Junior Brandon Baril had 27 points and 19 rebounds as the No. 6 Tigers (16-5) rallied in the fourth quarter to get past the visiting No. 11 Panthers (10-8) in a Central Mass. Division 4 first round game. Douglas will travel to Devens to play No. 3 Parker at 7 p.m. Friday in a quarterfinal. Douglas trailed, 39-34, to start the fourth quarter, but Teddy George's 3-pointer with three minutes left gave the Tigers the lead for good. Nolan Karsok added 10 points for Douglas, while Ryan Richard had 23 points to lead Ayer-Shirley.
Douglas 56, Ayer Shirley 50
Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at Douglas
Updated: Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, 10:38 p.m.