S.S. High School Sports Tournament Scoreboard – 3/12/19

Will Klein pulls up for a three-pointer in the closing seconds of last night's Division 4 State Semifinal. The senior would hit the shot to send Abington to the championship with a 72-71 win over Pope John (Photo Credit: Abington High School)

Will Klein pulls up for a 3-pointer in the closing seconds of last night’s Division 4 Semifinal. The junior would hit the shot to send Abington to the state championship with a 72-71 win over Pope John (Photo Credit: Abington High School)

 

BASKETBALL

BOYS

DIVISION 4 STATE SEMIFINALS

Abington 72, Pope John 71

ABI: Will Klein drilled the game-winning shot with 1.5 seconds remaining, as Abington overcame an 11-point fourth quarter deficit to stun Pope John, 72-71 at TD Garden. The victory clinched a trip to the Division 4 State Championship for the Green Wave.

 

GIRLS

DIVISION 1 STATE SEMIFINALS

Braintree 39, Central Catholic 38

BRA: Lily Adams hit the game-winning layup with just under 30 seconds left in regulation, as Braintree used a late 15-1 run to rally to another Division 1 State Title game appearance with a wild 39-38 win over Central Catholic.

 

HOCKEY

GIRLS

DIVISION 2 STATE SEMIFINALS

Notre Dame Academy 3, Westwood 0

About Brendan Connelly

Brendan Connelly, a lifetime native of Scituate, comes to WATD via the University of Massachusetts, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications. During his time in Amherst, Brendan worked extensively with the University’s Radio Station WMUA 91.1 FM, in their sports department as a Broadcaster and Reporter. He also wrote for the Northampton-based periodical, the Daily Hampshire Gazette, in their Sports Department. Following his graduation in May 2014, Brendan applied at WATD, and was then hired a few weeks later as a Sales Executive. Shortly thereafter, he would gradually work his way into the Sports Department, becoming a weekly host on the Sports Exchange with Bill Wilhelm. One year later, Brendan officially took over the Morning Sports with Rob & Lisa, giving updates on Local High School Sports News Tuesdays through Fridays. Brendan still consistently sells advertising space as well for WATD, and helps Bill Wilhelm’s team at sporting events as a commentator. During his career with WATD, Brendan has had the opportunity to interview the likes of Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski, Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas, Zdeno Chara, and many more. Outside the station, Brendan also works as a Sports Writer for the Boston Herald, who hired his services one month following WATD. Brendan has also interned as a broadcaster for the Brockton Rox, which he completed during the summer of 2012.