TEAM OF THE WEEK | CHELMSFORD BOYS’ RUGBY

Chelmsford pioneers its first rugby team

Chelmsford High School rugby team during practice, on April 18, 2019, held at Chelmsford High School. Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe.

Mark Lorenz for the globe

Clay Casaletto, Jake Harrison, and Patrick O’Neill helped put together a team for their senior season.

Hingham High's Jonathan Bearden tries to stop Finn Garrity's pass in game, during the final of the Coaches Cup at Winchester High, Saturday April 20, 2019. Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe.

Mark Lorenz for the Globe

SATURDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Lincoln-Sudbury boys’ lacrosse tops Hingham in finals of Coaches Challenge Cup

Matt Ward tallied six goals for the top-ranked Warriors (7-0) in a 12-9 victory over the previously undefeated No. 2 Harbormen (6-1).

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL NOTES

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After losing to Chelmsford in the North finals last year, the Lancers want to take their season to new heights in 2019.

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL

EMass boys’ volleyball: Needham’s Will Bandler headlines Players of the Week

FRIDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Jake Fitzgibbons powers Franklin baseball over Walpole

Sophomore hit a 2-RBI double to left in the second inning for the top-ranked Panthers in a 6-2 win over No. 10 Rebels.

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL NOTES

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Talented freshman class joins veterans from last year’s Division 3 champions.

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL

EMass baseball: Natick’s Will Haskell headlines Players of the Week

In three games, the junior went 6 for 11 with two home runs, two triples, and nine RBIs.

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ LACROSSE | COACHES CUP

No. 1 Lincoln-Sudbury, No. 2 Hingham to clash in Coaches Cup final

The two highest-ranked EMass boys’ lacrosse teams meet Saturday at 4 p.m. at Winchester High in a rematch of last year’s Coaches Cup semifinal.

THURSDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Aidan Carroll leads BC High lacrosse in OT win over Needham

Junior attack scored five goals to help No. 8 Eagles (3-3) hand the 10th-ranked Rockets (5-1) their first loss, 13-12, in overtime.

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The Mass. State Track Coaches Assn. objected to MIAA fee proposals and believes it can run meets more efficiently by itself.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ LACROSSE NOTES

On trip to Georgia, Norwell discovers ‘what lacrosse is like in another part of the country’

Senior captain Maddie McDonough hatched idea to bring her Norwell High teammates to Georgia to face her former XTEAM club teammates.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ LACROSSE| Players of the Week

Abby Cunningham of Melrose headlines Players of the Week

The senior had two goals — the 100th of her career followed by the game-winning score with 20 seconds remaining — in a 14-13 victory at Arlington last Thursday.

WEDNESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Giana LaCedra powers Lowell softball past Methuen

The freshman delivered an RBI double with two out in the fifth to drive in the lone run of the No. 20 Raiders’ 1-0 victory over No. 3 Methuen.

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George Rizer for the Globe

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ SOFTBALL NOTEBOOK

Slappers are still making noise in New England

The Abington and Billerica high offenses are off and running behind the strategy of having quick lefthanded hitters at the tops of their lineups.

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Caroline Curtis of Holbrook headlines Players of the Week

The senior starred on the mound and at the plate in the Bulldogs’ season-opening win.

TUESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/16/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/IMG-2984.JPG Coaches Cup celebrates longtime coach Keith Bugbee, late daughter

Lindsay Bugbee Crosby’s memorial fund will be the beneficiary for the 10th annual event, which began with some stellar matchups and finishes.

HS Boys’ lacrosse notes

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/12/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davisstjlax1spts.jpg Craig Yannone of St. John’s Prep emerges as an X-factor on faceoffs

All-American has given Eagles a distinct advantage as one of the best faceoff specialists in the state in the faceoff-X.

HS Boys’ lacrosse | Players of the Week

Pat Keefe of St. John’s Prep headlines Players of the Week

The senior attack had seven combined goals in wins over BC High and Xaverian.

Monday’s school roundup

Trevor Carroll (6 goals) powers Xaverian boys’ lacrosse past Duxbury

After No. 1 Hawks squandered a 6-1 lead, Carroll scored four of his six goals in the second half of 13-11 win over the host Dragons.

High school notes

Dorrie Varley-Barrett, Pietra Sweeney prepared to go the distance in Boston Marathon

Ex-BU soccer teammates and roomates will attempt to run first marathon on Monday together to raise money for charity.

TEAM OF THE WEEK | WELLESLEY GIRLS’ TRACK

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The three-time defending champion Raiders poised for more success in 2019.

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Barry Chin/Globe Staff

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL NOTES

Latin’s Bogdan Ivanov growing into his talent

The 6-foot-8 junior is stacking up kills for the Wolfpack, the team’s primary offensive weapon even while he continually refines his game.

Saturday’s school roundup

Jake Davis, Owen Palmieri power Franklin boys’ lacrosse past Newton North

Davis and Palmieri tallied four goals apiece for the No. 18 Panthers (2-0) in a dominant 17-8 victory.

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BC High defeated Malden Catholic in extra innings to make its coach the eighth in Massachusetts to win 600 games.

FRIDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

All-around victory for North Andover baseball

Brendan Holland staked a claim in the starting rotation behind ace Sebastian Keane as the Knights cruised, 6-0, past Arlington.

Xaverian suspends baseball coach Gerry Lambert after altercation with player

Lambert has been placed on leave following a run-in with a player during Wednesday’s loss to St. John’s Prep, according to the school.

THURSDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Wellesley rallies to beat Walpole in girls’ lacrosse

Arielle Dumalac scored the go-ahead goal and Anna Hereu made a game-clinching save at the buzzer.

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HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL NOTES

With this trio of pitchers, Walpole has mound covered

The Rebels return talented seniors Cam Schlittler, Matt Donato, and Matt Chamoun, who spearheaded a staff last season that allowed just two runs per game.

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HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ SOFTBALL NOTES

Austin Prep is looking to take the next step

The Cougars went undefeated before falling in the state semifinal last season. They reached the state final in 2016 and 2017.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ LACROSSE NOTES

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/10/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/11glaxnotes12.jpg In her first year as Concord-Carlisle’s coach, Erin Cash optimistic about team’s future

The return of junior Fallon Vaughn, a Yale-bound All-American midfielder, gives the Patriots a solid foundation.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ LACROSSE | Players of the Week

Wellesley’s Brooke Baker headlines girls’ lacrosse Players of the Week

The senior midfielder poured in six goals and an assist against Foxborough.

WEDNESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Andrew Wang sparks Boston Latin boys’ volleyball

Senior’s hustle play a highlight in Wolfpack’s 3-1 victory over Acton-Boxborough.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ SOFTBALL

EMass girls’ softball: West Bridgewater’s Colleen O’Toole headlines Players of the Week

The sophomore shortstop is hitting .875 with 23 RBIs through three games for the Wildcats.

TUESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Medfield boys’ lacrosse roars into form

Medfield’s Mike Hauptman (7 goals) and Jake Sherman (5 goals, 2 assists) led an efficient attack.