Senior guards Gbah Dulau and Jayson Colon combined to hit three free throws in the final 30 seconds to lift the host No. 5 Gryphons (16-5) over the 12th-seeded Spartans (11-9), who had a chance at the win, but David Quaye's 3-pointer rimmed out at the buzzer in a Central Mass. Division 3 first round game. Oakmont's Mike McGuirl had a game-high 21 points, while Greater Lowell's Ian Karumira led with 15 points. The Gryphons will face No. 4 Northbridge 7 p.m. Friday.
Greater Lowell 53, Oakmont 51
Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at Tyngsborough
Updated: Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, 10:53 p.m.