Globe, Jan. 6: Coach Burke targets conditioning
Arlington Catholic boys (4-1) lost to Whitter Tech, 63-56, after beating St. Clement, 57-50, in the first IAABO 27 "Referees vs. Cancer" Holiday Basketball Tournament at Malden Catholic's newly refurbished Gerard Doherty Gymnasium.
AC, among eight teams in two divisions in an event that the sponsors hope will become an annual one, was runner-up in the small-school division. Whittier also beat Winchester, 65-55.
All proceeds will go the IAABO 27 "Referees for Cancer" initiative, which this past year raised nearly $13,000, which was donated to cancer research. All results:
Saturday, Dec. 29
Whittier Tech 63, Winchester 58
Arlington Catholic 57, St. Clement 50
Brookline 68, Belmont 34
Malden Catholic 69,Salem 60
Sunday, Dec. 30
Winchester 76, St. Clement, 52
Salem 87, Belmont 42
Malden Catholic 58, Brookline 57
This story was published Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, and updated Dec. 31