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Boys Basketball Roars Past Old Rochester

After a rough start out of the gate, the Vineyard boys bounced back in a major way against a hyped-up and undefeated burly Old Rochester Bulldogs team.

Boys Basketball Advances in Tournament After Early-Round Upset

The regional high school boys took the lead in the second quarter and never looked back in a 63-53 upset of the Case Cardinals in the first round of the division 3 south sectional tournament Tuesday.

Boys Basketball Playoff Run Ends with Overtime Thriller

Despite a furious comeback that sent the game into overtime, the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys basketball squad fell to rival Bishop Stang in a playoff thriller at home Friday evening.

Boys Basketball Team Falls in First Round of State Tourney

The boys basketball team ended post season play in the first round of the state division three south sectionals, losing to Apponequet 62-77.

Island Produces All-Star Athletes

Several Vineyard winter sport athletes have been named to All-Star teams in their respective conferences.

In boys’ basketball, captains Izak Browne and Jack Roberts earned Eastern Athletic Conference honors for the second year in the row. Girls’ basketball captain Jennie Lindland also repeated as an All-Star, and was joined by senior teammates Katie Stewart (also a captain) and Maggie Riseborough.

Boys Roll Over Bourne, Advance to Quarterfinals

They hadn’t played a game in two weeks, but the Vineyard boys’ basketball team brushed off the rust to overpower Bourne and advance to the quarterfinal round of the division three state tournament Wednesday night.

The final score of the game, played at home in the Sancy Pachico Gymnasium, was 77-44.

Senior captain Jack Roberts led the Vineyarders with 21 points, 10 in the fourth quarter, while cocaptain Izak Browne had 15.

One Win to Go for Both Boys and Girls Basketball Teams to Clinch Postseason Berths

The march to the postseason continued this week with split results; the boys’ basketball team secured an easy victory on Tuesday while the girls took a hard-fought loss. Both basketball squads need just one more win to clinch a spot in the postseason tournament. Meanwhile, the fledgling swim team, hampered by illness and injury, hosted Sacred Heart in a close meet on Monday, but ultimately came up short.