High 5

Chris Bardwell, North Andover: The 6-foot-6 senior demolished Andover with 35 points in a 73-50 win, then followed up with 17 more in a 70-60 loss to Central Catholic.

Nick Cambio, Central Catholic: In a 70-60 win over Merrimack Valley Conference foe North Andover, the 6-5 senior forward delivered 22 points, 11 rebounds, and 2 blocked shots.

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Kaylee Kacavas, Dracut: The junior forward was magnificent in a 62-52 win over Whittier Tech with 14 points, 11 rebounds, and 7 steals, while her older sister, Emilee, racked up 7 points and 11 steals of her own.

Nick McKenna, Danvers: After missing time earlier this season with an injury, the senior guard is back on target; he scored 34 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in a 68-38 wallop over Winthrop.

Danielle Nickerson, Billerica: In a Merrimack Valley Conference clash against three-time defending state champion Andover High, the senior forward scored 20 points with 10 rebounds to secure a 76-47 victory and the conference title.

Bradley’s Top 10 boys’ teams

(Records through Tuesday, with next game listed.)

1. St. John's Prep (16-1); at Central Catholic, Sun., 7:15

2. Central Catholic (15-3); vs. St. John’s Prep, Sun., 7:15

3. Danvers (17-0); state tourney

4. Melrose (16-0); vs. Arlington Catholic, Mon., 7

5. North Andover (14-3); vs. Westford, Mon., 7

6. Andover (10-4); at Needham, Sun., 6

7. Lowell (13-3); state tourney

8. Wakefield (12-4); at Mansfield, Mon., TBA

9. Lynn Classical (14-7); state tourney

10. Salem (13-5); at Woburn, Sun., 7

Bradley’s Top 10 girls’ teams

1. Reading (16-0); vs. Natick, Sun., 2:30

2. Pentucket (18-1); state tourney

3. Billerica (13-1); vs. Archbishop Williams, Sun., 1

4. St. Mary's (Lynn) (16-1); at Coyle-Cassidy, Wed., 6:30

5. Lynn English (17-2); vs. Masconomet, Sun., 4

6. Andover (14-3); at Westford Academy, Sun., TBA

7. Central Catholic (12-4); vs. Auburn, Sun., 3:45

8. Ipswich (13-2); vs. Bedford, Sun., 5:45

9. Peabody (10-3); at Woburn Tournament, TBA

10. Masconomet (12-4); vs Lynn English, Sun., 4

Game of the Week

Billerica (13-1) vs. Archbishop Williams (14-4), Sunday, 1 (at Wellesley College)

In the opening game of the Comcast IAABO Board 27 Classic Sunday afternoon, two of the top teams in the state will square off. Senior point guard Brittany Lomanno controls the pace for Billerica and senior guard Kayla Leverone is a defensive stopper.

PAT BRADLEY