Sunday, March 19, 2017

PHOTOS: Sights of the MIAA State Basketball Championships

Medfield celebrates a D2 girls' state championship.
By SuiteSports Staff

It was an eventful day in Springfield, as eight new MIAA state basketball champions were crowned. Our SuiteSports reporters split time between the MassMutual Center and Blake Arena to bring you coverage of the state championship games, including these images below.

Continue for photos, and note that you can click any image to enlarge it, and move into a slideshow. Photos by Jason Siegel, Brendan C. Hall, Nate Weitzer, Matt Feld and Joe Parello.


Nashoba's Andrew Fish raises up for a three-pointer against Brighton.

Brighton subs out its starters and begins the celebration.



Brighton celebrates a D2 state championship.

Brighton's Johnny Ortiz scores in transition.
Ortiz fires a three against Nashoba.
Brighton's Jordan Galloway bombs a three against Nashoba.
Nashoba's Justin Pierce looks for room against Brighton.

Hanover celebrates its first ever boys' basketball state championship.

Maynard getting pumped for the boys' D4 final.

Maynard and St. Mary's tip it off in the late game at Blake Arena.

Maynard's Eric Kiley defends St. Mary's guard Jalen Echevarria.

Maynard forward Tim Lawton Ds up St. Mary's guard Jonathan Mercado.


Maynard's Corey Olivier attempts to break a St. Mary's press.









Medfield's Maggy McCarthy scored her 1,000th points and helped her team earn a D2 state championship on her birthday.



Medfield celebrates with the trophy after defeating Arlington Catholic in the D2 girls' final.

Franklin's fans have brought it all year, and plenty of them made the drive to Springfield.

But it would be Cambridge taking home the boys' D1 state championship. The Falcons repeat as champs for the first time since Patrick Ewing graduated.


The Springfield Central girls scored the upset of the day, knocking off perennial power Braintree in the D1 final.

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