Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Win against Sudbury in playoffs 48-36.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Norton eigth grade boys B team completed their playoff run with a 48-36 win over Sudbury. With Cam Zanoni, Jared Kahn and Jack Ledbetter handled the bulk of the scoring while Luke Kane, John Hunter and John Weeks concentrated on controlling the rebounds. Aiden Kahn, Sean Cappellini, Ben Bishop, Andrew WalshKern and Alex Carignan played tireless defense to secure the win. The team ends their travel league careers with a championship. "Coach Jeff Kern and his assistant coaches Ted Kane and Steve Bishop couldn't be more proud of the boys and the fine effort they displayed during their championship run," said Ted Kane in a press release.
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Steve Burrill, Dan Rafuse, and Colin Feeney all hit double digits in scoring as the Lancers beat the Westwood Wolverines 74-62
Its been a while since Norton High School had the chance to raise a banner for boys basketball but after the Lancers’ game with the Westwood Westwood, there is sure to be a banner on the walls proclaiming the Lancers to be at least co-TVL champions. “We’re champions of some sort. That’s the first one in 20 years,” Norton head coach Marc Liberatore said. While the Wolverines made it interesting at times, the Lancers pulled out a 74-62 win to clinch at least a portion of the Tri-Valley League Championship. Things started well enough for the Lancers when Dan Rafuse (18 points) nailed a pair of quick dishes under the basket and a three pointer. A couple of three pointers from Steve Burrill (30 points) helped maintain a 19-13 Lancers lead after…
Thursday, January 12, 2012
The Lancers erased a double digit lead, but the Vineyarders hold on to win by five.
Down 15-5 late in the first quarter, it looked liked the Lancers were in for a blowout night against the Martha’s Vineyard Vineyarders. Their fast pace style of offense was leaving the Lancers with no time to set up any sort of defense. By the end of the fourth quarter it was a one possession game, but old habits from the first half returned as the Lancers (6-3) lost to the Vineyarders (6-1) 65-60. “They tend to do that because they love to play transition basketball and get up and down and run,” Norton coach Marc Liberatore said. Keeping the Lancers in striking distance were Colin Feeney and Steve Burrill who were responsible for 21 of the Lancers’ 27 first half points. Burrill ended the game with 27 points including seven from the …