EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

May 22, 2013

Lawrence earns No. 1 seed in North


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — Lawrence (19-1) is the top seed in this year’s North boys volleyball tournament.

The Lancers are looking to make up for last year when they entered as the No. 2 seed but were bounced from the tourney by 10th seeded Methuen.

Lawrence’s lone loss was a 3-1 setback to Milford on April 8.

Haverhill is the only other local team to make the field. The Hillies enter as the No. 10 seed.

NORTH BRACKET

Seedings: 1. Lawrence 19-1; 2. St. John’s Prep 17-3; 3. Chelmsford 15-3; 4. Cambridge Ridge & Latin 15-3; 5. Lexington 12-6; 6. Acton-Boxboro 12-6; 7. Westford Academy 11-6; 8. Boston Latin Academy 11-7; 9. Arlington 12-8; 10. Haverhill 10-7; 11. Lowell Catholic 10-8; 12. Winchester 11-9; 13. Wayland 10-10; 14. Somerville 9-9; 15. Greater Lowell 10-10; 16. Lowell 9-9; 17. O’Bryant 8-11

Preliminaries

Friday, 6 p.m.

Game 1: O’Bryant at Lowell

First round

Game 2: Game 1 winner at Lawrence, 6 p.m. May 28; Game 3: Arlington at Boston Latin, 6 p.m. Thursday; Game 4: Wayland at Cambridge, 5 p.m., Friday; Game 5: Winchester at Lexington, 6 p.m.. Saturday; Game 6: Greater Lowell at St. John’s, 7 p.m., Thursday; Game 7: Haverhill at Westford, 4 p.m., Friday; Game 8: Somerville at Chelmsford, 6 p.m., Friday; Game 9: Lowell Catholic at Acton-Boxboro, 6 p.m., Thursday

Quarterfinals

Time and date TBA

Game 10: Game 2 winner vs. Game 3 winner; Game 11: Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner; Game 12: Game 6 winner vs. Game 7 winner; Game 13: Game 8 winner vs. Game 9 winner

Semifinal

Time and date TBA

Game 14: Game 10 winner vs. Game 11 winner; Game 15: Game 12 vs. Game 13 winner

Final

Time and date TBA

Game 16: Game 14 winner vs. Game 15 winner