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Reading boys, Wellesley girls win Division 2 track titles

Reading dominated field events, and Wellesley used its speed on the track.

For baseball powers, rankings nice, tournament wins better

BC High holds onto top spot with Super 8 field announced Monday

Softball Players of Week: Vachon has 2-0 week for Newton North

Senior pitcher strikes out 16 in win over Walpole.

Baseball Players of the Week: Bartels fans 12 to ground Rockets

Belmont star poised for big tournament run.

Division 4 track championship

Ursuline’s Grela scorches the competition in Division 4 track

The freshman fought through blazing temperatures to win the 2-mile race.

Saturday’s school roundup: Boston English, East Boston advance to City League final

The teams will play Monday at 11 a.m. for the city baseball title.


Top-ranked BC High steals one from Silver Lake, 3-1

Henry Ennen tosses three-hitter with 10 strikeouts as Eagles pull out win on two hits.

Stephanie Vallace of Needham (20), and Clara Bisson, (5) of Lincoln-Sudbury during a recent game at Lincoln-Sudbury. Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe (WeWk, mcmahonm)


Drawing upon success, Needham High girls point to the circle

In the MIAA tourney, teams will advance, or be sent home depending on their prowess controlling faceoffs.

Framingham, MA: 05-24-2016: Austin Prep lacrosse player Ellie Richards (no. 10, left) with her sister Ann Richards (no. 12) during game against Marian high school in Framingham, Mass. May 24, 2016. Photo/John Blanding, Boston Globe staff story/Ethan Schroeder, NOWK ( 29noglax )


Austin Prep is rolling with a very familiar freshman

First-year players have proved vital to the success of the Austin Prep, Westford Academy, and Marblehead High girls’ lacrosse squads

8.2.3054037285_Sports_29soglax(2) Duxbury High midfielder KC Williams (7) reaches for the ball as her stick is checked by North Quincy High midfielder Marissa McGue (11), right, during the girl's lacrosse game at Veterans Stadium in Quincy, Mass., Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (Robert E. Klein for the Boston Globe)


Duxbury has taken off while controlling the draw

At the shrill of the whistle, seizing possession of the ball in the faceoff circle often determines the outcome of the game.

29nocollege- Springfield College lacrosse player Bridget Thibodeau. (Springfield College)


Andover High grad took elementary approach to success for Springfield College lacrosse

Bridget Thibodeau was a three-starter for one of the top defensive units in Division 3.


King Philip softball downs D-R on homer in seventh

Sophomore Elise Pereira draws two-out walk and classmate Brooke Taute delivers two-run homer.

29socatch- Former Bowdoin College softball player Molly Nestor. (Bowdoin College)


NDA grad Molly Nestor is passionate about her new field: nursing

Former two-sport standout from Duxbury headed to Seattle for a nurse practitioner position at a cancer center.

Dedham making move from Bay State to Tri-Valley

Change not expected until 2017-18 school year


No. 2 Taunton pulls rank on No. 5 Dighton-Rehoboth in softball

Aimee Kistner’s walkoff single lifted Taunton (20-1).


Wednesday’s school roundup: Concord-Carlisle stuns No. 2 Reading in lacrosse

The Concord-Carlisle boys handed Reading its first loss of the season.

Tuesday’s school roundup: It’s a win for Unified Track

The first annual MIAA Special Olympics Massachusetts Unified Track State Championship showcased success — on many levels.

lincoln-sudbury 15, needham 11

Lincoln-Sudbury topples No. 2 Needham in girls’ lacrosse

The Warriors took control after falling behind by three goals early.

Beverly goalie Kevin Morency couldn’t stop this up-close shot by Reading’s Mike Tobin.

Monday’s school roundup: Reading handles Beverly in boys’ lacrosse

Both teams entered undefeated, but junior goalie CJ Hart (14 saves) kept the Rockets on course.

Softball Players of Week: Eisnor throws no-hitter, adds 4 hits of her own

Medford star runs her record to 12-3 with a .500 batting average.

Taunton’s loss doesn’t change softball rankings

One loss doesn’t change inevitable, a matchup with Silver Lake

Medfield boys slip to No. 7 in lacrosse rankings

Losses to BC High and Dover-Sherborn have dropped reigning Division 2 champions

Boys’ lacrosse Players of Week: 300 a lucky number for Righini

Archbishop Williams senior records 300th point in win over St. Mary’s.

After impressive week, BC High holds on to No. 1 ranking

Wins over Lincoln-Sudbury and Brockton keep Eagles on top

Martha’s Vineyard’s Elizabeth Williamson (above) teamed with Victoria Scott to win the South doubles.

Sunday’s school roundup: Ashley Avery wins South girls’ tennis final

In other action, Burlington senior Ada Wiggins won her second North title in three years.

Baseball Players of Week: Malden star clubs 4 homers in week

Senior first baseman Ronnie Luke goes 7 for 9, adds 6 RBIs.

Girls’ lacrosse Players of Week: AP’s Richards records career milestone

Junior nets her 300th career point in win over Hamilton-Wenham.

Westwood girls back on top of lacrosse rankings

Division 1 South tournament field loaded with state’s best teams.

Saturday’s school roundup: Lincoln-Sudbury boys’ lacrosse wins DCL

The top-ranked Warriors cruised to a 13-5 victory over fourth-ranked Concord-Carlisle.

Girls’ softball

Sisters make their pitch for Andover

Megan and Kathleen Hartnett have Golden Warriors chansing tournament berth


Latin Academy boys net City volleyball crown

Senior outside hitter David Ho powers the Dragons (12-6) past O’Bryant, 25-23, 25-15, 25-17

Girls’ lacrosse

Masco pair follow in familiar footsteps

Gillespie and Fahey last in a long line of talented lacrosse players


Thursday’s school roundup: Maddy Barone powers No. 1 Silver Lake softball

Senior ace tosses a one-hitter and belts a solo homer for the 19-0 Lakers.

NEWTON, MA - 05/17/16 - West high school lacrosse feature on Newton North coach Bussy Adam, and his sons, Bryce Adam (23) and Hunter Adam (6), both players on the Tigers. Lane Turner/Globe Staff Section: SPORTS Reporter: Mike McMahon Slug: 22weblax


At Newton North, Adam family sticks with lacrosse

With sons Bryce and Hunter piling up points, 30-year coach Bussy Adam has Tigers in the hunt once again.

22sonoteworthy- Bridgewater State lacrosse player Jayci Andrews. (Bridgewater State)


GlobeSouth: Noteworthy performances

Bridgewater State freshman Jayci Andrews is a seven-time MASCAC Rookie of the Week for the outdoor track season.

22socatch- Andy Bolster. (handout)


Tracking down the Bolster brothers, Duxbury High Hall of Famers

In the 1970s, Andy and Kent Bolster pushed each other to record-setting feats for the Green Dragons, and beyond.

Hull 05/18/2016 : Hull's #21, Shane Weber moves in on North Quincy's #2, Conor Donaghey during the first half of play at Hull High school. Photo by Debee Tlumacki for the Boston Globe (regional)


Weber has built Hull boys’ lacrosse into a winner

The brotherhood of the fast-rising game is helping new programs get off the ground and make their mark.

05/17/16: Wellesley, MA: Beverly High School's John Loreti is pictured during a lacrosse game vs Wellesley High School held at Sprague Field. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section:nowk topic:22noblax


Beverly lacrosse is in a position of strength

Goalie Kevin Morency and midfielder John Loreti are relative newcomers to the game. But their athleticism helps fuel unbeaten Panthers

Wednesday’s school roundup

Westwood girls stop No. 1 Needham in lacrosse

In a game of No. 1 vs. No. 2, Westwood started fast and never looked back.


No. 2 Taunton pulls rank on No. 4 King Philip in softball

Taunton (17-0), with help from the King Philip defense, scored twice in the third inning for the difference.

Boston, Ma- February 24, 2016- Coach Bill Hanson, who coached Catholic Memorial for 38 years but was dismissed last year returns to salute the Seniors during their last game of the season at the Walter Brown Arena. He paid his way in.

Dismissed from CM, Bill Hanson still has his supporters

Hanson is still smarting from his 2015 termination but is set to be honored by former players and coaches.

05/17/16: Boston, MA: Nisa Holley of O'Bryant is pictured during the hurdles competition at the City Track Championship held at White Stadium. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section:sports topic:18citytrack


Latin Academy girls run away with fifth straight City track title

Brittany Firmin paces Dragons with victories in 800 and triple jump. O’Bryant edges East Boston for boys’ crown

Mike Vasil helped BC High get past Lincoln-Sudbury on Monday.

Monday’s school roundup: Top-ranked BC High routs Lincoln-Sudbury in baseball

The Eagles took advantage of wildness by the Warriors’ pitchers in a convincing win.

Win over Medfield lifts Cohasset to No. 11 in rankings

Skippers make jump from No. 16 with upset.

Boys’ lacrosse Players of Week: a milestone for Laundry

Billerica star records 300th career point

Baseball Players of Week: Mellen earning respect with each win

Norwood star has yet to give up an earned run