Holyoke Tops in State

by Laurel | February 21st, 2007

[Adapted from the Berkshire Evening Eagle, 20 February 1946.]

The Holyoke High School basketball team is ranked No. 1 in Massachusetts, according to the Dunkel ratings, released by the Scholastic Sports institute. Coach Billy Sullivan’s team has a rating of 64 points. Somerville High is second with 62.4 and Sacred Heart High, Holyoke, eighth. Westfield is placed 12th.

Sacred Heart High, Holyoke is rated second for Western Massachusetts, Westfield third, Williston, fourth, Worcester Academy, fifth, Ludlow, sixth, Williams High, Stockbridge, seventh, Adams 12th and Drury 20th.

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