Walpole Boys' Basketball Opens MIAA D2 South Sectional State Tourney Against Hingham

Rebels seeded ninth in state tournament.

A 13-7 record earned the Walpole High School boys' basketball team the ninth seed in next week's MIAA Division 2 South Sectional State Tournament.

The Rebels will travel to Hingham, the tourament's eighth seed, on Thursday, Feb. 28 for a 7 p.m. first round game. The winner will take on the winner of Scituate and the winner of Tuesday's Falmouth-Oliver Ames game. The quarterfinal round will be held on March 2.

After starting the season 5-5, Walpole has caught fire; winning eight of its last 10, including a five-game winning streak from Jan. 25 to Feb. 7. Walpole currently holds a 3-game winning streak and won the 2013 Rebel Hoop Classic with a 76-64 win over Stoughton.

Here's a Look at the D2 South Seedings:

  1. Scituate (17-3)
  2. Dennis-Yarmouth (18-4)
  3. Whitman-Hanson (16-6)
  4. Randolph (14-6)
  5. Silver Lake (15-7)
  6. Somerset Berkley (12-6)
  7. Tech Boston/Dorchester (12-6)
  8. Hingham (14-6)
  9. WALPOLE (13-7)
  10. Medfield (13-7)
  11. Hopkinton (13-7)
  12. Sharon (13-7)
  13. Quincy (12-8)
  14. Wellesley (12-8)
  15. Milton (12-8)
  16. Falmouth (12-8)
  17. Oliver Ames (11-9)
  18. English (9-8)


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