---- — NECC in playoffs
The Northern Essex men’s basketball team will play in the Regional playdown game tomorrow at 7 p.m. at Bristol, the winner advancing to the final four teams at Bunker Hill Saturday and Sunday. The Knights (12-12) finished second in the state tournament over the weekend, losing to Bristol 75-60 in the championship game. Haverhill’s Ryan Grant and Peterson Morency were named to the all-tourney team for the state tournament.
Back at .500
Pinkerton’s hockey team improved to 7-7-2 with a 7-0 romp over Bishop Brady as Bailey Walsh had two goals and an assist to lead the way.