The Mystic Valley Regional Charter School (MVRCS) boys’ basketball team went 1-2 on the week and now stand at an even 3-3, bouncing back nicely to defeat Pioneer-Everett following a pair of defeats at the hands of Essex Tech and Minuteman High School. Leading the way for the Maroon & Gold were junior guard Michael Tayag and junior forward Giovanni Soto with 18 points and 17 points, respectively. Senior guard Jacob Stover added to the scoring parade with six points, followed by sophomore guard Isaac Nortelus with four points and sophomore center Jonathan Saint-Vil with two points (and 12 rebounds). Three-point shots by Stover and Nortelus in the fourth quarter were key buckets for the Eagles to preserve the triumph.
Against Minuteman, Soto had 21 while Tayag chipped in 13.
Opposite Essex Tech, leading the way for the Maroon & Gold was junior guard Soto with 13 points. Also getting in the scoring column were junior guard Tayag with eight points, senior guard Stover with five points, senior guard Amine Jamouq with a three-pointer and senior center Liam Siggins with a put back bucket.