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GREATER BOSTON LEAGUE NOTEBOOK: Everett Boys’ Basketball Team opens league slate with 67-53 win over Revere

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Medford gallops past MHS boys in GBL opener, 66-46; Everett & Malden girls fall in opening games

  They opened the season with a stumble in a big challenge on the road, but the Everett Crimson Tide boys’ basketball squad rebounded very well when the Greater Boston League (GBL) opener came their way Tuesday night. Senior Roger Vasquez led all scorers with 25 points, and two-time All-Star John Monexant added 15 points as Everett opened at home with a 67-53 GBL win over visiting Revere on Tuesday night.

  A long-ago, former league classic rivalry was renewed in Everett’s first game of the season, this past Friday night, December 10. Everett had opened the season on the road versus Dual County League (DCL) power Cambridge Rindge and Latin, falling in a close one, 53-48. Monexant led the Tide with 17 points and Vasquez added 13 in the season starter game on Friday.

  Head Coach Stanley Chamblain’s Everett boys (1-1, 1-0 GBL) were back in action on the road at Medford High (2-0, 1-0 GBL) on Thursday night (after press deadline). Everett then stays on the road at Malden High on Tuesday night, December 21 at 6:00 p.m. before taking the Christmas weekend off before returning to action in a holiday tournament on Monday evening, December 27 against Belmont.


Everett High girls’ basketball team falls in season opener to Revere, 67-32

  The Revere High girls’ basketball squad opened their season with a big, 67-32 win over the visiting Everett High girls on Tuesday night.

  Everett was back in action, hosting Medford (1-0, 1-0 GBL) in its home opener on Thursday night (after press deadline). After that, the Everett girls stay at home on Tuesday, December 21, hosting Malden High at 6:00 p.m.


Revere High boys’ and girls’ basketball teams took on Somerville on Thursday night

  Both the Revere High boys’ and girls’ basketball teams took on Somerville High on Thursday night (after press deadline).

  Coach Dave Leary’s Patriots boys’ team (0-1, 0-1 GBL) was seeking its first win on the road at Somerville High (0-1, 0-1 GBL) last night at 6:00 p.m. while the Revere girls were home for the second straight game to open the season, this time against the Lady Highlanders.

  Revere boys’ basketball’s home opener comes next Tuesday, December 21 at 6:00 p.m.: hosting Lynn Classical in another GBL matchup.


Medford rolls past Malden boys’ basketball team; Mustang girls top Tornados, 46-41

  Medford (2-0, 1-0 GBL) boys’ basketball went on a 12-0 run in the first quarter to balloon an early lead to a 25-8 advantage and never looked back, in a 66-46 win over Malden High (0-1, 0-1 GBL), spoiling the Golden Tornados’ home, season and Greater Boston League opener on Tuesday night. Junior Justin Bell led Malden with 12 points as the home team cut the lead to 20 points after trailing by a 46-28 margin after three quarters.

  On the girls’ side, Malden fell on the road to Medford, 46-41, on Tuesday.

  Malden boys were back in action Thursday night (after press deadline) on the road at defending GBL Champ and two-time defending State Champion Lynn English.

  On Tuesday, December 21, Malden stays busy with another GBL power, hosting Everett at 6:00 p.m. Golden Tornados Head Coach Don Nally’s team will then be off for a week for the holiday before returning to action by participating in the Tewksbury Christmas Tournament vs. Burlington High on Tuesday, December 28 and then playing in either the consolation or championship game on Wednesday, December 29.

  Malden will return to the GBL league slate on Tuesday, January 4, hosting Somerville at 6:00 p.m.

  Head coach Scott Marino’s Malden girls’ basketball team was hosting its home opener last night against Lynn Classical (after press deadline), then hits the road on December 21 at Everett (6:00 p.m. start).

  Malden’s final game before the holiday weekend will be a non-league game versus Whittier Tech on Thursday, December 23 at 2:30 p.m. This represents a time change from an originally scheduled 6:00 p.m. start.


MHS coed swim team looks for ‘Three-Peat’ in Greater Boston League; opens season with win, 80-60

  The Malden High School coed varsity swim team is seeking its first “Three-Peat” as Greater Boston League Champions in over a decade, since the late 2000s. Malden Head Coach Jess Bisson’s squad is led by senior captains Tony Giech, Sarah Oliveira, Molly Sewell and Abby Tang. Malden opened the season with a win over GBL rival Lynn Classical on Tuesday, 84-63, led by Giech, Tang and Sewell, all with multiple first-place finishes.

  Malden hosted its home opener on Thursday at the MHS Pool versus Revere (after press deadline).

Senior Crimson Tide guard Roger Vasquez led all scorers with 25 points in a 67-53 Everett win over Revere High on Tuesday night in the GBL opener for both teams. (Courtesy/ Everett HS Athletics)
Malden High senior Tony Giech and the Golden Tornados swim team is seeking a Greater Boston League Championship “Three-Peat” this season. (MHS Blue and Gold Photo/Carlos Aragon)

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