MIAA DIVISION 2 INDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIP

Wellesley boys and girls run to the top

LOID: 8.5.437938445 Item Name: 16schd2track Content Folder: Sports Assignment Info: MIAA Division 2 indoor track & field championship at the Reggie Lewis Center. Natick's, Abby Gerdes, on left, and North Andover's Trinity Tapper, center, are neck and neck in the Girl's 55 meter dash. Gerdes took first and Tapper second place. Rose Lincoln for the Boston Globe

Rose Lincoln for the Globe

Both teams won the Division 2 state title and for the girls, it was their third straight.

HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING NOTES

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/15/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davismil1spts.jpg Milton wrestlers surprise opponents with depth

Even without a team champion, the Wildcats claimed the Division 2 Metro sectional title.

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL | wellesley 57, NATICK 52

Annie Ward propels Wellesley past Natick

The senior forward collected a 3-pointer and two free throws in the final seconds to clinch the victory in overtime.

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | WAREHAM 69, OLD ROCHESTER 66

Destine Haywood pushes Wareham past Old Rochester

Off the bench, he provided crucial points with consecutive 3-pointers.

FRIDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Central Catholic turns back Lowell

Four players scored in double figures as the Raiders won the Merrimack Valley Conference Large.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/14/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/d55ae9ad3ba44178bc9425a208f51cae-d55ae9ad3ba44178bc9425a208f51cae-0.jpg Is instant replay coming to high school football postseason games in Massachusetts?

The NFHS, whose rules have been adopted by the MIAA, recommended replay for playoffs only.

2-14-19 Boston, MA: Grace Poku of Framingham High School (right) heads for the finish line as she wins a heat in the girl's 55 meter dash, with Jordan Lamarre (left) of Lowell High School finishing second. The Division One High School State Track and Field Finals were held at the Reggie Lewis Center. (Jim Davis /Globe Staff)

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MIAA D1 INDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIP

Andover girls are D1 track champs, and they have the shirts to back it up

The Andover coach had T-shirts made up before the meet, and his prophecy came true.

Boston, MA: 3/18/2018: BC High players celebrate with their trophy after beating Pope Francis 2-1 in overtime. Pope Francis met Boston College High School in the Division 1A Super Eight boy's ice hockey state championship at the TD Garden. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ HOCKEY NOTES

Venerable Buddy Ferreira Classic to unveil exciting new format

The 22nd annual vacation-week tournament in Falmouth between the top four public and Catholic schools will introduce power seeding.

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ HOCKEY

EMass. boys’ hockey: Cohasset’s Matt Lund headlines Players of the Week

The senior captain scored all six goals in the Skippers’ 6-4 win over Rockland, increasing his season point total to 42.

THURSDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

New Mission boys’ basketball outlasts Burke in OT

Juan Salas (team-high 22 points) helped New Mission (15-3) advance to Boston City League semifinals with thrilling 71-69 win over host Burke.

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | HANOVER 71, SCITUATE 61

Hanover holds off late surge by Scituate’s Jack Poirier

The Indians (17-5) withstood Poirier’s game-high 22 points, giving hin 1,000 for his career, to grab a share of Patriot League Fisher Division.

Canton-02/13/2019- Hanover vs Canton boys hockey -Canton's Ryan Nolte celebrate Canton's goal scored by Timmy Kelleher in the 1st period. Photo for the Boston Globe by Debee Tlumacki (sports)

Debee Tlumacki for the Globe

WEDNESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Unbeaten Canton boys’ hockey makes a strong case for a Super 8 berth

The 10th-ranked Bulldogs (18-0) added to their postseason résumé with an impressive 4-3 victory over No. 14 Hanover.

MIAA D5 INDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIP

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/14/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/klima_14schd5track_20190213_002.jpg Seekonk boys’ indoor track team turns it around to win MIAA Division 5 title

Seekonk finished 23rd last year, but Henry Jordan and Andrew Cabral helped lead the team to a title.

Cambridge MA 1/28/19 Waltham High Lauren Sampson pulls down a defensive rebound against Cambridge Ridge & Latin High during first half action at Cambridge Ridge & Latin High . (photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL NOTES

At Waltham, Lauren Sampson ‘sets the bar so high’ as a team leader

Providence College-bound senior forward has embraced her leadership role by averaging 23 points and 9.1 rebounds.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

EMass girls’ basketball: Westford Academy’s Brooke Pillsbury headlines Players of the Week

The senior shooting guard combined to score 40 points in back-to-back wins over Cambridge and Shepherd Hill.

BOYS’ HOCKEY | BC HIGH 6, ST. MARY’S 2

BC High revs up attack, skates past St. Mary’s

Top-ranked Eagles broke the game open against No. 8 Spartans with 3 goals in three minutes in second period.

GIRLS’ HOCKEY | ARLINGTON 2, WINCHESTER 0

Arlington girls’ hockey continues Middlesex League surge

Sophomores Fiona Johnson-MacDonald and Makayla Doherty netted goals for No. 11 Spy Ponders (12-2-3) in win over Winchester.

Marblehead's Cate Delaney can't sneak this shot by St. Mary's goalie Lauren Vaccaro in matchup at the Willam Connery MDC Rink in Lynn. Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ HOCKEY NOTES

Goaltenders count on focus and confidence

For Lauren Vaccaro of St. Mary’s, keeping a strict routine is crucial to her preparation.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/12/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/pelkey.jpg Jameson Pelkey’s journey at St. John’s Prep — intern to AD

Twelve years after stepping on the Danvers campus as an Endicott senior, he will replace the retiring Jim O’Leary as athletic director.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ HOCKEY

EMass. girls’ hockey: Lincoln-Sudbury’s Sophie Ensley headlines Players of the Week

Cathedral's Amani Boston drives to the basket against St. Mary's defense. Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe.

MONDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Mackenzie Daleba comes through as Cathedral girls beat St. Mary’s

Junior forward shook off a sprained knee suffered last Tuesday to lead all scorers with 16 points as the No. 2 Panthers moved to 17-0.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/12/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/Rinaldi190212Snow12.jpg Storm bounces Tuesday’s high school basketball games ahead

With school vacation and tourney seeding a week away, ADs have a tight window to reschedule games.

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL NOTEBOOK

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/12/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/1poirier.jpg Scituate’s Matt and Jack Poirier manage to leave game on the court

Matt Poirier has navigated the tricky road to a successful coach-son relationship with Jack, who is averaging 21.4 points per game as a senior.

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL

EMass boys’ basketball: Newton North’s Tom Andreae headlines Players of the Week

The junior guard was a catalyst for the Tigers in wins over Weymouth, Wellesley, and Mansfield.

MIAA BOYS’ NORTH/SOUTH SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/10/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/11schswim_09.jpg Wayland, Nantucket take sectional titles in swimming

Wayland won its second straight North title, while Nantucket won its first-ever South title in any sport.

SUNDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Hingham, Arlington skate to a draw in boys’ hockey

Arlington coach John Messuri knew the game had a bigger meaning than just two points.

Woburn celebrates after defeating Tewksbury/Methuen in Division 1 MIAA hockey finals at TD Garden. Sunday, March 18, 2018. Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe.

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Here are the key dates for high school winter season championships

The divisional indoor track & field meets kick off Wednesday, with basketball, hockey, and more to follow.

MIAA BOYS’ GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/09/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/09schgym01.jpg Sam Arber wins another all-around title to pace Newton’s dominance

The senior won the pommel horse, high bars, and rings as Newton took its fifth straight team championship.

BOYS’ basketball | SOMErVILLE 53, SALEM 49

Sam Peixoto, Somerville hold off Salem

Peixoto had 14 points, 17 rebounds and 6 blocks in Somerville’s 53-49 victory.

MIAA GIRLS’ SWIMMING & DIVING SECTIONALS

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/09/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/10schswim03.jpg Westford, Duxbury continue dominance in the pool

Westford captured a fourth straight North sectional title while Duxbury won its fifth South championship in a row.

HIGH SCHOOL TEAM OF THE WEEK

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/09/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/MatignonTeam.jpg Matignon girls’ hockey on the rise

The Warriors have built a program capable of going toe to toe with the best teams in the state.

SATURDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/09/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/10schrdp_01.jpg Haverhill pins down its first Division 1 North wrestling title

Sam Prescott’s win at 160 pounds helped propel the Hillies to a 42-point victory over perennial power St. John’s Prep.

HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING NOTES

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/07/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davismel1spts.jpg In Melrose, Sean Herbert and Hunter Adrian make for a perfect pairing

Junior wrestlers head into postseason with unblemished personal records this season.

Pembroke -02/06/2019- Duxbury High school hockey goalie's (l-R) #1, Nate Romanelli (cq) and #30, Steve Pisani (cq) on the ice before the start of the game against Pembroke high school. Photo for the Boston Globe by Debee Tlumacki (sports)

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ HOCKEY NOTES

Goalies sharing the net paying off in boys’ hockey

Duxbury is one of several notable teams that have at least two talented netminders splitting time.

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL | BRAINTREE 47, NEEDHAM 41

Adriana Timberlake cool when it counts for Braintree

The senior hit key free throws in the last minute as No. 9 Braintree turned back No. 11 Needham

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | BC HIGH 56, ST. JOHN’S PREP 53

Youthful BC High has learned how to play like a champion

Eagles earned share of Catholic crown behind seniors Noah Rothhaar and Kevin Keenan, junior Ozzy Trapilo, and sophomore Mike Loughnane.

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ HOCKEY

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/01/31/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/01bhocnotes_04.jpg EMass boys’hockey: Burlington’s Conor Quinlan headlines Players of the Week

Top performances from EMass boys’ hockey players in the past week:

FRIDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/09/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/2.8.19CohassetHoops07.jpg Bo Ruggiero gets 500th victory in Cohasset’s win

Cohasset held off league rival Mashpee to give the coach win No. 500 of his career.

HIGH SCHOOLS

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Rinaldi19schswim09.jpg Statewide playoffs for Massachusetts high schools? It could happen

The MIAA plans to unveil a proposal for a revamped postseason format at a athletic directors meeting in March.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/02/15/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/eisen_Track09_021418.jpg Track officials question MIAA over money shortfall

The No. 1 question is how could track & field/cross-country be showing a $150,000-plus loss for the fiscal year 2017-18?

THURSDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Melvin Cuevas scores 35 points to lift Fenway over Snowden

The senior guard also had 11 rebounds and three steals as Fenway held off a fourth-quarter rally by Snowden.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

EMass girls’ basketball: Beverly’s Hailey Anderson headlines Players of the Week

The junior guard scored 31 and 32 points in back-to-back wins for Beverly.

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | TECHBOSTON 86, NEW MISSION 59

TechBoston gets its floor leader back, routs New Mission

After missing 10 games because of a knee injury, Lyron Bennett (17 points, 8 assists) returned and helped junior Shamar Browder score a career-high 35.

Norwell High girls' basketball players Kristi Vierra (left) and Lexi Rothmann. 2/5/19

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL NOTES

State champs in soccer, Norwell’s Lexi Rothmann and Kristi Vierra aim for crossover success on the court

After leading Norwell to the Div. 3 soccer title, Rothmann and Vierra striving to do the same with tourney-bound Clippers (10-4).