Courtesy of Bay State Games media relations director Peter Cohenno:
Boys Scholastic 11/12 Grade
Southeast 97, Northeast 70
Senior Sayvonn Houston (Brockton, Brockton HS) tallied a game-high 24 points to lead his Southeast squad to victory over Northeast, 97-70. His teammate, senior Carl Joseph (Brockton, Brockton HS), also heavily contributed to the offense, scoring 23 points. Northeast’s Myles Dias managed 17 points in the loss and Mickel Simpson scored 14.
Metro 71, Central 58
Maurice Magras netted a game-high 21 points to propel Metro past Central, 71-58. Metro’s Lawrence Keating put up an 11-point effort. Despite the loss, Central had a strong offensive push with Will Michalzski contributing 14 points and James Ostenfield scoring 12 points
West 90, Coastal 77
In a high scoring matchup, West defeated Coastal, 90-77, on Thursday. Mike Jeneralczuk and Jose Allen led the West, scoring 19 and 17 points, respectively. Despite the Coastal loss, Chris Green (Taunton, Taunton HS) led all scorers with 22 points.
Boys Scholastic 9/10 Grade
West 57, Metro 52
West got 17 points from Deven Wells (Westfield, Westfield HS) to upend Metro, 57-52. Metro got solid contributions from Tyler Sullivan and Matt Woods, who had 13 and 14 points, respectively.
Coastal 99, Northeast 31
Coastal put on an offensive display in their opening game against Northeast as they ran away with a 99-31 victory. Coastal got contributions from the entire roster with Jesse Bunting (Plymouth, Plymouth North) leading the way with 17 points. Northeast’s Jordan Mendez (Salem, North Shore Tech) netted 15 in the losing effort.
Southeast v Central
Results not available
Northeast 62, Southeast 38
Metro 60, Coastal 48
West 65, Central 42
Southeast 55, Coastal 43
Northeast 52, West 46
Metro 80, Central 66
Waltham High School – Waltham, MA
Central 3, Coastal 0
Central got tallies from three different players to defeat Coastal, 3-0, in the teams’ opening game. The Central goals were scored by Kirstin Birdsall (Grafton, Grafton Memorial HS), Shelby Jankins (West Brookfield, Quaboag Reg. HS) and Tori Danby (Lancaster, Nashoba Reg. HS). Andrea Koslowski (Warren, Quaboag Reg. HS) chipped in with a pair of assists. Meaghan Dwyer (Rutland, Wachusett Reg. HS) pitched the shutout in net.
Metro/Northeast 0, Southeast 0
Metro/Northeast and Southeast battled to a 0-0 draw. Carolyn Cook (Medfield, Medfield HS) and Katie Kelley (Walpole, Walpole HS) combined for the shutout for Southeast, while Christine Sargavakian (Waltham, Waltham HS) was unscathed in net for Metro.
Wentworth Institute of Technology – Boston, MA
Metro/Southeast 9, Central 7
Metro/Southeast defeated Central, 9-7, on Thursday. Metro/Southeast junior Ryan McCarthy (Medford, Medford HS) led all scorers with four goals in the outing. Juniors John Camara (Medford, Matignon) and Richard Canales (Woburn, Matignon HS) also added to the Metro/Southeast offensive effort, as Camara registered two goals, while Canales tallied one goal and one assist. Sophomore Dan Bishop (Southborough, Algonquin Reg. HS) and junior Eric Overdahl (Milford, Milford HS) led the way for Central with two goals apiece. Bishop also added an assist. Juniors John Thompson (Wilmington, Matignon HS) and Shane Foley (Lexington, Lexington HS) combined for the win in net for Metro/Southeast. Foley recorded 14 saves, while Thompson blocked three attempts.
Northeast 15, Coastal 7
Northeast earned a decisive 15-7 victory against Coastal on Thursday. Sophomore Brian Walsh (Lowell, Lowell HS) and freshman Tony Reale (Burlington, Arlington Catholic) led Northeast with five and three goals, respectively. Adding to Northeast’s offensive showcase, sophomore Pat Kennedy (Swampscott, Swampscott HS), junior Casey Shea (Woburn, Woburn Memorial HS), junior Cole Connolly (Woburn, Woburn Memorial HS) and junior Joe Burgermeister (Lowell, Lowell HS), each tallied two goals in the game. The Coastal effort was anchored by James McLoud (Nauset Regional HS), who scored three goals and recorded one assist. Freshman Sam Ventresca (Woburn, Woburn Memorial HS) registered the win in goal with two saves for Northeast.