HIGH SCHOOL NOTEBOOK

School football stakes its claim to Friday nights

Boston MA 9/9/16 Boston College High Danny Abraham scores another touchdown against Andover High as teammate Kyle Burke (#5) makes the call during first half action at Boston College High on Friday September 9, 2016. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff)

MATTHEW J. LEE/GLOBE STAFF file

The national federation issued a resolution asking pros and colleges not to play on Fridays.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ SOCCER

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/27/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/dtlumacki_soccer_south01.jpg Top girls’ soccer players faced with a tough call

In order to play for one of two academy teams, players must forgo all other athletic commitments.

DENNIS-YARMOUTH 14, MiDDLEBORO 13

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/27/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/lorenz_28hsflagfoot04.jpg Dennis-Yarmouth rallies past Middleboro to win 7-on-7 football championship

Dolphins quarterback Jacob McCarthy found wide receiver Rob Evans for a winning touchdown on third-and-goal.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/18/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/lee_brainspring6_spts.jpg Kristen McDonnell returns as Braintree girls’ basketball coach

McDonnell, who resigned in April with a “heavy heart,” will return to the Wamps bench in 2017-18 after “a lot of reflection over the last few months.”

Globe honors area’s top scholar-athletes of 2016-17

Four athletes of the year — Patrick Flynn (Hanover), Angela Alibrandi (Westford), Amaya Finklea (Noble and Greenough) and Jeff Costello (BB&N) — were also honored.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/18/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/lee_cambridgefrank2_spts.jpg Dimon Carrigan’s shot-blocking continues to turn heads

The Cambridge basketball star has demonstrated improved offense playing on AAU circuit.

HIGH SCHOOL NOTEBOOK

Soccer great Cat Whitehill to coach Wellesley girls

The Olympic gold medalist and former National Women’s Soccer League star will start this fall.

THE GLOBE’S TOP 20s

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/17/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Chin061717LincolnSudburyvs.BCHighD1LAXChampionship_Spt5.jpg They were tops in their class

Milford softball, St. John’s Prep baseball, Needham girls’ lacrosse, Lincoln-Sudbury boys’ lacrosse and Wayland volleyball were No. 1 in final Globe polls.

Brockton, MA - 6/15/2017 - Greater New Bedford Voke's Tyler Arruda slides safely home with the sixth run scored in the fourth inning. Danvers vs. Greater New Bedford Voke in the Division 2 state baseball final at Campanelli Stadium in Brockton. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Karl Capen, Topic: 16d2baseball, LOID: 8.3.2789722837.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

HIGH SCHOOL NOTES

MBCA senior and junior games at BC High Saturday

The Bay State’s top senior and junior baseball players will take on Connecticut at Monan Park.

EMass Senior All-Star Baseball Game | North 8, South 5

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/21/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/lee_allstarbball4_spts.jpg North erupts in second inning to defeat South baseball all-stars

Greater New Bedford’s Tylor Arruda named outstanding pitcher; Belmont’s Cal Christofori named MVP.

NE BASEBALL CHALLENGE | MASSACHUSETTS VS. CONNECTICUT

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/24/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Cetrino_25hsbaseball_010.jpg Conn. routs Mass. in baseball all-star game

Connecticut rolled behind a five-run third and six-run sixth in its 12-3 win.

John Piatelli from St. Sebastian’s tried to shake defenders Pat Abad (Longmeadow) and Will Bowen (BC High).

Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff

BOSTON LAX ALL-AMERICAN GAME

Area lacrosse standouts got to strut their stuff

The game featuring the top players from the MIAA and the Independent School League went down to the final seconds.

10 moments to remember from high school sports this spring

The spring season produced magical moments and stirring finishes. Here are 10 that made us take notice.

06/24/2017 DEVENS, MA L-R Austin Prep's Logan MacDonald (cq), Milford's Ali Atherton (cq), and Norton's Kelly Nelson (cq) pose for a photo at Willard Park in Devens. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe

Austin Prep's Logan MacDonald, Milford's Ali Atherton, and Norton's Kelly Nelson.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/19/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/Saglio_NatickSoftball-5.jpg 2017 Softball All-Scholastics

Milford’s Ali Atherton, Norton’s Kelly Nelson, and Austin Prep’s Logan MacDonald are the Players of the Year.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/31/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davis_brainbch4_spts.jpg 2017 Baseball All-Scholastics

Mike Vasil, Henry Funaro, Tylor Arruda, Ryan Sliwinski, and Casey Earle were named Players of the Year.

2017 Para Athlete All-Scholastics

Mikayla Chandler, Cailin Currie, Chris Kimball, Matt Freitas, and Elise Morley earned All-Scholastics honors.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/17/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Chin061717LincolnSudburyvs.BCHighD1LAXChampionship_Spt7.jpg 2017 Boys’ Lacrosse All-Scholastics

Hayden Frey, Frankie Higgins, and Kilian Morrissey earned Player of the Year honors.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/17/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/LAX_MS_04.jpg 2017 Girls’ Lacrosse All-Scholastics

Waltham’s Taylor Pinzone and Cohasset’s Elle Hansen earned Player of the Year honors.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/14/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Healey_15girlsgolf_01.jpg 2017 Girls’ Golf All-Scholastics

Concord-Carlisle’s Gabrielle Shieh was named Golfer of the Year.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/13/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/lee_wayneed2_spts.jpg 2017 Boys’ Volleyball All-Scholastics

Wayland’s Jack Fletcher earned Player of the Year honors.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/30/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/lorenz_28d1track_04_crop.jpg 2017 Girls’ Outdoor Track & Field All-Scholastics

Clare Martin of Newton South was named Athlete of the Year.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/03/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/dtlumacki_MIAAallstatetrack_sports302.jpg 2017 Boys’ Outdoor Track & Field All-Scholastics

North Reading’s Erick Duffy was named the Athlete of the Year.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/19/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/barrychin2.jpg 2017 Rugby All-Scholastics

Hanover’s Jeffrey Wheeler and Coleman Lambert and BC High’s Chris Troiano and Ryan Connolly are among the honorees.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/12/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/kreiter_highschooltennis4_spts.jpg 2017 Boys’ Tennis All-Scholastics

Dover-Sherborn’s Max Schuermann was named the Player of the Year.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/16/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/RinaldiHinghamTennis01.jpg 2017 Girls’ Tennis All-Scholastics

Mia Wallace of Arlington was named Player of the Year.

2017 Preps All-Scholastics

Here are the spring 2017 honorees.