The South Central Massachusetts Youth Basketball League (SCMYBL) is hosting semi-final playoff games on Saturday, Feb 28th at Auburn High School beginning at 4:30pm.
Admission is $3 per adult, students and children are free.
Matthew Benoit coaches the 8th grade boys A team, a group that has won the SCMYBL title in their division each of the last 2 years. “These guys won the 6th grade C division, won the 7th grade B division and are now looking to win the 8th grade A division. I don’t think that has been done before. I’ve never seen it in the 8 years I’ve been coaching” said Benoit.
The other teams are coached by:
Angel Rosario – 8th grade boys C team
Keri Mcgrail – 8th grade girls B team
Jenna Scanlon – 6th grade girls A team
Tim Benison – 6th grade boys C team
Shawn Kennedy – 7th grade boys C team
Game times for the teams on Saturday:
6th grade boys C division: 5:45pm @ AHS, (1) Auburn 11-1 vs. (4) Uxbridge 9-3
6th grade girls A division: 8:15pm @ AHS, (2) Auburn 10-2 vs. (3) Millbury 8-4
8th grade boys A division: 7:00pm @ AHS, (2) Douglas 11-1 vs. (3) Auburn 9-3
8th grade girls B division: 4:30pm @ AHS, (1) Dudley 11-1 vs. (4) Auburn 6-6
8th grade boys C division: 1:45pm @ Leicester High School (1) Blackstone 13-0 vs. (4) Auburn 9-4
7th grade boys C team has a play-in game vs. Shrewsbury on Thursday night. If they advance, they would play on Saturday 12:30pm @ Leicester High School vs. top-seeded Uxbridge the division semi-finals.
Should the Auburn teams advance, they would play championship games on Sunday at Auburn High.