CHS Roundup

CHS Boys Outlast Eastie, Head to St. Mary’s of Lynn

The Chelsea High boys basketball team opened play in the Division 3 state tournament with a pulsating 84-80 victory over East Boston this past Tuesday evening in a preliminary round contest at the CHS gymnasium.

The Red Devils entered the tourney as the 32nd seed in D-3. Eastie was seeded 33rd.

Chelsea now advances to the Round of 32 where the Red Devils will meet St. Mary’s of Lynn, the top seed in D-3. St. Mary’s compiled a 22-1 record during the regular season, the lone loss coming to First Baptist High in Naples, Florida when the Spartans enjoyed a December trip to the Sunshine State.

The opening tip is set for tomorrow (Friday) evening at 5:00 at St. Mary’s.

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