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


Sam Bohmiller , Franklin: The senior point guard racked up 25 points and five assists to pace the Panthers to a 66-61 win over Taunton, a rival in the Hockomock League’s Kelly-Rex Division.

Kristin Fechtelkotter , Medfield: The junior forward dropped in 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help lead the Warriors to a Tri-Valley League win over Hopkinton, 76-39.


Chris Murray , Littleton: The Tigers received 32 points from their senior guard to beat Ayer-Shirley Regional High, 69-49, and continue their tear through the Midland Wachusett League’s D Division.

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Infinity Thomas-Waheed , Newton North: With 14 points and 19 rebounds, the Tigers’ junior forward sparked her team to a 51-37 win over Dedham.

Joey Westerman , Maynard: The junior’s nine 3-point bombs paved the way for his 31-point night in a 74-50 win over Winchendon's Murdock High on Tuesday.

Perry’s Top 10 boys’ teams

(Records through Tuesday, with next game listed)


1. Algonquin Regional (13-1); at Fitchburg, Tues., 7 p.m.

2. Newton North (11-2); vs. Brockton, Sun., 2

3. Milford (13-1); vs. Mansfield, Tues., 6:30

4. St. John’s High (9-3); at Burncoat High, Tues., 7

5. Wayland (11-2); vs. Concord-Carlisle, Tues., 5:30


6. Franklin (10-4); at Sharon, Tues., 6:30

7. Waltham (10-2); at Bedford, Tues., 5:30

8. Brookline (9-5); vs. Newton North, Tues., 4

9. Arlington Catholic (9-2); vs., Archbishop Williams, Tues., 6:30

10. Nashoba Regional (9-6); vs. Westborough, Tues., 7

Perry’s Top 10 girls’ teams

1. Newton North (13-1); vs. Brookline, Tues., 6:30 p.m.

2. Medfield (13-2); at Westwood, Tues., 6:30

3. Arlington Catholic (9-3); at Archbishop Williams, Tues., 6:30

4. Algonquin Regional (9-3); vs. Fitchburg, Tues., 7

5. Franklin (10-2); vs. Sharon, Tues., 6:30

6. Lexington (11-2); vs. Wakefield, Tues., 7

7. Nashoba Regional (11-2); vs. Westborough, Tues., 5

8. Wellesley (8-5); vs. Norwood, Tues., 6:30

9. Lincoln-Sudbury (8-4); vs. Boston Latin, Tues., 5:30

10. Ashland (8-5); at Westwood, Tues., 6:30`

Girls’ Game of the week

Arlington Catholic at Archbishop Williams, Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.:

When the Cougars travel to the Bishops’ Braintree campus on Tuesday, they will have a chance to avenge their 60-41 loss early last month. Following that defeat, Arlington Catholic (9-3) ripped off four straight wins. Led by senior do-it-all forward Maura Buckley and sophomore point guard Melissa Rogers, coach Dave ­Brady’s group is proving once again to be among the elite teams in the competitive Catholic Central Large.

Phil Perry

Phil Perry can be reached at paperry27@gmail.com.