Acton-Boxborough Boys Basketball: News

Friday, February 20
A-B COLONIALS NEWS & NOTES



END-OF-SEASON BANQUET ON MARCH 12TH: THE END OF SEASON BOYS BASKETBALL AND CHEER TEAM BANQUET WILL TAKE PLACE ON MARCH 12TH AT THE MAYNARD ELKS.  THE CELEBRATION WILL BEGIN AT 6PM.
 
NEEDHAM ENDS A-B SEASON -  In an exciting consolation game of the Roche Bros. Classic, Needham edge the Colonials 63-60.  Reid Larsen led A-B with 15 points.  The Colonials conclude thei rseason with a record of 10-12.  For details on the game click HERE.
 
HILLIES OVER THE COLONIALS - Haverhill pulled away in the 2nd quarter and easily defeated A-B 6-53.  Mitch Doherty led the hosts with 17 points.  This was a first round game in the Acton Roche Bros. Roundball Classic.  For details click HERE
 
CAMBRIDGE DEFEATS A-B - The DCL Champion Falcons defeated the host Colonials 73-45 on Thursday evening.  For details, click on the SCHEDULE & RESULTS link and then A-B vs Cambridge.  Next up, 
  
A-B EDGES L-S IN FINAL SECONDS - The Colonials were down sevewn points with about four minutes remaining in the game but made several key stops donw the stretch and pulled off the comeback win 58-57.  For details, click on the SCHEDULE & RESULTS link and then A-B at L-S.  
   
C-C 75  A-B 52: Forward Eric Sellew  poured in a game high 23 points as the Patriots won on the road.  Mitch Doherty led A-B with 17 points.  For details, click on the SCHEDULE & RESULTS link on the left and then A-B VS C-C
 
LIONS EDGE A-B IN OVERTIME: Newton-South pulled out the win in overtime 54-47 over the host Colonials.  It was a great effort by both teams.  For details, click on the SCHEDULE & RESULTS link on the left and then A-B VS N-S
    
Westford 72 A-B 51: The Grey Ghosts took control early, and never looked back defeating the Colonials in this DCL Large match-up.  For details, click on the SCHEDULE & RESULTS link on the left and then A-B at Westford.  
 
A-B 59 Boston-Latin 51: The Colonials led by just one point going into the final quarter but outscored the Wolfpack 19-12 in the final period and pulled out the 59-51 home win.  For details, click on the SCHEDULE & RESULTS link on the left and then A-B vs Bo-Latin.  
 
COLONIALS GROUND THE HAWKS: A-B played a strong third quarter out scoring Xaverian 16-7 and eventually pulled out the 66-52 win at home.  For details, click on the SCHEDULE & RESULTS link and then AB vs Xaverian.  
 
Waltham Defeats A-B: Despite a strong defensive effort, the Colonials were not able to hold onto their fourth quarter lead and lost on the road 50-47.  For details, click on the SCHEDULE & RESULTS link and then AB at Waltham.  
   
COLONIALS LOSE TO WAYLAND: The Warriors pulled away in the third quarter for the 67-53 win at A-B.  For details, click on the SCHEDULE & RESULTS link and then AB vs Wayland.   
  
CAMBRIDGE DEFEATS A-B: After a competitive first half, the Falcons exploded for 46 second half points and beat the Colonials 88-48 at War Memorial Gymnasium.  For details click on the SCHEDULE & RESULTS link on the left and then "AB at Cambridge".  
  
COLONIAL COMEBACK: AB 60  LS 59 - A-B overcame a late defitict to deat the Warriors.  For details click on the SCHEDULE & RESULTS link on the left and then "AB vs LS".  
  
N-S DEFEATS A-B: The Lions shot it well from outside and defeated the Colonials 70-59.  For details, click on the SCHEDULE & RESULTS link and then A-B at N-S.  
  
A-B with a Road Win at Bo-Latin - The Colonials continued to play well on the road, recovering from a slow start to defeat Boston-Latin 65-50.  Scott Graziano led the way with 17 points, while Luke Davidson added 15.  For details, click on the SCHEDULE & RESULTS link and then A-B at Bo-Latin.   
  
COLONIALS DEFEAT S.P.M. ON THE ROAD: Six players scored between 7 and 10 points and A-B downed St. Peter-Marian (Worcester) 57-27.  
   
GHOSTS DEFEAT A-B: After battling back from what was a 14 point deficit to tie the game twice, the Colonials were unable to ever take the lead and lost 57-51 to DCL rival Westford Academy on Friday night.  For details, click on the SCHEDULE & RESULTS link and then A-B VS WESTFORD.  
A-B DEFEATS ENGLISH: The Colonials defeated Boston English 57-34 in the consolation game of the Val Muscato Holiday Tournament on Tuesday night.  For details, click on the SCHEDULE & RESULTS link and then "MUSCATO TOURNAMENT VS BOS ENGLISH".  
 
COLONIALS LOSE MUSCATO TOURNAMENT OPENER - A-B fought back from numerous deficits, ending up with a good look at the buzzer for the win but dropped a 57-56 nail-biter to the host Oliver Ames Tigers in the first round of the Val Muscato Tournament.  For details, click on the SCHEDULE & RESULTS link and then "MUSCATO TOURNAMENT VS OLIVER AMES".   

2014 ALUMNI GAME ON XMas Eve! - Another great showing at our annual alumni game!  It was great seeing alumni from as far back as the 1960's.  Thanks to everyone who made it a special morning.  We're already looking forward to next year... 

HELPING OUT A GREAT CAUSE... - On Saturday 12/20 members of the Boys Varsity team participated in bell ringing for the Salvation Army.  Community Service and recognizing the need to give back to the community that is so supportive of our program is something the players understand greatly.  Thanks to everyone who donated!

Dec 19 - COLONIALS OVER WESTON: Luke Davidson and Jack Maddox combined for 25 points and 13 rebounds as A-B advanced to 3-0 on the season with a 56-47 road victory.  For details click on the SCHEDULES & RESULTS link on the left and then A-B at Weston.

Dec 17 - AB Over Xaverian: The Colonials traveled to Westwood and defeated the Hawks 57-54.  For details click on the SCHEDULES & RESULTS link on the left and then A-B at Xaverian.

Dec 12 - AB EDGES BEDFORD AT THE BUZZER: The Colonials pulled out an exciting 82-80 double overtime win over the visiting Bucs.  Senior guard Matt Bullock drove from the back court all the way to the rim for the buzzer beating game winner.  For details click on the SCHEDULES & RESULTS link on the left and then A-B vs BEDFORD.