Brookline Welcomes the International Colonials

The Brookline Warriors went into the holiday break undefeated after an non-league win over Lincoln-Sudbury was backed up by league wins over Walpole and Braintree. In a high-paced contest on opening night, meningitis the Warriors posted an 82-66 win over L-S, prosthesis spurred on by Sophomore Chris Camille's 32 points. Beginning league play on the road against a tough Walpole squad, disorder Brookline pulled away in the final quarter for a 70-60 victory. Camille again led all scorers, this time with 20 points. Finally, just before the December holiday break, the Warriors held off a late charge by a Braintree team ranked as high as #8 in the Herald poll to claim a 60-57 win. Sophomore Mark Barrett led Brookline with 15 points. The holiday won't provide much rest for the Warriors as they go on the road to face the Jeremiah Burke (#25 in the Herald's pre-season poll) on Wednesday, 12/28, before returning to league play at arch rival Newton North (#8 in the latest Globe poll) on Tuesday, 1/3. For the fourth straight year, price an international team – 11 players from 11 different countries – is coming to Brookline to work out with and compete against the Warriors. The team is sponsored by the New England Colonials International Basketball Club, a non-profit program that provides opportunities for competition and friendship between high school basketball players from New England and their peers from other countries. On Thursday, July 7, Brookline will tip off with the Colonials at 7:15. There is no admission charge. Come out and see some great basketball and support both the Brookline Boys Basketball and the New England Colonials programs. On Friday, July 8, the two teams will participate in a joint workout, both teams preparing for the upcoming Seaver Tournament.