NEEDHAM 59, NEWTON NORTH 52 (OT)

Needham boys surge past Newton North in overtime

Needham High School's Thomas Shaughnessy goes for a shot during a game against Newton North at Needham High School on Friday, January 20, 2017. (Scott Eisen for The Boston Globe)

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Junior guard Thomas Shaughnessy (26 points, 8 rebounds) stars for 11-1 Rockets in BSC thriller

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ HOCKEY NOTEBOOK

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/19/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Chin011817RocklandatEastBridgewaterBoysHockey_Spt1.jpg Rockland on a roll with a balanced attack

Coach Mike Flaherty has Bulldogs (11-0-1) in position to make a run in Division 3.

BC HIGH 70, ST. JOHN’S PREP 68

Everyone knew BC High’s Travis Evee was taking last shot, and he still made it

Evee ducked and bulled his way to the basket and rolled in a layup to give BC High the win.

WESTFORD ACADEMY 47, NEWTON SOUTH 46

Westford’s Emily Bramanti went right to the hoop and beat Newton South in girls’ basketball

Bramanti’s layup with 10 seconds left won it for 10th-ranked Westford.

FRIDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Wabrek’s lay-in lifts Bridgewater-Raynham girls past Brockton

Top-ranked Bishop Feehan deals Coyle & Cassidy its first loss; Dottin powers No. 1 Cambridge boys past L-S.

CRAIG LARSON | HIGH SCHOOLS

Appeal process worked equitably in MIAA football realignment

Eight vocational programs north and south of Boston win appeals to drop to lower division.

THURSDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/dtlumacki_hanoverhsgymnastics213.jpg Pembroke/Silver Lake wins in gymnastics

Unbeaten Pembroke/Silver Lake edged Hanover to win the first-ever Patriot League Invitational.

Bridgewater, MA - 1/18/2017 - Rockland players celebrate a goal during the second period. Rockland at East Bridgewater boys' hockey at the Bridgewater Ice Arena. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: James Duffy, Topic: 19rocklandhoc, LOID: 8.3.1338145422.

Boys’ hockey | ROCKLAND 5, EAST BRIDGEWATER 0

Rockland blanks East Bridgewater to remain unbeaten

The Rockland boys’ hockey team (11-0-1, 6-0-0 South Shore League) is off to the best start in program history.

WEDNESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

No. 9 Needham girls’ hockey prevails over No. 14 Milton

Rockets improved to 9-0-1 after rallying from a 1-0 deficit with five unanswered goals.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/09/17/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Brian%20Vaughan-11570.jpg Brian Vaughan named Lynn Classical football coach

The former Lynn English and Northeastern standout coached at South Boston last fall.

HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING NOTEBOOK

A 100-win milestone on Hanover High mat

Senior Danny Ryan the second Indian to reach mark and Hunter Gillis and Damien Galotti are now closing in.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ HOCKEY NOTEBOOK

For Hingham girls, starting point is in goal

Sophomore Leah White anchors a stout defense for a Harbormen squad that has high expectations.

Randolph, MA 1-17-17: Cohasset visited Randolph High School in a girl's basketball game. Cohasset was victorious giving head coach John LeVangie, (second from right) his 500th career victory. He is pictured as he posed for a photo with his team, including (left to right), Lauren Cunning, Zoe Doherty and Mary Catherine Crumley, following the victory. Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) reporter: unknown topic: 18schrdp

TUESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Cohasset coach John Levangie joins the 500-win club

After starting at Hull, Levangie has coached at Cohasset, BC High, Westwood, and Wayland.

BRAINTREE 61, WELLESLEY 47

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/18/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/braintree.jpg Braintree girls’ basketball hands Wellesley its first loss

Senior guard Keelah Dixon scored 15 points for the second-ranked Wamps.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/10/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/all156-11089.jpg Andover’s E.J. Perry is getting started early at BC

The highly recruited QB has enrolled in spring classes as he prepares to tackle his next challenge.

Boys’ Hockey | Hingham 3, St. Mary’s 0

No. 5 Hingham posts redeeming shutout over No. 4 St. Mary’s

The Harbormen avenged an early-season setback against the Spartans.

DIVISION 3 COACHES INVITATIONAL RELAYS

Hopkinton girls run away with Indoor Relays

Last year’s runner-up won four of the 10 events.

catholic memorial 1, st. john’s prep 0

CM shuts out St. John’s Prep

Will Schmidlein scored and Brendan Clancy earned the shutout in goal.

Boston, MA 1-9-17: Westford Academy's Kayleigh Butler (left) and Acton-Boxboro's Haley Syndstrom (right) battle as they chase a loose puck. Acton Boxboro faced Westford Academy in a girl's high school hockey game played at Fenway Park as part of the

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ HOCKEY NOTEBOOK

Girls’ hockey teams leaning on young talent

Acton-Boxboro seventh grader Meghan Anderson is one of nine middle school students starting in goal for EMass. teams.

From left, Alonzo Cooper (5) of New Mission and Johnny Ortiz (20) of Brighton and Tyrique Lee (3) of New Mission during a matchup of two of the top Division 2 programs in the state. Game at Madison Park HS. Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe (Sports, capen)

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL NOTEBOOK

A showcase for city ball

Division 2 titans New Mission and Brighton still rule, but Burke, O’Bryant, and TechBoston are on the rise.

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