Shawsheen Tech Stays on a Roll with Blowout
Shawsheen Tech remained red-hot on Friday night, defeating Greater Lawrence, 67-25, in Commonwealth Athletic Conference boys basketball action.
It was the Rams’ fifth straight win.
Gr. Lawrence 25
Senior Jared Rizzo posted a double-double for Shawsheen (5-2) with 12 points and 11 rebounds.
Seniors Mark Giordano and Casey DeCost scored 12 and 11 points, respectively.
Lowell Catholic 57
The Crusaders (5-3) were plagued by turnovers down the stretch and fell in a close one.
Sophomore Keenan Rudy-Phol had 19 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists for LC. Sophomore Isaiah Taylor had 12 points and 8 assists.
Eighth grader Manny Gayyean played well for the Crusaders and scored his first varsity bucket.
Senior Jacob Yurkoski was a bright spot for Littleton (4-5) with 14 points.
In a game that was tight the whole night, the Grey Ghosts (3-5) could not get their last second shot to fall to tie the game.
Junior Jake Barisano led Westford with 18 points and 2 steals. Westford had a balanced scoring attack with 6 other players scoring.
Westford takes on Groton-Dunstable at TD Garden on Sunday (2 p.m.).
Nashoba Reg. 50
Senior guard Evan Cook scored 16 of his 17 points in the 2nd half and G-D (7-1) outscored Nashoba, 20-10, in the 4th quarter to get separation.
Connor Keegan had 10 points for the Crusaders. Brian Scott and Jacob Gavel had 8 points each.
Groton-Dunstable will play Westford Academy at TD Garden in Boston Sunday at 2.
Stoneham got the better of the Middlesex League matchup.
Wilmington’s Stephen Anthony led all scorers with a career-high 35 points, including 9 3-pointers.
Dracut improved to 3-4 with the road win.
Trailing 11-10 after the 1st quarter, the Middies erupted to take a 33-20 halftime lead and weathered the storm to hold on for the victory. Mitchelle Monette had 14 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists. JC Santiago added 11 points and 5 rebounds.
Will Peters (10 points, 9 rebounds) and Tyler Guerrero (9 points) were also standouts for Dracut.
Gr. Lowell 71
Lynn Tech 52
Luis Huertas poured inn 24 points to power Greater Lowell (6-2).
Paul Choate had 11 points for the Gryphons. Josh Ortiz, Tyler Bussey and Luis Mota played well in the victory.