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MIAA proposes four-year basketball divisional alignment

Concord-Carlisle boys targeted for a move to Division 1 Central for 2017-18 season.

SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Tuesday’s school roundup: Owen Murphy boosts Medfield boys’ lacrosse

Goal with 2:41 left in overtime lifts the Warriors to a 15-14 win over Dover-Sherborn.

Monday’s school roundup: Blake DeCarr fires 1-hitter for Xaverian baseball

DeCarr’s effort helped lead the Hawks past Catholic Conference rival St. John’s Prep, 4-0.

Nelson fans 16 as Norton softball rolls to 5-0

With batterymate Carli Arcaco back in the lineup, sophomore ace in command against Hopedale.

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Notre Dame of Hingham lacrosse dispatches Longmeadow

Seven Notre Dame of Hingham players scored in a lopsided girls’ lacrosse victory.

Plymouth North edges Bridgewater-Raynham in baseball

Senior Colin Nicklas singled home the winning run in the eighth inning and was also strong in relief.

04/20/2016 BELMONT Belmont pitcher Cole Bartels (cq) 3, pitches during a game between Belmont and Wilmington held at Belmont High School. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL

For Belmont High ace, pitching is all about the process

Penn State-bound righthander Cole Bartels and his Marauder teammates focus on preparation and recovery to keep their arms sound.

Plymouth 04/19/2016 : Plymouth North's Joe Walsh makes a pitch during the Plymouth North vs Silver Lake baseball game at Plymouth. Photo by Debee Tlumacki for the Boston Globe (regional)

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL

Senior aces put Plymouth North and Silver Lake in contention

The duel between Joe Walsh and Anthony Videtto was an eye-popping glimpse into the number of power arms on the mound this spring.

Peabody's Anthony Iannuzzi reacts after connecting for a triple in home game against Beverly, on April 20, 2016. Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL

Peabody is making out a new lineup card

The Tanners, along with Chelmsford and Central Catholic programs, are trying to rebuild, and contend at the same time.

WEDNESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Belmont shuts out Wilmington

Righthander Cole Bartels went the distance, striking out 15 and walking two in a 2-0 victory for the Marauders.

Plymouth North pitcher Joe Walsh threw a one-hitter and struck out five in Tuesday’s win over Silver Lake.

Tuesday’s school roundup: Plymouth North baseball nabs walkoff win over Silver Lake

Catcher Cam Drew’s game-winning hit in the seventh inning lifted the Eagles to a 2-1 win.

Longtime Belmont Hill School football coach Kevin Fleming (right) will be honored May 15 at the 41st Jack Grinold Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete banquet.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK

Football Scholar-Athletes to be honored May 15

The annual Jack Grinold banquet saluting 33 players and other award winners will be May 15 at the Boston Marriott Newton.

Friends and classmates mourned at the scene of the April 9 crash that killed Kate McCarthy, a lacrosse player at Archbishop Williams High School.

Monday’s school roundup: Archbishop Williams lacrosse players honor fallen teammate

The Bishops beat Arlington Catholic, 18-4, in their first game since Kate McCarthy died in an April 9 crash in Weymouth.

Power in Pembroke: Titans sweep to Hull tourney title

Pembroke defeated East Bridgewater, 8-4, on Monday to win the title.

Saturday’s school roundup: Braintree baseball routs Peabody

Brandon Fein picked up his first varsity win by spinning a one-hitter and the Wamps won, 7-1.

FRIDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Mansfield baseball takes a patient approach to earn first win

Hornets bang out 12 hits to topple Hockomock League rival Franklin, 14-6.

Concord-Carlisle All-American midfielder Hannah Dudley runs sprints at practice. Jon Chase for the Boston Globe

GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL LACROSSE

Her commitment to Stanford lacrosse started sophomore year

Concord-Carlisle senior midfielder Hannah Dudley and the area’s top players are making their college choice early.

Taunton,MA 04/11/16 FOXBORO HS GIRLS LACROSSE visits Taunton HS today..we concentrate on the younger team members ( George Rizer got the Globe ) for SOWK FOXBORO FRESHMAN #1 SOPHIA DICENSO, WITH SOPH. JACKIE BRION right behind...

GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL LACROSSE

Sticking with an infusion of young talent

Foxborough High freshman Sophia DiCenso headlines a wave of promising talent for girls’ lacrosse programs.

Friday’s school roundup: Acton-Boxboro walks off with win over Waltham in baseball

Colonials complete an improbable two-out, four-run rally in the seventh inning.

Wednesday’s School Roundup

Newton North’s Michael Banks warms up with no-hitter

The junior righthander shut down Milton to lift the 10th-ranked Tigers to the win.

Tuesday’s school roundup: Walpole boys’ lacrosse avoids 0-3 start

Ben Lucas scored the winner in the second overtime as the Rebels beat Wellesley, 8-7.

Wrestling springfest at Belmont Hill on May 1

Massachusetts Chapter of National Wrestling Hall of Fame will honor the state’s best.

Saturday’s school roundup: Lincoln-Sudbury beats Longmeadow in boys’ lacrosse

Hayden Frey and Harlan Smart each scored four goals for the Warriors, who improved to 2-1.

Boston MA 4/8/16 Boston College High Mike Vasil delivers a pitch against Xaverian during seventh inning action at Manon Park on Friday April 8, 2016. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: 09bchighbaseball reporter:

School roundup

BC High’s Mike Vasil throws two-hit shutout

The sophomore righthander finished with seven strikeouts, while allowing no Xaverian runner to advance into scoring position.

Maddy Barone (far right) celebrates along with teammates after beating Taunton in the Division 1 EMass title game.

Softball preview

Led by Maddy Barone, Silver Lake will be hard to stop

Senior pitcher is back after going 24-2 last spring and leading Lakers to state title game.

Duxbury's Shane Sullivan, (1) is wrapped up by Lincoln-Sudbury defenders in last season’s MIAA Division 1 state championship game at Harvard Stadium.

Boys’ lacrosse preview

Trophy or not, Lincoln-Sudbury chasing a state title

Warriors will be led by returning All-Scholastics Harlan Smart and Eric Holden.

Foxboro-12/05/15- Superbowls- DIV 5 Northbridge vs East Bridgewater- Northbridge's Keenan Quinama and teammates hold up the Super Bowl trophy during the presentation ceremony. Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki(sports)

High school football playoff system to remain as is

A statewide vote was held Friday to determine the future of the high school football playoff system in Massachusetts.

Item Name: 10welax(2) Medfield High lacrosse All-American, John McLean, center, at practice with his defending Division 2 state championship team. Rose Lincoln for the Boston Globe

BOYS’ HIGH SCHOOL LACROSSE

For L-S, Medfield, and D-S lax, it’s a banner time

The competition, in state and out, continues to ramp up for defending state boys’ lacrosse champions

04/05/16 - Cohasset, MA - Cohasset High School lacrosse goalies Conor Naughton (cq), senior, left, and Mason Fitzgerald (cq), freshman, right, pose for a portrait outside the school in Cohasset, MA, on April 5, 2016. (Jamie Cotten/For The Boston Globe) section: Sports reporter: maccormack

BOYS’ HIGH SCHOOL LACROSSE

For Cohasset High boys’ lacrosse, all eyes on goal

The net will be a make-or-break position for many of the region’s top high school teams this spring.

Boston, MA - 2/14/2016 - Boston Youth Wrestling's Kayla Lee, a seventh grader, sized up her opponent during a wrestling meet at Madison Park High School in Boston, MA February 14, 2016. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Topic: wrestling Reporter:

Boston’s vulnerable youth wrestle problems away

The privately funded initiative gives students a way to channel aggression and learn the values of teamwork.

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Baseball Preview

BC High will play to familiar strengths in 2016

Pitching and defense, which helped BC High reach the Super 8 last season, are the top attributes again this year.

Concord-Carlisle's Hannah Dudley (7) looks to get past Lincoln-Sudbury's Hannah Chen, left, and Emily Gorman (6) during the sectional title game last June.

Girls’ lacrosse preview

Girls’ lacrosse preview: Seniors give Concord-Carlisle hope for a state title run

Ten starters return for defending Division 1 East champion Patriots.

Melrose’s Michael Pedrini (5) carried the ball during a Division 3 semifinal in November.

BOB HOLMES | ON SCHOOL SPORTS

PR disaster aside, school football playoffs deserve another chance

The MIAA has handled the process poorly, but schools still should vote to keep the system.

Winter Globe All-Scholastics: Honoring the area’s best

See who was honored after this winter sports season.

Malden Catholic won its fifth Super 8 title this season.

2016 Boys’ Hockey All-Scholastics

Josh Boulos, Kyle Casey, Riley Prattson, Kayser Raei, Matt Thomson, and Ryan Verrier were named Players of the Year.

This season, Cambridge captured its first state title in 15 years.

2016 Boys’ Basketball All-Scholastics

Jakigh Dottin, Matthew Hanna, Eric Sellew, Brandon Twitty, and Ethan Wright earned Player of the Year honors.

Corben Miles won Division 1 state titles in both the 50 free and 100 free.

2016 Boys’ Swimming All-Scholastics

Corben Miles and Nathaniel Davenport were named Swimmers of the Year.

Norton's Abu Ceesay (center) beat Bishop Stang's Garrett Morris (left) and Bishop Feehan's Anthony Delasanta in the 55 meter dash at All-State.

2016 Boys’ Indoor Track All-Scholastics

Thomas Ratcliffe was named Athlete of the Year.

Caty Flagg finished her career with 26 shutouts, an Austin Prep record.

2016 Girls’ Hockey All-Scholastics

Jamiee Cooke, Caty Flagg, Erin Healy, Caroline Hocking, Julia Nolan, and Melissa Zavez were named Players of the Year.

Anna Kelly broke Lexington’s all-time and single-season scoring records.

2016 Girls’ Basketball All-Scholastics

Brianna Herlihy, Nicole Jorgensen, Anna Kelly, Jessica Lezon, and Lauren Manis earned Player of the Year honors.

Sarah Welch was named Northeastern Conference Swimmer of the Year.

2016 Girls’ Swimming All-Scholastics

Sarah Welch and Kylie Cronin were named Swimmers of the Year.

Margie Cullen captured the All-State and Division 2 championships in the mile and 2 mile.

2016 Girls’ Indoor Track All-Scholastics

Margie Cullen earned Athlete of the Year honors.

Sam Arber won the state title in the all-around with a score of 43.800.

2016 Gymnastics All-Scholastics

Sam Arber and Danielle Brucato were named the Gymnasts of the Year.

Sean Chase coached the Wayland wrestling team to a Division 3 state title this season.

2016 Wrestling All-Scholastics

Jake Ferri, Brandon DesFossess, and Eric Reyes were named Wrestlers of the Year.

Katie Benzan (left) was named the Massachusetts Gatorade Player of the Year.

2016 Preps All-Scholastics

Nobles’s Katie Benzan and Belmont Hill’s Peter Tedesco were among the athletes honored.

Newton South’s Williams Rhatigan will ski for Harvard next winter.

2016 Skiing All-Scholastics

Emilie Brush, Sam Goldberg, Chantal Raguin, and William Rhatigan earned Skiier of the Year honors.