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MIAA SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Andover girls’ swimming claims fourth straight Division 1 title

The Golden Warriors won the first eight events.

SUNDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Brooks boys’ soccer wins NEPSAC title for retiring coach

Brooks (15-0-3) scored three goals in the final 19 minutes to deliver 40-year-coach Dusty Richard a Class B title in his last game.

WEEK 11 | HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK

Jeremy Soule at the heart of Middleboro’s Super Bowl run

The senior running back (1,200 yards, 12 TDs) has been at the focal point of the Sachems’ (9-2) drive to the Division 6 Super Bowl.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL | Week 11 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Millis QB Bryce Latosek a star among Players of the Week

The senior led the Mohawks to a 40-22 victory over Cathedral in the Div. 8 state semifinals by throwing for 379 yards and 4 TDs.

Kevin Paul Dupont

Here’s what we learned about the Bruins on their California trip

Anton Khudobin emerged as a reliable option in net, and the rookies are finding their scoring touch.

MIAA girls’ all-state cross-country championships

For Natick’s Grace Connolly, no competition

The junior ran away with the D1 All-State championship.

DIVISION 7 SEMIFINALS | MASHPEE 28, ST. MARY’S 20

Devaun Ford, Mashpee earn third straight Super Bowl berth

The Falcons’ star running back piled up 245 yards and three TDs in the win over the Spartans.

MIAA BOYS’ SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS

Leonardo Teixeira helps Brockton capture first state soccer title

The junior forward from Cape Verde scored three goals and assisted on the Boxers’ two others.

NEPSAC FOOTBALL ROUNDUP

Lawrence Academy rides freshman Anthony Muse to Fleming Bowl title

The running back rushed for 373 yards and six touchdowns in a rout of Phillips Andover.

DIVISION 4 SEMIFINALS | MELROSE 22, HOPKINTON 8

Isaac Seide, Melrose wear down Hopkinton, advance to Super Bowl

The running back broke out with two TDs in the second half to power the Red Raiders.

DIVISION 3 SEMIFINAL | NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH 29, TEWKSBURY 21

Brendan McHugh’s speed paves North Attleborough path to Gillette

McHugh scored three TDs against Tewskbury in a Division 3 state semifinal.

MIAA GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Newton North is deep, talented, and Division 1 champs

The Tigers overcame the loss of captain Miska Legatova in a sweep Hopkinton.

MIAA boys’ ALL-STATE CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS

Prep’s Tristan Shelgren outruns Newton North’s Andrew Mah for state title

The star rivals were, as usual, 1-2 in Division 1; Sam Acquaviva won the Division 2 race.

MIAA FIELD HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS

Watertown field hockey nets 9th straight Division 2 title

The Raiders capped their season with a 21st straight win; Andover blanked Longmeadow for the D1 crown.

MIAA GIRLS’ SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS

Runnels delivers Danvers D2 title in PKs

Senior Kaylee Francis knocked in a loose ball on the right post 1 minute into second half to lift Mohawks (17-2-2).

DIVISION 6 SEMIFINALS | MIDDLEBOROUGH 27, STONEHAM 14

Middleborough rushes past Stoneham

Jeremy Soule collects 246 yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries.

DIVISION 5 SEMIFINALS | DENNIS-YARMOUTH 41, WATERTOWN 3

Dennis-Yarmouth overpowers Watertown

Jacob McCarthy threw for four touchdowns and Bobby Evans rushed for 189 yards.

DIVISION 8 SEMIFINALS | MILLIS 40, CATHEDRAL 22

Millis routs Cathedral, earns second straight Super Bowl trip

Bryce Latosek passed for 379 yards and four touchdowns to spark the Mohawks.

HIGH SCHOOL NOTES

MIAA presents Emily Nash with achievement award

The Lunenburg High junior golfer recorded the lowest score at the Division 3 Central tournament last month, but she did not receive the trophy because she was a girl.

MIAA STATE FINALS

Boston International first City League soccer team in final since 1990

The Lions boys’ team set to take on Bromfield on Saturday night.

HIGH SCHOOL CROSS-COUNTRY NOTES

Three teams should contend at boys Division 1 All-State meet

St. John’s Shrewsbury, Wellesley, and Lowell have held the top three spots all season.

Live updates: High school football state semifinals

Games Saturday will determine December’s Super Bowl matchups.

THANKSGIVING DAY FOOTBALL

In Norwell, making a Stout sandwich easy as 1, 2, 3

In Norwell, John, Matt, and Sam Stout savor every moment they share together on the gridiron.

In Natick, a chapter closes on a family football tradition

The Ramstrom family’s link to Natick football will end, at least for a while, Thanksgiving Day against longtime rival Framingham when Tim Ramstrom, a senior, plays his last game.

THANKSGIVING DAY FOOTBALL

In Tewksbury, Hiltz twins key to success

Identical twins Blake and Braden Hiltz, born 18 years ago after a difficult pregnancy, are key players for the 9-1 football team.

MIAA FOOTBALL STATE SEMIFINALS

North Attleborough soars into semis on nine-game win streak

Week 6 victory over Hockomock League rival Stoughton proved to be turning point for Red Rocketeers (9-1).

CRAIG LARSON | HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PICKS

Craig Larson’s high school football picks

The Globe’s high school sports editor tries his hand at picking this weekend’s state semifinals, plus a NEPSAC bowl or two.

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP SATURDAY

Fall high school state championships results

The state finals for boys’ and girls’ soccer, field hockey, girls’ volleyball, cross-country, and swimming were held this weekend.

GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL STATE SEMIFINALS

Newton North girls avenge loss to Barnstable in volleyball

The Tigers swept the defending D1 state champs in a state semifinal.

BOYS’ SOCCER STATE SEMIFINALS

Boston International tops Cohasset to reach Div. 4 final

Jesus Batiz scored winner in 58th minute for Lions (17-2-2); Norwell made early goals by Matt Cawthorne (2d minute) and Troy Studley (16th minute) stand in 2-0 win.

Documentary short

Heart over height: Johnny Ortiz’s journey from underdog to basketball sensation

Johnny Ortiz has helped lead his teams to victory not with long legs or a formidable wingspan. He’s relied on his heart, tenacious spirit, and mastery of the game’s nuances.

FIELD HOCKEY STATE SEMIFINALS

Andover holds off King Philip; Watertown back in title game

Kate Gregory’s goal gave Andover a 1-0 win in a Division 1 semifinal. In Division 2, Watertown beat Dennis-Yarmouth, 1-0, to reach its ninth straight state championship game.

BOYS’ SOCCER STATE SEMIFINALS

Brockton knocks out St. John’s Prep in Div. 1

Odair Monteiro’s penalty kick lifted Boxers (20-1-2) to a physical 2-1 victory over Eagles in D1 semifinal in Brockton.

GIRLS’ SOCCER STATE SEMIFINALS

Westford Academy outduels King Philip to reach Div. 1 final

Senior forward Katherine Pawlak scored the game-winner for Grey Ghosts (17-1-2) in 2-1 victory over the D1 South champion Warriors Tuesday in Brockton.

DIVISION 2 NORTH BOYS’ SOCCER | CONCORD-CARLISLE 1, ARLINGTON 0

Concord-Carlisle wins title on penalty kicks

Senior goalkeeper Davis Van Inwegen turned aside four Arlington shots in PKs

DIVISION 2 NORTH GIRLS’ SOCCER | DANVERS 1, WINCHESTER 0

Riley Baker scores to lift Danvers to title

The Falcons advance in hunt for first girls’ soccer state title in school history.

MIAA Boys’ soccer roundup

Boston International champions of Div. 4 North

Jesus Batiz leads the way with a pair of showstopping goals and an assist in 3-0 shutout of Manchester Essex.

MIAA Girls’ soccer roundup

Amesbury breezes to second straight D4 North title

The Indians erupted in 6-0 victory over St. Joseph Prep to face Millis in D4 semifinals; Newburyport edged Swampscott, 1-0, to claim D3 North.

WEEK 10 | HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK

Defense has sparked Hopkinton

In going from worst in Tri-Valley to first in Eastern Mass., the D4 South champion Hillers (10-0) credited turnabout to their defensive play.

WEEK 10 | HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Everett QB Jake Willcox headlines Week 10 Players of the Week

Willcox led Tide to D1 North title after throwing for 309 yards and 4 TDs in a 37-29 victory over Central Catholic.

High school football Super Bowl game times announced

The eight Massachusetts championship games will be held Dec. 1 and 2 at Gillette Stadium.

DIVISION 1 NORTH FINAL | EVERETT 37, CENTRAL CATHOLIC 29

Everett tramples way to D1 North title

Led by a score of players likely to be playing collegiately on Saturdays, the Tide rolled into the state D1 semifinals.

Saturday’s field hockey sectionals

Abby Campbell backstops King Philip to D1 South title

Senior goalkeeper helped the Warriors (19-2-1) advance to state semifinals with 1-0 shutout over previously unbeaten Somerset-Berkley (21-1-0).

Saturday’s GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL Sectionals

In battle of unbeatens, New Bedford no match for Barnstable

Barnstable swept New Bedford for the Division 1 South title, its eighth in a row.

SECTIONAL SWIMMING

Wellesley’s depth key to South/Central girls’ swimming title

The Raiders won just two events, but it was enough to top Newton North.

EMASS. DIVISIONAL CROSS--COUNTRY MEETS | WRENTHAM

St. John’s Prep’s Tristan Shelgren outruns Newton North’s Andrew Mah

Shelgren won the Division 1 EMass championship in 15 minutes, 14 seconds.

SATURDAY’S FOOTBALL Sectionals

Tewksbury captures Div.3 North title

Coach Brian Alyward was the architect of the Redmen’s 22-18 victory over top-seeded Lynn English with his unconventional play calls.

Saturday’s GIRLS’ SOCCER SECTIONALS

Westford girls end Central Catholic’s 42-game run

Katherine Pawlak scored off a corner kick in the 65th minute to lift the second-seeded Grey Ghosts.

SATURDAY’S BOYS’ SOCCER SECTIONALS

Steven Yakita comes through, St. John’s Prep rules the North

Yakita scored the lone goal to help the Prep win its second Division 1 North title in four years.

DIVISION 2 SOUTH FINAL | KING PHILIP 29, BRIDGEWATER-RAYNHAM 19

Shane Frommer puts King Philip in position to defend state title

King Philip, which has 23 consecutive victories, will defend its Division 2 title against Lincoln-Sudbury.