BOSTON (CBS) – March Madness started early in Boston.
With the Celtics and Bruins on the road, the TD Garden belongs to the High Schoolers to start the week, with six Eastern Mass semifinals and a pair of Championship games on Monday and Tuesday. Monday belonged to the girls, Tuesday is for the Boys.
Here is Tuesday’s Boy’s Schedule:
D4 Championship- Winthrop vs. Cohasset 2:30p.m.
D3 Eastern Mass Semis- Watertown vs. Cardinal Spellman 4:15p.m
D2 Eastern Mass Semis- New Mission vs. Hopkinton 6:00p.m.
D1 Eastern Mass Semis- St. John’s vs. Mansfield 7:45p.m.
Divisions 1-3 will move on to play their Western Mass counterparts for the State Championship Saturday March 19 at the DCU Center in Worcester.
The Girls have already had their dance at the Garden, with some great matchups.
Division 1: Andover beat New Bedford 54-46 behind Gatorade Player of the Year Nicole Boudreau’s 28 points and 11 rebounds. They will play the winner of Algonquin/Amherst, who play Tuesday night at the DCU Center.
Division 2: Arlington Catholic defeated Hopkinton 65-57 despite trailing by 18 in the first half. Emma Roberson scored a team high 25 points and AC moves on to face the winner of Millbury/Wahconah on Saturday.
Division 3: St. Mary’s beat Coyle Cassidy 53-50 on senior Cassi Amenta’s 19 points and six rebounds. They advance to play Sutton/Lee for the championship.
Division 4: In an amazing Cinderella story, 16th seeded Hull upset 4th seeded New Mission 59-55. Check out WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche’s recap on the girls amazing run to a state championship.
Here are highlights from all four games on Monday. We’ll have highlights from the Boy’s games Wednesday.
Highlights From Monday’s Girls Emass Basketball Games