Led by 18 points from Michael Rapoza and 14 points by Chris Lindstrom, the seventh- and last-seeded Rams (14-7) topped the No. 6 Panthers (13-9) in a Western Mass. Division 2 semifinal at the Curry Hicks Cage at UMass-Amherst. Shepherd Hill will return to the Cage to face the winner of North Middlesex-Longmeadow in the final at 7:45 p.m. on Saturday. It is the Rams' first trip to the finals in 36 years. Collin Bennett paced the Panthers with 12 points.
Shepherd Hill 52, Quabbin 46
Wednesday, Mar. 5, 2014, at Barre
Updated: Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 9:08 p.m.