HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL NOTES

BC High soaring to new heights on court

BC High's Patrick Downey spikes the ball against Lexington's Daniel Nothaft during their boys volleyball game in Lexington, Mass., Wednesday, April 18, 2018. (Winslow Townson for The Boston Globe)

Winslow Townson for the Globe

Focusing on teamwork and mental toughness, the Eagles are 7-1 under first-year co-coaches Kate Walsh and James Chen.

04/20/2018 Belmont Ma Newton North #1 Riley Desmarais (cq) during game action aganist Belmont High School girls Lacrosse team. .Jonathan Wiggs /Globe Staff Reporter:Topic.

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

FRIDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Newton North girls’ lacrosse goes ‘old school’ on Belmont

In inaugural matchup against her alma mater, first-year coach Abby Ananian and Tigers prevail over her sister Katy’s Belmont squad.

HS BASEBALL | BEVERLY 3, LYNN CLASSICAL 2

Brauninger has the right pitch for Beverly baseball

Senior southpaw finished off complete-game Northeastern Conference win over Lynn Classical with two well-placed fastballs.

Chelmsford's Maya Dube (7) congratulates Julia D'Agostino after she scored against North Andover during their girls lacrosse game in Chelmsford, Mass., Wednesday, April 18, 2018. (Winslow Townson for The Boston Globe)

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ LACROSSE NOTES

Wayland driven by abundance of leadership

With five seniors forming the backbone of the team, the Warriors are off to a great start this season.

THURSDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Foxborough boys shut down Scituate in lacrosse

The undefeated Warriors allowed just two shots after intermission.

8.4.1614225288_Sports_15schrdp Marshfield High pitcher Brianna Melchionda (9) pitches against Bridgewater-Raynham High during the softball game, Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Bridgewater, Mass.. Melchionda pitched her second consecutive shut out, 4-0, in two days. (Robert E. Klein for the Boston Globe)

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ SOFTBALL NOTES

Marshfield’s Brianna Melchionda brings high heat for Rams

Sophomore pitcher has sparked Rams’ postseason hopes after throwing a perfect game (13 strikeouts) vs. Falmouth last Friday.

Without suspended coach, Andover falls to Winchester in boys’ volleyball

Cori Matthews is coaching Andover while E.J. Perry’s coaching practices are under investigation.

WEDNESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Belmont’s Nate Espelin near-perfect in win at Stoneham

Senior lefthanded pitcher (88 pitches, 12 strikeouts, 1 earned run) had no-hit bid thwarted in bottom of sixth of the Marauders’ 10-2 victory.

TUESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/17/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/v22webaseball210-001.jpg Reed masterful again on the mound for Brookline

Junior righthander Silas Reed fired a two-hit shutout in Brookline’s 4-0 win over Boston Latin.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/20/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/lorenz_21schrdp_04.jpg Andover looking into ‘coaching practices’ of volleyball coach E.J. Perry

Perry has been put on leave after complaints about his actions during a game last week.

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL NOTES

In chilly temps, no-hitters ruled Week 1

From Medford to the Cape, power pitching dominated the first week in EMass. baseball.

BOYS’ LACROSSE | COACHES CUP

After TO, Winchester boys’ lacrosse rallies past Wellesley

Harry and Jack Carpini teamed up for four goals to spark the young Sachems (5-0) in the Coaches Cup.

Walpole High School senior Darragh Fahey is surrounded by Xavarian players during their lacross game in Westwood Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Gretchen Ertl for The Boston Globe.

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ LACROSSE NOTEBOOK

Gardner has made a healthy return for Xaverian lacrosse

Sidelined his freshman (torn ACL) and sophomore seasons (broken fibula), Dylan Gardner is back at long-stick midfielder for the Hawks, suiting up for his father, Tim, the program’s 19-year coach.

MONDAY’ SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Andrew Perry saves Xaverian lacrosse from Duxbury in OT

Perry’s game-winner capped a 9-8 home victory for No. 3 Xaverian over No. 4 Duxbury.

SATURDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/14/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/kleinrw_15schrdp_02.jpg Marshfield blanks Bridgewater-Raynham in softball

The Rams held the Trojans to just two hits in the 4-0 victory.

BC HIGH 7, MEDFIELD 6

BC High hangs on to beat Medfield in boys’ lacrosse

The Eagles’ defense did not allow the Warriors a shot in the final 90 seconds.

FRIDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Special/Images/blanding111815bchigh1spt.jpg Jon Bartlett steps down as BC High football coach

In Bartlett’s eight seasons on the sidelines, the Eagles won two Division 1 Super Bowl titles.

GIRLS’ SOFTBALL | NEWTON NORTH 8, KING PHILIP 4

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/13/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/kleinr_14schrdp_06.jpg Emma Arpino helps Newton North rally past King Philip

Senior first baseman tied the game in the sixth inning with a two-run home run.

BOYS’ LACROSSE | LINCOLN-SUDBURY 15, XAVERIAN 9

Lincoln-Sudbury lacrosse surges past Xaverian

Owen Toland (3 goals) and Matt Ward (4 goals) triggered a 10-1 second-half blitz for No. 3 Warriors.

Dorchester, MA - 4/11/2018 - St. John's Prep at BC High baseball. Also, BC High senior RHP Mike Vasil (48), being scouted as potential first round pick. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Alex Speier, Topic: 12schrdp, LOID: 8.4.1580566167.

WEDNESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

In front of MLB scouts, BC High star pitcher Mike Vasil just misses perfect game

Vasil was perfect with two outs in the seventh, and settled for a one-hitter with 13 strikouts in a 1-0 win over St. John’s Prep.

Lowell, MA - 4/12/2018 - CC'S Steven Hajjar is mobbed at home plate after his home run in the sixth inning. Lowell at Central Catholic baseball. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Brendan Hall , Topic: 13schrdp, LOID: 8.4.1598465402.

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THURSDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Central Catholic’s Steven Hajjar delivers on mound and with bat in win against Lowell

Major league scouts who came to see Hajjar pitch also saw him hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning.

8.3.2187033535_Sports_12gsoftprev Norton High School junior softball pitcher Kelly Nelson pitches during the game against Acton-Boxboro in Norton Tuesday, April 11, 2017. (Robert E. Klein for the Boston Globe)

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL PREVIEW

Making a pitch for a perfect finish

Aces Kelly Nelson (Norton), Ryley White (Dracut), and Logan MacDonald (Austin Prep) put in the offseason work to finetune their dominance in the circle.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

National Football Foundation announces EMass scholar-athlete honorees

The Grinold chapter will honor 33 graduating seniors from MIAA and prep programs on May 20 in Newton.

BOYS’ LACROSSE | HOPKINTON 11, MEDFIELD 9

Hopkinton boys’ lacrosse stops Medfield, again

Seniors Will Abbott and D.J. Sloan teamed up for eight goals to propel Hillers to third straight win over Tri-Valley League rival.

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL PREVIEW

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/10/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/AG3I8695.JPG The pitching of BC High’s Mike Vasil is catching the eye of MLB scouts

The hard-throwing senior righthander from Wellesley is emerging as a possible first-round pick for MLB’s June draft.

04/07/2018 Danvers Ma - Hingham players #2 Tommy Welch (cq) #36 Sam Ward (cq) middle and #24 William Kenney (cq) right a celebrate goal .Hingham vs St. John's Prep Lacrosse.Jonathan Wiggs /Globe Staff Reporter:Topic.

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ LACROSSE NOTES

Hingham is all in for a run in D1 boys’ lacrosse

Senior captain Frankie Higgins fuels a ‘we not me’ Harbormen squad that is the defending Division 2 champion.

TUESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Reading boys’ lacrosse learning, winning

Last spring, the Reading High boys’ lacrosse team graduated two All-Americans and four Middlesex League all-stars

SATURDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/07/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/wiggs_Lacrosse_05.jpg Hingham boys’ lacrosse tops St. John’s Prep

Will Kenney (three goals, assist) and Colgate commit Marshall Terres (two goals) helped the Harbormen (3-0) cement 13-9 road victory.

MONDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

John Mulry stellar in CM’s baseball victory over BC High

Senior captain threw 5⅔ innings of two-hit ball for Knights (2-1, 2-0 Catholic Conference) in 2-1 victory over Eagles.

12/02/2017 FOXBOROUGH, MA Crimson Tide quarterback Jake Willcox (cq) 4, runs a play during a game between Everett and Xaverian at the MIAA State Football Championships held at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

Aram Boghosian for the Globe

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

Everett QB will transfer to Milton Academy

After a 28-touchdown, 2,311-yard season for 11-0 Crimson Tide, Jake Willcox will reclassify as a junior.