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COLUMN: HOMETEAM HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP

BOYS' BASKETBALL

Quaboag 50, Leicester 26: Junior Ryan Plante had a game-high 13 points to lead the host Cougars (10-1, 8-1 SWCL) past the Wolverines (4-8, 4-7).

Quaboag clinched a Central Mass. Division 3 Tournament berth for the first time in four years.

Senior Brian Rodrigues had 10 points and seven assists and classmate Sean Ramsey added 10 points for the Cougars.

David Prouty 64, North Brookfield 60: Senior Dave Loretta scored 25 points to lead the Panthers to their first win.

Loretta's biggest baskets were a pair of layups following back-to-back steals in the backcourt with about two minutes to go that gave Prouty (1-9) the lead for good. Travis Caron added 12 and Matt Pillsbury 11 in the win.

Josh Oliver poured in a season-high 30 points for the 5-6 Indians.

Monty Tech 68, Parker 45: Erick Deya scored 11 of his 20 points in the first period and the visiting Bulldogs (5-6) used a full-court press to open an 18-10 lead after one quarter and a double-digit lead at the half.

Northfield Mount Hermon 85, Worcester Academy 67: Senior point guard Billy Baron scored 29 points for the host Hilltoppers (4-6, 1-5), who trailed, 35-34, at the half. Northfield Mount Hermon (9-2) opened the second half on a 15-3 run and knocked down nine 3-pointers for the game to post a NEPSAC Class A win.

St. Mary's 47, South Lancaster 44: Senior Travis VanDale had a game-high 20 points to lead the Eagles (7-4, 5-2 WCAC) past the host Crusaders (5-5, 5-2).

Sophomore Adrian Olivera and senior Randy Dorzin scored 12 points apiece for South Lancaster.

Wachusett 81, St. Peter-Marian 71: Freshman Joey Berry had 20 points off the bench, including 16 in the first half, as the Mountaineers (3-8) upended the host Guardians (5-6).Senior Mike Van Hoof added 16 points and classmate Drew Dumas 10 for Wachusett.

Sophomore Tre Watson had 20 points, 7 assists and 6 rebounds and classmate Steve Flynn added 20 points and 10 rebounds for St. Peter-Marian.

GIRLS' BASKETBALL

David Prouty 62, North Brookfield 38: Junior forwards Ashley Beahn and Christina Fish both recorded season highs with 22 and 21 points, respectively, in a road win.

Beahn added 15 rebounds for the 4-7 Panthers, who led by 20 at halftime while on their way to a second straight win. Junior guard Sadie Fullam led the 3-6 Indians with 14 points.

Parker 47, Monty Tech 45: Sophomore center Sami Dokus scored 20 points and junior guard Jackie Irwin added 15 for the host Panthers (7-2)...

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