HS boys’ volleyball

Andover’s E.J. Perry III reinstated after school probe into complaints

Coach EJ Perry watches his team in matchup against Needham High at Andover High School, Thursday, April 20, 2017. Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe.

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As part of his reinstatement, Perry required to “work on his communication skills.”

Hingham-04/24/18 Notre Dame vs Hingham Lacrosse at Hingham High School- Notre Dame's Kelsey Kenney carries the ball downfield with Hingham's Cara Willison in the 1st half. Photo for the Boston Globe by Debee Tlumacki(sports)

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ LACROSSE NOTES

Unbeaten Notre Dame Academy still shooting for consistency

On a roster with just two seniors, coach Meredith Frank emphasizing that her second-ranked Cougars play with more discipline and aggression.

Boston, MA - 4/24/2018 - Danny Ho(L), Steven Mei, and Matthew Nguyen(R) of the Latin Academy volleyball team celebrate during their win over O'Bryant in Boston, MA, Apr. 24, 2018. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

TUESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Latin Academy boys’ volleyball rolls along

The Dragons (6-2) swept O’Bryant, winning their fourth consecutive match

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/scholarships.jpg East Boston High athletes awarded full scholarships

Two East Boston High School students were surprised with full-tuition scholarships Tuesday for their academic and athletic achievements.

BOYS’ LACROSSE | HAMILTON-WENHAM 11, IPSWICH 4

Hamilton-Wenham boys’ lacrosse has an answer for Ipswich

Andrew Riccio (3 goals, 3 assists) fueled fast start for Generals against Cape Ann League rival.

MONDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

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The righthander is a projected first-round pick in the upcoming MLB draft.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ SOFTBALL NOTES

Whittier softball embracing the new challenge of D2

After a trip to Division 3 North quarterfinals, Wildcats have scheduled up to prep for transition.

BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL | NEEDHAM 3, NATICK 1

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/23/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/wilcox_042218volleyball6.jpg Needham volleyball topples top-ranked Natick

Cam Robins (15 kills), Jack Cruickshank (7 kills) and Eli Wallace (34 assists) powered 8-0 Rockets to 3-1 victory.

HS Boys’ volleyball

Andover volleyball coach E.J. Perry placed on paid leave

School’s investigation found merit in allegations made against 18-year coach.

GIRLS’ SOFTBALL | ABINGTON 5, NORTON 4

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/23/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Dtlumacki_abingtonvsnortonsoftball_sports223.jpg Abington unleashes 13-hit attack to topple No. 1 Norton

Facing ace pitcher Kelly Nelson, the 10th-ranked Green Wave (6-0) were undaunted in a 5-4 victory over the Lancers (4-1).

Watertown, MA May 4, 2017: Belmont starting pitcher Nate Espelin is pictured in action. Belmont High School visited Watertown High School for a varsity baseball game. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis)

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL NOTES

Belmont’s Espelin making pitch for the fast lane

Crafty senior lefthander is focused on a strong finish and an invite to the Area Code Games.

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ LACROSSE NOTES

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/22/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/IMG-4530.JPG Lacrosse gives Newton North senior Mike Claflin a new lease

The Tigers (5-1) have drawn inspiration from captain’s return from his battle with Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

HS BASEBALL | BC HIGH 2, BRAINTREE 1

BC High topples No. 1 Braintree

Shortstop Marty McCormack delivered crowning blows with tying sacrifice fly in fifth and go-ahead RBI single in seventh.

BOYS’ LACROSSE | Hingham 6, LINCOLN-SUDBURY 4

Hingham snaps Lincoln-Sudbury’s 58-game win streak

Fourth-quarter goals by Jack Quilty and Will Kenney led No. 2 Harbormen (9-0) over top-ranked Warriors (4-2).

8Boston, MA - 4/21/2018 - (7th inning) Xaverian players celebrate their 3-2 win over SJP. Xaverian vs. St. John's Prep baseball at Fenway park played in honor of SJ Prep and BC grad Pete Frates. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Matthew Doherty, Topic: 22schrdp, LOID: 8.4.1689018287.

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SATURDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Xaverian tops St. John’s Prep baseball at Fenway Park

Hawks lefthanded reliever Doug Concannon picked up save in high-leverage situation in 3-2 win over No. 6 Eagles.

HS BASEBALL | BEVERLY 3, LYNN CLASSICAL 2

Brauninger has the right pitch for Beverly baseball

Senior southpaw finished off complete-game Northeastern Conference win over Lynn Classical with two well-placed fastballs.

FRIDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/20/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/wiggs_Coaches_08.jpg Newton North girls’ lacrosse goes ‘old school’ on Belmont

In inaugural matchup against her alma mater, first-year coach Abby Ananian and Tigers prevail over her sister Katy’s Belmont squad.

THURSDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Foxborough boys shut down Scituate in lacrosse

The undefeated Warriors allowed just two shots after intermission.

BC High's Patrick Downey spikes the ball against Lexington's Daniel Nothaft during their boys volleyball game in Lexington, Mass., Wednesday, April 18, 2018. (Winslow Townson for The Boston Globe)

Winslow Townson for the Globe

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL NOTES

BC High soaring to new heights on court

Focusing on teamwork and mental toughness, the Eagles are 7-1 under first-year co-coaches Kate Walsh and James Chen.

Chelmsford's Maya Dube (7) congratulates Julia D'Agostino after she scored against North Andover during their girls lacrosse game in Chelmsford, Mass., Wednesday, April 18, 2018. (Winslow Townson for The Boston Globe)

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ LACROSSE NOTES

Wayland driven by abundance of leadership

With five seniors forming the backbone of the team, the Warriors are off to a great start this season.

Without suspended coach, Andover falls to Winchester in boys’ volleyball

Cori Matthews is coaching Andover while E.J. Perry’s coaching practices are under investigation.

WEDNESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Belmont’s Nate Espelin near-perfect in win at Stoneham

Senior lefthanded pitcher (88 pitches, 12 strikeouts, 1 earned run) had no-hit bid thwarted in bottom of sixth of the Marauders’ 10-2 victory.

8.4.1614225288_Sports_15schrdp Marshfield High pitcher Brianna Melchionda (9) pitches against Bridgewater-Raynham High during the softball game, Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Bridgewater, Mass.. Melchionda pitched her second consecutive shut out, 4-0, in two days. (Robert E. Klein for the Boston Globe)

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ SOFTBALL NOTES

Marshfield’s Brianna Melchionda brings high heat for Rams

Sophomore pitcher has sparked Rams’ postseason hopes after throwing a perfect game (13 strikeouts) vs. Falmouth last Friday.