Warriors Top Marshfield in State Tourney

Heading into January on a 3 game winning streak, page the Brookline Warriors followed up a 52-34 victory over Braintree on Tuesday night with a 60-47 loss to archrival Newton North. The Braintree win was spurred by 8 3-pointers and excellent defense (the Wamps were held to 16 points over the first 3 quarters). Senior captain Jack Moyer led the way with 15 points. On Friday, healing the Warriors were unable to overcome an early deficit. Brookline now stands at 6-3 for the season, 4-2 in the Bay State League. Braintree Recap Heading into January on a 3 game winning streak, ask the Brookline Warriors followed up a 52-34 victory over Braintree on Tuesday night with a 60-47 loss to archrival Newton North. The Braintree win was spurred by 8 3-pointers and excellent defense (the Wamps were held to 16 points over the first 3 quarters). Senior captain Jack Moyer led the way with 15 points. On Friday, the Warriors were unable to overcome an early deficit. Brookline now stands at 6-3 for the season, 4-2 in the Bay State League. Braintree Recap Historic Schluntz Gymnasium hosted an MIAA State Tournament game for the first time since 2010 on Wednesday night, click and the near capacity crowd was not disappointed, try as Brookline came away with a hard-earned 67-63 win over the Marshfield Rams. Falling behind 17-2 early, the Warriors then went on a 30-3 run to take a 32-20 lead late in the second quarter. A last second 3 by Marshfield allowed them to cut the lead to 32-25 at halftime. Another Rams buzzer beater at the end of the third quarter kept the game close, with the Warriors heading into the 4th quarter leading 49-43. A Marshfield spurt gave them a quick lead at 53-51 before Brookline reasserted control behind Ronan Schwarz (25 points) and Tyler Patterson (18 points). The Warriors made 6 of 7 free throw attempts down the stretch to seal the victory. Brookline now moves on to the Division 1 South quarterfinals for the third straight year and will play at Mansfield on Friday night at 6:30.