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Wednesday, February 29, 2012
MIAA Tournament weather postponements

By Brendan Hall

The MIAA announced this afternoon that all boys and girls basketball contests in the North and Central districts scheduled for tonight have been postponed due to inclement weather.

Snow is expected to fall steadily in those parts of the state throughout the evening.

Three hockey games scheduled for tonight have also been put off due to the weather. In the North, two Division 1 boys hockey contests slated to play at Woburn's O'Brien Ice Rink, Woburn versus St. Peter-Marian and Austin Prep versus Winchester, have been postponed. In Division 1 girls, Shrewsbury's battle with Barnstable at Hyannis Youth Center has been postponed.

Home games for both Boston City League teams have been moved to tomorrow night. Charlestown head coach Edson Cardoso confirmed the Townies will host Andover at 7 p.m.; East Boston head coach Malcolm Smith also confirmed a 7 p.m. start time tomorrow night for the Jets' battle with visiting Waltham. Both games are in Division 1 North First Round matchups.

Any makeup dates can be sent to either Brendan Hall (bhall@espnboston.com) or Scott Barboza (sbarboza@espnboston.com)

UPDATE - 3 p.m.: The MIAA added the following postponements:

South Girls Basketball - Hingham at Medfield
South Girls Basketball - Hull at Marian
South Girls Basketball - Sacred Heart at Westport

South Boys Basketball - Marian at Westport

North Boys Ice Hockey - Woburn vs St. Peter-Marian
North Boys Ice Hockey - Austin Prep vs Winchester
North Boys Ice Hockey - Arlington Catholic vs Chelmsford
North Boys Ice Hockey - Acton-Boxboro vs Reading

Div 1 Girls Ice Hockey - Barnstable vs Shrewsbury