Senior Sam Merten scored a game-high 23 points and grabbed six rebounds and Zach Girardini added 15 points, six assists and four steals as the host Warriors (3-8) gave longtime coach Jim Grant his 500th career victory. Derek Moore (four points) had nine rebounds for Nipmuc. Tyler Peters chipped in 16 points for the Lions (2-9).
Nipmuc 56, West Boylston 51
Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Upton
Updated: Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, 9:12 a.m.