School Roundup

Prep swims to fifth title

Ethan Brosnan of St. John's Prep plows ahead during the 100 butterfly at Harvard. Ethan Brosnan of St. John's Prep plows ahead during the 100 butterfly at Harvard. (Matthew J. Lee / Globe Staff)
By Braden Campbell
Globe Correspondent / February 20, 2010

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St. John’s Prep won its fifth straight MIAA Division 1 state swimming championship last night at Harvard’s Blodgett Pool.

Prep was led by Ryan Fortin, who won the 200 IM in 1 minute 56.15 seconds and was on the winning 200 free relay and 200 medley relay. He also took second in the 100 breaststroke in 59.30.

Andover’s Paul Hunter won the 200 free in 1:41.98 and the 100 free in 46.91.

The diving title went to Ryan Shelley of Lincoln-Sudbury with 505.15 points. It was the second straight Div. 1 title for the Warriors junior. Lincoln-Sudbury was second with 146 points behind Prep’s 233.

The Division 2 boys’ state championship will be held today, also at Harvard. The girls take over the Blodgett pool tomorrow with Division 1 at 11 a.m., Division 2 at 4 p.m.

Boys’ basketball
Landmark 66, Chapel Hill 60 - Brian Hulley led the victory with 18 points, going 4 for 6 on 3-pointers and 6 of 8 from the free throw line.

Lynn Tech 88, Greater New Bedford 59 - The Tigers won their second consecutive state Voke-Tech title.

Boys’ hockey
Acton-Boxboro 2, Waltham 1 - Sophomore goalie Andrew Loblundo recorded 28 saves for the Colonials in the narrow win.

Lowell 4, Dracut 2 - Robbie Daly had a pair of goals and a pair of assists in the win.

Shawsheen 2, Northeast/Malden 0 - Bjorn Hanson had a goal and an assist for the Rams, who won their third consecutive Voke-Tech title.

Dexter 11, North Yarmouth (Maine) 0 - Nick Bligh led the win with four goals and one assist. Junior Pat Curtis scored one goal and had five assists.

Girls’ hockey
Thayer 9, Winsor 0 - The Tigers received another standout performance from sophomore forward Melissa Piacentini, who tallied four goals and an assist.

Austin Prep 7, Winchester 4 - Cassie Hanlon scored four goals and goalie Shannon O’Neil turned away 25 shots to lead the Cougars to the nonleague win.

Milton Academy 2, Phillips Andover 1 - Kate Stazinski scored the winner for the Mustangs (11-10-1) with 3:12 left.