Patriots claw back to win Lowell

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LOWELL, Mass. — Mount Anthony continues its early-season run with a victory in the George Bossi Lowell Holiday wrestling tournament.

MAU scored 224 points, ahead of Timberlane, N.H.'s 209. Newtown, Conn., was third, with Concord and Chelmsford filling out the top five.

Nine of the Mount Anthony wrestlers placed in the top eight of the tournament, considered to be one of the top tournaments in the region.

The Patriots didn't have any champions, but Noah Call and Ashdin Schaefer both finished second, Call to Jake Ferri of Shawsheen, Mass., and Schaefer to Timberlane, N.H.'s Connor McGongale.

Calvin Hayford wrestled back for fourth place at 285, while Tyler Burgess took fifth at 152 and Gage McLaughlin was seventh at 132.

Colin Crowley was seventh at 195 as was Austin Pendergast at 170 pounds. AJ Wright wrestled to an 8th place finish.

Dylan Ross, Keegan Coon, Chris Mayer, Sam Wilkins and Sebastian Rocher did not place, although Rocher was 4-2, while Coon was 5-2 and just missed out on the placement matches.

MAU is next at the Southington (CT) Duals this weekend.

Cambridge boys win Spa Catholic tournament

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Getting down early wasn't a problem for the Cambridge boys basketball team, who roared back after a slow start to win the Spa Catholic tournament, 46-45, over the host Saints.

Max Ratelle had the go-ahead bucket in the final seconds to seal the deal. Brendan Holcomb, who was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player, led the Indians with 22 points, including 16 in the second half.

Indians roll past Salem

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. — The Cambridge girls basketball team powered their way to a 69-36 win over Salem in the opening round of the Cambridge Holiday tournament on Wednesday night.

Junior Helen Mooney scored a game-high 20 points in the win for Cambridge.

Fellow junior Victoria Dupuis followed up right behind Mooney with 18 points of her own in the win.

The Indians scored double digit points in every quarter of the contest for their highest point total of the season.

With the win, Cambridge improves to 3-4 on the season.


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