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August 7, 2013

Hoops for Hope: Nelson, Central pound St. John's and Lowell


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — ANDOVER — Central Catholic rolled to a pair of easy wins in Hoops for Hope basketball action.

The Raiders got 22 points from Tyler Nelson in pounding St. John’s, 61-39. Then he had 17 in a 67-29 romp over Lowell. Jake Bisson had 18 for the Prep while Dewayne Thomas had 10 for Lowell.

Pelham 51, Preps 2 50: Pe — Jake Vaiknoras 15; Pr — Max Kirsch 17

Haverhill 49, Tewksbury 45: H — Matt Jameson 20; T — Xavier Salaman 14

Tyngsboro 67, Tewksbury 47: Ty — Austin Coene 20; Te — Alex DiRocco 12

Nashua South 63, Greater Lawrence 45: NS — Tim Preston 21; GL — Oscar Reynoso 20

Pinkerton 45, Methuen 31: P — Luke Rosinski 14; M — Cooper Hammel 11

Acton-Boxboro 58, Pelham 37: A-B — Reid Larsen 30; P — David Rogers 9

North Andover 53, Westford 44: NA — Brett Daley 19; W — Nick Fiorillo 16

Andover 67, Lawrence 57: A — John Pisacreta 17; L — Johnathan Paulino 17

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All Games at Andover High

Thursday

6 p.m. — Game 1: Tyngsboro vs. Pelham; Game 2: Westford vs. Salem; Game 3: Methuen vs. Greater Lawrence

7:15 p.m. — Game 4: Lowell vs. Acton-Boxboro; Game 5: Pentucket vs. Pinkerton; Game 6: North Andover vs. Nashua

8:30 p.m. — Game 7: Preps 2 vs. Haverhill; Game 8: Andover vs. Tewksbury

Saturday

9 a.m. — Game 9: Lawrence vs. Game 1 winner; Game 10: St. John’s vs. Game 2 winner; Game 11: Prep 1 vs. Game 3 winner

10:15 a.m. — Game 12: Central vs. Game 4 winner; Game 13: Londonderry vs. Game 5 winner; Game 14: Game 9 winner vs. Game 6 winner

11:30 a.m. — Game 15: winners Game 10 vs. Game 11; Game 16: winners Game 12 vs. Game 7; Game 17: winners Game 13 vs. Game 8

Tuesday, Aug. 13

6 p.m. (semifinals) — Game 18: winners Game 14 vs. Game 15; Game 19: winners Game 16 vs. Game 17

8:30 p.m. — Championship

agateHed:Girls Hoops for Hope Playoffs

All Games at Andover High

Wednesday

6 p.m. — Game 1: Methuen vs. North Andover; Game 2: Dracut vs. Acton-Boxboro

7:15 p.m. — Game 3: Pentucket vs. Bishop Guertin; Game 4: Bishop Fenwick vs. Lawrence; Game 5: Andover vs. Hamilton-Wenham

8:30 p.m. — Game 6: Tyngsboro vs. Billerica; Game 7: Salem vs. Winnacunnet; Game 8: Peabody vs. Lowell

Thursday

4:45 p.m. — Game 9: Pinkerton vs. Game 1 winner; Game 10: Central vs. Game 2 winner; Game 11: Westford vs. Game 3 winner

Monday, Aug. 12

6 p.m. — Game 12: winners Game 9 vs. Game 4; Game 13: winners Game 5 vs. Game 6; Game 14: winners Game 10 vs. Game 7

7:15 p.m. — Game 15: winners Game 11 vs. Game 8

Tuesday, Aug. 13

4:45 p.m. (semifinals) — Game 16: winners Game 12 vs. Game 13; Game 17: winners Game 14 vs. Game 15

7:15 p.m. — Championship

Baseball: Methuen Junior Legion holding fundraiser

Methuen Junior Legion is holding a fundraiser today from 5-10 p.m. at the Irish Cottage to help raise funds for the trip to Connecticut.

On Thursday, Methuen representatives Jennifer Kannan, Sean Fountain and Bobby Sheehan are throwing a send-off celebration at 5 p.m. at Veterans Park.