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January 18, 2009
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High 5

T.J. Jann, Westford: The junior forward paced four scorers in double figures with 20 points - along with 10 rebounds - in the Ghosts' 78-72 Dual County League win over Acton-Boxborough.

Mike Manganelli, Wilmington: The guard buried four 3-pointers, scoring 16 of his season-high 27 points in the first quarter, to propel the Wildcats to their fourth straight win, a 73-47 victory over Lynnfield.

Derek McCaffrey, Groton-Dunstable: The junior point guard (16 points) nailed a game-winning 3-pointer with less than 30 seconds left to give the unbeaten Crusaders (8-0) a 47-45 win over Quabbin.

Chelsea Rafferty, Lowell Catholic: The 5-foot-7 junior forward registered a third straight double-double with a 25-point, 10-rebound performance against Cathedral. In wins over Matignon, Pope John, and Cathedral, she averaged 20 points and 12 rebounds per game.

Nate Simpson, Lowell: The senior center delivered a 26-point, 12-rebound, 3-assist line that was stellar in a 70-59 win over Billerica.

Games of the Week

Boys

Lexington at Woburn (Wednesday, 6 p.m.): Both the Minutemen (6-1) and the Tanners (6-2) are in the thick of the Middlesex League standings, trailing Watertown (6-0). Woburn is led by Hannell Valez (16.4 points per game).

Girls

Methuen at Cambridge (Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.): Atop the Merrimack Valley Small, Methuen is led by Rashidot Agboola's league-leading 21.1 points per game. Cambridge will make a strong opponent, as it tops the Greater Boston League at 5-3.

Pathak's Top 10 Boys' Teams

1. Central Catholic (8-0)

2. Westford (8-0)

3. Groton-Dunstable (8-0)

4. Lexington (7-1)

5. Lowell (7-2)

6. Wilmington (7-1)

7. Salem, N.H. (7-1)

8. Burlington (7-3)

9. Woburn (6-2)

10. Acton-Boxborough (5-3)

Pathak's Top 10 Girls' Teams

1. Reading (7-0)

2. Lowell (7-0)

3. Westford (7-0)

4. Andover (6-2)

5. Acton-Boxborough (5-1)

6. Central Catholic (5-2)

7. Arlington Catholic (6-1)

8. Lowell Catholic (6-2)

9. Billerica (4-1)

10. Lexington (4-2)

To nominate candidates for High 5, email e-mail Sapna Pathak at sportsgalsp@gmail.com

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