Each and every night throughout the MIAA basketball playoff season, we will highlight the state's top performances. Here are my top performances from Saturday's slate of MIAA basketball sectional finals play.
As a reminder, readers are encouraged to submit their top performances via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or tweeting at ESPN Boston High Schools editor Brendan C. Hall (@BHallESPN). Deadline for all submissions each night is midnight.
1. Anthony Green, Sr. C, North Quincy
Nearly came away with a triple-double in the Red Raiders' 65-58 loss to Catholic Memorial in the D1 South Final, registering 15 points, 10 rebounds and nine blocks.
2. Tyler Nelson, Sr. G, Central Catholic
Exploded for five 3-pointers in the second half, part of a 20-point total, and added five rebounds in the Raiders' 59-53 win over Andover for the D1 North title.
3. Taylor Wornum, Jr. F, Archbishop Williams
Owned the post with 18 points and 15 rebounds in the Bishops' D3 South Final victory over Coyle-Cassidy.
4. Jennifer Gale, Sr. G, Hoosac Valley
Scored 28 points in the Hurricanes' D3 West Final victory over Sabis.
5. Bam Rivers, Sr. F, New Mission
Filled up the stat sheet in the Titans' D2 North Final win over Danvers, with seven points, 10 rebounds, five blocks and three steals.
6. Devan Harris, Jr. F, Danvers
The 6-foot-4 post asserted himself in the Falcons' loss to New Mission, going for 27 points and 11 rebounds.
7. Emily Rosse, Jr. F, Hoosac Valley
Recorded a double-double in the win over Sabis, with 17 points and 14 rebounds.
8. Catherine Stinson, Sr. G, Lynn English
Led the Bulldogs with 22 points as they secured the Division 1 North title.
9. Nelson Zayas, Sr. G, Sabis
Scored 24 points as the Bulldogs won the D3 West title, their third sectional title in five seasons.
10. Kristen Swain, Jr. F, Bellingham
Recorded a double-double, with 16 points and 10 rebounds, as the Blackhawks won the D3 Central title.