Taylor Does It All for Lowell Catholic in Win Over Austin
Super sophomore Isaiah Taylor came up just shy of his second quadruple-double of the season Thursday night as he led Lowell Catholic past Austin Prep, 73-53, to clinch at least a share of the Catholic Central Small title for LC.
Taylor scored 26 points and added 12 rebounds, 13 steals and 8 assists.
Caleb Scott had 11 points, 13 rebounds and 5 blocks for the Crusaders, while Jeceb McKenzie contributed 11 points, 7 rebounds and 5 steals. Alex Antoine also scored 11 points.
Lowell Catholic is 13-4 overall and 8-0 in the CCL Small Division.
St. Joseph’s 63
The Hawks (7-10) fell at home as Patrick Candor had 11 points for Innovation. Riley Lennon chipped in with 10.
Gautham Giridharan had 6 points and 11 rebounds. Innovation plays at Georgetown Monday night.
Christian Beck had 17 points to lead the Tigers to the victory on Wednesday night, while Chris Ausiello added 14 points and Tyler Hapenny had 9 points and 10 rebounds.
THS led 28-19 at halftime.
Senior Patrick Cote posted the shutout with 23 saves as Lowell won on the road Wednesday night.
Brendan DeMarco, Owen Goulette, Matt Asselin and Keegan Cote scored the Lowell goals.
Senior Andrew Kotaifas had two assists and Ben Asselin, Ethan Polcari, Shawn Spring and Goulette registered an assist apiece.
The short-handed Rams fell to 7-4-5 with the loss to the combined Lynn Classical, English and Tech squad.
Junior Nate Silva scored 2 of Shawsheen Tech’s goals and senior D.J. DeRose had the other. ST will play Saturday at Northeast Regional.
St. Joseph’s 28
Lindsey McCarthy had four 3-pointers and 15 points, adding 15 rebounds, 5 steals and 3 assists to lead Innovation to the win at the Tyngsboro Sports Center.
Sarah Milne added 13 points for Innovation (13-5), while Natalia Nickerson was a defensive standout with 8 steals as well as 5 points.
Innovation plays St. Mary’s of Worcester on Monday in Tyngsboro at 4 p.m.