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December 17, 2013

Hornets rebuilding; Pentucket, Georgetown on tourney quest

Georgetown

2012-13 season: 4-16

Returning starters (3): Pat Bjork, 6-5, Sr., F; Matt Gott, 6-2, Sr., forward; Ben Noelk, 6-2, Sr., guard

Returning lettermen: Ben Denoncour 6-2, Sr., guard; Ryan Slack, 5-11, Soph., guard

Promising newcomers: Nick Correnti, 6-4, Sr., forward; Tom Coye, 6-4, Sr., center; Kyle Drillis, 6-0, Jr., guard; Jonathan Maloberti, 6-1, Jr., forward; Bob Webster, 5-11, Jr., guard; Jordan Flynn, 6-3, Jr., forward; Ryan Sherman, 5-9, Soph., guard; Jim Sherman, 6-0, Fr., forward

Captains: Pat Bjork, Matt Gott, Ben Noelk

Candidates: 40

Returning leaders: Pat Bjork, 13.4 ppg.; Matt Gott, 11.6 ppg.

Returning honorees: Pat Bjork, All-CAL; Matt Gott, CAC All-Star

Fast facts: Coach Mike Rowinski (90-72 in eight years) has taken a leave of absence to deal with health issues. In the interim, veteran Barry Spears Sr. takes over. … Pat Bjork comes off a strong fall football season, in which he showed amazing versatility switching from tight end to QB. … The devastating ACL injury suffered by Colby Ingraham has a ripple effect here as he had planned a return to the hardwood.

Assistant coaches: Ted Schruender, JV; Bennett Pawlusiak, Frosh.

Coach Barry Spears (1st year): “I’m very happy with the maturation of our tri-captains and the leadership shown by out sophomore point guard Ryan Slack. Our goal is to be very competitive in the Cape Ann League (Small) and qualify for the State Tourney.”

North Reading

2012-13 season: 22-1, D3 North semis

Returning starters: None

Returning lettermen: Charles Hill, 5-11, Sr., guard; Colby Maiola, 6-3, Sr. forward; Will Mitchell, 6-3, Sr., forward; Scott McDonough, 5-11, Sr., guard; John Fitzgerald, 6-2, Sr., forward

Promising newcomers: Ryan Boucher, 6-2, Sr., forward; C.J. McCarthy, 5-10, Sr., guard; Derek Hogan, 5-11, Jr., guard; Peter Walsh, 5-9, Jr., guard; Shane Bartlett, 5-8, Jr., guard; Tom Lewis, 6-1, Jr., forward; Adam Goldstein, 6-1, Soph., forward; Nic O’Connell, 6-2, Soph., forward; Justin Dorosh, 6-0, Soph., guard

Captains: Colby Maiola, Will Mitchell

Candidates: 65

Fast facts: Former Eagle-Tribune Baseball All-Star Colby Maiola is the lone returner with real varsity hoop experience. The soccer standout is also a three-sport captain and has committed to play baseball at Assumption. … All-Scholastic footballer C.J. McCarthy should play a big part in the rotation. … Senior Ryan Boucher returns to the program and will be the sixth man.

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