Junior guard Austin Coene equaled his season-high of 29 points as Tyngsboro defeated Greater Lowell, 72-55, in a non-league boys basketball game Sunday.
It was Tyngsboro first-year boys coach Mike Crowley's 300th career victory as a varsity basketball coach. Crowley previously coached the Tyngsboro girls team for two seasons. Before that, he coached the Lowell High girls for 16 seasons.
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Coene also grabbed 10 rebounds and passed out 6 assists, while sophomore guard Drew Hurynowicz had 19 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists as Tyngsboro improved to 17-2.
Senior guard Paul Sickinger had 6 points and 8 rebounds.
Senior guard Gbah Dualu's 14 points led Greater Lowell.
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Senior forward Jared Pinette had 23 points and 14 rebounds as Shawsheen (6-12) won its third straight game.
Senior guard Zach Nelson had 14 points and 5 assists. Freshman guard Sean Hines had 7 points and 3 steals.
Senior guard Jon Dor tipped in the winning points with five seconds left as Concord-Carlisle improved to 17-1. There were several lead changes over the last few minutes.
Senior center Blaine Taylor's 15 points Concord-Carlisle.
Junior guard Brendan Bouthillette's 11 points led Billerica (9-10).
The game was tied 31-31 after three quarters, but Douglas (14-5) hit some big shots down the stretch to down Littleton in this first round game of the Clark Tournament.
Senior guard Travis Bassett had 18 points and 4 steals for Littleton (14-6). Senior guard Mike Wilson had 7 points, 11 rebounds and 4 steals. Sophomore forward Nick Fontanella had 11 points and 4 steals.
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Mackensey Farina collected 16 points and grabbed 8 rebounds to power the Patriots to a narrow victory at the Blackstone Showcase.
The Patriots, who led 32-27 at halftime, also received 16 points from Brittani LeBlanc.
Erin Antosh chipped in with 14 points and 8 rebounds, while Elena Beauregard added 11 points for the Patriots (16-4).
Senior Samantha Hyslip's 9 points and 9 rebounds led Westford (17-3) in this first-round game of the Comcast Tournament at Babson College.
Sophomore forward Maddie Russell scored 5 points. The Grey Ghosts play Archbishop Williams in the consolation game on Monday at 4:30 p.m.
Senior guard Christa Bent's 10 points paced the Wildcats, while scoring 8 points each were senior forward Kim Donoghue and junior guard Amber Peach.
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Catherine Sweeney collected 12 points, 8 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 steals to power the Gryphons into the finals of the Skaff Tournament at Lowell Catholic.
Greater Lowell (12-7) will play Tyngsboro, which defeated Austin Prep, in the championship game Tuesday (7 p.m.).
Against Lowell Catholic, the Gryphons also received strong games from Taylor Sweeney (12 points, 11 rebounds), Madison Melendez (6 points) and Amanda Gage (6 points).
Estelle Penta's 12 points led Lowell Catholic (12-7). Monica Pech scored 6 points. Lowell Catholic will play Austin Prep in the consolation game Tuesday at 5 p.m.
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Brian Smith scored the go-ahead goal in the second period after Dracut trailed 2-1 and also added 2 assists as the Middies improved to 10-6-2.
Nick Hayward also had 1 goal and 1 assist. John Raikos and Reed Bourgeois each also scored a goal. Justin Lang had 2 assists.
Dracut goalie Mike Andersson made 11 saves.
Senior defenseman Adam Denn scored the tying goal for Tyngsboro/Greater Lowell with 1:30 to play, assisted by Steven Hilson and Kyle Gauthier.
Gauthier also scored for Tyngsboro/Greater Lowell (4-11-3), assisted by Hilson. Senior goalie Kyle Normandin made 17 saves.
Xavier Rivera of Greater Lowell Tech placed third at 160 pounds in the Division 2 North Sectional Wrestling Tournament on Saturday night in Tyngsboro.
Rivera advances to the Division 2 State Tournament on Saturday at North Andover.
Greater Lowell wrestlers placing fifth at the sectionals were 132-pound Chris Lekas, 170-pound Bobby Paquette and 182-pound Matt McPhillips. Heavyweight Keenan Gardner took sixth.