Minuteman 72, North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 47: The Bulldogs (5-14) had a tough time scoring in the second half to keep up with CAL Small champion Minuteman. Trace Schaejbe had a team high 12 points while Mike Mitchell scored ten. Riley Anderson grabbed 11 rebounds and Danny Ramirez collected 10 with his eight points.
Beverly 65, Peabody 60: Beverly (13-7) secured its fifth win in a row thanks to big games from Jonangel Franco (13 points) and Josh Cairns (14 points) while Nick Cross contributed a team-high 17 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Peabody (7-12) was led by Matt Correale (10 points) and Brendan Morrison, who contributed eight points and a career high nine rebounds.
Masconomet 54, North Reading 41: Jalen Aho (17 points) and Jake Rudolph (15 points) were the top scorers as the Chieftains improved to 11-7.
Hamilton-Wenham 81, Saugus 33: Sue Rose had an outstanding game for H-W (14-4) dishing out 11 assists and grabbing seven steals to go with her six points. Katherine Ecker (10 rebounds and 10 points), Sam Charette (13 points, 10 rebounds and five assists) and Haley Willis (15 points) also were on top of their games as the Generals had nine different girls connect from downtown.
Hamilton-Wenham 53, Saugus 47: The Generals (16-2) actually trailed by five after the third quarter but outscored Saugus 17-6 in the fourth after making a commitment on the defensive end. Jimmy Campbell (13 rebounds, four steals and three assists) and Henry Eagar (19 points and seven defensive rebounds) were big down the stretch while Marcus Zegarowski finished with 17 points.
Danvers 61, Mabrlehead 40: The Falcons improved to 16-2 led by Mark McCarthy who hit six three-pointers and had 18 points and five assists. Kieran Beck (14 points, seven rebounds and four assists), Devan Harris (15 points, eight rebounds), Peter Merry (four points, five blocks and nine rebounds), Rishad Francois (six points) and Devon Allen (two points, three rebounds and four assists) were the other top Danvers players.