Roundup: Pentucket girls top Ipswich

The seventh-ranked Pentucket girls’ basketball team began the fourth quarter trailing, 35-32, but senior captain Coley Viselli scored nine points in the final frame to propel the unbeaten Sachems past 14th-ranked Ipswich, 45-40, Tuesday night at Pentucket.

Both teams battled back and forth in the third quarter eager to protect their perfect seasons. The Tigers (8-1), clinging to a 3-point lead in the beginning of the fourth quarter, would soon see their lead slip away.

The Sachems (10-0) opened up the fourth quarter with 4 straight points. After a Tigers’ turnover, Viselli scored on a breakaway layup to put the Sachems up for good.


“Tess [Nogueira] was doing a great job rebounding on the boards, Alex [Moore] was managing on defense. Somebody had to manage to put the ball in hoop, and the way that those two were playing, I knew I had to jump on their backs and join them,” Viselli said.

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Nogueira led the Sachems with 13 points and 13 rebounds, and Viselli and Moore each added 12 points.

Braintree 56, Weymouth 31 — Sophomore Molly Reagan led the No. 1 Wamps (11-0) with 16 points.

West Bridgewater 56, Norfolk Aggie 26 — Junior Brittany Stone scored 28 points and Tiarra Nurrell added 12 for the Wildcats (9-0).

West Roxbury 50, Dorchester 45 — Marissa Serrette reached a career milestone, scoring her 1,000th point in the Raiders’ victory.


Newton North 62, Needham 35 — Junior Infiniti Thomas-Waheed led the Tigers (9-1) with 24 points, 10 rebounds, 9 steals and 4 blocks.

Gann Academy 51, Newman Prep 34 — Junior Nikki Teperman led the Red Heifers (9-0) with 12 points.

Mystic Valley 57, North Shore 32 — Freshman Meghan Foley scored 15 points for Eagles (9-2).

Newton South 49, Acton-Boxborough 36 — Senior guard Kayla Burton scored 23 points, including six 3-pointers.

Wellesley 51, Natick 39 — Freshman Caroline Sullivan scored 17 points for the Raiders (7-4).


Oliver Ames 59, North Attleborough 48 — Senior Caitlyn Abella led the battle of undefeated teams with 17 points for the Tigers (9-0).

Boys’ basketball

Minutemen 77, CASH 61 — Brandon Robinson dished out 18 assists and scored 8 points for the Mustangs (7-1). “It is definitely very unusual to see 18 assists in a high school game,’’ Minutemen coach John Fusco said. “He was phenomenal.”

BC High 68, Malden Catholic 41 — Senior Jameilen Jones scored 24 points for the ninth-ranked Eagles (7-2).

St. John’s (Shrewsbury) 80, Holy Name 37 — Pioneers coach Bob Foley, the winningest basketball coach in Massachusetts history, won his 800th career game. Drew Vittum led the No. 5 Pioneers (6-3, 3-1 Central Mass.) with 14 points.

Newton North 53, Needham 46 — Sophomore Tommy Mobley scored 28 points for the No. 14 Tigers.

Somerville 63, Cambridge 54 — Robins Guerrier scored 16 points for the Highlanders, who were 15 for 15 from the free throw line.

Marshfield 69, Falmouth 46 — Senior Alex White scored 19 points for the Rams (6-2).

Brookline 57, Framingham 46 — Junior Obi Ora finished with 20 points and 15 rebounds for the Warriors.

Boys’ hockey

Lynn Classical 7, Latin Academy 3 — Senior Ryan MacDonald scored two goals and had an assist in the Jets’ win.

Globe correspondent Cat Calsolaro contributed. For more scores and highlights, go to