Contributed by Matt Benoit
On March 2nd, Auburn 7th grade boys defeated Grafton 47-46 in a thrilling overtime game to win the SCMYBL (South Central Mass Youth Basketball League) B division championship.
By meeting in the finals, both teams qualified for the 1rst Annual North/South Central Mass Tournament of Champions held on March 8th-9th. Both teams dispatched their North division semifinal opponents and advanced to matchup again, setting up a finals rematch, but this time for an outright Central Mass title. Auburn won a hard-fought defensive struggle 36-31 to secure their second championship in as many weeks.
The Auburn 7th Grade team players are:
Head Coach: Matthew Benoit
Assistant Coach: Dominic Faiola