys’ hockey tournament

Nick Morgan’s four points added to his school record for most points scored at Wayland (126).

// Super 8 hockey tournament schedule and information

Seeds, schedules, and more as action in the Super 8.

// Tournament preview: Barnstable, Wellesley picks to claim girls’ hockey titles

In Division 1, Red Raiders are solid all over the ice; in Division 2, Raiders will be hard to stop.

Undefeated King Philip finally cracks girls’ hockey top 20

Arlington Catholic has impressed enough to stay in the top spot for nine consecutive rankings.