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Friday was a busy day in the lacrosse world with some big-time matchups and important wins for a variety of Eastern Massachusetts teams. Below are the outcomes from today’s games, including Lincoln-Sudbury topping Duxbury in a marquee Friday afternoon match-up.
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Catholic Memorial and Malden Catholic will be the first two teams to compete in the series – the two squads will face-off at Harvard Stadium on Saturday, May 5th at 3:30 p.m. before Boston entertains the Dallas Rattlers at 6 p.m.
Governor’s Academy will square-off against St. Sebastian’s one week later on Saturday, May 12th at Harvard Stadium with the game scheduled to commence at 3 p.m.
The final two matchups with take place in Hingham on Saturday, May 19th with the girls team hosting Braintree at 12 p.m. followed by the boy’s team entertaining Needham at 2 p.m. Boston and the Chesapeake Bayhawks will also compete in Hingham that same day with face-off scheduled for 6 p.m.
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Good morning! It’s time for the Daily Noontime, which means, here are some headlines and news from the past day in Boston and New England sports.
* The Boston Bruins picked up their first win of 2012 in a convincing manner, as the Black and Gold pummeled the New Jersey Devils, 6-1. Tim Thomasrecorded 30 saves, while Patrice Bergeronscored two goals. Boston will return home on Thursday when they welcome Calgary to the TD Garden.
* Despite not having Ray Allenin the line-up, the Celtics picked up their fourth consecutive win, as Boston defeated the New Jersey Nets, 89-70. Paul Pierceled the squad with 24 points, while Brandon Bassadded 15 points and 13 rebounds. The Green and White will enjoy a day of rest before hosting Indiana on Friday.
* University of North Carolina Wilmington outscored Northeastern University’s men’s basketball team in the fourth quarter by eight points to earn a 70-62 victory at the Matthews Arena. The Huskies will look to snap their one-game losing streak on Saturday when they travel to James Madison University for a 2:00pm tip.
* The Independent School League featured a quadruple header at Frozen Fenway on Wednesday, and here are the results: