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Marlborough basketball advances in playoffs

By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer

Marlborough’s Owen Cappadona (#4) flies through the air as he goes up to shoot as Medfield’s John Madej (#35) looks on.

Marlborough’s Owen Cappadona (#4) flies through the air as he goes up to shoot as Medfield’s John Madej (#35) looks on.

Marlborough – The number 1 seeded Marlborough High School Panthers boys basketball team easily defeated the number 8 seed Medfield Warriors by a score of 68-47 in a Central Mass. Division 2 quarter final playoff game, Feb. 27.

The Panthers jumped out to an early lead and never looked back, taking a comfortable 34-20 lead into halftime. Freshman Chris Doherty was the game’s top scorer with 23 points. Owen Cappadona scored 15 and Joe Tirpak contributed 12 points for the Panthers. Chris McGrory was Medfield’s top scorer with 13 points.

The Panthers finished the regular season with a 17-3 record. With the win over Medfield, they move on to play Hopkinton in the division semi-finals on March 2.

Marlborough’s Jose De La Cruz (#34) prepares to shoot over Medfield’s Chris McGrory.

Marlborough’s Jose De La Cruz (#34) prepares to shoot over Medfield’s Chris McGrory.

Marlborough’s Chris Doherty (#33) dunks the ball during a game against Medfield.

Marlborough’s Chris Doherty (#33) dunks the ball during a game against Medfield.

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