Boys’ basketball

At Northfield Mount Hermon, leaders are molded on and off the basketball court

Miguel Lorca

Led by the steady hand of 18-year coach John Carroll, NMH has emerged as a national power among prep schools.

High Schools | Foot Locker Cross-Country Championships

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/09/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/sydney1.jpg Sydney Masciarelli wins girls’ cross-country national title

The 15-year-old Marianapolis Prep sophomore claimed first (17:00.3) in the Foot Locker Cross-Country Championships on Saturday in San Diego, Calif.

Saturday’s roundup

Kaitlyn Fox powers Archbishop Williams girls’ hockey in frenzied finish

The junior center netted a pair of goals, the latter with 47.6 seconds remaining in a 4-3 victory over Haverhill/Pentucket/North Andover.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The final Globe Top 20 fall high school sports rankings are out

St. John’s Prep topped the football poll, while Somerset Berkley was first in field hockey.

Kingston, MA - 12/07/2018 - Bridgewater-Raynham freshman guard Shay Bollin, (33), puts up a shot against Silver Lake in the season opener. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Greg Levinsky, Topic: 08schbrhoop, LOID: 8.4.4057749508.

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GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

Top prospect Shay Bollin launches her high school career

The Bridgewater-Raynham freshman had 16 points, 7 rebounds, and 7 steals against Silver Lake.

FRIDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Myles Davis comes through for Roxbury Latin

Senior sank five free throws down the stretch, including the go-ahead make with 1:15 left in boys’ basketball win over Governor’s Academy.

Charlestown basketball coach Hugh Coleman demonstrates for his players during practice in Charlestown, Mass., Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. (Winslow Townson for The Boston Globe)

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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

Charlestown’s Hugh Coleman teaches his players life lessons: “It’s about holding them to a standard . . . ”

Back at his alma mater as a first-year basketball coach, Coleman hopes to bring Charlestown High back to its glory days.

NEPSAC basketball

Strong slate set for Scholar Roundball Classic

Eighth annual prep school boys’ basketball tournament at Babson College to feature ISL power Rivers.

HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMING

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/09/19/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/davis_andswim6_loc.jpg Legendary Andover girls’ swim coach Marilyn Fitzgerald retires

After Andover won its 18th state title, the 76-year-old coach announced Monday night her 27th year leading program was her last.

MIAA SUPER BOWLS

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/02/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/tlumackisuperbowls197.jpg In finale, Aise Pream was a gamer for St. John’s Prep

The determined 5-foot-7-inch senior did not allow a sore ankle slow him down in Division 1 Super Bowl win over Catholic Memorial.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/11/24/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/blanding112416woburn6spt.jpg Longtime Woburn High football coach Rocky Nelson dead at 74

Nelson was the head coach at Woburn from 1986 to 2016 and led his team to a Super Bowl title in 2005.

MIAA SUPER BOWLS

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/02/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/tlumackisuperbowls510.jpg St. John’s Prep found the right time, place to honor Peter Frates

After winning the Division 1 Super Bowl on Saturday night, the school’s administration chose Frates’s No. 3 jersey to hang at the Patriots Hall of Fame in Foxborough.

MIAA D1 SUPER BOWL | ST. JOHN’S PREP 40, CATHOLIC MEMORIAL 22

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/02/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/tlumackisuperbowls285copy-001.jpg Wes Rockett sparks St. John’s Prep to Div. 1 Super Bowl crown

The senior receiver had 9 catches for 189 yards and 3 scores to lead the Eagles past Catholic Memorial.

MIAA D5 SUPER BOWL | SCITUATE 35, NIPMUC 14

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/01/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/120118WiggsMIAA31.jpg Will Sheskey, Scituate sail past Nipmuc in Division 5 Super Bowl

The junior rushed for 206 yards, breaking the school’s season record, as Sailors win their first Super Bowl.

MIAA D6 SUPER BOWL | STONEHAM 26, OLD ROCHESTER 20

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/01/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/tlumackisuperbowls250.jpg Late TD gets Stoneham past Old Rochester in Division 6 Super Bowl

Christos Argyropoulos scored on a 42-yard dash with less than four minutes to go to power Stoneham.

MIAA SUPER BOWLS

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/01/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/tlumackisuperbowls281.jpg Stoneham’s defense delivered at game’s biggest moments

After forcing a turnover that led to the go-ahead score, the defense made one last stop to foil Old Rochester.

Gillette-12/1/18 Stoneham High School cheerleader Autumn Bardell is a junior cheerleader with Fragile X syndrome which is on the autism spectrum. She cheers on the sidelines. It was her first time in the stadium as her team played Old Rochester in the Div. 6 Superbowl. superbowls at Gillette Stadium- Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(sports)

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TARA SULLIVAN

A story worth cheering: How Autumn Bardell doesn’t let autism stop her

“I would like to inspire others that they can do it, too,” the Stoneham High cheerleader wrote.

12/01/2018 Foxborough Ma-St Bernard's players #11 Benjamin Shaw (cq) left and #20 Nicholas Mancini (cq) right after their win at the MIAA Division 8 State Championship game aganist Pope John XXIII.Jonathan Wiggs /Globe Staff Reporter:Topic:

MIAA D8 SUPER BOWL | ST. BERNARD’S 46, POPE JOHN XXIII 35

St. Bernard’s outlasts Pope John in Division 8 Super Bowl

In a back-and-forth thriller, St. Bernard’s derailed an unbeaten season for Pope John.

MIAA D3 SUPER BOWL | SPRINGFIELD CENTRAL 20, TEWKSBURY 7

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/02/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/tlumackisuperbowls008.jpg Springfield Central upends Tewksbury

The prolific-scoring Golden Eagles relied on defense to capture the Division 3 state championship.

Blackstone Valley quarterback Scott Mackay runs for a touchdown in the MIAA Division 7 Super Bowl against St. Mary’s of Lynn Saturday at Gillette Stadium.

MIAA D7 SUPER BOWL | BLACKSTONE VALLEY TECH 18, ST. MARY’S 0

Blackstone Valley stops St. Mary’s in Division 7 Super Bowl

Quarterback Scott Mackay scored two touchdowns as Blackstone Valley completed an undefeated season.

Foxborough MA 11/30/18 North Andover quarterback Luke D'amico scores a rushing touchdown against King Philip during first half action of the MIAA Division 1 State Championship at Gillette Stadium. (photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: 01schbowl reporter: Nathaniel Weitzer

MIAA D2 SUPER BOWL | NORTH ANDOVER 6, KING PHILIP 0

North Andover denies King Philip a three-peat in Division 2 Super Bowl

Senior QB Jake McElroy scored on a 1-yard keeper in the first quarter as North Andover capped a 12-0 season.

Foxborough MA 11/30/18 North Andover Darren Watson recovers a fumble against King Philip during first half action of the MIAA Division 1 State Championship at Gillette Stadium. (photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: 01schbowl reporter: Nathaniel Weitzer

Darren Watson seizes opportunity for North Andover

Senior’s fumble recovery led to the game’s only touchdown as the Scarlet Knights captured the Division 2 title.

MIAA D4 SUPER BOWL | NASHOBA 31, DIGHTON-REHOBOTH 0

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/30/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/lee113018nashobdighton3SPTS.jpg High-powered Nashoba Regional rolls to victory in Division 4 Super Bowl

Troy Barksdale’s halfback pass for a touchdown highlighted Nashoba’s shutout of Dighton-Rehoboth.

Everett, MA - 9/22/2018 - Everett's Mike Sainristil (5) stiff arms SJP Sean Majeski as he rumbles for a long gain and a first down. St. John's Prep at Everett high school football at War Memorial Stadium. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Nathaniel Weitzer, Topic: 23scheverett, LOID: 8.4.3251013688.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

Mike Sainristil is state’s Gatorade Football Player of the Year

The University of Michigan recruit is the sixth Everett High player to earn honor since 1985.

Nicholas Brulport (left) and Dante Messina celebrate Stoneham’s victory in the Division 6 Super Bowl.

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High School Football

Here’s who won the 2018 high school football Super Bowls

Eight teams claimed a state championship at Gillette Stadium.

HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY

Sunday skate: Garrett Reagan Summit hits ice in Marlborough

A record 72 boys’ and girls’ MIAA teams taking part in annual preseason jamboree to honor late Hingham coach.

Dighton-Rehoboth’s Matt Moura made his mark in defeat

Senior caught two passes at tight end and played strong defense as the Falcons fell in Division 4 Super Bowl

MIAA DIVISION 2 SUPER BOWL

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/29/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Chin112918NAFBGabeDeSouza_Spt1.jpg ‘For me, this is like a dream,’ North Andover’s Gabe DeSouza on his trip to D2 Super Bowl after cardiac scare

Talented kicker/wide receiver/defensive back focused on leading Scarlet Knights to title over King Philip Friday night at Gillette Stadium.

Worcester MA 9/8/18 Head coach John DiBiaso making his debut as coach of Catholic Memorial after his pre-game prayer before they play St. John's Shrewsbury at Assumption College(photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: 09schcmfoot reporter:

MIAA DIVISION 1 SUPER BOWL

Catholic Memorial vs. St. John’s Prep will test coaches’ wits and wills

John DiBiaso continued his storied success when he left Everett for CM this season, but Brian St. Pierre believes he’s developed a system that will push St. John’s Prep to the top.

Scituate MA 11/27/18 (l to r) Running back Will Sheskey (No. 10), linebacker Josh McKeever (No. 50), and assistant coach Mark McKeever (his father) before practice at Scituate High School. Sheskey's grandfather and McKeever's father were coaches on the 1979 Scituate team that played in the Super Bowl. (photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:

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MIAA DIVISION 5 SUPER BOWL

‘Meaning behind the jersey’: For Super Bowl-bound Scituate, football family ties run deep

On Saturday at Gillette Stadium, Scituate (10-1) will play Nipmuc (10-1) for the Division 5 title.

MIAA DIVISION 4 SUPER BOWL

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/28/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davismason4spts.jpg Mason Cadorette has made an impact on Dighton-Rehoboth’s Super Bowl run

The senior is the leading tackler on a Falcons defense that has allowed 10.6 points per game going into Friday’s Division 4 Super Bowl against Nashoba Regional.

MIAA DIVISION 3 SUPER BOWL

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/27/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/tlumackihssuperbowl135.jpg Tewksbury has a trio of senior linebackers it can count on

Trace Trant, Zachary Weitz, and Jack Kelly will anchor a stout Redmen defense Saturday night in the Division 3 Super Bowl against Springfield Central.

MIAA DIVISION 6 SUPER BOWL

Old Rochester back in the biggest game

Old Rochester will play Stoneham in the Division 6 Super Bowl at Gillette Stadium on Saturday

Lynn, MA 11-26-18: St. Mary's of Lynn running back Jalen Echevarria is pictured at a practice session held at Manning Field. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

MIAA DIVISION 7 SUPER BOWL

A basketball star tried playing high school football, and it’s worked out pretty well

Jalen Echevarria, a two-time Globe All-Scholastic in basketball, has led St. Mary’s into the Division 7 Super Bowl.

MIAA DIVISION 8 SUPER BOWL

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/26/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davispj2spts.jpg A remarkable turnaround, fueled by special inspiration, lands Pope John in Super Bowl

Pope John will face St. Bernard’s in the championship game Saturday at Gillette Stadium.

Foot Locker Northeast Regional Cross-Country Championship

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/25/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Masciarelli_Sydney.jpg Marianapolis sophomore Sydney Masciarelli wins Foot Locker race

Natick’s Grace Connolly and Brookline’s Lucas Aramburu added top-three finishes to advance to the Dec. 8 race in San Diego

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/17/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/18schfhockey_07.jpg Here’s who won the fall high school sports state championships

State championships for soccer, field hockey, volleyball, swimming, and cross country were decided over the weekend.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/22/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Walker_112218_23schneedham_2223x.jpg 2018 Thanksgiving high school football scores

Here are scores from across Eastern Mass.