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January 30, 2013

Final score

Methuen qualifies for tourney

For the first time since 2010, Methuen girls basketball is headed to the tournament. The Rangers won their 10th game with a 54-52 victory over Lowell.

Amanda Petrow posted 18 points and 18 rebounds. Abby Galloway-Burke recorded 18 points and 10 boards.

Personal best

Ali Attenasio won the 40 yard dash in a personal best 6.47 and also won the shot put (27-9) to help Pentucket track (7-2) clinch at least a share of the CAL Division I championship. The Sachems won 60-26 over Triton.

Tommy gun

Tommy Morgan drilled a big 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter to put Haverhill on top to stay as the Hillies held off Chelmsford, 54-50 in boys basketball. Anthony Dionne had 18 points and 12 rebounds in the winning effort while Saul Phiri added 14 points and 10 rebounds.


Casey McLaughin netted 15 points and added 11 rebounds to lead Central Catholic 44-23 over North Andover in girls basketball.

Lethal from line

Kalya Stacy went 11 of 12 from the free throw line on her way to a 22-point performance as Pinkerton girls basketball rolled 57-34 over Merrimack.

Mighty Quinn

North Andover had plenty of track highlights over the weekend. At Saturday’s State Coaches Invitationals, Kyle Quinn ran a school record 1:25.31 to place third in the 600 meters. Patrick Irwin took third with a personal best 6-2 in the high jump. At Sunday’s Elite Meet, the 4x800 team of Dan Marino, Chris Dalke, Jacob Johns and Zach Frahlich ran a school record 8:19.26.

Greater revenge

After losing by eight points to Notre Dame earlier this year, Greater Lawrence girls basketball gained some revenge yesterday, winning 45-31 in a rematch. Ivonne Ruiz led the Reggies with 16 points.

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