Chris Rodgers knocked down four of Franklin's eight 3-pointers and scored a game-high 16 points as the fifth-seeded Panthers (17-6) beat the fourth-seeded Mountaineers (15-6) in a Division 1 quarterfinal matchup in Holden. Franklin came out strong, racing out to a 21-8 lead after one quarter. The Panthers will play Worcester South in the semifinals at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at WPI. Sophomore guard Tyler Dion paced fifth-ranked Wachusett with 11 points.
Franklin 56, Wachusett 38
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at Holden
Updated: Thursday, March 6, 2014, 9:08 a.m.