Lanoue propels Uxbridge; No. 2 Spartans advance to Division 3 semifinals.


High schools

Boys' basketball

Uxbridge 53, Ashland 37: Daniel Lanoue scored 18 points and Jim Caffrey had 13 as the second-seeded Spartans (17-4) topped the No. 6 Clockers (13-9) to advance to the Central Mass. Division 3 semifinals.

Uxbridge takes on the winner of today's Greater Lowell-Littleton quarterfinal on Thursday at WPI.

Pittsfield 75, Quabbin 57: Collin Bennett scored a team-high 14 points, but the sixth-seeded Panthers (13-8) fell to the No. 3 Generals (15-6) in a Division 2 quarterfinal at Pittsfield. The Generals advances to play No. 7 South Hadley.

Quaboag 69, Lenox 62: Junior Dillon Antonopoulos (20 points) and classmate William Watkins (19) keyed the No. 4 Cougars (17-4) on a 11-0 run in the first 1:26 of the fourth quarter to beat the No. 5 Millionaires (15-7) in a Division 4 quarterfinal in Warren.

Quaboag plays Monson in a semifinal on Monday at UMass' Curry Hicks Cage.

Ben Wisniewski scored 17 points and Dillon Perry added 13 for the Cougars, who went 11 for 14 from the line in the fourth quarter.

Bailey Patella (25 points), Ben Herrick (14), and Evan Lanoue (13) led Lenox.

South Hadley 77, Shepherd Hill 73: Michael Rapoza scored 38 points for the second-seeded Rams (14-7) in a loss to the No. 7 Tigers (16-5) in a Western Mass. Division 2 quarterfinal in Dudley.

Cam Earle netted 45 points for South Hadley, which faces Pittsfield in a semifinal on Monday at UMass' Curry Hicks Cage.

Tantasqua 76, North Middlesex 62: Senior Jared James scored 17 of his game-high 22 points in the first half and grabbed 15 rebounds to push the host No. 4 Warriors (17-3) past the No. 5 Patriots (12-9) in a Western Mass. Division 2 quarterfinal in Sturbridge.

Tantasqua advances to play top-seeded Longmeadow on Thursday at UMass' Curry Hicks Cage.

J.J. Howland recorded 12 points and 8 rebounds for Tantasqua. Nick Pechie scored 11 points and Griffin Brooks added 10 for Tantasqua.

Drew Patno led North Middlesex with 19 points.

Westford 51, Shrewsbury 44: Junior Steve Vayda had 15 points and eight rebounds for the eighth-seeded Colonials (11-10) in a loss to the Grey Ghosts (19-2) in a Central Mass. Division 1 quarterfinal.

Senior Kevin Akerson (3 points) had 11 assists. Nicholas Fiorilla netted 11 for top-seeded Westford (19-2).

Westford plays Holy Name in a semifinal at 3 p.m. Sunday at WPI.

Girls' basketball

Assabet 47, Bethany Christian 22: Senior Lexi Pierce (8 points, 10 rebounds) and junior Alyssa LaMarche (13 points) led the host No. 8...

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