Senior guard Tyler Thomas scored 12 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter, when the fourth-seeded Patriots (10-10) outscored the No. 5 Tigers, 24-11, and won a Western Mass. Division 4 quarterfinal. Senior guard Bobby Larsen added 15 points and eight assists for North Middlesex, which faces Longmeadow in a semifinal Thursday at UMass' Curry Hicks Cage.
North Middlesex 53, South Hadley 47
Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Townsend
Updated: Thursday, March 6, 2014, 9:08 a.m.