HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL NOTEBOOK

Braintree baseball is ready to compete again

BROCKTON, MA - 6/19/2016: Braintree players storm the field after winning the MIAA Super 8 baseball championship game at Campanelli Stadium in Brockton on Sunday, June 19, 2016. Braintree defeated St. John's Prep 3-2. (Timothy Tai for The Boston Globe)

FILE/TIMOTY TAI FOR THE GLOBE

The two-time Super 8 champions have just three returning starters. But program depth and a winning mentality has resulted in a 6-0 start for coach Bill O’Connell and his Wamps.

North Andover senior captain Abbie Cronin (#9) and teammate, Brianna Slattery (#18) help defend the goal in the first half of play against Ipswich on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Mark Lorenz for The Boston Globe.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ LACROSSE NOTEBOOK

North Andover lacrosse sticking with learning curve

After a run to last year’s Division 1 state final, the Knights are trying to retool while focusing on a strong finish.

04/26/2017 BELMONT, MA Belmont Hill's William Stonestreet (cq) 22, chased after St. Sebastian's Mike Swirbalus (cq) 4, during a lacrosse game between St. Sebastian's and Belmont Hill held at Belmont Hill. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

Aram Boghosian for the Globe

WEDNESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

St. Sebastian’s boys’ lacrosse sets ISL standard

The Arrows (10-1) sent a message with their 14-11 victory Wednesday at ISL rival Belmont Hill (5-2).

TUESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/30weblax_002.jpg Jack Cahill, Medfield dominate Dover-Sherborn

The senior netted two goals and handed out four assists in Medfield’s 14-8 victory.

Tewksbury, MA April 23, 2017: Tewksbury's Marissa Doherty (bottom) and Lawrence shortstop Jadhina Lu (top) collided as Doherty attempted to steal second base. Lu couldn't catch the errant throw and landed on top of Doherty as the ball skipped away, but Doherty was tagged out when she was shaken up on the play and lay face down in the dirt before reaching the base. She was checked out by a trainer and stayed in the game returning to her center field position following the end of the inning. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis)

MONDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

David Barnard’s complete game lifts Lynn Classical

The righthander, who allowed three earned runs, also connected for a crucial RBI single in the Rams’ victory.

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ LACROSSE NOTEBOOK

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/24/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/weitzer_25blaxnotes03_spt.jpg Lincoln-Sudbury seniors forging their own identity

Hayden Frey, Jack Sutherland, and Brett Williams highly motivated for top-ranked Warrior lacrosse team.

GIRLS’ SOFTBALL | ABINGTON 16, ARCHBISHOP WILLIAMS 1

Abington softball strikes early, runs by Archies

Putting her fleet feet to work in the leadoff spot, sophomore Lauren Nelligan (4 for 5, 4 runs) sparks 7-0 Green Wave.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

David Sacco named Winthrop boys’ basketball coach

The career scoring leader at Pope John XXIII, he coached at his alma mater for seven seasons.

Saturday’s school roundup

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/22/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/1hsbaseball5.jpg Zach Begin, St. John’s Prep up to the Challenge

The senior righthander pitched six innings of one-hit ball, striking out nine, in a 4-0 win over Walpole.

BOYS’ LACROSSE | LINCOLN-SUDBURY 12, HINGHAM 7

Lincoln-Sudbury wins fourth straight Coaches Challenge Cup

Seniors Jack Sutherland and Hayden Frey netted four goals apiece and senior Trevor Van Leer made 14 saves for L-S

TUESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/18/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/19schrdp07.jpg Jack Mahoney on target for Dover-Sherborn lacrosse

Senior attack has five goals and two assists in 10-4 win over Wellesley

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL NOTES

Barnstable pitchers supply mound of opportunity

The Red Raiders have won each of their first six games, guided by 6-foot-4-inch lefthander Chris Holcomb

MONDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/17/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/girlssoftball2.jpg Silver Lake girls’ softball team outlasts B-R

Emily Kritch drilled a pair of home runs for the Lakers as they prevailed in extra innings.

WALPOLE 2, XAVERIAN 0

Walpole senior Brian Gaughan shuts out Xaverian

In a crisp 78-pitch outing, he strikes out seven and pitches out of bases-loaded jam in seventh.

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ LACROSSE NOTEBOOK

Coaches Challenge Cup is an original

From the Beanpot, Winchester lacrosse coach John Pirani came up with idea for midseason tourney that preserves nonleague rivalries.

Plymouth, MA - 4/15/2017 - Silver Lake coach Ken Tocci cheers on his team at the First Annual Commonwealth Classic baseball tournament. (John Cetrino for The Boston Globe) SPORTS Reporter James Duffy

John Cetrino for the Globe

SATURDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Silver Lake scores ‘special’ victory for baseball coach Ken Tocci

Lakers’ 5-3 triumph over West Springfield in inaugural Commonwealth Classic organized by Tocci raised funds for the Lupus Foundation of America.

BOYS’ LACROSSE | LINCOLN-SUDBURY 9, XAVERIAN 5

L-S boys’ lacrosse powers past Xaverian

Jack Sutherland and Brett Williams net two goals apiece for top-ranked Warriors (3-0).

FRIDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Sean Fagen scores seven in North Reading victory

The sophomore attackman is a workhorse according to coach Chuck Campobasso.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ LACROSSE PREVIEW

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/13/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/westwoodcoach.jpg Margot Spatola tasked with succeeding a legend in Westwood

First-year girls’ lacrosse coach takes over for Westwood legend Leslie Frank (388-26-6, 8 state Div. 1 titles).

10 moments to remember from high school sports this winter

There were countless story lines that played out on courts, at rinks, on mats, at tracks, down the slopes, and on the beam this winter.

ALL SCHOLASTIC COVER FOR 4/9 -- DO NOT USE. Cambridge-03/22/2017- All-Scholastic cover- Cambridge Rindge & Latin boy's basketball team, (left to right) Aiden Keefe, Daniel Rymer, Jakigh Dottin, Dimon Carrigan, and Kareem Octavien. John Tlumacki/Globe staff(sports)

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

The past three seasons, Aidan Keefe, Daniel Rymer, Jakigh Dottin, Dimon Carrigan, and Kareem Octavien helped Cambridge Rindge & Latin to a trio of Division 1 North titles, 45 straight wins, and two state titles.

8.3.1878343051_Sports_14gardenhoop Hanover head basketball coach Nick Hannigan talks to his players in a time out during the MIAA Div. 3 boys semi-finals basketball game against Watertown won by Hanover 46-40 at TD Garden in Boston, Monday, March 13, 2017. (Robert E. Klein for the Boston Globe)

TRobert E. Klein for the Boston Globe

2017 Boys’ Basketball All-Scholastics

Dimon Carrigan, Jakigh Dottin, Charles Mitchell, Carl Pierre, and Thomas Shaughnessy are the Players of the Year.

8.3.1878343051_Sports_14gardenhoop Archbishop Williams teammates celebrate their 55-51 victory over Amesbury High during the MIAA Div. 3 semi-finals basketball game at TD Garden in Boston, Monday, March 13, 2017. (Robert E. Klein for the Boston Globe)

Robert E. Klein for the Boston Globe

2017 Girls’ Basketball All-Scholastics

Veronica Burton, Asiah Dingle, Kelly Fogarty, Masseny Kaba, and Sayawni Lassiter earned Player of the Year honors.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/20/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Boghosian_20boyshoc49_SPTS.jpg 2017 Boys’ Hockey All-Scholastics

Aidan Connolly, James Corcoran, Mic Curran, Andrius Kulbis-Marino, Noah Strawn, and Matt Yianacopolus earned Player of the Year honors.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/19/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Cetrino_20girlshoc_010.jpg 2017 Girls’ Hockey All-Scholastics

Michaela Boyle, Kendra Currier, Brianna Jewett, Colleen Kelleher, Katie Pyne, and Izzy Sarra are the Players of the Year.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/19/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/lee_miaaswim9_spts.jpg 2017 Girls’ Swimming All-Scholastics

Duxbury’s Mary Buckley and Franklin’s Ashley Loomis earned Swimmer of the Year honors.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/11/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/davis_miles1_wewk.jpg 2017 Boys’ Swimming All-Scholastics

Wayland’s Sean Devlin and Acton-Boxborough’s Corben Miles were named Swimmers of the Year.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/19/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/_DSC0032.jpg 2017 Wrestling All-Scholastics

Jake Ferri, Josh Lee, and Ramazan Attasauov were named Wrestlers of the Year.

Roxbury Crossing, MA: 3/4/17 Norton's Brooke-Lynn Williams wins the 55 meter dash at the New England High School Indoor Track Championships. Photo/Mary Schwalm for The Boston Globe story/PJ Wright (05schrdp)

Mary Schwalm for The Boston Globe

2017 Girls’ Indoor Track All-Scholastics

Norton’s Brooke-Lynn Williams earned Athlete of the Year honors.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/04/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/track_06.jpg 2017 Boys’ Indoor Track All-Scholastics

Milton’s Smith Charles was named Athlete of the Year.

2017 Preps All-Scholastics

Boston Trinity Academy’s Jennifer Patterson and Milton Academy’s Raneem El Torky are among the honorees.

Hudson, MA - 02/25/2017 - Sophia Cutler of team Medfield Ashland Dover-Sherborn in the MIAA South Sectional Girl's Gymnastics Meet at Hudson High School. (Matthew Healey for The Boston Globe)

Matthew Healey for The Boston Globe

2017 Gymnastics All-Scholastics

Andover’s Paige Bukowski and Braintree’s Jake Barrett are the Gymnasts of the Year.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/07/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/ski_04.jpg 2017 Skiing All-Scholastics

Emilie Brush, Isabel Cole, Jason Denoncourt, Jacob Jampel, and Tyler Lee were named Skiers of the Year.

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