It was an unusual scene not to witness a sea of radar guns from Major League Baseball scouts behind home plate Tuesday afternoon at Lowell’s Alumni Field for BC High senior Mike Vasil.
But two days after asking all 30 MLB clubs to remove his name from consideration for the June 5 draft — reaffirming his commitment to the University of Virginia — Vasil showed why he was the center of attention.
The 6-foot-4-inch righthander breezed through five innings, allowing two hits and two walks while striking out nine as the third-ranked Eagles flew past Lowell, 12-2.
It was his second start since he was idle for nearly a month after leaving an April 23 start with arm soreness, attributed to fatigue. One scout, however, from a National League West team, did make the trip to see Vasil throw.
BC High (14-5) gave Vasil more than enough support before he took the mound, scoring three in the top of the first inning. Matt Sullivan and Dave Driscoll delivered run-scoring hits and Vasil smacked an RBI triple to center field. Vasil was 4 for 4, with three doubles and four RBIs, while his fastball sat at 93-94 miles per hour all five frames.
St. John’s Prep 6, Hamilton-Wenham 5— The top-ranked Eagles (15-3) scored four runs in the sixth inning to rally past the Generals (14-6) in the annual Pete Frates ALS Awareness game in Danvers. Junior Max Freedman cracked a solo homer to left-center in the inning, and junior Alex Lane also homered for Prep.
Somerville 9, Pope John 0 — Senior Justin Schofield fanned 12 for the Highlanders.
Arlington 9, Winchester 1 — Senior Jay Masci scattered four hits and struck out seven while collecting two hits and two RBIs for the Spy Ponders.
Lynnfield 6, Amesbury 0 — Sophomore Clay Marengi pitched a three-hitter for the Pioneers, striking out three.
Archbishop Williams 6, Cathedral 0 — Amanda Donoghue threw a no-hitter for the Bishops (4-12).
Andover 9, Lowell 7 — Freshman Sara Folan tossed three innings in relief to earn the win, in addition to her two RBIs for the Golden Warriors (6-13).
Plymouth South 11, Carver 0 — Freshman Amelia Freitas fired a 13-strikeout two-hitter and was 3 for 3 with five RBIs for the Panthers (16-2).
Stoughton 9, Canton 6 — Gina Carafa went 4 for 4 with two doubles and five RBIs for the Black Knights.
Medford 7, Danvers 2 — Sam Melanson picked up her 15th win of the season for the Mustangs. Junior Kenzie Eisnor had two hits and two RBIs, and younger sister Dawn, a freshman, had two hits and three RBIs.
Needham 11, Newton North 10 — Danny McEvoy led the way with four goals and an assist, helping the 19th-ranked Rockets (12-6) clinch their second consecutive Bay State Carey title.
Reading 17, Woburn 5 — Sophomore Colin Comerford scored seven goals and added an assist to pace the Rockets (10-7).
Chelmsford 15, Lexington 5 — Junior midfielder Erin Green scored five goals and senior captain Maya Dube added a hat trick and five assists for the Lions (18-2).
Winchester 16, Arlington 4 — Elizabeth Wheeler and Ariana Bonacorso each netted four goals for the Sachems (14-4).
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Central Catholic senior Steve Hajjar is the state’s Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year. In a 12-4 start for the fourth-ranked Raiders, the 6-foot-4-inch lefthander posted a 2-1 record with a 0.26 ERA and 41 strikeouts. He allowed just 12 hits and one walk through 27-plus innings of work, and also boasted a .350 batting average.Globe correspondents Chris Bokum, Liam O’Brien, Dan Shulman, and Nate Weitzer contrubuted to this report.