GlobeSouth: Players of the Week, Top 10 boys’ and girls’ basketball teams

High 5

Maddie Foote , Duxbury: The 5-foot-5 sophomore guard guaranteed her senior teammates at least one more game in the tourney with a team-high 21 points vs. Hopkinton — the difference in a 65-44 Division 2 South win Wednesday night.

Jen Gemma , Fontbonne: A 29-point, nine-rebound performance from the Bentley-bound senior forward ousted Sharon in the Division 2 first round Wednesday. Her team-high in points nearly outscored the Eagles in the 61-36 Ducks win.


Kelly Martin , Scituate: It's been a while since the four-year starting point guard was a player of the week, but that doesn't mean she hasn't put up numbers. Her 26 points in a 65-56 Division 2 South win over Falmouth was the latest feat in a season in which she has averaged more than 20 per game.

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Matt Nicholson , Rockland: For once, a Bulldog outdid Division 1-bound teammate Tyler Gibson. The 6-foot-3 senior forward netted a team-high 20 points in a first-round win over Westwood, 62-47, while Gibson put up 17.

Tony Pires , Carver: The 14th seed in the Division 4 tourney moved into the quarterfinals thanks to 27 points from the senior guard in a 68-51 road win over Pope John Paul II.

Healey's Top 10 boys' teams

(Records through Wednesday)

1. Mansfield (20-2)


2. Wareham (20-1)

3. Cardinal Spellman (19-3)

4. Rockland (18-3)

5. Scituate (17-3)

6. Brockton (12-8)


7. Cohasset (18-4)

8. North Quincy (15-6)

9. Hingham (14-7)

10. Norton (16-5)

Healey's Top 10 girls' teams

1. Braintree (21-2)

2. Archbishop Williams (17-5)

3. Fontbonne (19-2)

4. Abington (21-1)

5. Duxbury (19-2)

6. Oliver Ames (19-2)

7. Scituate (17-3)

8. Marshfield (15-6)

9. Blue Hills (20-0)

10. West Bridgewater (17-2)

Tim Healey

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