High school girls’ basketball notes

Versatility a strong suit for Braintree’s Jeniyah Jones

Braintree, MA 12-12-18: Braintree High School basketball player Jeniyah Jones is pictured during a team practice session held in the school gymnasium. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

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Senior guard’s unique blend of quickness and strength will pose a huge matchup problem for the Wamps’ opposition this season.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

EMass girls’ basketball players to watch in 2018-19

Will Bridewater-Raynham’s Shay Bollin, a 6-foot-2 freshman with multiple D1 college offers, emerge as the state’s best player?

WEDNESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Julia Masotta sparks Methuen/Tewksbury girls’ hockey to convincing win

In her high school debut, senior scored four goals for No. 4 Red Rangers in 7-1 victory over No. 19 Haverhill/Pentucket/North Andover.

Austin Prep's Francesca Frelick, during practice, Tuesday morning, at Stoneham Arena. Frelick and her team is one of the favorites to win the Division 1 title. Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ HOCKEY NOTES

Development key to success at Austin Prep

Coach Stephanie Wood’s squad was 21-1-2 last season.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ HOCKEY

Girls’ hockey players to watch in 2018-19

Shrewsbury captain Delaney Couture had 63 points as a junior.

TUESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Amani Boston gives Cathedral girls’ basketball a lift

The senior scored a game-high 14 points in a victory over Archbishop Williams

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL NOTES | NATE WEITZER

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/10/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Boghosian_11bhoopnotes3_SPTS.jpg After transferring to Catholic Memorial, Spencer Aronson says it’s ‘been life-changing for me’

After starting out at Holliston, then transferring to Lawrence Academy, the 6-foot-1-inch junior guard is seeking a new start at CM.

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL | EMass Preview

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/06/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/kleinr_06schhoop_08.jpg Parity abounds in EMass boys’ basketball as 2018-19 season gets underway

In a wide open field, who will emerge as leading contenders to win it all? Here’s a look at the challengers.

Monday’s roundup

Teagan Curran lifts Duxbury girls’ basketball over Hanover

Curran led all scorers with 27 points, including the winning 3-pointer with four seconds left in 50-48 triumph.

Somerset-Berkley celebrate their Division 1 trophy after defeating Nashoba in overtime, at Worcester Poly tech. Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe.

Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe

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.

Boys’ basketball

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/10/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/nmh.jpg At Northfield Mount Hermon, leaders are molded on and off the basketball court

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.

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.

NEPSAC basketball

Strong slate set for Scholar Roundball Classic

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

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.

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.

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.

High School Football

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/01/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/tlumackisuperbowls466.jpg Here’s who won the 2018 high school football Super Bowls

Eight teams claimed a state championship at Gillette Stadium.

MIAA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

It’s too early for state-wide tournament plan

While a state-wide tournament is still a possibility in the future, it is not in the cards for the proposal that the TMC will bring to the Board of Directors in January.

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.

Fans cheered on the Somerset Berkley field hockey team Saturday in the Division 1 final against Nashoba Saturday at WPI.

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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.

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.

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

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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.

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.

Gillette-12/1/18 High School superbowls at Gillette Stadium- Tewksbury vs Springfield Central. Springfield Central's qb Isaac Boston runs for a long 2nd qtr gain as he is pursued by Tewksbury's Connor Nugent. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(sports)

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MIAA D3 SUPER BOWL | SPRINGFIELD CENTRAL 20, TEWKSBURY 7

Springfield Central upends Tewksbury

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

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.

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

12/01/2018 Foxborough Ma- Scituate QB #11 Aidan Sullivan during game action at the MIAA Division 5 State Championship game between Scituate Sailors and Nipmuc Regional. Jonathan Wiggs /Globe Staff Reporter:Topic:

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MIAA D5 SUPER BOWL | SCITUATE 35, NIPMUC 14

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

MIAA DIVISION 5 SUPER BOWL

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/27/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/lee112718scituatecoachfamily1spts.jpg ‘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.

Needham, MA - November 22, 2018: Members of the Needham High School football team take the field prior to their 131st meeting with Wellesley High School in Needham, MA on November 22, 2018. High temperatures are only expected to reach the low 20s across Massachusetts, according to the weather service, and the wind chill will make it feel much colder during the morning hours. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff) section: metro reporter:

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2018 Thanksgiving high school football scores

Here are scores from across Eastern Mass.