Zehmier Brown finished with 15 points, 12 rebounds and 6 rebounds to lead a balanced attack and the host Patriots (5-2, 1-1 Inter-High) picked up the intensity on the defensive end in the fourth quarter to pull away for their first league win. Joel Liriano added 10 points and eight rebounds, senior guard Pat Sulilvan knocked down three 3-pointers for nine points and Matt Morse chipped in with nine points including a momentum-shifting 3-pointer in the fourth quarter that pulled Burncoat within one point. Anya Opie scored 10 points and James Bowhile and John Unoh each scored eight points for the Polar Bears (2-5, 0-2), who battled back from a 25-19 halftime deficit to take the lead in the fourth quarter.
Burncoat 58, Worcester North 49
Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Worcester
Updated: Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, 10:08 p.m.