Masconomet Chieftains Boys Basketball '07-'08

Unsung sophomore sparks Knights to share of crown

North Andover Vs. Masco4 Photos

On a Senior Night worth celebrating, it was a sophomore who led the way for rejuvenated North Andover yesterday.

Sophomore guard Tommy O'Connell came off the bench to pump in a career-high 21 points to pace the Knights to a resounding 65-40 victory over Masconomet. With the win, the hosts earned a share of the Cape Ann League Division 1 crown with Wilmington.

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Boys Basketball, 02/15/08 » 13 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Masco beats North Reading with last second free throw

Masconomet not only qualified for the state tourney, it did it in the most dramatic fashion last night as Kevin Van Lenten finished off a length-of-the-court possession with a basket and free throw with 1.4 seconds left. North Reading led, 66-64, before James Riordan (13 points, 13 rebounds) rebounded a North Reading missed free throw and got it to Van Lenten, who was hammered while taking the last-ditch shot.

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Boys Basketball, 01/25/08 » 59 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Masco beats Manchester Essex

Clay Cleveland had a career night, dropping in 27 points to go along with 18 rebounds and six steals as Masco (8-2) won its eighth straight.

"He was absolutely huge," Masco coach Ben Hodges said of Cleveland. "We like to pound it in with a lot of high-low and even out on the fastbreak he found himself open. He was all over the court. He could really do no wrong. He was a beast, and he only played three quarters."

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Boys Basketball, 01/19/08 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Masco holds off Danvers

Masconomet 63, Danvers 56.5 Photos

Sean Gallagher had 16 points, Kevin Van Lenten scored 11, and Clay Cleveland added 10 as Masco held off a late Danvers rally. Robert Owens pumped in 25 points for the Falcons, while Mike Warren added 13. Tyler Whalen also played well for Danvers (1-6) with eight points.

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Boys Basketball, 01/07/08 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Knights come back strong and beat Masco

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North Andover bounced back from a heartbraking opening-season loss by clipping Masconomet 73-57. In a shift from the norm, the Knights did most of their damage underneath, led by 6-foot-4 senior Hayden Yeazel, who led all scorers with 22 points and added seven rebounds. Will Enright also had seven rebounds.

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Boys Basketball, 12/18/07 » 3 Comments & 0.0 Stars

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Last year's record: 14-7

Coach: Ben Hodges (2nd season)

Key returnees: Kevin Van Lenten, 6-0, Sr., G; Teddy Reed, 6-4, Sr., F; Sean Gallagher, 5-9, Sr., G; Clay Cleveland, 6-0, Jr., G/F; James Riordan, 6-1, Sr., F.

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Boys Basketball, 12/11/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars