LOWELL, Mass. -- The higher seeds won out in convincing fashion in the first-round matchups of the Super 8 tournament, as both No. 3 seed Springfield Cathedral and No. 4 Austin Prep closed out quarter-final series Thursday night at the Tsongas Center.
Mike Riley has the highlights from the action and was joined by ESPN Boston High Schools editor for a look back at the first-round action and preview of Wednesday's semi-final tilts: