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School football stakes its claim to Friday nights

Boston MA 9/9/16 Boston College High Danny Abraham scores another touchdown against Andover High as teammate Kyle Burke (#5) makes the call during first half action at Boston College High on Friday September 9, 2016. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff)

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The national federation issued a resolution asking pros and colleges not to play on Fridays.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ SOCCER

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In order to play for one of two academy teams, players must forgo all other athletic commitments.

DENNIS-YARMOUTH 14, MiDDLEBORO 13

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Dolphins quarterback Jacob McCarthy found wide receiver Rob Evans for a winning touchdown on third-and-goal.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/18/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/lee_brainspring6_spts.jpg Kristen McDonnell returns as Braintree girls’ basketball coach

McDonnell, who resigned in April with a “heavy heart,” will return to the Wamps bench in 2017-18 after “a lot of reflection over the last few months.”

Globe honors area’s top scholar-athletes of 2016-17

Four athletes of the year — Patrick Flynn (Hanover), Angela Alibrandi (Westford), Amaya Finklea (Noble and Greenough) and Jeff Costello (BB&N) — were also honored.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/18/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/lee_cambridgefrank2_spts.jpg Dimon Carrigan’s shot-blocking continues to turn heads

The Cambridge basketball star has demonstrated improved offense playing on AAU circuit.

Brockton, MA - 6/15/2017 - Greater New Bedford Voke's Tyler Arruda slides safely home with the sixth run scored in the fourth inning. Danvers vs. Greater New Bedford Voke in the Division 2 state baseball final at Campanelli Stadium in Brockton. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Karl Capen, Topic: 16d2baseball, LOID: 8.3.2789722837.

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MBCA senior and junior games at BC High Saturday

The Bay State’s top senior and junior baseball players will take on Connecticut at Monan Park.

EMass Senior All-Star Baseball Game | North 8, South 5

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Greater New Bedford’s Tylor Arruda named outstanding pitcher; Belmont’s Cal Christofori named MVP.

NE BASEBALL CHALLENGE | MASSACHUSETTS VS. CONNECTICUT

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Connecticut rolled behind a five-run third and six-run sixth in its 12-3 win.

John Piatelli from St. Sebastian’s tried to shake defenders Pat Abad (Longmeadow) and Will Bowen (BC High).

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BOSTON LAX ALL-AMERICAN GAME

Area lacrosse standouts got to strut their stuff

The game featuring the top players from the MIAA and the Independent School League went down to the final seconds.

THE GLOBE’S TOP 20s

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Milford softball, St. John’s Prep baseball, Needham girls’ lacrosse, Lincoln-Sudbury boys’ lacrosse and Wayland volleyball were No. 1 in final Globe polls.

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Soccer great Cat Whitehill to coach Wellesley girls

The Olympic gold medalist and former National Women’s Soccer League star will start this fall.