LOWELL, Mass. -- After some tense moments and a measure of confusion beneath the stands of the Tsongas Center, No. 4 seed Weymouth learned that they, not Central Catholic as originally understood, would be moving on to the crossover round of the Super Eight tournament.
Although Weymouth lost to top-seeded Malden Catholic, 5-4, on Sunday and finished with a 1-2 record in the three-game first round of the tournament, the Wildcats held the second tiebreaker over eighth seed Central Catholic and learned they would be moving on only until about a half hour after the final whistle blew. Weymouth held the goal quotient tiebreaker over the Raiders, meaning they were joining BC High, Malden Catholic and St. John's Prep in the tournament's 'Final Four'.
ESPN Boston was standing by with Wildcats senior co-captain Tyler Piacentini as he learned his team's good fortune: