Charles Doss had a game-high 22 points and Jose Hernandez added 10 , as the ninth-ranked Red Raiders (9-5) hung on to top the host Patriots (6-8). Tyler Thomas had 19 points and Bobby Larsen 17 for the Patriots, who roared back from a 13-point deficit in the fourth quarter, but failed to get off the potential tying shot at the buzzer.
Fitchburg 66, North Middlesex 63
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at Townsend
Updated: Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, 9:12 a.m.